CAROLINA CLUB THE PLACE TO BE SEEN IN 2022
WHERE TAR HEELS COME TO WORK,HOST,CONNECT, & PLAY
SUMMER BBQ BASH MEMBER SPOTLIGHT MIXOLOGY AND MORE!
COMMUNITY EVENTS SOCIALS, BINGO, TASTINGS, AND MORE!
THE CAROLINA CLUB @CAROLINACLUB
JULY - SEPTEMBER 2022 CLUB NEWSLETTER
LETTER FROM THE GM
In everything we do, we maintain a focus on the Member Experience. We want you to feel comfortable and right at home In the Club by providing personalized service, a well-rounded calendar of events and unique dining opportunities. Your Summer Adventures Begin Here! Throughout the summer, we will continue to offer a blend of members' favorite traditions with innovative twists to keep you entertained, informed, and engaged. We have many opportunities for Members to enjoy the Club, including our BBQ Bash, Game Nights, Pasta with Purpose, Afternoon Tea, Football Tailgate Parties, Breakfast with UNC Coaches, and Holiday Celebrations. There is something for everyone!
We will also continue our monthly dining traditions that you have come to know and love – Steak & Lobster on Fridays, Sunday Brunch, Prime Rib Night, Kids Eat Free on Wednesday evenings, and Business Builders Happy Hour. For the beverage enthusiast – each month we feature tastings of premium wine, beer, and spirits. We are always looking for new trends and a modern spin on traditional favorites, so be on the lookout for more as the summer unfolds. We also offer opportunities to enjoy additional beverage perks when you join our Wine Society or Brew Crew. Give us a call to learn more about these groups. Beyond our calendar of events, I encourage you to get involved by joining one of our “Clubs within the Club.” These groups are perfect for meeting and connecting with fellow Members that share your interests such as Book Club, Business Builders, Carolina Women, Bridge Club, and Arts & Culture Enthusiasts (ACES). As you will see in this newsletter, our calendar is packed with events for the entire family to enjoy, but don’t forget you can create your own celebrations at the Club for your business or social entertaining by contacting Private Events Director, JJ Oppegard, who will be delighted to provide you several options to host your event. Thank you for your membership and continued support. We look forward to seeing you in the Club for one or more of these events. Cheers to a great summer!
Elizabeth Cheek ‘91 General Manager The Carolina Club
CLUB LEADERSHIP “ Life is beautiful not because of the things we see or do . Life is beautiful because of the people we meet .” — Simon Sinek
Elizabeth Cheek General Manager 919-962-3802 Elizabeth.Cheek@clubcorp.com
Mallory Leugers-Hill Member Experience Director 919.962.4454 Mallory.Leugers@clubcorp.com
Kevin Boehm Membership Director 919.962.0021 email@example.com
Alan Andrews Food & Beverage Director 919.962.3711 Thomas.Andrews@clubcorp.com
David Hannah Asst. Food & Beverage Director 919.9962.3794 David.Hannah@clubcorp.com
JJ Oppegard Private Events Director 919.843.8188 JJ.Oppegard@clubcorp.com
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BUSINESS OFFICE Monday - Friday 9 a . m . - 5 p . m .
LUNCH SERVICE Main Dining Room & O ' Herron Grill Tuesday - Friday 11 : 30 a . m . - 2 p . m . DINNER SERVICE Main Dining Room & O ' Herron Grill Wednesday - Friday 5 : 30 – 8 p . m .
CLUB CLOSED Closings : June 27 – July 11 for Annual Maintenance , Sept 5 Saturday Club Hours and services will vary on home football game days depending on game time. Please check our weekly email, social media and website for updates as game times are announced.
CLUBS WITHIN THE CLUB
JOIN. CONNECT. ENGAGE. JOIN OUR CLUBS WITHIN THE CLUB Ambassadors– Carolina Club Ambassadors raise awareness of Club activities and benefits , welcome new Members , and encourage their involvement . Interested in becoming a Carolina Club Ambassador ? Member Experience Director at mallory . leugers @ clubcorp . com
Membership Committee- The committee works closely with club staff to help The Carolina Club meet and surpass our goals and to enhance the experience of all Members and Guests . The
committee is integral to the process of identifying candidates for Membership and developing
partnerships with key organizations to grow our Member roster . If you would like to receive a nomination to serve on the Membership Committee , contact Kevin Boehm at kevin . boehm @ clubcorp . com .
Book Club– Expand your literary knowledge by discovering a new book each month . Join in on the first Tuesday of the month at 6 : 30 p . m . for insightful and lively discussions . Carolina Women – A powerful group of women from The Carolina Club connect monthly over inspiring topics , interesting classes , and life ’ s simple beauties .
Let’s Adventure Together – meets to explore and experience arts , culture , and community through Club programming .
Bridge Club– The Bridge Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month to enjoy each other ’ s company and compete in a friendly game of progressive bridge . The winner each week receives a complimentary Chef ’ s Table for two .
Business Builders– Business Builders meet on Thursday mornings to network with other Carolina Club business professionals , share ideas and learn from the best in various fields . Business Builders also hosts Lunch & Learns , Speaker Series , and monthly Happy Hour .
Wine Society– Wine Society members enjoy tastings , dinners , and cooking demonstrations that showcase various selections of wines , foods , and spirits . Annual Fee Required .
Brew Crew– Brew Crew members receive exclusive benefits when dining at the Club ; 20 oz draft beer for the price of 16 oz , a percentage off all Club sponsored beer dinners , $ 3 draft beers every Wednesday , and complimentary quarterly beer tastings . Annual Fee Required .
RSVP on the ClubLife app or call your ClubLife Concierge at 919.962.1101
Bingo, Burgers, & Brew Wed, Jul 13 | 6 p.m.
Breakfast with Coach Mack Brown TBD | 7:30 a.m. | $19++ Let's turn up at The Carolina Club for Coach Brown! Meet UNC Head Football Coach Mack Brown and get the inside scoop on the upcoming season. Join us for this high-energy, in-depth football update from Coach, featuring a bountiful breakfast buffet. Wild, Wild West Social Thurs, Aug 4 | 6 p.m. | $35++ Saddle up Carolina Club! Pull-on your boots and mosey on over for Wild West Saloon-themed Member Social. Round up your friends for western- themed drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Contest and prize for the best western outfit. Tailgate Beer Tasting Wed, Aug 17 | 6 p.m. | $35++ Almost Tailgate Time! We’re going to get fired up for football with local beers that are perfect before, during, and after the big game.
Afternoon Tea Fri, Sep 9 | 3:30 p.m. | $30 ++ Sit down for an afternoon tea at The Carolina Club. This British tradition offers unique, lavish teas with various English
The game night you never knew you needed until now! Join us for an evening of bingo, prizes, $2 draft & bottle beer, and a customize- able burger for $15.
sandwiches, savory bites, and mouthwatering sweet treats.
Pasta with Purpose Charles House Wed, Jul 20 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Adults $14 | $11 to organization
Caribbean Night Rum Tasting Thurs, Sep 15 | 6 p.m. | $45++ Yum. Yum. Bring on some Rum… Spiced, light, dark, and beyond.
Enjoy an endless pasta buffet and help support a local organization, knowing a portion of the proceeds go to Charles House.
Slogan and Logo Trivia Night Wed, Sep 21 | 6 p.m. Do you know logos, brands and
BBQ Summer Bash Fri, Jul 22 | Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
The chef is firing up the grill! We’ll have cold drinks, good eats, and a Carolina Club Cookout perfect for the entire family. Adults - $38 ++ Children (6-12) - $16 ++ Children 5 & under - complimentary
slogans? Then this one is for you! Join us for a night of Trivia and a $2 Draft Beer special. Bingo, Burgers, & Brew Thurs, Sept 29 | 6 p.m. The game night you never knew you needed until now! Join us for an evening of bingo, prizes, $2 draft & bottle beer, and a customize-able burger for $15.
Glampers Guide to Wine Wed, Jul 27 | 6 p.m. | $45++
Let’s go Glamping and sample wines that are ideal pairings for some classic campfire cuisine.
Kids Eat Free Every Wednesday
Prime Rib Special Thursday: Jul 28, Aug 18, Sep 22
Sunday Brunch Sunday: Aug 7, Sep 11
Kids 12 and under eat free from the Kid’s menu with a purchase of an adult entrée.
Treat yourself to a mouthwatering herb- roasted, Prime Rib Dinner served with au jus & horseradish prepared by our talented culinary team for an incredible value of $28++
Why just have Brunch? No one is ever quite ready for the weekend to end, but Sunday Brunch at The Carolina Club will get your week off to a great start! The culinary team have created a brunch menu that simply can't be beaten.
Business Builders Happy Hour Thursday: Jul 28, Aug 18, Sept 22 Mix & Mingle with other business professionals
TAR HEEL SPORTS FANS
FOOTBALL TAILGATE SEASON IS UPON US
They're Back! Join us again this year for our Member Favorite events, Football Tailgate Parties! The Carolina Club is THE place to be before every home UNC Football Game with the best tailgating food and the most entertaining atmosphere around with appearances by the UNC Cheerleaders and Dancers, UNC Pep Band, and Rameses & Rameses Jr. INTERESTED IN BECOMING A 2022
TAILGATES Aug 27 (Sat) vs. Florida A&M Sep 24 (Sat) vs. Notre Dame Oct 1 (Sat) vs. Virginia Tech Oct 29 (Sat) vs. Pittsburgh Nov 19 (Sat) vs. Georgia Tech Nov 25 (Fri) vs. NC State
TAILGATE SPONSOR? Contact your Member Experience Director, Mallory Leugers at Mallory.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Aperol Spritz marries Aperol, an Italian aperitivo that dates back to 1919, with sparkling prosecco and club soda, creating a bold and bubbly drink that’s the color of summer sunsets. The Club will be featuring this festive cocktail during the month of July, so stop by and get a sip of summer in a glass. What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a refreshing cocktail that’s bursting with color and flavor?
3 oz. Aperol
3 oz. prosecco
1 oz. club soda or plain sparkling water
Orange slice, for garnish
Directions Fill wine glass with ice. Pour Aperol over ice, then top with prosecco. Add club soda and garnish with orange slice. Serve immediately.
In July and August, we’ll also be introducing two additional signature summer cocktails in the Club.
Let’s raise a glass to celebrate the best! It's time to find out who is stirred but not shaken in the ultimate battle of the bars. Watch for the top five mixologists’ drinks this summer and order what you love!
Make your summer event a little more festive by hosting it at The Carolina Club. Our stylish private event venue is the perfect setting for whatever party you're planning, from family reunions, retirement parties and bar mitzvahs to weddings and anniversaries. Let our private event team handle the details so you can get back to enjoying your summer!
Contact us today! 919.843.8188. | JJ.Oppegard@clubcorp.com
Member Spotlight Omar Bell and Shannon Smith
Omar Bell and Shannon Smith, share three children: Olivia (8), Aidan (11), and Isabel (18). Shannon was born in Fayetteville and graduated from UNC in 2014. She is now the Director of Major Gifts for the School of Architecture at University of Virginia. After spending 5 years as Director of Development for Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Omar a 1998 graduate of Lenoir Rhyne University, currently works as a consultant for Lindauer Global recruiting fundraisers to nonprofit jobs around the world. We are passionate about: Our Children, college basketball, education, helping others gain access to education through philanthropy
Our heroes are: Our mothers
Our best ideas come to us when: We listen to and share our thoughts with each other
Our career suits us because: We both love to talk and like people.
If this weren’t our business, we’d be: Omar would be coaching basketball and Shannon would be a nonprofit Executive Director
Song that gets us going: Rock With You by Michael Jackson
Book by our bed: Thomas Day, Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color by Patricia Phillips Marshall and Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll
Red or white: Red
Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach or anywhere we have fun with all the kids!
Favorite home-cooked meal: Seared duck breast with duck fat fries
Random Fact Most People Don’t Know about us: We’re usually asleep by ten
Our favorite part of Membership at the Carolina Club is: Being able to experience the same club now that Shannon worked in as a student!
Want to be featured? Contact Kevin Boehm at 919.962.0021
Employee Spotlight Kelsey Elizabeth Lawler Banquet and A la Carte Lunch Server
How long have you worked at the Carolina Club?
It will be 16 years in September
What is your favorite thing about working at the Club?
The people I work with
What are your hobbies?
Walking, reading, baking, coloring, watching sports, puzzles. I also enjoy ushering the UNC men's basketball games which I have done since 2008.
What is your favorite Club event?
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
I enjoy my hobbies and hanging out
Do your have pets?
Yes! I have a Mutt (don't tell her that) named Maggie and a Border Terrier named Molly.
Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?
My favorite place to go on vacation is Hilton Head Island, SC. The beach is so pretty!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?
The Andy Griffith Show
What is your favorite food?
Grilled cheese sandwich
Fun fact that others might not know about you.
I can juggle.
Grow our community of thinkers, doers and changemakers.
You belong at The Carolina Club.
There's never been a better time to invite friends, family members and colleagues to join the fun at The Carolina Club! The Club offers the ultimate oasis for busy professionals on the go and is best shared with your own inner circle. You’ll find a safe haven to work, enjoy experiences like no other and make friendships to last a lifetime. We are dedicated to the enrichment of personal lifestyle in an upscale environment and we are your perfect home away from home. The Carolina Club is proud to announce its inaugural gala sponsored by The Carolina Club Membership Committee. This complimentary event will be held in early 2023 as a special thank you to all members who have referred a new member during 2022. The ONLY way to punch your ticket is by referring a friend or colleague to club membership. Don’t worry, Membership Director Kevin Boehm is here to assist you in making it as easy and seamless as possible when introducing your referral to ClubLife. Refer a Member to become part of the community.
Contact us to sponsor a new Member today! 919.962.0021 | email@example.com
Member Sponsors Dwayne & Martina Ballen Brian Chacos Jana & Glyn Collins Patrick Cumpton Davy Davidson Keith & Bobbi Hubbard Cole & Rebekah Huckabee Kurt & Christina Pearson Jake Perrone Jeremy Salemson Bryan Yackulic Pavlos Zoubouloglou
Kathi & Rob Bell (Mrs. & Mr.) Craig Cameron (Dr.) Chris & Leigh Coudriet (Mr. & Mrs.) Nick Dantonio & Ryan Huckabee (Mr. & Mr.) Ramona Denby-Brinson & Jesse Brinson (Dr. & Dr.) Jessica Ferry & Wilson Collins (Ms. & Mr.) G. Roland & Jill Gammon (Mr. & Mrs.) Jim & Sue Hubbard (Mr. & Mrs.) Beth & Dennis Johnson (Mrs. & Dr.) Greg & Carole Johnson (Mr. & Mrs.) Bree & CJ Koegel (Mrs. & Mr.) Jim & Jennifer Koman (Mr. & Mrs.) Carmen & Walt Liebkemann (Mrs. & Dr.) Saïd & Tara Mallouky (Mr. & Mrs.) Rodney & Tonya Peterson (Dr. & Mrs.) Andrew Pipkin (Mr.) Chris & Michelle Riggan (Mr. & Mrs.) Carson Southard (Mr.) Dave & Mary Beth Stalter (Mr. & Mrs.) John & Kim Stewart (Dr. & Mrs.) Welcome Back John & Maria Armel (Mr. & Mrs.) Todd & Laura Ballenger (Mr. & Mrs.) Lisa & Steve Beisser (Mrs. & Mr.) Eric Davis & Anissa Graham-Davis (Dr. & Mrs.) James & Angela Gailliard (Mr. & Mrs.) Robby & Amanda Oakes (Mr. & Mrs.) Meleata & Hassan Pinto (Mrs. & Mr.) Dawn Williams & Thomas Pittard (Ms. & Mr.)
Board of Directors Davy Davidson '77, Chair Chair Emerita Richard Stevens '70, Chair Emeritus
Dwayne Ballen Anne Cates '53, Brian Chacos '06 Antwine Jackson '07 Scott Maitland '95 Bonnie O’Quinn '89 John Orth Kristen Smith Young '01
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