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The Fire

On January 31, 2008 the Clubhouse was destroyed by an electrical fire. The spirit of the members and the local community endured despite the tragedy. About a year later, an official groundbreaking ceremony was held in early February, 2009. In the interim, a new facility, the Marathon Bar and Grille opened in March of 2009. This building has become part of the tennis and pool complex. The Head Golf Professional (Mike Krick) and Golf Course Superintendent (Tim Hart) played 100 holes of golf in one day as a fundraiser. Those proceeds contributed to the beginning stages of the Marathon Bar and Grille-named in honor of their golf marathon. A select group of members led by Board of Directors Jim Martell and Karl Heidinger organized a volunteer effort to raise funds to complete the enclosure of the Marathon Bar and Grille. A grand, new Clubhouse, approximately 30,000 square-feet, was completed October 1, 2009.