2019 April Newsletter

2019 April Newsletter

General Meeting: April 4th Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: April 18th 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:  All the volunteers/Goodtimers that helped to make the St. Patrick Day Parade and the Opening Day Parade a huge success.  

2019 Jeff Ruby Stakes: This year’s winner is:  SomelikeitHotBrown The wind and lightning had him moving fast.  Thanks to Pop Scherz.  Your team always has your back.

Scherz FC

911 Steel : St. Patrick’s Day Parade:

Irish Eyes are smiling on the Parade Team

911 Steel : Findlay Market Opening Day Parade:

The Grand Marshall

2019 Blue/Grey Soccer Game and Derby Party:  Date: May 4th Where: Soccer City, field D.  Sarge will be providing tequila shots and margarita’s as this is Cinco de Mayo Eve.  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 Saturday 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 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.  It’s on a Sunday, and well ->
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24hB9Phwnnw

2019 Motorcycle Trip to Colorado :  Date:  August 19, 2019    Where: Colorado  We are headed to Pikes Peak, Colorado! Sponsor: Sarge and the crew from the fire pits.

Meeting April 12th, 1:00PM Back Porch Saloon.  (I am not sure if this is for Colorado or Rolling Thunder, foods good, doesn’t matter, just show up)

Committee Reports

Scholarship – Committee meeting April 11th at 7PM, VFW.  The 2019 Applications have been received and the committee will begin the review process.   Because, why not…  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZjK6dnZcFk

911Steel.com – 
Committee meeting April 9th at 7PM, VFW. We would like to thank the Aurora Lions for their continued support with the 911 Steel.   The continue to donate to our cause with every event we do with them.

Support our Troops –  Packing for 10-soldiers on April 8, 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 – 
Committee meeting April 25th at 6:30 PM, VFW.  We made a $500 donation to the Revolution Bike Ministry, based in Hamilton, OH on March 15th.  This was brought to us by Dave Lodder who is very active in providing bike to children in the Hamilton area.  Link to article about them: https://www.clarkdietrich.com/blog/2019-01-09/bike-ministry-teaches-value-hard-work-risk-youth

Foundation:  We made a donation to the Great Oaks Scholarship golf outing proposed by Ren at the Board mtg.

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

Chapters

Texas Chapter:  Crawfish time down in Houston.  And with a guest weather report…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXdmTtk1Mm4

Florida Chapter:  Any update on the fishing report?

Image result for fake giant fish

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

AARP Health Report:  It saddens me to share that Jerry Kopriwa has passed away.  Jerry was beloved member of this club and will greatly missed.

New Business:  
FC Cincinnati:  MLS is here.  Tommy Scherz Jr is working on date for the group to experience Major league Soccer.  

Winter 2020:  W2W ->Winter to Warmth, possibly Key West.  PS – Ski Trip deposits are due.

Pub Crawl – October 11th

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.

APRIL BRINGS US:
April Fools Day 1st, World Autism Awareness Day 2nd, Good Friday and the start of the American Revolution 19th, 4/20, Easter 21st, Earth Day 22nd.

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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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2019 February Newsletter

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

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

Dues are due: Delinquency letters will be coming out soon.  

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:  All those who went out Perfect North Slopes to help the Special Olympic kids have a great day.  Tom, Amy, Tracy, Tony, Karen, Paul, Robert and Doug.  Also Art and Karen Bowman for all the volunteering they do to help the needy, especially during the Holidays.
Buffoon of the month:  This went over like a lead balloon.  So, I’ll take it this month.  For those newer members who have not spent any time fulfilling the club required 10 years of Goodtimer training, not everything written here is true.  New Members…. Where is the ice?

2019 GT Ski Trip :   Thank you to Robert Darryl Rudy for putting together yet another fine Ski Trip.  This years trip was about Family, skiing and the weather.  The weather was the TMF this year.  I’ve been back in Texas for a week and I am still cold.  Total time spent skiing on Monday by all guest was about 3 hours, wind chill was -20.  It was decided that we will continue the tradition, sign up for 2020 at the meeting.  Everyone who attended was already a Darryl, so no new baby Darryl.  The chairlift for Lost Girl and Gunnar was “closed” – reports were that Tom Koenig was stuck on the lift for 3 hours.   We also believe Seven Springs got the message, security was friendly, the food was great again, the average age in the Matterhorn triples when we walked in, and a good time was had by all.

2019 Super Bowl Party : Congratulations to the Patriots and Tom Brady for winning the soccer match, thankfully no extra time was needed.  Thanks to all those who came out to Soccer City.  And to the Protestants for winning the pick-up game and the Catholics for winning all the square money.   We are still looking for Ryan to collect his winnings.  Ryan…  Ryan?

Support Our Troops:  Packing boxes for 10 local soldiers on February 11th at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper ,deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Jeff Ruby StakesMarch 9th at The Backstretch.  Post time is 1:10, always good to make a few practice bets before heading to Keeneland.

2019 Curling:  Date:  TBD Where:  Indian Hill Ice Rink.  Steve Hamm – Steve club needs an update on if this is happening. 

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 opens to non-members after the meeting.

Blue/Grey Soccer Game and Derby Party:  May 4th at Soccer City.  This is a chance to double down and make back all your losses from the Jeff Ruby Stakes and Keenland.  As Norm always says, bet on black.

2019 Rolling Thunder: 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:  June 23rd.   Sign up if you can help with registration or the ride.  After party is out at McDog’s Cafe.

Perry Park:  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 :  Date:  TBD Where : TBD  Sponsor: TBD Ideas have been shared from coast to coast and from the lowest points to the highest points in the country.

2019 Put-In-Bay : August 29th, 2019:  Get ready to go back to one of the wildest places in Ohio, not Canada, but Ohio…group looking to head up for a concert to see Kid Rock, Uncle Cracker and The Menu’s.  More details are surely to follow.

Committee Reports: 

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

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

911Steel.com –  Meeting Notification – Feb 14th to discuss obtaining a corporate sponsor.   Upcoming events to save the dates for include, St. Patrick’s day parade (March 16th) and Reds opening day parade (March 28th)  Check out all the pictures from our events on 911steel.com/events.  We are still looking for a trailer sponsor going into next season.

Support our Troops – Thanks to everyone who supported the Super Bowl squares.  We are still taking donations for the troops.  Join us February 11th @ Eli’s to pack boxes for 10 soldiers.

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund –  Brief set of notes from the meeting.  The group decided that we would focus on small organizations that make a difference. Organizations that were mentioned:Children’s Hospital,Stepping Stones,Santa Maria,Shared Harvest,Children’s Services,Children’s Home of Cinti,Boys Hope-Girls Hope of Cinti,Boys and Girls Club.  We will always be looking for individuals that are family and friends of the club that may need assistance. We will be looking for input on who, when and where so if you have ideas please let someone on the board know.  We thought schools and police agencies could be a good source.  Also, we discussed having a fund raiser specifically for this fund to keep it as  an on going practice.  Everyone is invited and welcome to come to the next meeting.  February 13.

Welcome Committee: Please welcome Bryan Click to the club.  He has been attending the ski trip for many years and has finally decided to take the plunge.  Welcome Bryan, now where did I put the sheep?

Foundation: 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.

Member News:
It is with great pride to have been present at the spreading of ashes at Seven Springs.  I believe one of the OG12 for Seven Springs, Fred Chasteen.  Please take a quick second to remember our friend, who always put a smile on my face, as I am sure he did yours.  

Fred and Al together at Seven Springs

Florida Chapter:  Apparently there is a Snow Bird chapter starting down in Florida, or well maybe it’s been a few hundred years…need to get and update for the newsletter.  Realistically who is still reading this anyway.  Email to douglasarudy@gmail.com

Celebrity Waitresses:  Possible at the March meeting???  Who is in it for the tip?

IS IT TRUE?  There is a new Seven Springs Diet Plan work out and Cookbook coming to a Blockbuster near you.  Published by Mooseknuckle Distributing.

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.

February Brings Us:
Presidents Day-18th, Doug Rudy’s Birthday, 16th, World Day of Social Justice 20th

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2019 January Newsletter

General Meeting: January 3rd Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: January 24th Gailey VFW 6:30PM

Dues are due: Time to start digging through the couch for some quarters.

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:  Ken Brandt – thanks to all you do for veterans, especially within the dental industry and for founding the No Vet Left Behind organization.
Buffoon of the month:  Joe Karis for hiring Tom Koenig to DJ the Adult Christmas Party….actually joking here – but my DJ TK would lay down some serious tracks for everyone to have a good time.  

2018 GT Kids Christmas Party: Special Thanks to Santa and Mr. Claus and Elf Eva for making the kids party a good time.  And to everyone that helped set up at the KofC.

2018 GT Adult Christmas Party:   Nothing to say about the wonderful group of people pictured below.  Looks like it was a tie for the first place in the ugly sweater competition between, well, everyone.  

2018 Christmas Darryling:  We welcome a new baby Darryl.  He will be known as the Knotty Darryl since Mom had him away from home.  Congrats to Gary Weddle on joining the family.

2018 Longhorn Caroling:   The remote team had a blast breaking in some Virgin Ho Ho Ho’s in South Texas.  It was a full family affair and the group is ready to try some other Goodtimer events.

2019 GT Ski Trip : Date: January 20- 23  – Family trip.   Update, if anyone would like to attend, there is still some room.  Looking as if this might be the farewell round at Seven Springs – next year look for new details on a winter trip, to a warm location…Trip details are as follows:  3 Night Package.  G/T Member Price – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460* . Non Members – $430* Regular Room – Slope View $470* . Package includes lodging, 1 dinner, 3 buffet breakfast, cocktail hour, overnight ski check and lift tickets for Sunday at 4:00 through Wednesday 7:00.  Money due at the December Goodtimer Meeting.  Sponsor : Robert Rudy

Support Our Troops:  Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on January 14th at Elis Sports Bar in Ross,beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper ,deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

2019 Super Bowl Party : Date February 3, 2019  Where:  In the works for Soccer city.  Look for more details at the meeting and an e-mail with more details.  Bring some cash to the meeting if you are interesting in purchasing some squares.  Sponsor: Mike Behr

2019 Curling:  Date:  TBD Where:  Indian Hill Ice Rink.  We actually might be getting good at this sport after all these years.  Sponsor:  Steve Hamm

2019: Keeneland : Date:  TBD  Where:  Keeneland Never too early to start thinking about the Spring Meet at Keeneland. Sponsor : Jason Wullenweber

2019 3rd Annual Country Music Marathon : Date:  TBD Where: TBD: There will be a meeting about this event following the board meeting on the 24th of January, should start about 7.

2019 Motorcycle Trip :  Date:  TBD Where : TBD  Sponsor: TBD

2019 Put-In-Bay : August 29th, 2019:  Get ready to go back to one of the wildest places in Ohio, not Canada, but Ohio…group looking to head up for a concert to see Kid Rock, Uncle Cracker and The Menu’s.  More details are surely to follow.

Committee Reports: 

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

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

911Steel.com –  Upcoming events to save the dates for include, St. Patrick’s day parade and Reds opening day parade  Check out all the pictures from our events on 911steel.com/events.  We are still looking for a trailer sponsor going into next season.

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on January 14  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund –  We are excited to announce our latest addition to the Goodtimer’s Foundation.  The Blaylock family has donated over $6000 to be used to support any children’s causes.  We will have our first organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan 17th at the VFW.  Looking for volunteers to help lead this portion of the club.

Foundation –   December Donations:

$750 – Shared Harvest
$250 – Kids Backpack Program

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.

Member News:
Prayers to Jerry and Kari Kopriwa who both are having some health issues and could use some Goodtimers Luck and prayers.

January Brings Us:
New Years Day-1st, National Law Enforcement Day-9th,  Martin Luther King Jr Day-21st, Beer Can Appreciation Day-24th

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2018 December Newsletter

General Meeting: December 6th Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: December 20th Knotty Pine 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:  Dave Lodder and all of his helpers for packing boxes for the soldiers and repairing bicycles for the under privileged kids

2018 SOT Quaker Steak Fundraiser:  Thank you to everyone that showed up.  We had a great crowd and a special appearance of the Carlson Family from the Longhorn Chapter.

2018 GT Day After Thanksgiving Catholics vs. Protestant Golf Outing: Not sure who won it, but the Scherz family sent their ringers to improve their handicap.  Everyone gets a drink!

Boots for Beats Fundraiser: Did you know that Dancing Behr can line dance, too?  Amazing support for JT and CHD awareness.  Thank you.

2018 GT Kids Christmas Party: Where:  Northside K of C When: December 16th, 4-9PM.  Parents please remember to leave no kid behind and bring a gift for your offspring.   Dinner provided, attendees as asked to bring Dessert A – Maybury or Appetizer/Snack N-Z  Sponsor : Sarge

2018 GT Adult Christmas Party: Where:  Winton Wood Mill Banquet Center When: December 19th, 6-11PM – $45 / person due at the December meeting.  Sign up. Pay up.  Cocktail/Social party from 6-7, buffet dinner at 7. DJ from 6:30-11.  Last call is at 10:30. Sponsor:  Mike Behr

2018 Christmas Darryling:  Date: December 20th Where: Knotty Pine:  Ring out the church bells, strike up the band, Christmas is near.  Same rules as always, if you don’t show up to sing, your may be visited by the choir.

2019 GT Ski Trip : Date: January 20- 23  – If you are not sure about this, you shouldn’t go, just skip this part.  Rumor has it there will be a Blaylock vs. Akridge competition Monday at 8.  Trip details are as follows:  3 Night Package.  G/T Member Price – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460* . Non Members – $430* Regular Room – Slope View $470* . Package includes lodging, 1 dinner, 3 buffet breakfast, cocktail hour, overnight ski check and lift tickets for Sunday at 4:00 through Wednesday 7:00.  Money due at the December Goodtimer Meeting.  Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2019 Super Bowl Party : Date February 3, 2019  Where:  Mercedes Benz Stadium.  For those of you not going to the Super Bowl this year to to support the Bengals, we are going to have a party somewhere.  Look to purchase squares at the January meeting as a Support Our Troops fundraiser.  Sponsor: Mike Behr

2019 Curling:  Date:  TBD Where:  Indian Hill Ice Rink.  We actually might be getting good at this sport after all these years.  Sponsor:  Steve Hamm

2019: Keeneland : Date:  TBD  Where:  Keeneland Never too early to start thinking about the Spring Meet at Keeneland. Sponsor : Jason Wullenweber

2019 3rd Annual Country Music Marathon : Date:  TBD Where: TBD

Committee Reports: 

Queen of Hearts – Ren Large won last month.  We will continue with the same board but will now be hunting for the Joker.  Joker’s Wild!

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

911Steel.com –  Great season.  Check out all the pictures from our events on 911steel.com/events.  We are looking for a trailer sponsor going into next season.

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on December 10  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Christmas Toy Drive – David Lodder is still taking drop offs at Daves Drop Box, 2345 Millville Ave. Hamilton at Lodder’s plaza.  It’s on the front sidewalk of the building facing the road.  To the left of Happy Hour House.  He still needs coats and hoodies, toys, and stuff.  We are also working in Santa’s Workshop on Saturday mornings.

Foundation –   November Donations:

$250     Boots for Beats

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.

For Sale :

Tim Burke has a 2003 HD v-rod up for sale . Runs like a cream puff, See Tim for details.

Member News:

Tom Koenig is still fighting off infections and staying with family.

Upcoming Events:
West Virginia Dog Track
New Years Eve
Bengals Playoff Game
Motorcycle Ride to Hawaii

December Brings Us:

National Ninja Day-5th, Pearl Harbor Day-7th, US National Guard Birthday-13th, Christmas – 25th, and National Bacon Day- 30th.

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2018 November Newsletter

November 2018

General Meeting:  November 1 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: November 15   Chas. R. Gailey 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

Saint of the Month:  Tom Scherz Sr for food prep at golf outings and family picnic

2018 GT Fred Tee Open:   Barry won with a 75.   The club is instituting a new golf handicapping system as members are starting to shoot lower than their age.  Take your age, subtract it from Norm’s score (99), divide by 1, multiply by 1 and then add your age.  This is your new score.  Congrats Barry!

 

2018 Cincinnati Dental Society  5k Walk/ Run “ Leave no Vet Behind” It’s always good to get out in support all of our Vets.  No world records were set, but in the side race between John John and Abraham Kiptum, John John turned on the afterburners and was able to hold off the end push by Abraham, claiming the victory.  Thanks to all in attendance, to the Dental Society and to Ken Brandt for sponsoring.

 

2018 Cinti fire dept/ 2nd street saloon pub crawl: 911Steel was on full display and looked great in the night lights, especially as certain members were shooting Fireball’s.  Special thanks to all who came out to support the MDA and the Fill the Boot drive.

2018 GT Golden Ball :  What else can you say about this club?  50 years young and still showing off.  A huge thanks to everyone who came out.  Kathy “hippy” Gambil represented all those who used to hang around the fire pit when the meetings were at the Grove and won the best dressed female. In true hippy fashion, she shared her prize with everyone. Tom “Elvis” Ashpaw  left the building with the win for best dressed male.  In the dance competition, Tim and Marty Burke, won by a slight margin to Arnie and Kathy Ashpaw.  I’ve heard it my whole life and said it many times…A GOODTIME WAS HAD BY ALL.

VFW Turkey Shoots Date:  Starts September 30th Time: 9:00 AM . Where : VFW on  Brownsway. First shot at 10am . The date seems wrong on this, but I couldn’t find anything on any website.  Lasts as long as people want to shoot.  Kids are welcome to come dodge bullets and collect targets.

2018 SOT Quaker Steak Fundraiser: When: November 21st , Where: Quaker Steak and Lube : Beat all the Black Friday madness and stop in for lunch or dinner. Make sure to tell your server that you are with the Goodtimers and they will donate 20% of the bill to the Support Our Troops fund. Monies are used to provide shipping for the gift boxes we send to active duty soldiers over seas.  Sponsor : Ren Large

2018 GT Day After Thanksgiving Catholics vs. Protestant Golf Outing: Where Circling Hill’s, When: November 23rd , Time: TBD, but will be delayed because of frost: A protest was filed and all former permanent bans from this event have been overruled by the committee, thus all members and friends are welcome.  Make sure you include your team of choice (choose carefully as it may impact your afterlife) and handicap on the sign up form, see Fred’s golf outing notes for calculating your handicap.  Sponsor : Bud Lebar

December 1st Fundraiser:  Hold the date, December 1st at Jim and Jacks. Benefit for Debbie Christman’s great nephew, he’s 5 years old and needs a heart and lung transplant.   We’ve stepped up before and let’s do it even better than before, do your best to attend.  They are also looking for donations of raffle items and some bottles for the Barrel of Cheer.  Mike will be sending out more details in e-mail.  

2018 GT Kids Christmas Party: Where:  Northside K of C When: December 16th, 4-9PM.  Parents please remember to leave no kid behind and bring a gift for your offspring.   Dinner provided, attendees as asked to brink Dessert A – Maybury or appetizer/snack N-Z  Sponsor : Sarge

2018 GT Adult Christmas Party: Where:  Winton Wood Mill Banquet Center When: December 19th, 6-11PM – $45 / person due at the December meeting.  Cocktail/Social party from 6-7, buffet dinner at 7. DJ from 6:30-11.  Last call is at 10:30. Sponsor:  Mike Behr

Christmas Caroling:  December 20th:  Ring out the church bells, strike up the band, Christmas is near.  Same rules as always, if you don’t show up to sing, your may be visited by the choir.  

2019 GT Ski Trip : Date: January 20- 23  – If you are not sure about this, you shouldn’t go, just skip this part.  Rumor has it there will be a Blaylock vs. Akridge competition Monday at 8.  Trip details are as follows:  3 Night Package.  G/T Member Price – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460* . Non Members – $430* Regular Room – Slope View $470* . Package includes lodging, 1 dinner, 3 buffet breakfast, cocktail hour, overnight ski check and lift tickets for Sunday at 4:00 through Wednesday 7:00.  Money due at the December Goodtimer Meeting.  Sponsor : Robert Rudy

Committee Reports: 

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

911Steel.com –  November Events :  Delhi Veterans Day (Nov. 11) @ 11:00 AM

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 3 local soldiers on November 12  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Foundation –   October Donations:  Colerain Township Police, UC Police and Cincinnati Police Department

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

For Sale :

Tim Burke has a 2003 HD v-rod up for sale . Runs like a cream puff, See Tim for details.

Member News:

Tom Koenig was in the hospital recently, but they had a hard time finding him a roommate, so they sent him home.  He’s currently staying with Amy, give him a call or I’m sure he would love a text.  Tom, hope you are doing well and this put’s a small smile on your face, as it did mine.

Upcoming Events:
West Virginia Dog Track
New Years Eve
Bengals Playoff Game
Motorcycle Ride to Hawaii

November Brings Us:

Election Day-6th, Veterans Day-12th, Thanksgiving-20th

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2018 October Newsletter

October 2018

General Meeting: October 4, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: October 18, 2018  Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Lunch : October 18 @ 12:00 PM   Place: Kreimers Bierhaus

Pres. Robert Rudy, VP Brian Moeves Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Open , 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

Saint of the Month:  We would like to recognize the nursing staff at Jewish Hospital as our Saints of the Month for taking care of a certain Goodtimer.

2018 GT Scholarship Golf : It was a very successful event.  Special thanks to Sarge, Pops, and Mike for keeping us organized.  Congratulations to Deron Blaylock for winning the 2018 GT Scholarship Open.

2018 GT50 Family Picnic  :  We celebrated our 50th Anniversary this month with a family picnic in Colerain township.  Carol Chasteen and Jerry Gambil always have the best gear. And congrats to Ida for winning the chipping contest. A great time was had by all.

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip: Shout out to Bobby Fristoe “Man with a Plan” for organizing the festivities. Some prize money was donated to GT Support the Troops. Beer consumption was down but Ky. Bourbon and Rum consumption was positive. Great time was had by all.

2018 Twister/ Cornhole Tournament : The toy drive has begun.  Dave Lodder will be collecting toys, jackets, and sweatshirts at the next two general meetings. The Goodtimers made a donation of $250 to help support this great cause.  We will report at meeting  of the Twister tourney

2018 GT Fred Tee Open: Date: October 12th , Time: 11am , Where: Circling Hill’s – This is our annual club championship . Stroke play. Sign up at meeting and try your luck at winning the corduroy jacket. Contact Mike Behr for foursome . 

2018 Cincinnati Dental Society  5k Walk/ Run “ Leave no Vet behind” : Date October 13th , Time:9:00am, Where: Lunken Airport 700 Wilmer Ave, Cinti, Oh : Benefitting : Leave no Vet behind Program . Registration is 7:30am- 8:45 am , Race starts at 9:00am , entry fee will be $25 w/o Tee shirt , $30 with Tee shirt , additional shirts will be sold as well $10 pre register and $15 day of race . Maill in entries need to be postmarked by Oct. 8th . Online registration available until October 11. Online registration at https://runsignup.com . Any questions submit to vicki@cincinnatidental.org

2018 Cinti fire dept/ 2nd street saloon pub crawl: Date: October 19th , Time: 5pm We have been asked to participate / volunteer to help. All proceeds go to muscular dystrophy. Also we will have the 911 Steel trailer outside the 2nd street saloon . We are asked to be at the door of the bars and sell t-shirts and split the pot . Sign up at the meeting if you can help. We would rotate to different bars and be part of the party . Either way come to the pub crawl. It was a great time last year

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: October 27th Where: VFW on Brownsway Time: 8pm- 12 midnight – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works. This will be a 60’s – 70’s themed party . Prizes for best dressed . Beer , wine , and pop will be provided and a cash bar . This event will be free to current members  . It will be $25 / couple to non current members and friends . A-M bring appetizer , N- Z bring dessert ** Sign up at the meeting ** If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com) *** Please make sure to sign up at meeting . If we do not get enough Goodtimers to sign up we will be forced to cancel event  **** Costumes are not mandatory

2018 SOT Quaker Steak Fundraiser: When: November 21st , Where: Quaker Steak and Lube : Stop in for lunch or dinner . Make sure to tell your waiter or waitress that you are with Goodtimers and they will donate 20% of bill to our Support the troops fund. Monies are used to provide shipping for the gift boxes we send to active duty soldiers over seas.

2018 GT Day After Thanksgiving golf : Where Circling Hill’s, When: November 23rd , Time: TBD: Dust off those clubs for one more round of golf in 2018. More details to come

2018 GT Adult Christmas Party: Date: December 19th – The venue will be The mill at Winton woods as it was last year . $45 / person due at the December meeting . More details to come

2018 GT Kids Christmas Party: Date: December 16th – More details to come

2019 GT Ski Trip : Date: January 20- 23 – More details to come but mark your calendars

VFW Turkey Shoots Date:  Starts September 30th Time: 9:00 AM . Where : VFW on  Brownsway. First shot at 10am . Lasts as long as people want to shoot

Committee Reports: 

Special Note: unfortunately our newly elected secretary will not be able to fulfill his duties due to a senate judiciary hearing. So we are looking for Goodtimers who would like to step in to fill the role . Contact Mike Behr or any board member if interested. Thanks

Scholarship – Thanks to everyone who helped with the golf outing.

911Steel.com –  October Events :  October 4,5,6 Aurora Farmers Fair,  October 6th Chili Fest, October 13 CDS 5k Run,  October 19th   Cincinnati Fire Department Pub Crawl

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 4 local soldiers on October 8th  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Foundation – Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Amazon Smiles Charity.
Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Krogers Community Rewards.
Use the DONATE button on Facebook to directly donate to the GT Foundation.

For Sale :

Tim Burke has a 2003 HD vrod up for sale . Runs like a cream puff . See Tim for details

Mike Behr also has a 1992 softail springer for sale- Sold

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2018 September Newsletter

September 2018

General Meeting: September 6, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: September 20, 2018  Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Goodtimers Lunch : Date:    Place:

Pres.Ralph Sparks, VP Robert Rudy Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Brian Moeves, Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw, Board Members: Tim Burke 15, Ren Large 16, Denny Huxel 17, Steve Gartner 17
On the web at: www.goodtimersac.com

Saint of the Month:  This month we would like to recognize Denny Huxel as our saint of the month . Denny has donated a tremendous amount of time to both 911 Steel as well as The Freedom ride and other Goodtimers events.  Many thanks for all that you do Denny!

2018 GT Freedom Ride: Great job sharing in our community.  The ride was a total success.  The best police support that we have had in years. We also would like to give a huge thanks to  everyone who helped out at Fernald Reserves  as well as at the VFW to get things ready for the riders and the after party. A full report at meeting

 

2018 GT trip to North Dakota:   The Motorcycle Club made it to North Dakota for Dr. Al’s last stop. I am sure a good time was had by all. Full report at meeting

2018 GT Scholarship Golf : September 7th –This is our big fundraiser for the scholarship committee. We have tee times reserved at Circling Hills GC on September 7th @ 10:30 AM. Sign up your foursomes at the meeting   Sponsor : Sarge

2018 GT50 Family Picnic  : Date: September 15th 2018 , Time: 1:00PM- Dusk, Where: Clippard Park 3514 Bevis Lane Cinti, OH 45251 : Start the New Years resolution of getting in shape. We will have a blue/ grey softball game , there is a playground and sprayground for the kids . Goodtimers will provide main course for dinner and beverages . A-M bring a side dish N-Z bring a dessert. This is also an event to invite your friends. We would ask for a small donation from any non Goodtimer in attendance.  ***We need everyone who is attending to make sure they sign up at meeting or email Brian or Mike . We need an accurate headcount to figure for food

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip: September 21, 22, and 23 – I do believe Sarge already has a large group signed up to go . Make sure to sign up at meeting if interested and see Sarge for details . If you havent paid your deposit make sure to contact Sarge.

2018 Twister/ Cornhole Tournament : Where: Happy Hour House (H3) 2247 Millville Ave, When: Saturday September 22nd 4:30-? : This event is to help raise money to purchase toys, board games , puzzles, socks , winter gloves, feminine hygiene products and more . This is all handed out near and on Christmas Day to children and families in local homeless shelters and motels. You can also drop off donations at the fundraiser. We need good condition winter coats, sweatshirts, winter gloves, and hats , gently used toys , board games , puzzles and cards . Please see flyer at meeting for further details on donations and Cornhole tourney.  For any questions please call Dave Lodder at 513-678-1103

** Dave will be collecting winter jackets and sweatshirts at November and December meetings 

2018 GT Fred Tee Open: Date: October 12th , Time: 11am , Where: Circling Hill’s – This is our annual club championship . Stroke play. Sign up at meeting and try your luck at winning the corduroy jacket. Contact Mike Behr for foursome .

2018 Cincinnati Dental Society  5k Walk/ Run “ Leave no Vet behind” : Date October 13th , Time: 9:00am, Where: Lunken Airport 700 Wilmer Ave, Cinti, Oh : Benefitting : Leave no Vet behind Program . Registration is 7:30am- 8:45 am , Race starts at 9:00am , entry fee will be $25 w/o Tee shirt , $30 with Tee shirt , additional shirts will be sold as well $10 pre register and $15 day of race . Maill in entries need to be postmarked by Oct. 8th . Online registration available until October 11. Online registration at https://runsignup.com . Any questions submit to vicki@cincinnatidental.org

2018 GT Kids Halloween Party : Date: October 20th  –we are working on putting together a Halloween party for the kids. Possible dates are October 13th or the 20th . More details to come

2018 Cinti fire dept/ 2nd street saloon pub crawl: Date: October 19th , Time: 5pm We have been asked to participate / volunteer to help. All proceeds go to muscular dystrophy. Also we will have the 911 Steel trailer outside the 2nd street saloon . We are asked to be at the door of the bars and sell t-shirts and split the pot . Sign up at the meeting if you can help. We would rotate to different bars and be part of the party . Either way come to the pub crawl. It was a great time last year

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: October 27th Where: VFW on Brownsway Time: 8pm- 12 midnight – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works. This will be a 60’s – 70’s themed party . Prizes for best dressed . Beer , wine , and pop will be provided and a cash bar . This event will be free to current members  . It will be $50 / couple to non current members and friends . A-M bring appetizer , N- Z bring dessert ** Sign up at the meeting ** If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com) *** Please make sure to sign up at meeting . If we do not get enough Goodtimers to sign up we will be forced to cancel event 

2018 Support our troops fundraiser: When: November 21st , Where: Quaker Steak and Lube : Stop in for lunch or dinner . Make sure to tell your waiter or waitress that you are with Goodtimers and they will donate 20% of bill to our Support the troops fund. Monies are used to provide shipping for the gift boxes we send to active duty soldiers over seas.

2018 Goodtimers day after Thanksgiving golf : Where Circling Hill’s, When: November 23rd , Time: TBD: Dust off those clubs for one more round of golf in 2018. More details to come

2018 Goodtimers adult Christmas party: Date: December 19th – More details to come

2018 Goodtimers Kids Christmas Party: Date: December 16th – More details to come

2019 Goodtimers Ski Trip : Date: January 20- 23 – More details to come but mark your calendars

Turkey Shoots at the VFW beginning September 30th for six weeks . Starts at 9:00am, first shoot at 10am . Lasts for as long as people want to shoot

 

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – See every one at the Golf Outing on Friday, September 7th.

911Steel.com –  September Events :

Fire and Iron Run – September 8

West Harrison Golf Outing – September 10

Beyond the Call Awards – September 11

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 4 local soldiers on September 10th  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Foundation – 

Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Amazon Smiles Charity.
Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Krogers Community Rewards.
Use the DONATE button on Facebook to directly donate to the GT Foundation.

Special Note: Elections!

For Sale : Tim Burke has a 2003 HD vrod up for sale . Runs like a cream puff . See Tim for details

Mike Behr also has a 1992 softail springer for sale

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2018 August Newsletter

August 2018

General Meeting: August 2, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: August 16, 2018  Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Goodtimers Lunch : Date:    Place:

Pres.Ralph Sparks, VP Robert Rudy Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Brian Moeves, Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw, Board Members: Tim Burke 15, Ren Large 16, Denny Huxel 17, Steve Gartner 17
On the web at: www.goodtimersac.com

Saint of the Month:  This month we would like to recognize all the Goodtimers who donate their time to help make this club the great club that it is. We appreciate all that you do.

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg:  It was great to share the fun of the Brookside with the next generation of the Scherz Family

2018 GT Perry Park: I am sure a good time was had by all who attended . Full report at the meeting

2018 GT Freedom Ride: Date: August 19th – This is our last general meeting before the Freedom Ride.  Bring all door prizes, bottles, and raffle items to the meeting.  Check with the Freedom Ride committee to see where we need help that day.  Volunteer! As always we will set up and clean up the parking lot and gather baskets , door prizes , barrel of cheer etc. on Saturday August 18th. We can use all the help we can get . A worker schedule will be forthcoming. Dont get your feathers in a ruffle if your name is on the list and you didnt sign up. The sign up sheet just doesnt work . So some people may be scheduled to work and just cant . No big deal. Just let Mike Behr know ASAP that you are not available. If your name is not on the schedule and you will be available to help let Mike know as well

2018 GT trip to North Dakota: Date: August 20-29 : Some are riding and some are flying out west to visit the only state Al Rudy did not visit . Some very special activities are planned . Robert and Sarge to report at meeting . Sign up at meeting. We are going to have a planning meeting on August 13 @ Soccer City.Sponsor : Robert Rudy and Sarge.

2018 GT Scholarship Golf : September 7th –This is our big fundraiser for the scholarship committee. We have tee times reserved at Circling Hills GC on September 7th @ 10:30 AM. Sign up your foursomes at the meeting   Sponsor : Sarge

2018 GT50 Family Picnic at the Grove : Date: September 15th 2018 , Time: 3:00pm – We are heading back to where it all started. Start the New Years resolution of getting in shape because there will be a Blue/ Grey softball game. We will have Rudy’s pig roaster on site to feed the masses and a DJ to provide the tunes . So dust off those ball gloves and shine up those dancing shoes and come on down to the Grove *** Note: Possible change in Venue. More details at the meeting 

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip: September 21, 22, and 23 – I do believe Sarge already has a large group signed up to go . Make sure to sign up at meeting if interested and see Sarge for details . If you havent paid your deposit make sure to contact Sarge.

2018 GT Fred Tee Open: Date: October 12th , Time: TBD – This is our annual club championship . Stroke play. Sign up at meeting and try your luck at winning the corduroy jacket

2018 Dental lab 5k: Date October 13th , Time: 9:00am, Where: Lunken Airport 700 Wilmer Ave, Cinti, Oh : Benefitting : Leave no Vet behind Program . Registration is 7:30am- 8:45 am , Race starts at 9:00am , entry fee will be $25 w/o Tee shirt , $30 with Tee shirt , additional shirts will be sold as well $10 pre register and $15 day of race . Maill in entries need to be postmarked by Oct. 8th . Online registration available until October 11. Online registration at https://runsignup.com . Any questions submit to vicki@cincinnatidental.org

2018 GT Kids Halloween Party : Date: October we are working on putting together a Halloween party for the kids. Possible dates are October 13th or the 20th . More details to come

2018 Cinti fire dept/ 2nd street saloon pub crawl: Date: October 19th We have been asked to participate / volunteer to help. All proceeds go to muscular dystrophy. Also we will have the 911 Steel trailer outside the 2nd street saloon . We are asked to be at the door of the bars and sell t-shirts and split the pot . Sign up at the meeting if you can help. We would rotate to different bars and be part of the party . Either way come to the pub crawl. It was a great time last year

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: October 27th  Where: VFW on Brownsway Time: 8pm- 12 midnight – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works. This will be a 60’s – 70’s themed party . Prizes for best dressed . Beer , wine , and pop will be provided and a cash bar . This event will be free to current members  . It will be $50 / couple to non current members and friends . A-M bring appetizer , N- Z bring dessert ** Sign up at the meeting ** If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com)

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – Golf Outing : We have tee times reserved at Circling Hills GC on September 7th @ 10:30 AM.

911Steel.com –  August Events :

August 6: Police and Fire National Night Out

August 8 – 12 : Hamilton County Fair

August 19 : Goodtimer’s Freedom Ride

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 4 local soldiers on August 13 at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Foundation – 

Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Amazon Smiles Charity.
Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Krogers Community Rewards.
Use the DONATE button on Facebook to directly donate to the GT Foundation.

Events in the works: we are looking into a possible raquetball / wallyball tourney. Details to come. We are also looking into a possible Canoe trip as well

Special Note: There is an effort being made to contact and meet with old members who have dropped out of the club. The purpose would be to see why they dropped out and what we can do to bring them back ie: New ideas, activities and events that would keep them interested and active in the club. So there is a meeting scheduled for August 15th 6:30pm at the VFW . Everyone is invited to attend . Bring a friend

Also Tim Burke has a 2003 HD vrod up for sale . Runs like a cream puff . See Tim for details

 

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2018 July Newsletter

July 2018

General Meeting: July 12, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: July 19, 2018  Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Goodtimers Lunch : Date: July 19th Place: Snows Lake Tavern

Pres.Ralph Sparks, VP Robert Rudy Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Brian Moeves, Sgt @ Arms Adam Ashpaw, Board Members: Tim Burke 15, Ren Large 16, Denny Huxel 17, Steve Gartner 17
On the web at: www.goodtimersac.com

*** Special Note: This months general meeting is open to wives and or family members as we award the 2018 Goodtimers scholarship recipients 

Saint of the Month:  This month we would like to recognize Ren Large and the scholarship committee as our saints of the month.  We appreciate all the time and energy you put in.

2018 Breast Fest : we will have a full report at the meeting

2018 GT Shared Harvest volunteer day : full report of our second volunteer day will be given at the meeting

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 This event is still on!  If you still need a room, you will need to contact the Brookside Resort directly.  Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th –If you havent paid or are interested in playing contact Arnie Siegmund.      Sponsor: Arnie Siegmund

2018 GT Freedom Ride: Date: August 19th – As is every year this is our biggest  fundraising event . We will be having meetings at soccer city to discuss preparations . Date for meeting to be announced . Start collecting booze for the barrel of cheer , scratch offs and raffle baskets . Every little bit of help is always appreciated

2018 GT trip to North Dakota: Date: August 20-29 : Some are riding and some are flying out west to visit the only state Al Rudy did not visit . Some very special activities are planned . Robert and Sarge to report at meeting . Sign up at meeting. I do believe a meeting took place so we should hear more details at meeting

2018 GT Scholarship Golf : September 7th –This is our big fundraiser for the scholarship committee. We have tee times reserved at Circling Hills GC on September 7th @ 10:30 AM. Sign up your foursomes at the meeting   Sponsor : Sarge

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 , Time: 3:00pm – We are heading back to where it all started. Start the New Years resolution of getting in shape because there will be a Blue/ Grey softball game. We will have Rudy’s pig roaster on site to feed the masses and a DJ to provide the tunes . So dust off those ball gloves and shine up those dancing shoes and come on down to the Grove

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip: September 21, 22, and 23 – I do believe Sarge already has a large group signed up to go . Make sure to sign up at meeting if interested and see Sarge for details . If you havent paid your deposit make sure to contact Sarge.

2018 GT Fred Tee Open: Date: October 12th , Time: TBD – This is our annual club championship . Stroke play. Sign up at meeting and try your luck at winning the corduroy jacket

2018 Dental lab 5k: Date October 13th , Time: TBD – we will have more details coming .

2018 GT Kids Halloween Party : Date: October – we are working on putting together a Halloween party for the kids. Possible dates are October 13th or the 20th . More details to come

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: October 27th  Where: VFW on Brownsway Time: 8pm- 12 midnight – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works. This will be a 60’s – 70’s themed party . Prizes for best dressed . Beer , wine , and pop will be provided and a cash bar . This event will be free to current members  . It will be $25 / couple to non current members and friends . A-M bring appetizer , N- Z bring dessert ** Sign up at the meeting ** If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com)

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – Golf Outing : We have tee times reserved at Circling Hills GC on September 7th @ 10:30 AM.

911Steel.com –  July Event : Quaker Steak and Lube on July 26th

2019 country music marathon meeting : Date August 8th  Time: 630pm , Where: Soccer City new building

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on July 9th  at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30. we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , Toothpaste , Tooth brushes , Handy Wipes, hygiene items. Cash donations for shipping costs  are always appreciated

Foundation –The board all agreed to donate $250 to the Jefferey G Hoeh memorial golf scramble

Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Amazon Smiles Charity.
Don’t forget to select the Goodtimers Foundation as your Krogers Community Rewards.
Use the DONATE button on Facebook to directly donate to the GT Foundation.

Events in the works: we are looking into a possible raquetball / wallyball tourney. Details to come. We are also looking into a possible Canoe trip as well

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