University club of jacksonville to close after 48 years; members hoping fitness facility can stay open

As The University Club of Jacksonville, a nearly half-century-old local institution, prepares to close Dec. Electricity production in india 20, members of its popular fitness club are scrambling to find a new operator for at least that portion of it.

The University Club’s main dining and meeting areas on the 27th floor of the Riverplace Tower — along with separate fitness facilities on the first and 28th floors — are scheduled to close Dec. Wd gaster x reader 20, according to an announcement Thursday by the operator, Dallas-based ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. Electricity word search ks2 The club has been in business in Jacksonville for 48 years, and the first floor — or Concourse level — fitness facility has been operating for more than 20 years.

Ed Kelly, a shareholder with the law firm Rogers Towers, on the 15th floor of Riverplace Tower, said Thursday that he’s been a member of the fitness facility since shortly after he arrived at the firm 20 years ago, and he hopes it can be transferred to a new operator and remain open.

“The University Club itself has been a good place for our law firm to entertain clients over the years, but I personally use the fitness facility downstairs to work out on my lunch hours, and I would definitely miss that,” Kelly said. Electricity labs for middle school “I like to run, and I’m able to use the fitness center to change clothes and shower after I take a run during the lunch hour.”

Members of the club were told of the closing in an emailed letter dated Thursday from ClubCorp’s Atlanta-based regional vice president, Everrett Butler, who did not return several calls seeking comment about the move on Thursday. Gas x coupon 2015 Hank Carrico, who has been the University Club’s general manager since 2009, also declined to discuss the closing, except to verify that it was taking place.

But ClubCorp communications manager Patty Jerde suggested that the closing was prompted by the expiration of the company’s lease for its space in the Riverplace Tower, whose ownership changed hands in 2014.

“The University Club was established in 1968, and for 48 years has served as the premier business and social center where the leaders of Jacksonville gather to promote networking, athletics, charitable endeavors, community involvement and fellowship,” Jerde said in an emailed statement.

“We have enjoyed a positive and supportive relationship with our landlord and neighbors here at Riverplace Tower; however, we have made a business decision to close the club on December 20, 2016. 3 gases that cause acid rain The lease was set to expire this year and after friendly and productive discussions with the landlord, we worked together to provide for an end date that would allow our members and employees to have time to transition.”

Jerde added that the members “are being given a special opportunity to join one of our three local area clubs. Gas after eating meat We will also be referring our employees to other clubs in the Jacksonville area and to colleagues within the local hospitality industry. Electricity facts ks2 We will treasure the memories of the great relationships that were made with the members of the club and the community for years to come.”

A “town hall” meeting of club members was set for Sept. Year 6 electricity assessment 28 to explain options for joining the other clubs in the region. Gas monkey monster truck driver ClubCorp’s other area facilities include the Marsh Creek Country Club in St. Power outage houston txu Augustine, which ClubCorp acquired in February, as well as Deercreek Country Club and the Queen’s Harbour Yacht and Country Club. Gas tax rates by state The company also operates LPGA International in Daytona Beach.

“As a long-time member of the University Club, I was extremely saddened to hear of its impending closing,” he said. Gas constant for air “Over the years, the employees and I have become friends, as they have with many members, and the excellent service they provide and the banter we share always brings some joy into my day. Gas welder salary With the introduction of the ‘One’ membership, where a flat monthly fee was paid for breakfast and lunch servings during the weekdays, I ate there regularly and found it to be the best ‘deal’ in town.

“The thing that made me most proud and honored to be a member, however, is the racial diversity of the membership achieved at the University Club,” he said. Electricity names superheroes “Its commitment to be ‘inclusive’ was not just an aspirational goal – it was a fact evident at every lunch and breakfast. Electric utility companies in california My sincere hope is that other Jacksonville social and country clubs follow this pioneering example blazed by the University Club.”

Commonwealth Commercial, the Richmond, Va.-based real estate company that currently manages Riverplace Tower, did not return calls Thursday seeking comment on the closing or the status of the fitness center.

But Josh Frasure, facilities manager for the Rogers Towers law firm, said he was told by the property manager that Commonwealth Commercial “is looking for a new operator for the fitness club, and might consider operating it in-house if an outside operator can’t immediately be found.”

“I hate to see it go,” Rogers Towers’ Kelly said of the University Club and, particularly, the first-floor fitness facility, which he called “a first-class operation.”

ClubCorp, whose shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange, reported net income of $5.75 million for the quarter ending June 14, up from a net loss of $228,000 in the same period a year earlier. Electricity and magnetism review sheet That translated into a profit of 8 cents per share for the quarter. Gas out A quarterly dividend of 13 cents a share was declared.