2019 March Newsletter

2019 March Newsletter

General Meeting: March 7th Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: March 21st Gailey VFW 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:  Deron Blaylock and the employees of the Greater “C” Dental Lab for their donations to the Bob Blaylock Memorial Children’s Fund.

2019 Jeff Ruby Stakes:  Date: March 9th Where: The Backstretch.  Post time is 1:10. Come down and stand on the rail right in front of all the high rollers.  Weather looks good.  Bring extra lawn chairs. https://www.turfway.com/stakes

2019: Keeneland : Date:  April 13th  Where:  Keeneland  The bus is booked and deposit/money is due at the February meeting.  Cost is $140 / Couple.  If you are unable to make the meeting contact Sponsor : Jason Wullenweber to make sure you are confirmed.  This is now open to guest outside of the club.

2019 Blue/Grey Soccer Game and Derby Party:  Date: May 4th Where: Soccer City.  This is a chance to double down and make back all your losses from the Jeff Ruby Stakes and Keenland.  Come out and root your favorite players in this classic game.

2019 Rolling Thunder: Date : May 22-27.  This is the last year this event will be happening in Washington DC.  Mike has some rooms reserved and the club will be presenting the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the 25th.  Please contact Mike Behr if you are interesting in reserving a room.

BreastFest:  Date : June 23rd.   Sign up if you can help with registration or the ride.  After party is out at McDog’s Cafe.   https://www.facebook.com/breastfestcincinnati/

Perry Park:  Date: July 14th-16 – Summer planning well underway in the cold of winter.   Remember, it takes a lot of work to have a good time.  Deposits are due soon.

2019 3rd Annual Country Music Marathon : Date:  Fall Where: The Den:  We are dropping Country from the title of this to open it up for more options. This will be moving to a Sunday in the fall, on a weekend the Bengals are not playing.  Looking for more committee members and input from all.

2019 Motorcycle Trip to Colorado :  Date:  August 19, 2019       Where: Colorado   We are headed to Pikes Peak, Colorado! Sponsor: Sarge

Committee Reports

Scholarship – The 2019 Application is available on the web site.  Applications due no later than March 31, 2019.

911Steel.com –  Busy month! St. Patrick’s day parade (March 16th) and Reds opening day parade (March 28th)  Our next committee meeting is March 21, 2019 at 6:30, prior to the Board Meeting.

Support our Troops –  Packing for 10-soldiers on March 11, 2019 at Eli’s in Ross.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage and deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, tooth brushes, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to Eli’s, contact Ren Large (email- Smag55@aol.com, ) and he will make arrangements to pick items up.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund –  The Fund has started soliciting charities.  Our first donation is a $500 donation to S.M.I.L.E.S Integrative Therapy from the Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund.  SMILES is the first and only PROMPT Therapy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The PROMPT Speech Therapy method was developed with children who have a severe motor impairment in mind.  Our next committee meeting will be on March

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

Florida Chapter:  The Florida Board Members are busy deciding which drink of the day to endorse?  When is the next tee time?

Florida Board Members

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.

Welcome Committee: No new members this month.  Pay your dues!

Member News:  No new member news this month.  That is a good sign! That means we are staying healthy.

New Business:  
Looking for ideas for a Winter to Warmth trip in 2020.
Looking for a sponsor to put together a FC Cincinnati MLS game.  

March Brings Us:
St. Patrick’s Day – March 17

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