Friday, January 25, 2008

GOBS Board of Directors Elections

It's Election Time. No, not the presidential primaries and caucuses -- GOBS Board of Directors elections!

The candidates will be allowed a few moments at the Banquet and Awards Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 26 to introduce themselves and make a pitch for why you should vote for them. Ballots may be cast beginning on Jan. 26 (you must be an active GOBS member to vote). Voting will conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 12 (the night of our February dinner).

Candidates include:
Sonny Ashford
Lynn Kampschneider
Bill MacKenzie
Butch Clark

Continuing on the board (not up for election/re-election this time around) are: Monty Hoyle (treasurer), Kevin Podany, Charlie Pape, Jimmy Carter, and Nena Cooney.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Dinner Details: GOBS 2008 Banquet

Love (of BBQ?) will be in the air on Saturday, Jan. 26 with a Valentine's Day-themed 2008 GOBS Banquet & Awards Dinner.

The dinner will be at the Shoreline Golf Course Clubhouse, located at 210 Locust Street in Carter Lake.

The social hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and awards at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 per person. A cash bar will be available. The caterer is Ozark Smoked Meats, and appetizers, Cornish game hen, smoked brisket, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, rolls, and dessert are on the menu.

RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 24 to 333-GOBS or via e-mail to Be sure to include your name, number of guests attending, and a phone number where you can be reached.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

No More Billy Mac's Downtown

In December, we reported that Billy Mac's was catering lunchtime service at the Atomic Dog in the old First National Bank Building on Wednesdays. As of Jan. 15, Atomic Dog has closed in that location, and Billy Mac's is no longer available at that location.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

GOBS February 2008 Dinner Meeting

GOBS will hold its February Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at McKenna's Blues, Booze & BBQ at 7425 Pacific Street.

The meal will be $15 per person and will include an appetizer, three meats, three sides, and dessert.

This will be the first dinner meeting at McKenna's since October 2005 -- and the first since their re-opening.

For reservations, call 333-GOBS. The meeting is open to members and non-members.

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