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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2018 June Newsletter

June 2018

General Meeting: June 7, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: June 21, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Goodtimers Lunch : June 21st location TBD

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 thank Ron “Flyman” Schutte and all the volunteers ( minus the devil) for contributing their time to help at the shared harvest food bank. Way to represent! 

2018 Flying  Pig Marathon : we would like to give a special shout out to Steve Hamm for completing the flying pig  marathon! Thats 26.2 miles for those who did not know . Congrats Steve !! Also congrats to Jeff and Erin Wieland for completing the half marathon . Well done

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: I am sure a good time was had by all . There will be an official report at the meeting

2018 GT Shared Harvest volunteer day:  Thank you to everyone who volunteered.  The assembly line works!  Flyman (ronschutte7@gmail.com) is still looking for more volunteers in the months of July, August, and September.  Our next volunteer day is : Wednesday July 11th, from 1:00 to 3:00.

2018 Country Music Marathon : it was a great day with great weather , fantastic music , and great friends. We will have a full report  at the meeting . Thanks to Dave Deluca and all the volunteers for  all their hard work

2018 GT Rolling Thunder MC trip: This Memorial Day we had the honor of placing a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknowns.  Jim Wray, Mike Behr, and John Hoeh represented our club.

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – we will be meeting at the Holy Grail . Sign up at meeting if interested in volunteering for the event

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

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting $50 deposit due at April meeting

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 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 – 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

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 $50 Deposits due at June Meeting 

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 ** All who plan on attending need to sign up by March 4th including non members . We need 25 couples or we will need to cancel . If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com)

**** Attention: July general meeting will be moved to July 12th due to Fourth of July. Wives and family are welcome at this meeting. We will be awarding the 2018 scholarships 

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – The 2018 GT Scholarship winners are:

Skylar Ashpaw will attend University of Cincinnati Blue Ash in the Fall.
Morgan Blaylock will attend Miami University in the Fall.
Hannah Kapriwa will attend Thomas More College int he Fall.
Edward Carroll  is currently attending Capital University.
Kaitlyn Storie is currently attending University of Cincinnati.
Abby Weber is currently attending Colorado State University.
Danny Weber is currently attending Kent State Univerisy

We will be awarding the scholarships at the July 12th Family Meeting @ 8:00 PM

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on June 11 th 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 –

Great work at the Shared Harvest Food Bank this month.
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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2018 May Newsletter

May 2018

General Meeting: May 3, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: May 10, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey 6:30PM

Goodtimers Lunch : Date: May 17th, Place: Taft Ale House (Spring Grove / Mitchell), Time : 12pm

 

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 John “Sarge” Shearer as the Saint of the month for all the time and effort he commits to the club.  Thanks Sarge

 

2018 GT Keeneland Trip: The weather was fantastic , The Horses ran real fast and I do believe a good time was had by all .  Full Report at the meeting 

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: Date : May 5, 2018 – The Yutes v. Bricks. Kick off after the Kentucky Derby. There will be Derby games. We are still working on food. Details to come.

2018 GT Shared Harvest volunteer day: Date May 9th Where : Shared Harvest ( Rt 4 by Harley Davidson) Time: 1:00-3:00pm – sign up at meeting

2018 Country Music Marathon : Date:  May 20, 2018  Where: Jim and Jacks – There will be exceptional local talent  performing , split the pot, and raffle baskets.  Admission will be $10.  We will be collecting  whiskey and such for the barrel of cheer , scratch offs for lottery tree and , raffle baskets . We will also have a sign up for volunteers for the event . May 17th we will be up at Quaker Steak and Lube to promote the country music Marathon . Raffle items , Booze, and scratch offs will be collected 

2018 GT Rolling Thunder MC trip: Date: May 23- 28 – Washington – We have a block of rooms at Best Western , Pentagon , Reagan Airport. Check in Thursday May 24th and check out Sunday May 27 . We have six rooms blocked. In the past we have had 10 rooms blocked but never used them all and booking six is less complicated . So it is important to sign up if you are going and get room in case more rooms are needed . 24 hour cancellation policy ( check when you call to make sure ) Call 1-703-979-4400 to book room . Rooms are held under Mike Behr . Confirmation numbers are 253545-253549 . $139 for 1st night , $104 for 2nd and 3rd nights . Give them your CC info. Rooms should all be 2 beds so if doubling up make sure to just get one room .  Buckhannon WV- 6 rooms at the Microtel . 3 doubles and 3 suites . Suites have one queen bed and a pull out couch . Rooms are $97 . Call 1-304-460-2525 . Rooms are under Mike Behr . Give them CC info Frostburg- Jim will be making these reservations and info will be forthcoming. Any questions or problems contact Mike Behr.

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: June 2nd 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 ** All who plan on attending need to sign up by March 4th including non members . We need 25 couples or we will need to cancel . If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com)

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – we will be meeting at the Holy Grail . Sign up at meeting if interested in volunteering for the event

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy – we will be staying at Brookside Resort . A block of 25 rooms reserved . Members will need to call Brookside to reserve rooms under Goodtimers . Reserve before April. More details to come. ***Make sure to make those reservations ***

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting $50 deposit due at April meeting

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 will be having a meet8ng April/ May to go over plans

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 – 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

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 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

 

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – next meeting to be announced later 

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on May 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

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

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2018 April Newsletter

     April 2018

General Meeting: April 5, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

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

 

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 Robert Rudy as our Saint of the month . Robert has put a tramendous amount of effort into promoting 911 Steel and the Goodtimers . We appreciate all that you have done and continue to do for the club

911 Steel : St Patrick’s Day Parade : What a honor to have the bag pipes and drums with us during the opening ceremonies. All the Folks at the parade were all very nice considering how tight it was down there

2018 GT Jeff Ruby Steaks:   Congratulations to Blended Citizen on winning the Jeff Ruby Stakes.  Look for him in the Kentucky Derby.  A special thanks to Tom Scherz for getting us front row seats.

2018 GT Goat/Sheep Yoga : Unfotunately i was not able to attend but im sure a good time was had by all . Im sure there were some very sore Goodtimers after two hours of goat yoga . Kenny to report at meeting

911 Steel : Opening Day Parade :   I think this picture sums up the entire Opening Day experience.  Great work, guys.

2018 GT Keeneland Trip: Date: April 21st  –  Price will be $135 / couple . Will meet at Sams in the morning . Everybody bring chairs . Beer and food will be provided. A-M bring App , N-Z bring dessert. Any questions contact Jason Wullenweber @ 513-616-3944

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: Date : May 5, 2018 – The Yutes v. Bricks. Kick off after the Kentucky Derby. There will be Derby games. We are still working on food. Details to come.

2018 Country Music Marathon : Date:  May 20, 2018  Where: Jim and Jacks – There will be exceptional local talent  performing , split the pot, and raffle baskets.  Admission will be $10.  We will be collecting  whiskey and such for the barrel of cheer , scratch offs for lottery tree and , raffle baskets . We will also have a sign up for volunteers for the event . We will also be having a meeting at soccer city April 25th to discuss event and any possible issues

2018 GT Rolling Thunder MC trip: Date: May 23- 28 – Washington – We have a block of rooms at Best Western , Pentagon , Reagan Airport. Check in Thursday May 24th and check out Sunday May 27 . We have six rooms blocked. In the past we have had 10 rooms blocked but never used them all and booking six is less complicated . So it is important to sign up if you are going and get room in case more rooms are needed . 24 hour cancellation policy ( check when you call to make sure ) Call 1-703-979-4400 to book room . Rooms are held under Mike Behr . Confirmation numbers are 253545-253549 . $139 for 1st night , $104 for 2nd and 3rd nights . Give them your CC info. Rooms should all be 2 beds so if doubling up make sure to just get one room .  Buckhannon WV- 6 rooms at the Microtel . 3 doubles and 3 suites . Suites have one queen bed and a pull out couch . Rooms are $97 . Call 1-304-460-2525 . Rooms are under Mike Behr . Give them CC info Frostburg- Jim will be making these reservations and info will be forthcoming. Any questions or problems contact Mike Behr.

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: June 16th 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 ** All who plan on attending need to sign up by March 4th including non members . We need 25 couples or we will need to cancel . If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com)

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – we will be meeting at the Holy Grail . Sign up at meeting if interested in volunteering for the event

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy – we will be staying at Brookside Resort . A block of 25 rooms reserved . Members will need to call Brookside to reserve rooms under Goodtimers . Reserve before April. More details to come. ***Make sure to make those reservations ***

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting $50 deposit due at April meeting

2018 GT Mystery 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 will be having a meet8ng April/ May to go over plans

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 – 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

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 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

 

Committee Reports: 

Membership Dues are due : $60

Scholarship – next meeting will be April 11th soccer city new field 

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 6 local soldiers on April 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 –
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

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2018 March Newsletter

     March 2018

General Meeting: March 1, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: March 15, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey 6:30 PM

 

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 our entire Goodtimer Family . We as a club Volunteer a lot of time to help out  our communities and those around us  . In today’s times it is crucial  to make sure we continue to contribute and help those who are less fortunate.  So to all our Goodtimers brothers and their families we solute you

2018 Australia Tour:  Welcome Home, Goodtimers.

 

 

911 Steel : St Patrick’s Day Parade : Date March 10th – More details to follow. Save the date. Meeting on Mehring way at 9am   http://www.cincystpatsparade.com/

2018 GT Jeff Ruby Steaks:  Date : March 17th Where: Turfway Park Time: 1:10PM  – Join us for a family day at the track . First post is at 1:10 . Bring your lawn chairs . Sponsor: Tom Scherz

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: March 24th 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 ** All who plan on attending need to sign up by March 4th including non members . We need 25 couples or we will need to cancel . If you can’t make meeting please email Mike Behr or Brian Moeves (bmoe1125@yahoo.com) 

2018 GT Goat/Sheep Yoga : Date: April 1, 2018, Where: Ken and Theresa Blaylock Compound , Time : TBD  – This will be stop #3 on the Goodtimers Golden Tour . Goats and rubber boots will be available for a small fee . Get your Yoga pants ready and start your stretching because this is going to be one of the best workouts you can get . Fruit and juices will be served. A-M bring booze, N-Z bring wine

911 Steel : Opening Day Parade : Date: April 2, 2018- Details to come once confirmation and application have been approved for parade . Robert will report at meeting

2018 GT Keeneland Trip: Date: April 21st  –  Price will be $135 / couple . Will meet at Sams in the morning . Everybody bring chairs . Beer and food will be provided. A-M bring App , N-Z bring dessert. Money will be due at February general meeting.  Money was due last meeting . Any questions contact Jason Wullenweber @ 513-616-3944

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: Date : May 5, 2018 – The Yutes v. Bricks. Kick off after the Kentucky Derby. There will be Derby games. We are still working on food. Details to come.

2018 Country Music Marathon : Date:  May 20, 2018  Where: Jim and Jacks – There will be over 10 bands, split the pot, and raffle baskets.  Admission will be $10.  Look for more details.

2018 GT Rolling Thunder MC trip: Date: May 23- 28 – Washington – We have a block of rooms at Best Western , Pentagon , Reagan Airport. Check in Thursday May 24th and check out Sunday May 27 . We have six rooms blocked. In the past we have had 10 rooms blocked but never used them all and booking six is less complicated . So it is important to sign up if you are going and get room in case more rooms are needed . 24 hour cancellation policy ( check when you call to make sure ) Call 1-703-979-4400 to book room . Rooms are held under Mike Behr . Confirmation numbers are 253545-253549 . $139 for 1st night , $104 for 2nd and 3rd nights . Give them your CC info. Rooms should all be 2 beds so if doubling up make sure to just get one room .  Buckhannon WV- 6 rooms at the Microtel . 3 doubles and 3 suites . Suites have one queen bed and a pull out couch . Rooms are $97 . Call 1-304-460-2525 . Rooms are under Mike Behr . Give them CC info Frostburg- Jim will be making these reservations and info will be forthcoming. Any questions or problems contact Mike Behr.

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – more details to come

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy – we will be staying at Brookside Resort . A block of 25 rooms reserved . Members will need to call Brookside to reserve rooms under Goodtimers . Reserve before April. More details to come. ***Make sure to make those reservations ***

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting $50 deposit due at April meeting

2018 GT Mystery 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

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 – 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

2018 GT Curling – Steve Hamm is working on . Details to come

2018 GT Freedom Ride: Date: August 19th – Details to come

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip: September 21, 22, and 23 – Details to come

Special Note: The Chas. R. Gailey VFW has invited us to attend their spaghetti dinners . They will be held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. $8 all you can eat

Committee Reports: 

Membership Dues are due : $60

Scholarship – Scholarship applications are due before April 1, 2018

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 6 local soldiers on March 12th 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

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.

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2018 February Newsletter

                              February 2018

General Meeting: February 1, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: February 15, 2018 Chas. R. Gailey 6:30 PM

 

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 Steve Gartner for volunteering to take over the duties involved in the Goodtimers Foundation . Jim Wray did a fantastic job and Steve has stepped in and so far has done  a great job . Keep up the good work Steve and know that you are appreciated !

2018 35th Annual Goodtimers Ski Trip: Robert will report at meeting , but sounds like a good time was had by all minus a noise ordinance violation. A new Daryl was welcomed into the family . Congratulations to Ray Scheidler. And it sounds like Baby Daryl Eric Blaylock got a spanking .

2018 GT Special Olympics: Report at the meeting

2018 Super Bowl Party : Date:  February 4th Where:  Pirates Den Time: 6:30 PM – Mike Behr has reserved the back room at the DEN on Werk Rd for us.  (https://www.piratesdencincy.com/).

2018 GT Celebrity Bartender: Date: TBD , Where: Tyme Out , Time : TBD – information to come

911 Steel : St Patrick’s Day Parade : Date March 10th – More details to follow. Save the date. Meeting on Mehring way at 9am   http://www.cincystpatsparade.com/

2018 GT Jeff Ruby Steaks:  Date : March 17th Where: Turfway Park Time: 1:10PM  – Join us for a family day at the track . First post is at 1:10 . Bring your lawn chairs . Sponsor: Tom Scherz

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date: March 24th 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

2018 GT Goat/Sheep Yoga : Date: April 1, 2018, Where: Ken and Theresa Blaylock Compound , Time : TBD  – This will be stop #3 on the Goodtimers Golden Tour . Goats and rubber boots will be available for a small fee . Get your Yoga pants ready and start your stretching because this is going to be one of the best workouts you can get . Fruit and juices will be served. A-M bring booze, N-Z bring wine

911 Steel : Opening Day Parade : Date: April 2, 2018

2018 GT Keenland Trip: Date: April 21st  –  Price will be $135 / couple . Will meet at Sams in the morning . Everybody bring chairs . Beer and food will be provided. A-M bring App , N-Z bring dessert. Money will be due at February general meeting

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: Date : May 5, 2018 – The Yutes v. Bricks. Kicks off after the Kentucky Derby. There will be Derby games. We are still working on food. Details to come.

2018 GT Rolling Thunder MC trip: Date: May 23- 28 – Washington – We have a block of rooms at Best Western , Pentagon , Reagan Airport. Check in Thursday May 24th and check out Sunday May 27 . We have six rooms blocked. In the past we have had 10 rooms blocked but never used them all and booking six is less complicated . So it is important to sign up if you are going and get room in case more rooms are needed . 24 hour cancellation policy ( check when you call to make sure ) Call 1-703-979-4400 to book room . Rooms are held under Mike Behr . Confirmation numbers are 353545- 353549 . $139 for 1st night , $104 for 2nd and 3rd nights . Give them your CC info. Rooms should all be 2 beds so if doubling up make sure to just get one room .

Buckhannon WV- 6 rooms at the Microtel . 3 doubles and 3 suites . Suites have one queen bed and a pull out couch . Rooms are $97 . Call 1-304-460-2525 . Rooms are under Mike Behr . Give them CC info

Frostburg- Jim will be making these reservations and info will be forthcoming

any questions or problems contact Mike Behr

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – more details to come

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy – we will be staying at Brookside Resort . A block of 25 rooms reserved . Members will need to call Brookside to reserve rooms under Goodtimers . Reserve before April. More details to come

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting $50 deposit due at April meeting

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 15th 2018 – 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

2018 Country Music Marathon : Date:  Spring- We are working on putting this event together . More details to come

2018 GT Curling – Steve Hamm is working on . Details to come

2018 GT Freedom Ride: Date: August 19th – Details to come

2018 GT Briteleaf golf trip- September 21, 22, and 23 – Details to come

Special Note: The Chas. R. Gailey VFW has invited us to attend their spaghetti dinners . They will be held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. $8 all you can eat

Condolences: Please keep the Brandt Family as well as the Weddle family and the Knotty Pine family in your prayers . Ken’s mother Rose passed away peacefully. Bobbi Weddle , wife of Gary passed away suddenly . Thoughts and prayers sent out for these families. 

Committee Reports: 

Membership Dues are due : $60

Scholarship – Scholarship applications will be available at the General Meeting or online : http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/.

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 6 local soldiers on February 12th 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

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.

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2018 January Newsletter

                              January 2018

General Meeting: January 4, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: January 18, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey 7:30 PM

 

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 Mike Behr as our Saint of the month . As our long standing treasurer Mike donates a lot of time and effort to help make The Goodtimers the best club in town . For all that you do , We thank you Mike !!

2017 Adult Christmas Dinner:  Super Supper Success! Merry Christmas to everyone!

2018 35th Annual Goodtimers Ski Trip: Date: January 14 – 17 Where: Seven Springs PA Time : TBD  This is our final general meeting before heading out to Seven Springs.  Does everyone have their buddy? If you haven’t paid up yet make sure to get with Robert . Have fun guys!!

2018 GT Special Olympics: Date: January 25th Where: Perfect North Slopes Time: 9:30am – 2:00 PM  SOHC is hosting a ski training day for the special Olympic athletes at Perfect North Slopes . Volunteers will be asked to help athletes put on their boots and skis , help them over to the beginner hill if needed , assist while going  down the beginner hill – work with them on how to stop , teach them how to get up if they fall etc. you do not have to be a skier to volunteer at this event  skiers may be helping athletes on lifts and intermediate hills if athlete passes test . Due to rising cost of ski rentals we are asking that volunteers who are skiers and need to rent to pay for rental . It will cost $20 . This includes rental and lift pass . After event you are welcomed to stay and ski if you would like . More details Re: signup at meeting

2018 Super Bowl Party : Date:  February 5 – We are looking for a venue and chair person.

2018 GT Bowling : Date: February ??? Where: Heids Bowling  Time: TBD . We are looking into dates to host the annual Goodtimers Open . Always a good time . Info coming soon . 

2018 GT Celebrity Bartender: Date: TBD , Where: Tyme Out , Time : TBD – information to come

911 Steel : St Patrick’s Day Parade : Date March 10th – More details to follow. Save the date.  http://www.cincystpatsparade.com/

2018 GT Spiral Stakes :  Date : March 17th Where: Turfway Park Time: 1:10PM  – Join us for a family day at the track . First post is at 1:10 . Bring your lawn chairs . Sponsor: Tom Scherz

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date and time TBD – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works

2018 GT Goat Yoga : Date: April 1, 2018, Where: Ken and Theresa Blaylock Compound , Time : TBD  – This will be stop #3 on the Goodtimers Golden Tour . Goats and rubber boots will be available for a small fee . Get your Yoga pants ready and start your stretching because this is going to be one of the best workouts you can get . Fruit and juices will be served

911 Steel : Opening Day Parade : Date: April 2, 2018

2018 GT Keenland Trip: Date: April 21st  –  Price will be $135 / couple . Will meet at Sams in the morning . Everybody bring chairs . Beer and food will be provided. A-M bring App , N-Z bring dessert. Money will be due at February general meeting

2018 GT Blue/ Grey soccer game: Date : May 5, 2018 – details to come

2018 GT Rolling Thunder : Date: May 23- 28

2018 Breast Fest : Date July 8th – more details to come

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy – we will be staying at Brookside Resort . A block of 25 rooms reserved . Members will need to call Brookside to reserve rooms under Goodtimers . Reserve before April. More details to come

2018 GT Perry Park golf outing : Date: July 15, 16, and 17th – sign up at meeting

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 2018 – 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

2018 Country Music Marathon : Date:  Spring

 

Committee Reports: 

Membership Dues are due : $60

Scholarship – Scholarship applications will be available at the General Meeting or online : http://goodtimersac.com/foundation/legacy-scholarship/.

911Steel.com – 2018 Schedule: 911steel.com/events

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 5 local soldiers on January 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

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.

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2017 December Newsletter

December 2017

General Meeting: December 7, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: December 21, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey 7:30 PM

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 Jim Wray as our saint of the month . For all the time and energy you have put into this club from foundation work to the freedom ride and much more , We thank you Jim and appreciate all that you do .

2017 Eli’s Toy Drive :  Thank you for all your donations! The first to go out, 70 winter jackets and 70 sweaters/sweatshirts were just picked up this morning for teens in need, wearing layers of shirts to keep warm but now they’ll have proper winter wear! More being picked up this week and we’ll take them to homeless shelters and camps soon. Dave couldn’t do this without all your help, thank you so much for all your support!!!  Dave is still collecting winter coats, hats, jackets, gloves and have a drop off box at Lodder’s plaza on 2345 Millville ave at the Happy Hour House entry. If you can please bring a slightly used or new toy and/ or winter clothing to meeting to donate . 

2017 SOT Fundraiser :  Thanks to everyone who showed up.  We had a good turnout of the day.  Ren will give us a donation update at the General Meeting. As always a good time was had by all

2017 Day after Thanksgiving Golf :  Congratulations to Gene Tom’s team!  It looks like Justin knows how to pick the right friends.

2017 Family Christmas Party : Thanks to Santa and all the Papaws out there who shared their families with us.  It is great to see the next generation growing together.

2017 Adult Christmas Dinner: Date: December 20. Where : The Mill at Winston Woods Time : 6pm- 11pm Sponsor : Mike Behr – Price for a great evening of food, spirits , and a fantastic time will be $45 / person

2018 35th Annual Goodtimers Ski Trip: Date: January 14 – 17 Where: Seven Springs PA Time : TBD 3 Night Package. G/T Member Price – $410* Regular Room – Slope View $450* Non Members – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460* 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. Sponsor: Robert Rudy **** Final Payment Due at December Meeting 

2018 Super Bowl Party : Date:  February 5 – Looking for ideas for a party . We are looking into renting K of C but all ideas are welcome and nothing is set in stone .

2018 GT Bowling : Date: February ??? Where: Heids Bowling  Time: TBD . We are looking into dates to host the annual Goodtimers Open . Always a good time . Info coming soon 

2018 GT Celebrity Bartender: Date: TBD , Where: Tyme Out , Time : TBD – information to come

2018 911 Steel St Pattys day parade : Date March 10th – more details to come but save the date .

2018 GT Golden Ball : Date and time TBD – Get your dancing shoes ready because the dance of a lifetime is in the works

2018 911 Steel opening day parade : Date: April 2, 2018

2018 GT Goat Yoga : Date: April 1, 2018, Where: Ken and Theresa Blaylock compound , Time : TBD  – This will be stop #3 on the Goodtimers Golden Tour . Goats and rubber boots will be available for a small fee . Get your Yoga pants ready and start your stretching because this is going to be one of the best workouts you can get . Fruit and juices will be served

2018 GT Keenland Trip: Date: April 21st 2018 –  Price will be $135 / couple . Will meet at Sams in the morning . Everybody bring chairs . Beer and food will be provided. A-M bring App , N-Z bring dessert

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: September 2018 – We are heading back to where it all started.

Committee Reports: 

Scholarship – The next scholarship committee meeting will be next Thursday, Dec, 14th, 6:30 Soccer City, Field D.

50th Anniversary (Golden Tour) –

911Steel.com –

Support our Troops – Packing boxes for 6 local soldiers on December 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

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.
We are still collecting coats and toys at the December meeting.

New Business:50th Anniversary Golden tour events

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2017 November Newsletter

November 2017

General Meeting: November 2, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: November 16, 2017 Chas. R. Gailey 7:30 PM

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: Novembers saint of the month is Tom Scherz Sr. for all his hard work in preparing meals for both the scholarship golf outing, the Fred Chasteen red tee / blue jacket open , as well as many other events . Thanks Pops.

911 Steel Minster Oktoberfest and Aurora’s Farmer Fair:  Both of these are amazing festivals with food, music, and tons of community to share.  We were awarded the Oktoberfest Award!  It was an honor.

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2017 911 Steel – Auroras farmers fair : A good time was had by all ! Kaitlyn Baker had another fantastic performance.

2017 Fred Tee Open:  Congratulations to Adam Ashpaw for shooting an 80 at Circling Hills and claiming this year’s Blue Jacket.  A very special thank you to Carol and Meghan Chasteen for supporting us.

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2017 Fristoe Catering Chili Cook-off : Congratulations to RicHARD!  Rich Hinton was the 2017 Chili Cook Off Champion and Runner up was RobIN Fristoe.  Click to here to enjoy Perfect Norm Revival.

2017 Eli’s Toy Drive :  Date:  November 17th  Where: Eli’s in Ross Dave is organizing a toy drive for the children at homeless shelters this Christmas. We are collecting money to buy toys, games, puzzles and hopefully get people to drop off gently used and new toys. We are meeting with the Chrome Diva motorcycle club ladies.  Look for more details. 

2017 SOT Fundraiser Date: November 22  Where: Quaker Steak and Lube Time : All Day This fundraiser has been extremely helpful with the packing of boxes for our over seas troops we provide gift packages for . Don’t forget to tell your waitress . Quaker Steak will donate 20% of your bill to the GT SOT fund.  Sponsor: Ren Large

2017 Day after Thanksgiving Golf Date: November 24 Where: Circling hills Time: TBD Sponsor : Bud Lebar

2017 Family Christmas Party  Date: December 3rd  Where : KofC Time : 2pm – ??  Sponsor : Sarge ShearerPizza will be served around 4pm . Santa will arrive after . A-M bring side dish N-Z bring dessert

2017 Adult Christmas Dinner:  Date: December 20. Where : The Mill at Winston Woods Time : 6pm- 11pm  Sponsor : Mike Behr  – Price for a great evening of food, spirits , and a fantastic time will be $45 / person

2018 35th Annual Goodtimers Ski Trip: Date: January 14 – 17  Where: Seven Springs PA Time : TBD  3 Night Package.  G/T Member Price – $410* Regular Room – Slope View $450*  Non Members – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460*  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.  Sponsor:  Robert Rudy

2018 Super Bowl Party – Looking for ideas for a party . We are looking into renting K of C but all ideas are welcome and nothing is set in stone .

2018 GT50 Gatlinburg: Date: July 13 – 15 Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2018 GT50 Family Picnic @ the Grove: Date: July 17 We are heading back to where it all started.

Committee Reports:

  • Scholarship- Next meeting will be November 9th @ Soccer City field D (New Building) Time: 630pm
  • 50th Anniversary (Golden Tour)
  • We will be having a meeting November 16th to discuss 50th Anniversary events and allocating funds to determine a budget . Any and all ideas are strongly encouraged. If you cannot attend , please send any thoughts or ideas to Mike Behr ( behrmj36@gmail.com)
  • 911Steel.com
  • Support our Troops
    • Packing boxes for 4 local soldiers on Monday, November 13th at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30.  we are collecting the necessities i.e. Toilet paper , deodorant , canned food etc .
  • 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.
    • 100 Coats and 100 hoodies!  We are putting together a coat drive for the Children’s Home of Cincinnati.  We will collecting at the November and December general meeting.
    • It has been brought to the boards attention that members have thoughts and/ or ideas regarding the allocation of funds to charities. We are always open to new ideas and other charities to distribute funds to. For any thoughts or ideas in regards to the charities we distribute to , forward any thoughts or ideas  to the board

New Business: Submit any 50th Anniversary ideas to Mike Behr by email.  behrmj36@gmail.com

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2017 October Newsletter

October 2017

General Meeting: October 5th, Chas. R. Gailey VFW 8:00 PM

Board Meeting: October 19th, Chas. R. Gailey 7:30 PM

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’s Saints are Norm Akridge, Ron Schutte,  and Deron Blaylock for donating their scholarship winnings  back to the foundation.  Thank. You.

We would also like to thank Mike Cannon for all his hard work and time with the 911 Steel traveling memorial

2017 Scholarship Golf Outing:  Congratulations to the Akridge Foursome on winning this year’s outing.   We raised over a $1000 for the scholarship fund.

911 Steel – Camp Washington Community Council: 

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911 Steel – Harrison Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing:  Did you check us out on the Channel 12 News.  Our 911 Steel Historian, Mike Cannon looked great for 6:00 AM in the morning.  http://local12.com/news/local/911-steel-beam-in-harrison-as-part-of-remembrance

Golden Tour – Football Reunion:  Report will be given at meeting . I am sure a good time was had by all 

911 Steel – Green Beret Golf Outing:  Ren or Robert to give full report at meeting

2017 Briteleaf Golf Trip: Nice turn out for Kenny’s Pool/ Birthday Party. Shout Out to Bobby Fristoe for running the Dog & Pony Show. Great Time Had by All.

2017 911 Steel Minster Oktoberfest: Date: October 1st Where: Minster Ohio : 911 Steel will be part of the Oktoberfest parade which will be Sunday at 2pm . A possible road trip to head up Saturday for the Oktoberfest activities . For more info : minsteroktoberfest.comn Sponsor:  Robert Rudy

911 Steel – Aurora’s Farmers Fair : Date: October 4 – 7th.  We need Volunteer Greeters.  Sign up at the meeting. We will have a flyer at the meeting.  Kaitlyn Baker will be there singing her new single.  http://aurorafarmersfair.org/ Sponsor Robert Rudy

2017 Fred Tee Open:  Date: October 13th .  Where:  Circling Hills.  Come and compete for our club championship the coveted, blue, corduroy jacket.  Come and celebrate the memory of Fred Chasteen.  SINGLE PLAYER COMPETION FOR THE JACKET.  RSVP NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 6TH FOR GOLF AND/OR DINER ONLY.  SIGN UP INDIVIDUALLY, 2’s, 3’s OR A FOURSOME.  PAY FOR YOUR OWN GOLF PLUS $15 FOR DINNER AND GAMES.  DINNER ONLY $8.00 – RSVP SO WE HAVE A COUNT FOR FOOD.  DINNER AROUND 4:00.  LADIES ARE INVITED TO PLAY OR JOIN US FOR DINNER AND FUN AFTER GOLF.  RSVP TO MIKE BEHR, behrmj36@gmail.com

2017 Bud and Ali Fristoe annual chili cook off Date: October 14  Time: 3pm – 9pm Where: Dunham Art’s Center 1945 Dunham Way Cinti, OH 45238.  This is a fundraiser to help raise money to restore this historical arts building and host theatre, studios, and after school arts programs . There will be food , beer , fun, and live music with games and prizes for the kiddos . The chili cook off tasting and judging takes place from 4 – 6 pm . Any entries to contact robertcfristoe@yahoo.com.  Sponsor : Bud Fristoe

2017 Support our troops fundraiser Date: November 22  Where: Quaker Steak and Lube Time : lunch to close This fundraiser has been extremely helpful with the packing of boxes for our over seas troops we provide gift packages for . Don’t forget to tell your waitress . Quaker Steak will donate 20% of your bill to the GT SOT fund.  Sponsor: Ren Large

2017 Day after Thanksgiving Golf Date: November 24 Where: Circling hills Time: TBD Sponsor :Bud Lebar

2017 Goodtimers Adult Christmas Dinner:  Date: December 20. Where : The Mill at Winston Woods Time : TBD Sponsor : Mike Behr

2018 35th Annual Goodtimers Ski Trip: Date: January 14 – 17  Where: Seven Springs PA Time : TBD  3 Night Package.  G/T Member Price – $410* Regular Room – Slope View $450*  Non Members – $420* Regular Room – Slope View $460*  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.  Sponsor:  Robert Rudy

2018 Australia / New Zealand: Our international touring members, just returned from a Safari in South Africa.  Next up, they are headed down under.  Sponsor:  Mike Cannons

Committee Reports:

  • Scholarship
    • Look for the next planning meeting.
  • 50th Anniversary (Golden Tour)
    • The GT is heading back to the Brookside!  Gatlinburg – July 13 – 15.  Sign up.
    • Design Art?  Ideas?  Addresses?
    • 50th anniversary picnic at the Grove July 17, 2018
  • 911Steel.com
  • Support our Troops
    • Packing boxes for 6 local soldiers on Monday, October 9th at Elis Sports Bar in Ross, beginning about 7:30.  we are collecting the necessities i.e. TOilet paper , deodorant , canned food etc . Rent to report further at meeting
  • 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.
    • 100 Coats and 100 hoodies!  We are putting together a coat drive for the Children’s Home of Cincinnati.  We will collecting at the November and December general meeting.

New Business: A meeting Date will be set to discuss how to spend some of the money amassed since the Goodtimers inception. Anyone with ideas are asked to email Mike Behr

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