Thanks for the great time! (At the Blue Note Derby)

16 Nov

We’d like to send out a big thanks to all who helped us out with the 2009 Blue Note Derby. Thanks to the great local Beer Distributors–Budweiser, Coors, and Miller for your items donated to make some pretty cool horses! Also to the other local Businesses who also donated items to decorate the horses, Boyers and Advanced Physical Therapy, as well as the individuals who donated items also. Thanks also goes out to the Businesses and individuals who donated many of the gift certificates used as prizes-Kelly’s, Maya Mexican Restaurant, Papa Murphys Pizza, DD and Janie Fischer, Ben Bumbry, and Jerry Davis. And of course many thanks go out to the many fine folks who worked hard to decorate all 36 of the stick horses used in the event-THEY WERE AWESOME!

We would also like to thank our local media for helping to spread the word of the event. Big thanks also goes out to 103.9 The Fox, and Staradio for running countless spots for the event, and even doing a news spot on WTAD-thank you Jim Dewey and Mary Griffin. Thank you also to Jim Lenz at 90.3, Rodney Hart at the Herald Whig, Y-101, and to everyone else who helped us to promote the event.

Thank you also to our gals who donated the birthday cake for the Blues Societies Birthday-Debbie Davis, Missy Gilmore, and Debbie Davis. And last but not least, thanks go out to Kevin Maddox and Lisa for the great food and service that they provided at the event. Also Ted Tappe & the All-Star Blues Jammers, the sound crew, and of course Turner Banquet Hall for letting use their facility.

This event is in the growing stage, and with the continued help of friends like all of you, we look forward to seeing this event continue to become bigger and better each year.

Don't Forget-Saturday Nite Horse Racing!

4 Nov

This is just a reminder-that the 2nd Annual BLUE NOTE DERBY is Saturday Night, starting at 7pm, at Turner Hall, 926 Hampshire, here in Quincy. Admission is just $3 per person, and $5 per couple, we’ll have live music, and food and drink will be available for purchase. I believe that BBQ pulled pork sandwiches are on the nights menu,though not positive on that-I do know that we’ll have something good there to eat. For more details, CLICK on the “Our Next Big Event-Horse Racing!” posting, on the PREVIOUS POSTING List on the right side of this page. That page displays the story about this event that has been on the front page for awhile, and has more details about the event. COME ONE AND ALL, WE’LL AGAIN HAVE A GREAT TIME!

We Have A New Board of Directors

16 Oct

Elections were held last night at the regular monthly meeting, and the new Board of Directors were put in place, and they have already chosen their new officers. We would like to thank Brenda Dirkes, and Lynn Hicks for serving on the Board last year. And our new Board Members and Officers are: Linda Gertz-President, Ben Bumbry-Vice President, Missy Gilmore-Treasurer, Jerry Davis-Secretary, and new Board Member at large-Chris Cowen. We look forward to seeing what unfolds in 2009-2010!