At our Saturday June 27th meeting at 8to8 Cigar Shop, we had 19 regular members in attendance. There weren’t any guests or new members.
July 18th: Regular meeting at 8to8 Cigar Shop 6:30-10:00 P.M.
August 15th: Regular meeting at 8to8 Cigar Shop 6:30-10:00 P.M.
September 19th: Regular meeting at 8to8 Cigar Shop 6:30-10:00 P.M.
October 17th: Regular meeting at 8to8 Cigar Shop 6:30-10:00 P.M.
This will be a short newsletter as there were not many of us in attendance due to graduations, vacations, birthdays etc.
OLD BUSINESS: None stated
NEW BUSINESS: None stated
SHOW REPORT: We will have a new Chicago Tribune advertisement for the 2016 show.
ELECTIONS: Meet the new boss, the same as the old boss (so go the song lyrics)
All of the officers remained the same. They are…
President: Mike Reschke
Vice President & Treasurer: Paul Bender
Secretary: Tom Dinelli
Four new members were elected to the Board of Directors. Congratulations guys!!!
CHICAGO BOWL: In my last newsletter, I inadvertently left off the list of the Tobacco Bowl contestants and their corresponding assigned numbers. They were:
#27 Hearth and Home Marquee Series, pipesandcigars.com (Russ Ouellette): “Viprati”
#37 Cornell and Diehl: “Poplar Camp”
#54 G.L. Pease: “Threepenny Opera”
#59 Hermit Tobacco: “Captain Earle Honor Blend”
#68 Stokkebye 4th Generation: : “1855”
#71 McClelland Tobacco Company: “Virginia #27”
#76 Scandinavian Tobacco Group, (Lane LTD.): “125th Anniversary Blend”
#82 McClelland Tobacco Company: “Black Parrot”
#98 Arango Cigar Company: “Wessex Brigade”
The winner was McClelland “Virginia #27”.
My apologies for this oversight.