May 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Meeting was held at 8 to 8 Cigar.

Meeting opened at 8:00 pm.

New Members:Khyle DavidAvi

Birthdays were celebrated.Mike had B-56 cigars for our birthday boys.

Wounded Warriors was able to raise $1500 from this year’s show. 

Allan thanked all those who volunteered to help run the show.

A four year contract was signed with Pheasant Run.

There were many concerns voiced with the resort’s overall state of management and disrepair. Concerns were noted and will be voiced to the resort’s upper management.

Next Meeting dates: 

  • 6/29
  • 7/20
  • 8/17

All to be held at 8 to 8.

Special Social Smoke at Iwan Reis: 7/27 – starting around 2ish.

Further Social Smokes will be forth coming:

April 27, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened at 8 to 8 Cigar Shop

Birthday Cigars were given out to Mike,Harry and Ron

New Business: Amendments need to be made to the by-laws regarding master and doctor of pipes.

Ron gave a brief about the Great Lakes Smoke Show, you can find them on Spotify, Anchor and other online podcast providers.

John noted that $20 for the blending seminar at this year’s pipe show has four spaces left over.

Pipe buffing services will be provided by Rick Ferrar from Briarville &  Jeremy Filiciano from Briar Nation to help support the Wounded Warriors Project. 

Show Report: Chuck gave a show update and noted that we need more volunteers for the show. We have four tables left. We need greeters and volunteers to help register for tables next year. We still have room for the Saturday night dinner.

Reverse auction for tobaccos and Oak Tam

Next meeting dates: 5/18, 6/29, 7/20

February 23, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Meeting was opened 8 PM at Arlington Pipe & Cigar

Two sign in sheets were sent for birthdays as well as attendance.

Jack and Chris were new members for the meeting . 

Next two meetings will be at 8 to 8 March 23rd, April 27th

Chris from Arlington Pipe and Cigar went over what the new lounge will look like.

New Business:

Members asked if we could have our meetings at Arlington Pipe and Cigar. It was discussed  as to moving around more. Tim mentioned that he will be having monthly social smokes at Arlington Pipe and Cigar and there will be a free pipe give away.

There will also be another social smoke at Iwan Ries on July 27th. 
Ideas for social smokes IE tobacco swap and pipe give away.

Other new business:

Member offered to give discount for concealed carry permits training for all interested.

Representatives from Dev Cigars will be attending the after meeting.

Craig Cobaine has been ill. So we want to send good thoughts his way.

Several members visited Stem and Briar Pipe Shop in Oak Creek Wisconsin – Jamme was most courteous in showing us his shop and pipes. Great business with a great selection of pipes. 

Poul Ilsted’s pipes will be displayed at this year’s show. 

Paul, Aziz, Josh, Brian and Hasan’s birthdays  were celebrated. 

Old Business:

Offers were reviewed for club shirts and such.

Deadline for Master of Pipes nominations is March 15, 2019

January 26, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Meeting held at 8 to 8 Cigar Shop

Birthdays were celebrated:

Special Social Smoke at Iwan Ries February 2nd from 1-5.

Next month meeting business meeting will be February 23rd at Arlington Pipe and Cigar in Arlington Heights. Start time at 8:00
546 W. Northwest Hwy
Arlington Heights, IL. 60004

March 23rd at 8 to 8

April 27 at 8 to 8

February 16th is the Saint Louis Pipe Show Webster Groves Masonic Lodge. The show will be from 9am – 5 pm.
Reservations call: Harry Malin 314-488-9198

New Members:
Rudy Altergott
Jesus Vazquez

Chuck Martin:
We need volunteers for the Chicago Pipe show. Please sign up. A detailed show flyer is in the make so check your email.

We will have a blending seminar this year hosted by Master Blender from MacBaren _
We will also have a pipe finishing seminar on Wednesday and Thursday of the show.

Craig Cobine Asked for Nominations for Master of Pipes. Visit the clubs website for nomination forms. Please submit by March 15.
Aziz Panjwani was appointed as the governor for the Master of Pipes

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is going to be resurrecting Peterson Pipes

The Brothers Pecorini will be doing a special cigar radio broadcast on Feb 19th At a Cuban Experience

January 26, 2019 8 PM Meeting at 8 to 8

Upcoming CPCC Meeting will be held at 8 to 8 Cigars in Villa Park on Januar y 26, 2019 at 8 PM

For driving directions to 8-to-8 Cigar Shop, please click here.

We are planning our next special outing to Iwan Reis for February. PLEASE NOTE that there is going to be a change of date as February the 9th is no longer available. Again we are changing the date. More information will follow soon.

Do not forget that the Great Lakes Pipe Club has weekly get social smokes at Cuban Experience in Waukegan every Wednesday night starting at around 7:00.