The Joy of Bocce Weekly
In This Issue: Vol. VII, Issue 43 - December 15, 2008 
•   Notes from the publisher
•   GIFTS IN THE $60 to $99 RANGE
•   GIFTS FOR UNDER $20
•   GIFTS FOR OVER $100
•   GIFTS FOR UNDER $30
•   OTHER GIFT IDEAS
Notes from the publisher
The weekly Ezine for bocce aficionados everywhere
Volume 7, Issue #43 - December 15, 2008
Publisher: Mario Pagnoni Copyright 2008
76 Emsley Terrace, Methuen, MA 01844
http://www.joyofbocce.com (vm 800-211-1202 ext 4949)

SPECIAL EDITION

Hi gang,

I had intended to get two issues of the ezine out this week. One would be the regular newsletter and the other would be a Special Edition highlighting Holiday Gifts For The Bocce Lover In Your Life. This second edition would serve two purposes: 1) It would be a timely and helpful publication for holiday on-line shoppers and 2) It might help me move some inventory (my wife keeps reminding me that in business the idea is to SELL stuff, not stock it and then GIVE it away to your bocce friends).

Anyway, the big ice storm that hit us this weekend here in New England put an end to the two edition idea. We had no electricity, no heat, no telephone, and no computer for a couple days. We did play some great, albeit chilly BOGGLE matches though.

So, what you are reading now is the ONE issue for the week: Holiday Gifts For The Bocce Lover In Your Life.

Note: Any product that I ship will go out the same day or the next day at the latest. Any product that ships from another vendor (Like Playaboule, or Lee Tennis) will ship quickly too as all vendors are concerned with beating the holiday shipping rush. This week is a GREAT time to order.

Note #2: If I sell a product say, from Lee Tennis, I charge the suggested retail. This means the price is the same if you buy it directly from Lee Tennis or you buy it from me. If you buy it directly from the vendor they keep ALL the money. If you buy it from me they only keep MOST of the money. Please purchase from me and support our efforts at The Joy of Bocce.

Happy Holiday Season.

Stay close and always be up front,
Mario Pagnoni (The Bocce Guy)

Visit The Joy of Bocce Gift Page...

GIFTS FOR UNDER $20
HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR THE BOCCE LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

GIFTS FOR UNDER $20

I have two items in stock and ready to ship TODAY that retail for <$20.

First is my book, which, in my unbiased opinion (or maybe only slightly biased opinion...OK blatantly biased opinion) is the best gift a bocce lover could receive.

Think up a really clever inscription for me to put on the title page. I get some great ones. One husband and wife team participated in a tournament but played on different teams. The wife won and the husband was an also-ran. For her autographed copy she had me write "To the bocce tourney champion AND HER HUSBAND."

{300 pages - oodles of photos and illustrations - Newsweek called it "The definitive guide to the sport" - $19.45}

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The other gift at under $20 is the BOCCE CHAMOIS with the embroidered Joy of Bocce logo. If you're at all like me, you like ANYTHING with the Joy of Bocce logo embroidered on it.

When you play on clay or stone dust courts you may want to clean debris off the bocce balls before each roll. Hey, that speck of dirt on the ball's surface might keep you from scoring with a true roll.

Available in Red or Green. 11" by 15" with clasp. $14.95 each.

View Bocce Gifts For UNDER $20...

GIFTS FOR UNDER $30
HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR THE BOCCE LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

GIFTS FOR UNDER $30

I have 4 items in stock and ready to ship today for under $30.

Years ago I evaluated about 20 measuring devices and picked the ones I liked best to retail. The Premier Boule Measure uses a steel tape, the Clubhawk Gold uses string, and the Henselite Bowls measure is a Telescopic rod. There are detailed pictures of each here http://www.joyofbocce.com/mechandise.ivnu .

Each retails for $26.95.

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The other item in this price range is a Bocce Carry Bag with the Joy of Bocce embroidered logo. It's a heavy duty nylon bag that measures 9" by 9" by 9". Green with red handles. Easily holds 8 balls and pallino. I like this bag because it's a good size. Besides the bocce set, there's room to store a towel, chamois, tape measure, etc.

Bocce Carry Bag - $29.95

View holiday gift items <$30

GIFTS IN THE $60 to $99 RANGE
HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR THE BOCCE LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

GIFTS IN THE $60 to $99 RANGE

Glo Bocce by Playaboule -a great item - high quality and priced right. $59.95 - click the photo to the right.

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Lute/Scarifier ($63.95). If s/he has a bocce court, this grooming tool is a must. Click here to see how it works. http://www.joyofbocce.com/merchandise.ivnu - you'll have to scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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Bocce Caddy ($89.95) - have a friend with a bad back? This new device will help him/her pick up bocce balls without bending or stooping. View photos here: http://www.joyofbocce.com/Bocce_Caddy.ivnu

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BoHo Bocce (around $99) - indoor bocce that doubles as home decor. Go to http://www.BoHoBocce.com and use code DSC225 at checkout for a discounted purchase price.

View Bocce Products in this price range...

GIFTS FOR OVER $100
GIFTS FOR OVER $100

Quality bocce from Perfetta

Perfetta Club Pro by Playaboule. $129.95 set includes 4 red, 4 green bocce, carry bag, & pallino. The "real deal" - imported from Italy. Comes in solid colors or speckled. Click the Bocce Gifts link below.

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Perfetta "F2001" 4 ball Competition Set - $207. Click the Bocce Gifts link below.

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If s/he has a bocce court, a 7' drag brush ($169.95) from Lee Tennis is just what the doctor ordered. One pass down and back is all that's needed in between games to groom the surface for the next match. Click here and scroll to bottom of page.
http://www.joyofbocce.com/merchandise.ivnu

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OTHER GIFT IDEAS
OTHER GIFT IDEAS

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