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onder what Henry Ford modore in Great Lakes Yacht helm (Carol) is next in line and
No. 1 would have said if Club history . . . Her husband, will hold office in 1995.
Patti Kommel (Eric) did a fine
he knew that someday Oliver Green, is bass clarinetist
they'd be dancing the with the Detroit Symphony job as chairperson of the Great
horah to "Hava Nagela" and oth- Orchestra . . . Eve Kommel held Lakes Yacht Club Commodore's
er Israeli tunes in his beloved the lofty position in 1974 .. . Ball, which each year is under the
Lovett Hall at Greenfield Village? GLYC was also one of the first full guidance and wishes of the
boat clubs to incoming commodore.
. . . Yes, the
Officers of GLYC are . . . Lee
break tradition
same ballroom
and give mem- Green, commodore; Philip Op-
he built in 1937
bership to penheim, vice commodore; Rod
and named for
women . . . sin- Faudem, rear commodore; Mar-
Benjamin Lov-
gle, married or tin Smith, treasurer; Rudy
ett, his and wife
divorced . . . and Strauss, secretary, Gene Blan-
Clara Ford's and
the inclusion of chard, fleet captain; Dr. Don Ke-
friends' dance
married couples tai, fleet surgeon . . . The board of
instructor in the
became a joint directors is made up of . . . Ray
'20s and '30s.
one instead of Cranston, Robin Edelson, Sey-
Under the
only in the hus- mour Kirsch, Bonnie Hernan,
historic crystal
Patti Kommel, Arnie Lantor,
band's name.
chandeliers, al-
Hirschel Levine, Past Com-
Plus
GLYC
most 200 people
members, guest modore Richard Nucian and
. . . about 75 per-
commodores Mark Saidman.
cent Jewish .. .
It is nice to see members who
and their
terpsi'd in the
played
an important role in the
spouses
from
teakwood-
founding
of GLYC still in touch
other
DRYA
floored ballroom
today
.
.
.
Former Commodores
groups
were
es-
. . . never realiz- Commodore Lee Green
corted into the Mel Rosenhaus, Richard Kanner
ing perhaps that
Henry Ford might have laughed ballroom while a lassie blew her and William Gale . . . Roster-ites
who were listed in the original
at the mere thought of such a bagpipes.
So many familiar faces around 1952-1953 books are still mem-
thing even remotely happening.
The annual Commodore's Ball . . . dancing to rhythms of a four- bers today . . . Avern Cohn, Bill
was recently held by Great Lakes piece band plus two female and Jean Gale, Miles and
Yacht Club, which had its origi- singers . . . Most of the members Leonore Jaffee, John and Bar-
nal founding because people like are boaters, but social member- bara Mayer, Irvin and June
Henry Ford didn't allow Jews to ship is also open for a lot of fun Yackness, Howard Sherman and
join their clubs years ago . . . and stuff . . . Herb Gardener gave the Bob Winsen . . . Avern, Bill, Miles,
proved what he didn't believe invocation in both English and John and Irvin are past corn-
modore-s.
. . . That Jews and non-Jews Yiddish as
Although
everyone
geared
could have fun together.
GLYC is only 42
This was when Avern Cohn, for a grand time
years old, many
Howard Sherman, Bob Winsen of much convivi-
second-genera-
and others went out and founded ality with hors
tion sons and
their own in 1952 and called it Is- d'oeuvres, din-
daughters are
land Boat Club near Waterworks ner, dancing and
also following in
sweet
table
ses-
Park on the Detroit River . . . To-
the footsteps as
day, as Great Lakes Yacht Club, sions.
members . . .
At our table
it is located on Nine Mile off Jef-
Family names
ferson in St. Clair Shores . . . with were . . . Beverly
like
Danto, Dib-
and
Arnie
Lan-
170 members, 110 boat wells,
ner, Edelson,
modern clubhouse, outdoor pool, tor, Elaine and
Frankel, Fisher,
grounds galore and the enjoy- Rear Commo-
Gallant, Hiller,
ment of prestigious membership dore Rod Fau-
Kanter, Kom-
dem,
who
will
be
in the Detroit River Yachting As-
mel, Mechanic,
sociation which works with other commodore in
Naples, Nitzkin,
1996,
and
Emi-
yacht clubs to put on those great
Roth, Saper-
lye and Barry
annual sailboat races.
stein, etc., are
Semansky
..
.
Vice Commodore Phil Oppenheim
Both sailboats and power boats
doubled on the
fly the Great Lakes Yacht Club He and member
club's
membership
list.
Seymour
Kirsch
are
responsible
flag as the predominantly Jew-
Great Lakes Yacht Club is a
ish club holds weekly and for the designing, carving, paint-
monthly social parties . . . Shab- ing and firing of the ceramic family-oriented group . . . greet-
bat events, country/western mezuzah hanging on the club's ing third-generation children and
grandchildren . . . a part of the
shindigs, ice cream socials, game front door.
At another table, cousins Hil- club's future . . . who are pres-
nights, etc.
The Commodore's Ball is held da and Elmer Raskin had Nor- ently active in the summer junior
annually by the DRYA clubs to ma and Dr. Nelson Pont, and sailing and racing programs
honor their present commodore . Adele and Past Commodore Leon along with junior or intermedi-
ate social members.
.. This year, Lee Green became Sears.
There's much to learn about
Vice
Commodore
Phil
Oppen-
only the second woman corn-

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