|Bourbon and Wine Tasting|
Brothers, the Chairmen present a fine evening for yourselves and your companions. We're hosting a bourbon and wine tasting, including delicious appetizers and remarks by our in-house bourbon expert, Tracy Eberly.
When: September 29th, 2018, at 7PM
Where: Zuhrah Shrine, 6120 Blue Circle Dr., Minnetonka, MN 55343
Cost: $10 per guest (a fraction of what you will receive.)
Questions? Contact your CEO, Clif Bailey (952) 239-8012
|Shrine Chairmen Mtg - Wed., Oct. 10, 2018|
Thankfully, about the same time you are hankerin' for a cigar, the Chairmen like to meet up for our monthly board meeting. All are welcome. As usual, very important decisions will be made. Harumph. Need to confirm location: Nels' cabin? Therefore a changed date? on Wednesday the 10th to discuss our plan for the Pote's Ball. Ladies welcome! Being the gentleman that you are, please RSVP through our CIO, Steve Miller, if you plan to go. Questions? See Clif Bailey, yer CEO.
|October Stated Meeting - Friday, Oct 19, 2018|
Our October 19th meeting will be held at the home of MWB Thomas Jackson, 431 Post Road, Lino Lakes, MN. The home is 15 minutes north of 694 in regular traffic. The normal schedule will apply; gathering at 6PM with the meeting beginning at 7:00PM SHARPLY. An Oktoberfest Dinner will be served afterward, following Tom's pattern of the past two years. Please RSVP with the Secretary. A Summons and Minutes will be distributed electronically. The October meeting is normally when we discuss next year's budget, which is on the agenda. Finally, we look forward to a philosophical discussion on the following topic:
The LEO Presentation will be delivered by Wor. Sujit Varma...
|Chairmen Social Smoke - Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018|
Thankfully, about the same time you are hankerin' for a cigar, the Chairmen like to meet up for our monthly board meeting. All are welcome. As usual, very important decisions will be made. Harumph. We'll meet for our normal smoker on Wednesday the 14th at the old Golden Leaf (Anthony's Cigar Lounge) in Minneapolis. Being the gentleman that you are, please RSVP through our CIO, Steve Miller, if you plan to go. We'll look for you. Questions? See Clif Bailey, yer CEO.
|SWC November ANNUAL Meeting - Friday, Nov. 16, 2018|
Our ANNUAL meeting for 2018 will be held on Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM at the home of xxxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. This event will include our regular business, voting on new officers for the coming year, further detail on the lodge budget and program that was passed during last month's meeting (for 2019), plus dinner. The normal schedule will apply; gathering at 6PM, reflection time beginning at 6:45 and the meeting beginning at 7:00PM SHARPLY. Brethren, please RSVP with the Secretary. A Summons and Minutes will be distributed electronically. We look forward to philosophical discussions on the following topic:
Our LEO, Himanshu Sharma, plans an important philosophical discussion on the topic of: TBD
|Churchill's Birthday - Friday, Nov. 30, 2018|
Let's raise a glass! We're excited to announce the Churchill Birthday Toast for 2018 will be celebrated on Friday, November 30th. This, our 10th Annual rememberance will be open to guests of your choice, and is a casual dinner begininng at 7PM at Need Location: Merlin's Rest Pub, at 3601 Lake Street in South Minneapolis. We'll have a table reserved, or a larger room if RSVPs allow. Smoking may be enjoyed outside on the deck, weather permitting. The cost for dinner will be up to you, as we'll order off the menu. Write to our Secretary, Wor. Gordon Creese if you have questions, and please reserve the evening!
|CEO's Social Smoke - Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018|
Thankfully, about the same time you are hankerin' for a cigar, the Chairmen like to meet up for our monthly board meeting. All are welcome. As usual, very important decisions will be made. Harumph. We'll meet for our normal smoker at 6PM on Wednesday the 12th at the old Golden Leaf (Anthony's Cigar Lounge) in Minneapolis. Being the gentleman that you are, please RSVP through our CIO, Steve Miller if you plan to go. We'll look for you. Questions? See Clif Bailey, yer CEO.
|Sinatra's 103rd Birthday - Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018|
Raise a toast, boys. It's the 103rd birthday of Frank Sinatra on December 12. Keep tuned to this space and see Chairmen CEO Clif Bailey for details of our toast to The Man.
|SWC December Meeting - Friday, Dec. 14, 2018|
Our Friday, December 14th meeting will be held at the home of Wor. Andrew Brennan, 219 Glenbrook Road No., Wayzata, MN 55391, with a dinner and afterglow to follow. Please RSVP to the Secretary, by clicking here. We plan a quick installation of officers in a no-fuss ceremony. This is a terrific location for our year-end meeting, and we again look forward to a fine celebration again this year. Thanks to WB Brennan for stepping up. This too, will be our final Stated meeting of the year. The normal schedule will apply; social gathering at 6 (really, at 5:30), with the meeting and installation starting at 7:00. Minutes, a summons and the agenda will be distributed electronically.
We always close the December meeting with friendly conversation, the scent of cinamon and allspice, and lilting English carols around the fire... Nice. And we look forward to philosophical discussions informally around the firepit:
There will be no LEO presentation, due to installation and holiday socializing...
|Gentleman's Luncheon - Mon., Dec. 24, 2018|
Shane and Friends will gather for a holiday lunch at Noon, Monday, December 24th. We have a large room reserved and our own bartender for the 40+ expected. Many of you are regulars at this event. We will gather again at Jax Cafe, 1928 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418. The first of us (festivus?) will roll in at 11:30AM, camping by the bar, then take our tables upstairs for the Noon reservation. There may be a cigar or two lit by the fire outside, if it's not too cold. Begin yer holiday cheer early. before you head our for yer last minute shopping and home to the family! Please RSVP through our friend and brother, Shane Wendt if you plan to go. Look for a group of handsome fellas in their snappy holiday wear - dat's us. The reservation will be under "Wendt", and the hostess will guide you to the stairs, if you don't already know.
|Zuhrah Shrine New Year's Day Breakfast, January 1, 2019|
Twin Cities' Masons, whether Shriners or not, are invited to gather at 9AM for an excellent breakfast with Zuhrah Shrine, at the new Zuhrah Shrine building, 6120 Blue Circle Drive, Hopkins, MN 55343. Many of us will be there - It's been a tradition for years. Let the family sleep in, don your sportcoat, and come enjoy a wonderful brunch to kick off the year right. Contact Dan Akins for details, at 612-387-7731.