2020 June Newsletter

General Meeting: June 4th, Gailey VFW Pavilion, 7:00 PM

Board Meeting: June 18th, Gailey VFW Pavilion 6:30 PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month:  We are here to honor all of our 2020 Seniors, young and old, as they figure out how to work and live in this new world.  Congratulations.

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 18 – 21 .  We have booked 7 rooms at the Fairfield Inn Beckley, WV for 3 days.  The average cost per night is $101.  They have 5 restaurants/bars with in walking distance.  It is only 24 miles to Adventures on the Gorge.  If you want to raft, you will need to contact them by phone or online.  Our reservation #380263 and is under WRAY.  Sponsor : Mike Behr and Sarge

2020 Scholarship Presentation and Family Meeting : Date: July 9th. Where : VFW Pavilion We will present the 2020 Scholarship Winners and have dinner for all of the Goodtimer families.  We invite all family members to join us for a summer evening at the VFW. Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

2020 Goodtimer Family Picnic : Date : July 18th. Where: Robert and Judy’s Farm.  Full chapter meeting.  Keep a Bond Fire between you.  Grill out and Camp out. Sponsor: Robert Rudy

2020 Put-In-Bay : Date: July 17,18,19. Where : Put-In-Bay. We will staying at Ashley’s Island House B&B.  557 Catawebe Ave.  Put-In-Bay, OH 43456 Phone: (419) 285-2844  http://www.ashleysislandhouse.com/  Sponsor : Steve Gartner 

Room rates are $205 per night for Friday and Saturday evenings and $130 for Sunday evening.  Rooms are booking extremely fast right now, so if you want to go, book ASAP. Sign up at the meeting.  Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Perry Park : Date: July 19,20,21 Where: Perry Park.  Sign up at the Meeting.  Sponsor: Arnie Siegmund

2020 Night Golf : Date : August 15th or 22 Where: Robins Nest.  3 Ways and Coneys for Dinner.  Tee time : Dusk Sponsor:  Thomas Scherz

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date: September 5th Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . All players will have to stand 6 feet apart.  This should help the Grey team.  Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Cheviot Pub Crawl Date:  September Where: Cheviot We are looking to attach this to some sort of fundraiser.  We are looking for a Friday night. Starts and Ends at the 2nd Street Saloon.  Raffles for those that complete the Crawl.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 Fred Tee Open : Date : October 9th. Where : Circling Hills Since we have all been inside for the last few months, there is an even shot at the Blue Cord Jacket.  Stroke play.  Sponsor : Tom Ashpaw

2020 GTMC Texas Trip :  Date: October 17th – 31st  Where: San Antonio, TX.   Headed to visit the Longhorn Chapter.  Sign up if interested.  We are working on a count.  Planes, trains, and automobiles.  Any way you want to go.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 SOT : Quaker Steak Fundraiser Date:  November 25th . Where: Quaker Steak Come and join us for dinner, before you have to spend the day cooking.  Sponsor : Ren Large

2020 : GT : Day After Thanksgiving Golf Date November 27th Where Circling Hills.  The real question is…. What will the weather be like?

2020 GT : Poker Night Date:  November  Where : VFW. We are still working out the details.  We might turn this into a larger Monte Carlo night if there is enough interest.

2020 GT Christmas Dinner : Date :  TBD Where : Mill Course Join us for our annual holiday Prime Rib Buffett dinner.

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

2020 GT : Music Marathon: Date:  November 8th.  Sponsor:   Bengals Bye Week.  Where : Pirates Den.  This is the same day as the Fristoe’s Masters Party.  We may need to discuss this.

For Sale: Harley -Davidson 2001 FXST Softail  49000 Miles Asking: $5200
Tom Koenig  741-4660.  Never been leaned and comes with a handicap parking pass.

Committee Reports

Scholarship : The 2020 Scholarship winners are :  Rachel Klare, Chloe Kretschmar, Adison Moeves, Jenna Sitarski, Daniel Weber, and Braeden Williams.  Come out and celebrate with them at the July Meeting.

911Steel.com –  We are still working out the details on the 2020 schedule.  We will post it as soon as we finalize. 911steel.com/events  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting :  TBD

Support our Troops –  We currently have 3 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, June 17th  .  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – We are looking at possible fundraisers and new ways that we can support local needy kids.  Meeting : TBD

Foundation:  We approved a donation of $500 to help Erin Shearer in her recovery.  If you would like to make a personal donation, you can bring checks to the June meeting and we will hand deliver them.

Jokers Wild:  The jackpot is nearing $500  There are still two jokers out there.  Dues must be paid and present to win.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

Florida Chapter / Texas Chapter / Indiana Chapter:  Rain!  Sunshine.  Rain!

Social Media:  Subscribe to our Youtube Channel.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9QJTyDn20iwv1_W9vsmlA/videos  We are looking for more video content.  If you have any to upload, get in touch with Tommy Scherz

I am also looking to have a slide party at August meeting.  Bring all of your old slides and I will have a projector and screen to show them.

Would you believe?  

  • All of the Ashpaw kids have graduated high school.  
  • Our President is spending MORE money on his jeep.
  • Denny Huxel’s hair is thinning.
  • Ren looks good in a mask

Events looking for Chairperson : Cincinnati Roller Girls / Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Curling  / Scholarship Golf Outing

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2020 May Newsletter

General Meeting:  May 7th   ONLINE ONLY

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7695443882?pwd=VitIa2N1N1lyOUFpVUtXbCtKaG9HZz09

Board Meeting:    May 21st  ONLINE ONLY

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month:  We continue to support all of our loved ones on the front lines.  Please, keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

2020 Ride to the Wall: Although the trip to Washington DC was CANCELLED.  There may be a group heading up to the State House in Columbus, Ohio that weekend.  More details when we have them.

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday Sponsor : Mike Behr  

2020 Scholarship Presentation and Family Meeting : Date: July 9th. Where : VFW Pavilion We will present the 2020 Scholarship Winners and have dinner for all of the Goodtimer families.  We invite all family members to join us for a summer evening at the VFW. Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

2020 Put-In-Bay : Date: July 17,18,19. Where : Put-In-Bay. We will staying at Ashley’s Island House B&B.  557 Catawebe Ave.  Put-In-Bay, OH 43456 Phone: (419) 285-2844 Web Site: http://www.ashleysislandhouse.com/

Room rates are $205 per night for Friday and Saturday evenings and $130 for Sunday evening.  Rooms are booking extremely fast right now, so if you want to go, book ASAP. Sign up at the meeting.  Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Perry Park : Date: July 19,20,21 Where: Perry Park.  Sign up at the Meeting.  Sponsor: Arnie Siegmund

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date: September 5th Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Postponed until the Derby in September. Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Cheviot Pub Crawl Date:  September Where: Cheviot We are looking to attach this to some sort of fundraiser.  We are looking for a Friday night.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 Texas Motorcycle Trip :  Date: October 17th – 31st  Where: San Antonio, TX.   Headed to visit the Longhorn Chapter.  Sign up if interested.  We are working on a count.  Planes, trains, and automobiles.  Any way you want to go.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

2020 GT : Music Marathon: Date:  Coming this Fall.  Sponsor:   Bengals Bye Week.  Where : Pirates Den.

For Sale: Harley -Davidson 2001 FXST Softail  49000 Miles Asking: $5200
Tom Koenig  741-4660

Committee Reports

Scholarship : All of the applications should be turned in by now.  The committee will review the submissions and move forward.

911Steel.com –  Check out the NEW 2020 season schedule 911steel.com/events  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting :

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, May 20th  .  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – There will be an update at the general meeting.

Foundation:  We donated to the VFW in honor of Donny Blackwell, the bartender who worked every Thursday night. 

Jokers Wild:  The jackpot is nearing $400.  There are still two jokers out there.  Dues must be paid and present to win.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

Florida Chapter / Texas Chapter:  Report at the meeting.

Social Media:  Subscribe to our Youtube Channel.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9QJTyDn20iwv1_W9vsmlA/videos  We are looking for more video content.  If you have any to upload, get in touch with Tommy Scherz 

Events looking for Chairperson : Cincinnati Roller Girls / Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Curling / Night Golf at the Robin’s Nest

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2020 April Newsletter

General Meeting:  April 2nd   ONLINE ONLY

Board Meeting:    April 23rd  ONLINE ONLY

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Emergency:  Due to the current health crisis we are cancelling our in person meetings for April.  We will postponing most of the social events.  We will continue to look for other ways to connect online.  Stay positive and helpful to each other.

Saints of the Month:  Sharing a special thank you to all of our medical personnel.  Doctors, Nurses, Assistants,… Thank you.  If you have a family member in the medical field at this time, share on our Facebook group so we can give them our love and support.

Homestretch Medicine

2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks :  We ran without spectators and this year’s winner Field Pass (12) ran down Invader in the final strides to win the 2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks.

2020 Curling : Date POSTPONED    Where:  The Cincinnati Curling Club is located in the Tri County area and has a bar that serves soft drinks, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. We should be able to accomodate up to to 30 people.  Cost will be $40 per person for a 2 hour session.  Need payment no later than March 5th General Meeting. Sponsor:  Steve Gartner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16sUS8RiF9Q

2020 Ride to the Wall: Date ON HOLD Where : Washington DC.  The MC will be heading to Washington DC and Buckhannon again this year.  We need confirmations ASAP.  See email for details. See Sponsor : Jim Wray

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday Sponsor : Mike Behr https://adventuresonthegorge.com/adventures/

2020 Put-In-Bay : Date: July 17,18,19. Where : Put-In-Bay. We will staying at Ashley’s Island House B&B.  557 Catawebe Ave.  Put-In-Bay, OH 43456 Phone: (419) 285-2844 Web Site: http://www.ashleysislandhouse.com/

Room rates are $205 per night for Friday and Saturday evenings and $130 for Sunday evening.  Rooms are booking extremely fast right now, so if you want to go, book ASAP. Sign up at the meeting.  Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Perry Park : Date: July 19,20,21 Where: Perry Park.  Sign up at the Meeting.  Sponsor: Arnie Siegmund

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date: September 5th Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Postponed until the Derby in September. Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Texas Motorcycle Trip :  Date: October 17th – 31st  Where: San Antonio, TX.   Headed to visit the Longhorn Chapter.  Sign up if interested.  We are working on a count.  Planes, trains, and automobiles.  Any way you want to go.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

2020 GT : Music Marathon: Date:  Coming this Fall.

For Sale: Harley -Davidson 2001 FXST Softail  49000 Miles Asking: $5200
Tom Koenig  741-4660

Committee Reports

Scholarship : All of the applications should be turned in by now.  The committee will review the submissions and move forward.

911Steel.com –  Check out the NEW 2020 season schedule 911steel.com/events  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting :

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, April 15th  .  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – There will be an update at the general meeting.

Foundation:  We donated to the VFW in honor of Donny Blackwell, the bartender who worked every Thursday night. 

Jokers Wild:  The jackpot is nearing $400.  There are still two jokers out there.  Dues must be paid and present to win.

Thoughts and Prayers: Our thoughts and prayers are with the VFW Family on the loss of the bartender, Donny Blackwell

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

Florida Chapter:  Golf is good.

Events looking for Chairperson : Cincinnati Roller Girls / Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Pub Crawl Foundation Fundraiser 

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2020 March Newsletter

General Meeting:  March 5th  . Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:    March 19th  Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month:  Ren Large for his continued committee work with Support our Troops and the Legacy Scholarship.  Thanks, Ren.

2020 Party on the Rail :  Go Baby Go!  Live music, Live Racing with VIP service.  No big winners on the night, but a good time was had by all.

Party on the Rail

2020 Poker Championship :   Wow!  What a great turnout.  We had approximately 30 players and a few new members.  Congratulations to Rick Schrand for finishing 2nd.  

2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks :  Date: March 14 . Time : 1:10 PM.  The 49th running!  We have our usual party at the turn.  Bring a chair..  Sponsor : Pops Scherz

911 Steel : St. Patty’s Day . Date : March 14  Time: 12:00 PMSt. Patrick’s Day kicks off the parade season.  We are looking forward to another successful season.  Sponsor: Robert Rudy

911 Steel : Findlay Market Parade : Date: March 26 . Time: TBD. The 101st annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on Thursday, March 26, 2020 Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2020 Curling : Date April 4th.  Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  Where:  The Cincinnati Curling Club is located in the Tri County area and has a bar that serves soft drinks, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. We should be able to accomodate up to to 30 people.  Cost will be $40 per person for a 2 hour session.  Need payment no later than March 5th General Meeting. Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date May 2nd Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Blue v Grey . Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Ride to the Wall:  Date May 23rd Time: TBD Where : Washington DC.  The MC will be heading to Washington DC again this year.  Details to come.  Sponsor : Jim Wray

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday Sponsor : Mike Behr https://adventuresonthegorge.com/adventures/

2020 Put-In-Bay : Date: July 17,18,19. Where : Put-In-Bay.  Sign up at the meeting.  Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Perry Park : Date: July 19,20,21 Where: Perry Park.  Sign up at the Meeting.  Sponsor: Arnie Siegmund

2020 Texas Motorcycle Trip :  Date: October 17th – 31st  Where: San Antonio, TX.   Headed to visit the Longhorn Chapter.  Sign up if interested.  We are working on a count.  Planes, trains, and automobiles.  Any way you want to go.  Sponsor : Tony Glaser

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

2020 GT : Music Marathon: Date:  Coming this Fall.

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Applications must be received by Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) no later than March 31, 2020. Applications are available on the web site: http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/

911Steel.com –  Check out the NEW 2020 season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events starts again in March 14th with the St. Patricks Day.  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting :

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, March 18th .  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – There will be an update at the general meeting.

Foundation:  We didn’t make any donations this month.

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.  $367

Thoughts and Prayers: Our love and prayers go out to the Christen family on the passing of Bob.  Some of my earliest Goodtimer memories involve boating with him.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

Florida Chapter:  Fishing is good.

Events looking for Chairperson : Cincinnati Roller Girls / Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail, San Antonio / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Pub Crawl Foundation Fundraiser  / BreastFest

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2020 February Newsletter

General Meeting:  February 6th . Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:    February 13th  Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

New Year!   DUES are DUE!  Bring your Check!

Saints of the Month:  Mike Behr! Thank you for organizing the Christmas dinner.  

2020  37th Family Ski Trip :  Love the extended family support.  Thanks Robert for keeping it together.

Extended Family

2020 Super Bowl Party : Who-Dey!  Thanks to Sarge for putting together a great party.

2020 Party on the Rail :  Date:  February 7th.  Where:  Turfway.  Time: 6:15 PM.  We are reserving a table with appetizers and the works.  Music will be provided by Naked Karate Girls.  All the Friday night specials.    Sponsor:  Thomas Scherz .  

2020 Cyclones Game : Date:  February 20th.  They are $1 beer nights. Tickets are $20.  If I can get a group of 10, then we can get them for $14.   Final sign up at the January Meeting.  Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

2020 Poker Championship : Date:  February 22nd . Time : 6:00 PM . Where:  VFW .  We are going to have a full on poker tournament.  Entry Fee is $30 with $5 going to split the pot.  Get there before 6:00 PM.  Sign up at the meeting.  Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks :  Date: March 14 . Time : 1:10 PM.  The 49th running!  We have our usual party on the rail.  Sponsor : Pops Scherz

911 Steel : St. Patty’s Day . Date : March 14  St. Patrick’s Day kicks off the parade season.  We are looking forward to another successful season.  Sponsor: Robert Rudy

911 Steel : Findlay Market Parade : Date: March 26 . Time: TBD. The 101st annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on Thursday, March 26, 2020 Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2020 Curling : Date April 4th.  Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  Where:  The Cincinnati Curling Club is located in the Tri County area and has a bar that serves soft drinks, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. We should be able to accomodate up to to 30 people.  Cost will be $40 per person for a 2 hour session.  Need payment no later than March 5th General Meeting. Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date May 2nd Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Blue v Grey . Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Ride to the Wall:  Date May 23rd Time: TBD Where : Washington DC.  The MC will be heading to Washington DC again this year.  Details to come.  Sponsor : Jim Wray

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday Sponsor : Mike Behr https://adventuresonthegorge.com/adventures/

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Applications must be received by Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) no later than March 31, 2020. Applications are available on the web site: http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/

911Steel.com –  Check out the NEW 2020 season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events starts again in March with the St. Patricks Day.  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting :

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, February 19th .  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – Update at the meeting.

Foundation:  We didn’t make any donations this month.

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.  $367

Thoughts and Prayers: Keep everyone in your thoughts for 2020.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

Florida Chapter:  Looking good!

Events looking for Chairperson : Cincinnati Roller Girls / Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail, San Antonio / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Pub Crawl Foundation Fundraiser    / Bengals Playoff Tickets on Sale / Put in Bay / BreastFest

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2020 January Newsletter

General Meeting:  January 2nd . Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:    January 16th Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

DUES are DUE!  Bring your Check!

Saints of the Month: All of our Christmas Elves.  It really is special the way we come together this time of year.  We do some amazing things.

2019 Christmas Dinner : Thanks, Mike Behr for organizing everything.  The love that radiates from this event is real.

We are going with the ladies this year.

2020  37th Family Ski Trip : Date : January 19 – 22 Where:  Seven Springs Sharepen those skis and mix up that apple pie. We are heading out. Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2020 Super Bowl Party : Date : February 2nd Where : Soccer City Field D . Time: ???.  Who-dey!  A – M :  Snack .  N – Z : Dessert.  The club will provide Pizza and Beer.  Sponsor : Sarge 

2020 Surf and Turf :  Date:  February 7th.  Where:  Turfway.  Time: 6:15 PM.  We are reserving a table with appetizers and the works.  Music will be provided by Naked Karate Girls.  All the Friday night specials.    Sponsor:  Tommy Scherz .   https://www.turfway.com/Uploads/files/Rail_Parties_Options.pdf

2020 Cyclones Game : Date:  February 20th.  They are $1 beer nights. Tickets are $20.  If I can get a group of 10, then we can get them for $14.   Final sign up at the January Meeting.  Sponsor : Tommy Scherz

2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks :  Date: March 14 . Time : 1:10 PM.  The 49th running!  We have our usual party on the rail.

911 Steel : St. Patty’s Day . Date : March 14  St. Patrick’s Day kicks off the parade season.  We are looking forward to another successful season.  Sponsor: Robert Rudy

911 Steel : Findlay Market Parade : Date: March 26 . Time: TBD. The 101st annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on Thursday, March 26, 2020 

2020 Curling : Date April 4th.  Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  Where:  The Cincinnati Curling Club is located in the Tri County area and has a bar that serves soft drinks, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. We should be able to accomodate up to to 30 people.  Cost will be $40 per person for a 2 hour session.  Need payment no later than March 5th General Meeting. Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date May 2nd Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Blue v Grey

2020 Ride to the Wall:  Date May 23rd Time: TBD Where : Washington DC.  The MC will be heading to Washington DC again this year.  Details to come.

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday : https://adventuresonthegorge.com/adventures/

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Thanks for all of the help this year.  If you want to help next year, contact Ren Large . Application is available on the web site: http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/

911Steel.com –  Check out the full season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events starts again in March with the St. Patricks Day.  Looking for trailer sponsor.  Meeting : 

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, January 15th.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items. $350

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – Update at the meeting.

Foundation:  

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.  $287

Thoughts and Prayers: Keep everyone in your thoughts for 2020.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

New Business:  

Events looking for Chairperson : Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail, San Antonio / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Pub Crawl Foundation Fundraiser  / Poker Tournament / Special Olympics  / Bengals Playoff TIckets on Sale 

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2019 December Newsletter

General Meeting:  December 5th . Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:  December 12th  Knotty Pine 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month:    For the month of November, we want to thank all of the veterans who protected this country.  Fun trivia:  Who was the first Goodtimer to enter the military and what year?

2019 SOT @ Quaker Steak :  What a great crowd!  We had a full house.  Love seeing all of the families.  The Support Our Troops foundation appreciates the support.  

2019 Day After Thanksgiving Golf : After braving the elements, 

2019 Christmas Caroling : Date : December 12th . Where: Knotty Pine Remember… If you don’t join us, we might join you. Sponsor: Adam Asphaw

2019 Christmas Dinner :  Date : December 19th Where :  The Mill Course Banquet Center  Time:  Thursday . 6:00 – 11:00 .  Cost : $45 / person.  ATTENTION:  As a special Christmas present the club is offering members a 2 for 1 on this event.  Buy one ticket, get the second one FREE.  This is a couples event and a great opportunity to invite new friends to the club.  Non-Members must pay full price. Sponsor : Mike Behr

2020  37th Family Ski Trip : Date : January 19 – 22 Where:  Seven Springs . 3 Night Package.  GT Price:  $430 / $470 . Non Price : $440 / $480 Packages includes: 1 dinner, 3 Buffet Breakfast, Cocktail Hour,  Pizza, Overnight ski storage, and Lift Tickets for Sunday at 4:00 – Wednesday at 7:00.  Balance due at December meeting. Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2020 Super Bowl Party : Date : February 2nd Where : Soccer City Field D . Time: TBA.  Who-dey!  A – M :  Snack .  N – Z : Dessert.  The club will provide Pizza and Beer.  Sponsor : Sarge

2020 Surf and Turf :  Date:  February TBD.  Where:  Turfway.  Time: Last time for the old grandstand.  We are also looking into getting a hotel, too.  Sponsor:  Tommy Scherz

2020 Cyclones Game : Date:  February 20th.  They are $1 beer nights. Tickets are $20.  If I can get a group of 10, then we can get them for $14.  Sponsor : Tommy Scherz

2020 Jeff Ruby Steaks :  Date: March 14 . Time : 1:10 PM.  The 49th running!  We have our usual party on the rail.

911 Steel : St. Patty’s Day . Date : March 14  St. Patrick’s Day kicks off the parade season.  We are looking forward to another successful season.  Sponsor: Robert Rudy

911 Steel : Findlay Market Parade : Date: March 26 . Time: TBD. The 101st annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on Thursday, March 26, 2020 

2020 Curling : Date April 4th.  Time: Early Evening.  We should be able to accomodate up to to 30 people.  Cost will be $45 – $50 per person for a 2 hour session.  The facility sells beer, soft drinks, and hard liquor. Sponsor:  Steve Gartner

2020 Blue – Grey Derby:  Date May 2nd Time: 4:00 PM.  Where: Soccer City Field D . Blue v Grey

2020 Ride to the Wall:  Date May 23rd Time: TBD Where : Washington DC.  The MC will be heading to Washington DC again this year.  Details to come.

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.  We are looking to spend Friday night in Beckley WV and stay in the Hot Tub Cabins on Saturday night.  There are all kinds of adventures to choice from on Saturday : https://adventuresonthegorge.com/adventures/

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Thanks for all of the help this year.  If you want to help next year, contact Ren Large . Application is available on the web site: http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/

911Steel.com –  Check out the full season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events starts again in March with the St. Patricks Day.  Looking for trailer sponsor.

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, December 20th.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – Update at the meeting.

Foundation:  In memory, we donated to the Kari Kopriwa Cancer Fund.

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.  $287

Thoughts and Prayers: Our prayers go out to the Slattery Family on the passing of Dennis.  We also want to share our love with the Kopriwa family with the loss of Kari.

Community Rewards: Remember!  Do all of your Amazon shopping from smile.amazon.com to make sure the foundation gets the rewards.

New Business:  

Events looking for Chairperson : Winter to Warmth 2020:  Racquet ball tournament in Key West!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail, San Antonio / Blaylock Celebrity Bartender / Pub Crawl Foundation Fundraiser  / Jan 10 Poker Tournament

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2019 November Newsletter

General Meeting:  November 7th . Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:  November 21st  Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month:    As we finish up our 911 Steel season, we want to give a special thanks to the entire trailer team.  We know it takes a lot of effort to “Never Forget”

2019 Fred Tee Open :  Congratulations to Bob Weir on winning this year’s club championship.  Since Bob is not a member, the jacket will be awarded to the lowest score by a Goodtimer.  Who was it?

2019 Lodder Christmas Fundraiser:  We raised over $2600 and put a solid load into the truck.  Dave still needs more hoodies and winter jackets.  He will bring the truck to the November 7th meeting.    Bring any and all donations.

2019 SOT @ Quaker Steak : Date: November 27th . Where: Quaker Steak on Colerain.  Kick off the holiday season with us at Quaker Steak.  15 % of the bill goes towards our Support Our Troops project.

2019 Day After Thanksgiving Golf : Date:  November 29th  Where : Circling Hills.   Sign up at the meeting.  Get your foursomes in.

2019 Christmas Caroling : Date : December 12th . Where: Knotty Pine Remember… If you don’t join us, we might join you.

2019 Christmas Dinner :  Date : December 19th Where :  The Mill Course Banquet Center  Time:  Thursday . 6:00 – 11:00 .  Cost : $45 / person.  This is a couples event and a great opportunity to invite new friends to the club.

2020  GT : 37th Family Ski Trip : Date : January 19 – 22 Where:  Seven Springs . 3 Night Package.  GT Price:  $430 / $470 . Non Price : $440 / $480 Packages includes: 1 dinner, 3 Buffet Breakfast, Cocktail Hour,  Pizza, Overnight ski storage, and Lift Tickets for Sunday at 4:00 – Wednesday at 7:00.  $100 deposits due at October meeting and balance due at December meeting.

2020 Super Bowl Party : Date : February 2nd Where : Soccer City Field D . Time: TBA.  Who-dey!

2020 Surf and Turf :  Date:  February TBD.  Where:  Turfway.  Time: Last time for the old grandstand.  We are also looking into getting a hotel, too.

2020 Cyclones Game : Date:  We are looking at two different dates: January 29th or February 20th.  They are both $1 beer nights. Tickets are $20.  If I can get a group of 10, then we can get them for $14.  

911 Steel : St. Patty’s Day . Date : March 14  St. Patrick’s Day kicks off the parade season.  We are looking forward to another successful season.

2020 Fathers Day’s Rafting Trip :  Date : June 19 – 21 . Zip Lines, Canopy, Rafting, Adventures Resort Live Music.  We can combine this with a Sarge approved motorcycle trip, too.  Amazing trip with full cabin amenities.  Sign up.

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Thanks for all of the help this year.  If you want to help next year, contact Ren Large . Application is available on the web site: http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/

911Steel.com –  Check out the full season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events starts again in March with the St. Patricks Day.  Looking for trailer sponsor.

Support our Troops –  We currently have 4 soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, November 20th.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund –  This month we donated to Doug and Mary Rudy’s daughter, Luissa.  She will be the guest of honor at the Brighton Center.  The donation will go directly to a special needs tricycle for her.

Foundation:  We will review the budget for all of the committees at this month’s Board Meeting.

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.  $287

Thoughts and Prayers:

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!  Bardstown / Buffalo Trace Jail, San Antonio

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2019 October Newsletter

General Meeting:  October 3rdGailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting:  October 17th  Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Pres. Brian Moeves, VP Tony Glaser Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw,  Board Members: Ren Large 20, Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 21, Tim Burke 22 www.goodtimersac.com

Saints of the Month: All of the volunteers and Goodtimer members that help to make the Goodtimers Scholarship presentation a success as well as helping to make ‘THE LAST GOODTIMERS FREEDOM RIDE” A SUCCESS.

2019 GT: Scholarship Golf : We are excited to deposit over $1000 to the Scholarship Fund.  Special thanks to Sarge and Pops for organizing the golf and food.

2019 Rock and Roll Revue :  Wow!  Great job everyone.  We had a rocking good time.  The bands were lively, the dancers in step, and we even ended the evening with Darryl Family Reunion.

2019 Fred Tee Open :  Date: October 11th . Where : Circling Hills . Time: 10:30 AM.  This is our Club Championship.  It is individual stroke play.  RSVP no later than October 6th.  Sign up your foursome.  Pay for your own golf plus $15 for dinner and golf games.  Dinner is $8. RSVP TO MIKE BEHR, behrmj36@gmail.com

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″

2020  GT : 37th Family Ski Trip : Date : January 19 – 22 Where:  Seven Springs . 3 Night Package.  GT Price:  $430 / $470 . Non Price : $440 / $480 Packages includes: 1 dinner, 3 Buffet Breakfast, Cocktail Hour,  Pizza, Overnight ski storage, and Lift Tickets for Sunday at 4:00 – Wednesday at 7:00.  $100 deposits due at October meeting and balance due at December meeting.

2020 GT: Mystery Trip : Date :  Mystery!  Where: Mystery!

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Thanks for all of the help this year.  If you want to help next year, contact Ren Large

911Steel.com –  Check out the full season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events in October are :  Oct 2,3,4 Aurora Farmer Fair, Oct 12 Lodder Holiday Fundraiser, Oct 19, No Vet Left Behind

Support our Troops –  We currently have two soldiers we are sending packages to.  We will be at the VFW on Wed, Oct 16.  Still accepting donations, cash for postage, deodorant, hand wipes, shampoo, tooth paste, hygiene items.  If you cannot make it to the VFW, contact Ren Large (smag55@aol.com) and he will make arrangements to pick up items.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – Still seeking causes.  Bring fundraisers to Board Meeting.

Foundation: 

Jokers Wild:  Plenty of numbers still out there. Must be present to win.

Thoughts and Prayers:  Our thoughts are with the Beam Family on the loss of their matriarch, Regina Beam.  We also share our love with the Bohlanders on the passing of their mother.

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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2019 September Newsletter

General Meeting: September 5th  Gailey VFW 7:00 PM

Board Meeting: September 19th 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: This month’s Saints are all the volunteers outside of the club who help with the Freedom Ride.  We greatly appreciate all of the help.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-K0fZKdkSo

2019 Freedom Ride:   Sometimes it is about the weather, the friendship, and the meaning of what we do.  Although the bike numbers were low, the vibe was great. https://youtu.be/vKko99Cb6b8 

2019 Motorcycle Trip to Colorado :  The MC put in over 4417 mile trip to Colorado.  Real riding.  Climbed over 14,115 feet to the summit of Pikes Peak.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k91n2_pOclc

2019 GT: Scholarship Golf : Date September 6th.  When: 10:30 AM Where : Circling Hills.  Sign the foursomes up or individuals will be placed on a foursome..  Drink tickets, door prizes, skins, and Lunch.  Call or email Sarge, 324-1787, staffsarge@gmail.com. or Mike at 608-6209, behrmj36@gmail.com

2019 FC Cincinnati v Toronto :  Date:  September 7th Where:  Nippert Stadium.  We will tailgate on the roof of the Woodside garage on Martin Luther King.   The game starts at 7:30 PM.  Here we go, Cincinnati!  Here we go.

2019 Rock and Roll Revue : Date:  September 29th, 2019 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.  There is a $10 donation at the door or table reservations are available. 

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 : Our Golf Outing is on the Calendars for September 6th.  All of the scholarship checks have been sent out. 

911Steel.com –  Check out the full season schedule 911steel.com/events Our events in September are :  Sept 9 Harrison Golf Outing, Sept 14 Aurora 200th Anniversary, Sept 28 Touch a Truck, and Sept 29 Rock and Roll Revue.

Support our Troops –  We are looking for local soldiers over seas who would enjoy some Cincinnati care packages. September 18th 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: 

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

Chapters :   We have a new Colorado Chapter.  Check out the lodge!

Thoughts and Prayers:  

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:  

Elections this month!  Vote.

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

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