Target Top Donors: How Small Charity Events Raise More Money

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Mar 11, 2020 8:39:52 AM

Planning and pulling off a charity event comes with a multitude of things to consider, and details to iron out. With the goal of inspiring your guests to generously donate to your charity, you’ll want to keep their experience at the forefront of your mind as you organize this event. So while larger charity events have become the standard, a smaller affair may actually be a better opportunity for your charity. 

Skip the Normal Charity Event Scene

It may seem as though the best way to draw in more money for your charity is by bringing in more people to your event. But consider that as your guest list grows, you will encounter a variety of new budgetary considerations. You'll need a larger event space, more tables, chairs, and linen rentals. Not to mention, more staff will be needed to accommodate the crowd.

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Holiday Planning: 4 Reasons to Host Your Office Holiday Party in January

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Nov 21, 2019 11:37:12 AM

It’s that “in-between” time of year right now – the leaves on the trees have fallen and there’s a chill in the air. The calendar blocks and hot chocolate mugs start to fill up and we scroll the ads for Black Friday sales and scour for Christmas card printing deals. It’s the period of time in November and December when we acknowledge the presence of winter, and embrace the company of the holidays. 

With this season comes our office holiday parties and a laundry list of anticipated festivities, and party planners have to wonder: is this season the best time to have a holiday office party? Or could there be hidden benefits to waiting? Here are a few reasons why having an office holiday party in January or February may be a bonus for your company, rather than a s

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Benefits of an Intimate Wedding: 5 Reasons to Keep Your Guest List Under 200

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Sep 28, 2019 3:44:00 AM

What does your dream wedding look like? Is it all about the dress, the guests, the flowers or the cake? Everybody's vision is different, but if the actual size of your reception is not part of that vision, you may want to consider limiting the guest list – even if you keep the same budget. Why? Before you start inviting Aunt Wanda, Ed from Accounting, and your best friend middle school (who you haven't seen in years), you may want to consider the advantages of keeping the guest list under 200. Here are five benefits of a more intimate wedding.

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Hosting a Bridal Shower? Consider a Bridal Shower Venue Instead of Home

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Jul 25, 2019 11:59:00 PM

The wedding is approaching and you are the maid-of-honor – or bridesmaid, or mother-of-the-bride, etc. – and now it’s time to throw a bridal shower. Congratulations, that's a wonderful responsibility. But it can also be a lot of work – and stress!  

Bridal showers come in all shapes and sizes these days. From a casual gathering of close friends to a large traditional get-together with extended family, friends, and neighbors. Regardless of size and style, there’s one sure way to save yourself some party planning stress: book a venue!

With so many other things to think about, like guest list, games, party theme, invitations, and more, consider the benefits of hosting the shower at a venue like North Oaks Golf Club. 

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Wedding Trends: What Couples are Planning This Season

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Jun 28, 2019 10:12:00 AM

It's your big day! You want to make your wedding wonderful and memorable, so you searched through all the bridal magazines and found some of the biggest trends. But the problem with trends is that they can fade almost as quickly as a week-old wedding bouquet. For example, candy bars were hot – until they weren't. 

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Wedding Style: 11 Types of Venues and What They Say About You

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Mar 18, 2019 11:59:00 PM

Weddings are all about the happy couple, which is why every aspect of the big day should reflect their relationship, personalities, and style. And it starts with the wedding venue. This can be something as elegant as an intimate wedding in a historic mansion or something as casual as a quaint backyard ceremony. Your wedding venue, no matter what it is, says a lot about your wedding style.

Here's a guide to help you find the perfect wedding venue.

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Bling, Bling: What You Should Know About Insuring Your Engagement Ring

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Mar 12, 2019 11:59:00 PM

You're engaged! Congrats! We know you can't wait to show off your new bling, and you likely can't stop staring at your hand. (It's OK, we've all been there.) But don't forget to get your ring insured as soon as possible!

If your immediate reaction was anything like this — Get my ring insured? What do you mean? Who provides insurance for rings? How do I go about getting insurance? — you're not alone. Many of us think about the proposal and wedding day details, but not many of us are aware that the gorgeous, shiny ring on our finger needs to be insured.

Before you wear that beautiful thing everywhere, here's what you need to know about insuring your engagement ring.

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Golf Event Planning Timeline: When Should I Start?

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Mar 6, 2019 2:07:45 PM

No matter what time of year it is, it's never too early to start planning your next golf event. Planning any event takes thought, time, and coordination between multiple people. Golf event planning is no different. So, what are you waiting for? Whether your golf event is in three months, six months, or a year away, we can help you get the ball rolling.

1 Year Event Planning Timeline

If you have an entire year set aside to plan your golf event, that's great! You'll have more than enough time to plan the best event possible. We suggest the following timeline of tasks:

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7 Styles of Wedding Photography to Capture the Moment Perfectly

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Feb 27, 2019 5:40:00 AM

Your wedding day will be one of the greatest days of your life. Think about it. All of your closest loved ones gathered in one place to celebrate you! For many couples, it's the only time this many family and friends will be together to enjoy wonderful food and dance the night away. Sounds amazing, right? It is! And you'll want to capture that extraordinary day as best you can with a great photographer. 

Since your photos — and maybe a professional video — will be the best ways to relive that special day years later, be sure to get the photography style you want. Whether it's traditional, photojournalistic, or natural light, there are several styles of wedding photography to choose from. 

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Why a Classic Wedding Venue was the Perfect Choice for Jon and Danielle

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Feb 11, 2019 10:06:10 AM

Jon and Danielle McDonald wanted an elegant and classic wedding they could look back on 10 years later with the same love and awe as the day they were married. A big part of creating their timeless wedding was the venue itself. And North Oaks Golf Club proved to be an ideal wedding venue for exactly that.

"Our wedding was perfect," Danielle says.

But style wasn't the only reason the McDonalds chose North Oaks. The couple discussed several other factors that influenced their decision to celebrate their nuptials with us.

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