GCOW Fall Meeting & Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 Evergreen CC

N6246 US Highway 12
Elkhorn, WI  53121


Our 2018 GCOW Fall Meeting and Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Evergreen CC in Elkhorn, WI. GCOW Board Member Bill Rogers will be our host.  
9:00 am – Registration for Fall Meeting & Awards
9:30 a.m. – Corporate Member “Speed Dating”
-- GCOW Corporate Members will have be at separate tables with information on their products/services and GCOW owners will rotate thru all at 10-minute intervals. This is a great opportunity to see what our Corporate members have to offer and how they can save owners money.
11:30 a.m. -- Jim Chiolino, Deputy Equal Rights Division Administrator and Director of the Bureau of Hearings & Mediation for the State of Wisconsin.
Jim Chiolino has worked for the Department of Workforce Development since 1991 and in the Equal Rights Division since 1993. Jim will give us an update on some rules and regulations that affect golf course owners such as:
  • Harassment issues & policies in the workplace.
  • Seasonal vs year-round employment and employee benefits for part time/seasonal vs full time/permanent
  • Minimum wage and wage and hour regulations
12:15 p.m. – Are You Maximizing Your Food and Beverage Operations?
This interactive panel discussion will focus on what you can do to increase your Food & Beverage revenue. From owners with a smaller clubhouse to those with wedding & banquet facilities, you will come away with ideas from other GCOW owners that have been successful.
  • Todd Montaba, Quit Qui Oc GC
  • Melissa Parker, The Oaks GC
  • Kathy Van De Hey, Mid Vallee GC (2018 GCOW Food & Beverage Award Recipient)
  • Jill Wilde, Entegra Procurement Services
1:00 p.m. – Luncheon
1:45 p.m. – GCOW Awards Presentations
The GCOW will recognize the outstanding courses and individuals with our annual awards presentation. 
3:00 p.m. – Cash Bar and Appetizer Reception
3:30 p.m. – GCOW Board Meeting (Closed Meeting)
$30 -- Fall Meeting & Luncheon
$30 -- Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
$50 – For ENTIRE DAY

Dress is Business Casual for the entire day.

Owners should bring any decision makers or staff from your course that you feel will benefit from this day. Non-GCOW members are welcome and encouraged to attend so bring along a guest!
Send check to GCOW, 11350 W. Theo Trecker Way, West Allis, WI 53214 or you may contact GCOW Executive Director Jeff Schwister at (414) 443-3568 or jeffs@gcow.org.


You may also go to our GCOW Online Store and registering and paying online at  https://squareup.com/market/gcow.


For lodging, contact the Lake Geneva Comfort Suites, 300 E. Main St Lake Geneva, WI 53147. (262) 248-2300. A block of rooms has been reserved under the name “Evergreen” at a cost of $65 a night.  



Allied Associations

Golf House of Wisconsin
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA)
PGA-Wisconsin Section (PGA)
Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association (WGCSA)
Wisconsin State Golf Association (WSGA)
Wisconsin Women’s Public Links Golf Association
Wisconsin Women’s State Golf Association
Wisconsin Golfer Magazine
Wisconsin Golf Yearbook

Industry Partners

Tourism Federation of Wisconsin (TFW)
Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association (WBBA)
Wisconsin Department of Tourism
Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association
Wisconsin Restaurant Association
Tom Sutton Midwest Classic Golf
Midwest Food Expo
The VGM Club
UW-Stout Golf Enterprise Management (GEM) Program – On Campus Program
UW-Stout Golf Enterprise Management (GEM) Program – Online Program

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