2019 July Newsletter

General Meeting: July 11, 2019  Gailey VFW 6:30 PM

Board Meeting: July 18, 2019 Quaker Steak and Lube 6:30PM

Pres. Robert Rudy, VP Brian Moeves Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Doug Rudy , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Tim Burke 19, Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21 . On the web at: www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month: A special thanks goes out to all of the BreastFest volunteers and Dental Lab Employees for supporting our causes.

BreastFest:  We are happy to report that they will be able to donate over $30K this year.  Great ride for the 15th annual.

Perry Park Golf Team:  Date: July 14th-16   Where: Perry Park.  The golf team is going on tour with their latest recruits.

2019 Freedom Ride: Date: August 18th  Where:  Gaily VFW   Promotion has started.  Get the word out, share the link, and facebook event. We will have a booth at Quaker Steak in Colerain on Thursdays, starting  July 18th, July23rd, Aug 1st, Aug 8th and Aug 15th.  www.goodtimersfreedomride.com

2019 Motorcycle Trip to Colorado :  Date:  August 19, 2019    Where: Colorado  We are headed to Pikes Peak, Colorado!   You have seen the Rudy farm, but now we are going to stop at Rudy J2F Ranch while in Colorado.  Sponsor: Sarge and the crew from the fire pits.

2019 FC Cincinnati v Toronto :  Date:  September 7th Where:  Nippert Stadium.  We need to get 20 people to sign up for group tickets.  The game starts at 7:30 PM.  Here we go, Cincinnati!  Here we go.

2019 Rock and Roll Revue : Date:  September 29th Where: The Den Time: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  We have the band line-up set.  Slow Burn, Dangerous Jim and the Slims, Debi & The Revelation, and the String Theory Trio.  We are looking for more committee members and input from all.  The next organizing meeting is :  July 31stat the Pirates Den.

2019 GT Pub Crawl:  Date:  October 11th .  Where: Cheviot .   We are still working out the details and looking for a Chairperson for this event.

2019 Lodder Christmas Fundraiser:  Date:  October 12th Where: Big Bulls Roadhouse.  There will be Live Music, Split the pot, Basket raffle We will also be collecting good condition; Winter jackets, Sweatshirts, Gloves, Scarves, Winter hats, New and gently used toys. Anything for babies, clothes, beds, blankets, strollers, diapers, etc. Food drive for RAMM pantry More details closer to event Dave Lodder 513-678-1103″

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Reminder that this month’s general meeting is our Family Scholarship meeting.  The meeting will be on July 11th.  Dinner is served at 6:30 PM.  Awards at 7:00 PM.  The 2019 Scholarship winners are: 

Emma Ball    –    Urbana University      

Nathaniel Behr  –  University of Toledo     

Grace Egbers  –  Indiana University Bloomington  

Robert Fryman III  –  University of West Virginia  

Rachel Klare  –  University of Cincinnati    

Chloe Kretschmar  –  Catholic University of America 

Adi Moeves  –  The Ohio State University    

Isabella Wray  –  University of Cincinnati

911Steel.com –  
Check out the full season schedule :  911steel.com/events Our next event is the Freedom Ride on August 18th @ Gailey VFW.  Check out Back Home Renovations.  They are a TV show we are looking to partner.  http://backhomeent.com/

Support our Troops –  We are looking for local soldiers over seas who would enjoy some Cincinnati care packages.  July 17, 2019 at the VFW.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage and deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, tooth brushes, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to VFW, contact Ren Large (email- Smag55@aol.com, ) and he will make arrangements to pick items up.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – We are working with a progressive muscular dystrophy organization.  More to come.

Foundation: We donated $250 to the Jeffrey G. Hoeh Memorial Golf Fund for pin flag sponsorship.  http://www.jghmemorial.com/jgh/

Queen of Hearts-> Jokers Wild:  We will continue with the same board and will now be GoodWill hunting the Joker.

Chapters : The Representatives from Texas will be in town between July 11th – 19th.  We will have a conference at Robert’s House that will involve BBQ and tents on July 19th.

Welcome Committee: No new members this month. 

Thoughts and Prayers:  Keep Ex-President Ralph Sparks in mind as he is battling surgery pain this month.

Community Rewards: Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Amazon Smiles Charity, Kroger’s Community Rewards, and use the DONATE button on Facebook to directly donate to the GT Foundation.

New Business:  

Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!

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