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.

August 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting was called to order at 8pm.
There were 2 birthdays, Glen Baskins and John Winton.
Announcement of special social meet up to be held at Iwan Reis on Nov 10th from 1pm until close. There will not be any collection of dues but there will be a raffle for two $50 gift certificates. There will be an email sent out soon asking for drivers and how many people that they can take. Parking fees will be covered between the riders of each vehicle. Allan said the he’ll be one of the drivers with room for 3 maybe 4 additional members. It was explained how much Chuck Levi does for our show and that the club owes a visit to Chuck’s store as a thank you.
Judd Perlman spoke about the Columbus show saying that it was well attended and he himself had a great show.
New business was: Craig C, Allan B, Aziz P. , Chuck Martin and John W. all worked on updating the clubs By-Laws. Copies of the new By-Laws were handed out to all who were there. They are to read and be reviewed and the club will vote on excepting them at the September meeting.
It was announced that Herm H. was added as a board member to the Pipe show board.
One of our newer members Lucky asked for volunteers for a small focus group to give opinions on a pipe smokers bag that he and a friend are developing. He’s looking for comments to address to make it a better product for the pipe smoker.Lucky passed around a sign up sheet for anyone interested in participating in his focus group.
Bob P.  Thanked everyone who came to his meeting at the Havana Cigar shop in Waukegan. Bob also announced that he has gotten a new job in broadcasting and it will be a pipe and tobacco show, first starting as a pod cast with it transitioning onto the AM radio in the near future and will be based out of Fox Lake .We all wished him well in his new endeavors .
Jim Watts mentioned that his wife is making custom T-shirts and misc, other products.  He will bring in some club shirts as samples to the next meeting to see who would be interested and also getting comments of how the shirt might be laid out differently.
Mike T made a suggestion that members bring in pipe related items or tobacco for sale or trade to each meeting and make an announcement as to what they have brought.
Raffle winners were: Ralf W $90  Ron P. $45  and Terry ? $45
Meeting was adjourned at 8:50pm