Oct 24 and 25 at LYC

22 Oct
Cocktails at the Club is Friday as usual.
This Saturday, October 25, is the MSU/UM tailgate and game.  Les Kaines and Jill Wild are hosting this event.  The fun begins at 2:30 p.m.  Food will be provided.  Donations will be accepted for the club or sailing school.  Show up in your favorite Green & White (or maize & blue if you root for the other team)!

The Ludington Youth Sailing School is looking to purchase or accept donation of a 9′ to 12′, inflatable, hard bottom, dinghy with a motor large enough to get the dinghy on plane. Call Gary at 231-690-3710 or e-mail at garyferg@charter.net

Weekend Activities At LYC Oct 17 and 18

14 Oct
Saturday, October 18, is the Christmas in October Toys for Tots, Gifts for Teens dinner.  The menu will consist of turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potato, sweet potato green beans, salad, rolls, and dessert. Social starts at 6:00 p.m with dinner at 7:00 p.m.    Please remember to bring a new unwrapped toy for a tot or gift for a teen to place under the treeLet’s make this a bright Christmas for children in the community who might otherwise not have one.

There is still plenty of time to make a reservation for this dinner by calling Luci at 843-1561.

Cocktails at the Club continues as well this Friday.

LYC Annual Meeting Oct 14

6 Oct

The October Annual Membership meeting is Tuesday October 14 at 7:30 p.m.  Election of 2015 Flag Officers is one of the agenda items.  The nominating committee is presenting the following members for consideration for election to office:

Commodore – Gail Kretchman
Vice Commodore – Mike Robinson
Rear Commodore – Tim Tibbits
Treasurer – Steve Miller
Secretary – Denny Lavis

Additional nominations will also be accepted from the floor and if there are more than one candidate for an office, a ballot vote will occur.

Following the annual meeting will be a Stockholder meeting to elect 3 Board members to a 3 year term.  And, following that, there will be a Board of Directors meeting.

A potluck dinner will precede the annual meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Chili Cook Off Saturday, October 11

6 Oct

This Saturday, October 11, is the Chili Cook Off.  Chairman for the event, John Berend, wishes to remind everyone that it is IMPORTANT for all guests and participants to read over the included material. Certain rules must be followed or a disqualification can occur.

One important Procedure is that the Chili MUST be delivered through the kitchen door ONLY (between 11AM and NOON) and the participant MUST be logged in. DO NOT leave your entry without logging in.

Please notify jbsbiplane@gmail.com of your desire to provide a CHILI entry.

We need desserts only as an addition, so bring a dessert contribution if you wish.

RULES AND PROCEDURES

Ludington Yacht Club Chili Cook Off

Saturday, October 11

1PM

  1. Cook Off Contestants must furnish (1) one crockpot of chili with a serving utensil. No names may be visible on pot or utensil.
  2. Contestants must deliver chili to the LYC kitchen through the REAR DOOR ONLY by12 Noon. Front door entries will be disqualified.
  3. Chili will be left with a kitchen Chili Team member once you have confirmed category and your chili has been registered.
  4. Three categories of chili will be judged- Red Chili (optional beans, meat, vegetables, etc), White Chili (optional beans, meat, vegetables, etc), Veggie Chili (meatless).
  5. Judging will commence at 1PM, with 2oz tasting cups only, and tasting will terminate at3PM or until the first pot of chili has been consumed.
  6. Cornbread, tasting cups, bowls, plates, eating utensils, napkins, onions, sour cream, cheese, crackers, hot sauce, rice and barf bags will be furnished by the Chili Team. NO FREE BEER.
  7. Prizes will be awarded to the Championship Chili in each category.
  8. Full 12oz chili bowl eating will commence at 3PM after tasting has terminated.
  9. Each paying taster will be given a paper ballot and cast one vote for their favorite chili in each of the three categories.
  10. Contestants please send your name and chili category contribution to John Berend atjbsbiplane@gmail.com.

NO FREE BEER

LUDINGTON FIRE DEPT 1-800-TOO-HOTT

Octoberfest at LYC

27 Sep
Octoberfest is scheduled for Saturday October 4.  The menu will be Brats, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut, Spatzel, Hot German Potato Salad, Sautéed Apples and dessert.  Cost is $10 or a punch.  Reservations can be made by calling Gail Kretchman at616-490-1255 or by responding to this message.  Cocktails at 6:00 p.m., Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Cocktails at the Club as usual every Friday.

Upcoming Activities at LYC

23 Sep
Tuesday September 23 is the last Fergburg night for the season.  Burgers will be served from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for $5 each.  If you wish, please bring a dish to share that compliments a Fergburg!

Cocktails at the Club is Friday like always.  Bring an appetizer to share if desired.

Saturday September 27 the social committee will serve pulled pork barbeque sandwiches for $3 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Bring a dish to pass.  Following at around 7:00 will be the final Karaoke/Sing a Long session for the season.  Come out and join in the fun!
Any of these events this week would be a perfect opportunity to drop off Toys for Tots/Gifts for Teens for the Christmas in October dinner on the 18th.
Other events in October include Octoberfest (10/4), Chili Cook Off (10/11), and the MSU/um tailgate party (10/25).

Upcoming Events at LYC

18 Sep
Both Friday and Saturday evening shrimp dinners are fully reserved at this time (7:00 p.m. Thursday).  Thanks to everyone who committed to attending one night or the other.  Remember, social at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. both nights.

Commodore Gail Kretchman has appointed the following LYC members to the nominating committee:  Gary Ferguson, Chris Knudsen, and Luci Lavis.  The purpose of the committee is to solicit LYC members to seek election to Flag Officer positions for 2015 and post a suite of candidates to be voted upon at the October 14 annual meeting.  At that meeting, nominations will also be accepted from the floor.  However, it is the desire of the committee to know of all interested members that wish to seek office before the meeting so that they can be fully vetted and be included with the recommended slate.  Please contact either Gary (690-3710), Chris (233-3653) or Luci (843-1561) if you are interested in further service to the LYC.

Tuesday September 23 is the last Fergburg night for the season.  Burgers will be served from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for $5 each.  If you wish, please bring a dish to share that compliments a Fergburg!

Saturday September 27 the social committee will serve pulled pork barbeque sandwiches for $3 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Bring a dish to pass.  Following at around 7:00 will be the final Karaoke session for the season.  Come and join in the fun!

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