South Skunk Blues Society • P.O. Box 951 • Newton, IA 50208 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Cooling - President 641-485-0809
Blues Music ...Music Festivals... The Blues
THANK YOU to all of the Bowlful of Blues fans, volunteers, sponsors, food trucks, ticket vendors, performers, and members & their families:
WE DID IT AGAIN! Through all of our combined efforts we have pulled off another very successful Bowlful of Blues. As you know, even though we only do one big show a year it demands a lot of work and personal sacrifice.. Countless hours of meetings, phone calls, traveling, and paperwork go into the making of this event. Each of you have contributed in your own unique way to bring it all together successfully.
Thank you to each and every sponsor, member & volunteer (and their families) who came together to help make this happen. Special thanks to all of our active members, especially our board and past presidents; Mike Pender and Craig Peterson, Mark Tinnermeier and Amanda Pender for sharing their experience, knowledge and hard work. Thank you to Paula Zickmund for applying her talent to provide artwork for our popular new T-shirt designs. Also, a huge thank you to the Central Iowa Blues Society, who once again have stepped up and assisted with manning the gates and tables...And last, but definitely not least, a HUGE thank you to our performers! You are the reason & motivation behind our success. It is impossible to list all those who deserve special thanks for what they have contributed. Just know you are ALL very much appreciated.
With love and gratitude for each of you, thank you for the efforts you have put forth.
Michael Cooling, President
South Skunk Blues Society
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Our next regular monthly meeting will be at 6:30 pm Monday, Oct.4th at the Izaac Walton League, Newton.
PRESIDENT'S THOUGHTS :
Although this is my 2nd year as President, the recent 28th Bowl was my first in this position. I'd like to thank all those that shared their wisdom, experience, and opinions to help me shoulder this enormous responsibility. In reflection, even though the Bowl was a great success, there are many processes that need our attention. There are several things we could have done differently to make the Bowl even more successful and enjoyable for all, as well as issues within our daily management of the Society that need our attention .
I encourage all who are able to attend our upcoming meeting. We will be taking time to discuss the success of the bowl, what was done right, and what can be improved or done more efficiently. Bring your POSITIVE attitude & ideas! We all contribute in our own unique ways to bring it all together. I am asking you to take this opportunity to voice your opinion and present your ideas to help us improve our future events and ensure SSBS continues to thrive and contribute to the Blues community.
All of you are needed and appreciated!!
Michael Cooling, President