PHC 2016 HOKIE FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET AUCTIONS

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GOLF TOURNAMENT RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 7TH

The 2016 Peninsula Hokie Club Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for June 7th at Williamsburg National Golf Course. The tourney was originally scheduled for May 3rd, but due to Mother Nature and the major rain, the course had to close and we weren’t able to hold the event.

If you did not register for the original date of the tournament, there is still time to sign up for the June 7th tourney. Click this link for the page with more details on how to register and how to pay through PayPal.

If you already registered, but cannot make the June 7th date, please email Bill Bradley at billbforvt@aol.com and we will refund your $85 fee.

We hope to see everyone June 7th! Go HOKIES!!

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2016 Orange & Maroon Spring Dinner

Hokie Club LogoJoin us on Monday, April 11th at Point Plaza Suites At City Center, 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for our annual Orange & Maroon dinner with Guest Speakers -VT Head Basketball Coach Buzz Williams & VT Head Wrestling Coach Kevin Dresser.

The Social will begin at 6pm, Dinner at 6:45pm and the Program with Buzz Williams at 7:30pm.  In addition to dinner and fantastic speakers, this event will include a complimentary keg & soft drinks, cash bar, veggie/mixed nut platter, raffle prizes and a silent auction! This will be a buffet dinner with your choice of beer batter-dipped Atlantic Cod with lemon and tartar sauce, Butter-Basted Chicken, Sliced Sirloin in mushroom sauce, Mixed Greens with all fixin’s, Molasses Baked Beans, Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms, Parsley-Buttered Red Skin Potatoes, and Strawberry Shortcake.

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2016 Peninsula Hokie Club Golf Tourney-Sponsored by ESG International

Hokie Club LogoJoin us on Tuesday, May 3rd for our annual golf scramble with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. at Williamsburg National Golf Club at 700 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.  Format will be 4 Person Captains Choice.

Directions: From NN take I-64 W to Rt 199 W, Exit to VA-321 W, Take VA- 5000 (Monticello Ave) to VA-614-E (Centerville Road).

COST: $85  (Entry fee covers green fee, cart fee, prizes, range balls, lunch with complimentary keg after golf).  Many prizes including merchandise, golf and dinner certificates, and other miscellaneous prizes (longest drive, closest to pin, and goody bag). Usually, every participant gets a prize!

This is an open golf tourney. You don’t have to be a Hokie. We will even accept Wahoo entries. Enter as a single if you don’t have a team and we’ll make a team for you.

Registration cut-off date is Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Continue reading

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2016 VT Football Recruiting Lunch Wrap-Up

IMG_0059The annual Recruit Luncheon sponsored by Bill Leong, State Farm Insurance was held on February 4, 2016 at BAILEY’S PUB & GRILLE.  Coach Zohn Burden, the Running Backs Coach, presented highlight videos of VT recruits for 2016. The capacity crowd of over 70 Hokie Club members and fans got a glimpse of football skills for each of the quality student athletes who are about to become Hokies.  Coach Burden talked about each recruit and then answered questions about the new signees and the future for Va Tech football.  Hokie fans left the event well fed and excited about the next football season.  Terry Bolt from the Va Tech Athletic Fund office provided a football signed by the new coaching staff.   Funds raised from raffling the football will be used to help fulfill the Peninsula Hokie Club annual pledge to fund athletic scholarships.  Bill Bradley was the lucky winner of the football.  Thanks to Bill Leong and State Farm Insurance for sponsoring the event.

 

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2016 VT Football Recruiting Luncheon

vt logo newSponsored by Bill Leong, State Farm Insurance
Thursday, February 4, 2016, Social 11:30, Lunch 12:00, Program 12:30
Location: BAILEY’S PUB & GRILLE at Patrick Henry Mall

The Peninsula Hokie Club is again hosting a luncheon to present highlights of the new VT recruits for 2016. The event is sponsored by Mr. Bill Leong – State Farm Insurance and will be presented by Coach Zohn Burden. This is an opportunity for club members and Hokie fans to get an idea of the quality of players we will be seeing in the future. Coach Burden will present video highlights of each new recruit in the class of 2016. In addition, he will answer questions about the Virginia Tech football program. Continue reading

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Spring-Summer Event Review & Ohio State just weeks away!

Hokie Club LogoOn April 13th, the Peninsula Hokie Club hosted approximately 100 fervent Hokie fans at their annual spring Orange & Maroon dinner.  These folks came to enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, socialize with other Hokies, and to listen to remarks by Coach Frank Beamer and Ladies Basketball Coach, Dennis Wolff. Both speakers left Hokie fans looking forward with great anticipation to the upcoming seasons.

On May 12th, the 20th annual Peninsula Hokie Club Golf Tourney was held at Kiln Creek Golf Resort in Newport News, VA.  Nineteen  4-person teams participated in the event for a total of 76 golfers.  It was a beautiful day and although the golf was not always beautiful, everyone seemed to have a great time.  Approximately 82 folks attended the lunch and award ceremony after the golf.  The best golfers of the day were: Overall winner – 55 – D. Schoeller,G. Knapp, C. Herrington, D. Floyd; 1st flight – 1st – 58 – R. Lawhon team, 2nd –  61- F. Cowling team, 3rd – 62 – F. Seamster team;  2nd flight winner- 61 – R. Spunzo team, 2nd –  61 – J. Kuykendall team, 3rd – 62 – R. Hendricks team; 3rd flight winner – 65 – B. Mcfall team, 2nd  – 67 – D. Leigh team, 3rd – 68 – D. Lutz team.

However, everyone participating received consolation prizes, courtesy of local merchants and hard work from the Peninsula Hokie Reps.

Thanks to our Hokie Reps for their work, peninsula businesses for their continued support, and especially to ESGI for again being the title sponsor for the event.

The PHC’s annual auction of  six football season tickets was completed on July 10.  The tickets were sold in three pairs and left a Hokie in Roanoke, Moneta,VA,  and Charleston, SC anticipating viewing Hokie football from Lane Stadium this Fall. Of course, the result made the PHC very happy also since the sale will help the club reach it’s VTAF fund-raising goal for the year.

LOOKING FORWARD TO 2015 HOKIE FOOTBALL.  SEE U IN LANE SEPTEMBER 7.  GO HOKIES!!!!!!!!!

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