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New Electric Outboard Gives Pontoon Market A Boost

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  New Electric Outboard Gives Pontoon Market A Boost Performance Driven Electric Outboard by Ted Lund   Torqeedo, the world’s leader in electric outboards for commercial and recreational boaters is taking the mid-size outboard market by storm with its new Cruise 10.0. This groundbreaking new motor, the equivalent of a 20-horsepower motor is proving to […]

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RecClix Perfect for Parents on the Go

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  RecClix Perfect for Parents on the Go by Ted Lund When Mary Tibbets isn’t taking her two sons to and from their sports practices and games, she’s usually trying to balance their schedules. “One plays on a soccer travel team, and the other plays recreation league football,” says the stay at home mom. “It’s […]

RecClix Evolves by Listening to Customers

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  RecClix Evolves by Listening to Customers by Ted Lund So how do you come up with the idea for a web-based platform that allows coaches and administrators to build teams and schedule a season and/or facilities, while allowing a free-flow of time-critical information between coaches, parents, and players? That’s easy. Find yourself on both […]

RecClix Building Teams Across Sports

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  RecClix Building Teams Across Sports by Ted Lund   Ask Burr Ridge, Illinois’ recreation services coordinator Mark Pasqualini what he likes best about RecClix and he’s torn to come up with an answer. He says it’s hard to come up with just one. Pasqualini oversees a youth flag football league with between 250 to […]

Democracy Awake: The Time is NOW

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Democracy Awake: The Time is NOW by Ted Lund We see and hear it all the time. “The system is broken.” “Elected officials aren’t listening to us.” “I have no idea what that candidate even stands for.” “Why bother to vote? They just do what they want anyway.” “The Government is defying We The People.” […]

RecClix Debuts Exciting New Communications Platform for League Sports

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  RecClix Debuts Exciting New Communications Platform for League Sports by Ted Lund   The second biggest complaint that administrators of municipal, travel team or scholastic sports programs get is poor communication. But a new web-based communications platform — RecClix — is changing the way sports programs communicate with coaches, officials, parents and athletes. “Over […]

RecClix: Taking Rec Sports into the 21st Century

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  RecClix: Taking Rec Sports into the 21st Century by Ted Lund   It was 2011, and John Trkla was coaching Little League baseball in a suburban Chicago neighborhood. The league had 10 teams and, since the local park only had four diamonds, one game was always had to be played at a different location. […]

Water Skiing Going to the Dogs

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  Water Skiing Going to the Dogs by Ted Lund   Boating and water skiing have officially gone to the dogs, thanks to a Chicago-based pooch that has a love for both. Duma, the nine-year-old Jack Russell terrier, got her love of  boats and the water from her owner, Cliff Bode. Her obsession will be […]

Renewed Excitement for the Science Fair

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  Renewed Excitement for the Science Fair  ~Samantha Lewis Everyone speaks of ‘the good old days.’ Whether they are talking about better movies, easier times, a world where families once sat around the dinner table every night and spoke (without cell phones to stare at) – there are all kinds of conversations about what was good […]