Jack honorably served in the United States military for 20 years. Now an NRA certified instructor, he draws upon that fundamental experience to educate people in the responsibilities of possessing and using firearms. Along with Michael, a veteran sheriff's deputy from Colorado, Jack balances classroom sessions and range time to teach students rules for safe gun handling, shooting fundamentals, and pistol cleaning techniques that don’t involve dishwashers. The duo also teaches instructor courses to train the next generation of certified teachers. In addition, Jack also employs Aaron, a certified and experienced gunsmith, who, in addition to acting as an NRA-certified range safety officer (RSO) and instructor in several shooting sports disciplines, is well-versed in the cleaning, repair, and alignment of firearms including long rifles, shotguns, and handguns.
The optometrists at MyEyes Optometry diagnose and treat ocular issues ranging from imperfect vision to injuries. An inventory heavy on designers such as Gucci, Vera Wang, and Lacoste outfits faces with stylish prescription or non-prescription eyewear, and an array of sunglasses protects patrons from the sun and accusations that they aren’t actually fighter pilots. The shop also supplies all types of contact lenses, and newly eagle-eyed patrons strut out after Lasik treatments.
The sun-bathed slopes and immaculate greenery of an 18-hole golf course welcome members and guests to the stately grounds of Timberlake Golf Club. Inspired by the sprawling links of the Emerald Isle, the 6,511-yard, par 71 layout challenges golfers with slick, bent-grass greens, cavernous pot bunkers, and grassy mounds that produce lies more awkward than a middle school dance. Before rounds, golfers can smooth out their swings and putting stroke at the club’s full driving range and recently installed practice green. Members can also work up a sweat while smashing forehands at the club’s tennis courts before tip-toeing, diving, or driving their golf cart into the cerulean waters of an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
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Spring Bank Equestrian Center is an equine playland equipped with pristine facilities including a 17-stall barn, a jumping ring, and a lighted, covered arena. Throughout the year, head trainer Cynthia Cooke uses her well-appointed stomping grounds for instructing students on proper riding technique, a life calling that won her the East Coast Trainer of the Year award in 2010.