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Archive - October 2017

  • Categories: Clubhouse

    “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

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage

    VGM Club is proud to begin partnering with Airgas, an Air Liquide company, the nation’s leading single-source supplier of gases, welding equipment and more. But you may be asking, “How does Airgas specifically fit into the club industry and benefit my operation?” Great question! To dig deeper, we interviewed Joe Keller, Craft Applications Specialist at Airgas, to learn about the products they have to offer and to discover their niche in the club industry: How does Airgas fit

    Tags: Agronomy, Airgas, Clubhouse, Food & Beverage, Gas, Welding

  • Categories: Food and Beverage

    In America, we love our coffee and make it a priority in our daily lives. According to e-importz.com, in 2016 more than 50 percent of Americans 18+ drank coffee every single day, which is nearly 150 million people. Additionally, the average person in the United States consumes 1.6 cups of coffee PER DAY. Chances are your members like coffee, and drink it often, but how can your club serve high quality coffee at the clubhouse? Look no further than our friends at Royal Cup Coffee and Farmer Brothers! Royal

    Tags: Coffee, Fall Coffee, Farmer Brothers, Royal Cup