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    Keeping your facility clean goes beyond wiping windows and washing tables. Take a moment to look at just a few opportunities VGM Club has to offer your club to get your club prepared for spring and beyond. Cintas Facility Services Spring cleaning is a terrific time to get your club ready for the season, but everyone knows this isn’t the only time cleaning is needed. Cintas offers mat & mop cleaning services and restroom cleaning services. This program allows you to boost your productivity

    Tags: Alsco, Cintas, Ecolab Pest Elimination, Smart Care Equipment, Spring Cleaning

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    Over the last three months, VGM Club has been working on updating our data to create a better experience for our members. The more we know about your club, the better we can communicate with you. Every VGM Club associate updated information about more than 100 clubs to reflect their most up-to-date amenities and opportunities. This project is part of a concerted effort to send our members relevant solutions. If your club does not have a pool, why do you want an email that includes pool solutions?

    Tags: 2018 Plans, Toni Littleton, vgm club

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    Are you headed to the CMAA Conference and Business Expo this year? VGM Club is! Thanks to members and non-members alike, the positive response VGM Club’s booth received last year blew us away. Our booth was a place to relax, grab something to drink, and hang out in our backyard. This year we wanted to take that idea up a notch, so we are going to park this food truck in our booth and serve food samples from our friends at Sysco, beverages from PepsiCo, and be decked from head to toe

    Tags: 2018 CMAA

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop, VGM Club

    Come Together for Savings, Come Together for Solutions, Come Together with VGM Club. PGA Merchandise Show During this year’s PGA Merchandise Show, we decided to change things up a bit. We did not have a booth for the first time in 22 years! This was not a referendum on the show itself – it was merely a chance to allocate our resources towards something different. Before the show, and during our time walking the trade show floor, we invited pro shop contacts to our party

    Tags: 2018 National Show Recap, PGA Merchandise Show, PGA Show

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    The new calendar says January. That means winter has settled in, and while the season normally batters northern tier states with frigid temperatures and snow, southern states are not always immune from winter’s wrath. In other words, winter weather can cause headaches for club owners and managers no matter where they’re located as they try to keep their facilities, members, guests, and employees as safe as possible. Cold temperatures and snow are of particular concern during winter

    Tags: Affinity Club Underwriters, insurance, Winter Protection

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    In September, more than 300 industry professionals gathered at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Georgia to attend the 2017 Golf Inc. Strategies Summit. Along with being a sponsor ourselves, we also sent a few delegates to the show, including Dawn Prebula, Carla Boss, and Amy McClean-Ragsdale. The Golf Inc. Strategies Summit is a gathering of golf industry business leaders who come together annually to network, learn, and share their expertise with each other. The event

    Tags: Clubhouse, Golf Inc, Josh Paris, Mark Bado

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    Finding ways to cut costs and save money on capital expenditures can be stressful and overwhelming. Pricing can be intimidating and tough decisions must be made. To help you, we have developed a strong list of suppliers that can meet your needs while keeping costs at a reasonable level. Life Fitness Life Fitness delivers fitness products that will stand up to your facility’s greatest challenges and stay in good working order for your guests. VGM Club members receive special pricing on

    Tags: Capex, Club Car, Equipment, John Deere, Life Fitness, VGM Finance

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    Every club manager aims to find the best ways to cut costs and lower expenses, while still trying to meet the demands of their members. Cutting monthly expenses is a must if clubs want to operate efficiently, and together with the partners we have outlined below, we have done just that. United States Consulting Group The US Consulting Group is a national waste and recycling management company offering substantial cost savings to clients at no capital expense. Their services are provided on

    Tags: Airgas, Directv, Monthly Payments, SIB, USCG, Worldpay

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    “There is hardly a company in the world that isn’t under continuous pressure to reduce or minimize costs while simultaneously striving for growth. Executives feel it. Purchasing departments feel it. Managers and even entry-level staff can feel it.  The continual drive to do more with less has resulted in various techniques that look like good solutions, but they can be very difficult to accomplish, and at best only deliver a fraction of what a company’s total savings could

    Tags: Fixed Cost Reduction, SIB

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage

    Recently, VGM Club had a chance to visit with Bill Griffon, General Manager at Forest Highlands in Flagstaff, AZ. The podcast focused on the renovations that took place at Forest Highland’s Canyon and Meadows clubhouses. Forest Highlands is nestled 7,000 feet above sea level and surrounded by the world’s largest stand of Ponderosa Pines. Naturally, they wanted to take advantage of this scenery. “Our members were coming out of the valley and heading up here to escape

    Tags: Bill Griffon, Club Cents, Podcast, Renovations