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Written by Chris Mostyn   
Friday, 23 May 2014 14:23

Preseason 2015

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ITC TENNIS COMMITTEE On Sunday ITC Tennis Committee will be serving their traditional Italian Beef Sandwich Dinner, featuring gourmet Italian Beef with au jus gravy on a hearty bun.  Topping options include grilled onions and /or peppers and giardiniera. Full salad, chips and a desert included!  All for just $8.00!  Money raised goes towards the tennis and pickle ball courts.

****Sadly, there will be no Lobster Launch on Sunday but we are hoping to hold it later this summer.  Thank you for your support.  Jim Roth

BRUD ZITTA MEMORIAL There will be a memorial for Bud Zitta in the Rathskeller on Sunday May 31 @ 1p.m.

YOUTH:  Please welcome this seasons staff:  Field Director Erin Lau; Assistant Field Director Mike Sullivan; Pool Director Alexa Beschorner; Assistant Pool Director Jodi VanDahm and Kaliegh Trunnell; Senior Counselors Grace Roth, Lili Fujiu, Caleigh Walsh, Savanah Zbinden, Teagan Hamontree, Megan Dorn, Sydney Alairys and Kelli VanDahm; Junior Counselors Chloe Walsh, Nick Gerstbrein and Erin Clements.  The Youth  Committee: Co-Chairs Laura Koehler and Ashley Livingston; Committee Memebers Kim Beschorner, Becky Tuecke, Kate Ganatos, Todd Borck, Patrick OBrien and Brian Vinson.  THE FIRST DAY OF THE PROGRAM IS MONDAY, JUNE 8TH AT 9:00 AM AT THE A-FIELD.  ALL REGISTRATION, LIABILITY AND INSURANCE FORMS MUST BE SIGNED BEFOR ETHE CHILD CAN TAKE PART IN THE CAMP PROGRAM. We have new activities and a fantastic staff who are looking forward to working with your campers! Dont forget to sign your camper up for Turnfest at Festival. Registration is due June 8! This years Turnfest is July 21-25 at Aurora Turners.  Hope to see you there.

NEW TURNER CAMP EVENT Barb Litza has arranged to have a Vino painting party. It will be held in the dining hall on Saturday June 20th @7 p.m.  We will be painting a 11x14 painting.  The cost is $35 a person.  That includes the canvas, paint, brushes and an instructor. Please see Barb Litza ASAP so that she has a head count.  She will be collecting money at sign up time.  It will be LOTS of fun!!!! Thank you Barb Litza 

JUNIORS - Are you a junior this year?  Our junior penny social will be held on Friday June 26th, right after the Rock Concert.  That will be upon us very fast.  We will need donations for this event.  Talk to your family, friends and fellow Tuners as to what they might be able to donate.  A meeting will be planned when the program starts. Any Questions call Barb Litza @ 847-366-5208.  Looking forward to a great year!

TURNFEST The 2015 American Turners 54th National Festival is July 21st July 25th at Aurora Turners.  The Youth Program is encouraging all of our campers to participate.  As a result, there will NOT be a program July 21st July 24th. There is an entry fee of $20.00 for athletic competition and $5.00 for the cultural competition.  If your camper would like to compete in both, the entry fee is $20.00.   Northwest Turners will cover the entry fee for Northwest participants and you must follow their registration instructions.  More information about Turnfest can be found online at

There is a registration deadline of June, 6 2015.  This is two days earlier that the start of camp program Monday June 8, 2015.  Please be sure to register your camper as soon as possible.  The registration window is now open and the registration form can be found at

We hope you will also consider competing at the Festival.  This is a great opportunity for Turners from around the country to come together and show their Turner spirt!

We are looking forward to another fun summer and exciting Turnfest!

With Turner greetings,

Ashley Livingston and Laura Koehler

Youth Committee CO-Chairs

BATHROOMS - Please remember that our bathrooms are only serviced once a day.  So please be courteous to others that follow by flushing, picking up paper, rinsing the sink if dirty, etc.  Treat your bathroom like it is your own because it is.

CAMP SEASON Now that Memorial Day is here and the camp season is underway please remember a few items:

·         Limit parking your car by your cottage to 10-15 minutes of unloading.  Then park your car in the nearest parking lot.  If you need handicapped parking, please submit a note to your doctor for temporary permission and/or a copy of your IL issued handicap parking permit to the camp committee.  Please remember that you need to resubmit each season.

·         Dogs Please make sure your dog is on a leash and you pick up after them.

·         Projects Review projects with the Building and Grounds BEFORE starting your project.

RESTURANT We have a great number of summer meals, specials, and new stuff for your dinning pleasure.  Keep an eye on the bulletin for further news.

Thanks. Scott

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