Jacksonville Florida's Oldest Business and Civic Organization Founded in 1932

The Newsletter of the Southside Business Men's Club Volume 83, Issue 35,  August 30,  2015
In This Issue

Spotlight Speakers

September 2-
Rene Zook

Happy Birthday

Dole Kelley, Jr., 8/31
John Rutherford, 9/2
Kimberly Clarke, 9/3
William Traer, III, 9/3


   Prizes & Raffles        
Attendance Award,
Sponsored by: Tom Harris, Hardage-Giddens
Winner This Week:
Erik Hill!

Woody Cooper Award
Sponsored by:  Marlin Technology
Name Drawn Last Week: 
Mark Vickers



Double Winner:
Donna Day

  Next Meeting 
September 2, 2015 
San Jose Country Club
7529 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL
Lunch Buffet 12:00 pm
$20 Members
$25 for Guests 
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9/2 Matt Shirk, Public Defender for Florida's 4th Judicial Circuit

9/9    Dr. George Candler, Director of UNF Masters in Public Administration Program
9/16  Past Presidents Day
9/23  Helmets and Heels
9/30  Lenny Curry, Jacksonville Mayor

Tim Howe, President
Southside Business Men's Club 
(904) 813-8950

Let's eavesdrop on your Southside Business Men's Club President and Chairman as the power team prepares for an SBMC event:

Tim, "Does this look ok?"

Annie, " need to change your shirt."

Tim, "You bought me this shirt."

Annie, "Yeah, seven years ago!"
, "It's an IZOD; what's wrong with the shirt?"

A, "It's old."

T, "I'm old!!"

A, "Ok, the collar is jacked up...and it's a little snug on you."

"But there're no holes in it.  It's a perfectly good shirt."

"Seven years ago it was a great shirt.  Today, it's only good for working in the yard.  Or, you can give it to Goodwill."

"Hey, I've bought some great shirts at Goodwill."


"So you don't want me to wear a perfectly functional shirt, of good quality, that you purchased for me."

"Was that a question?"

"Fine...what about this one?"

"Oooh, I really like that shirt!"

"Well, alrighty then!  I just want to look good for you and make you happy.  I love you, baby!"

"Ahhh, I love you too, baby!...Were you planning on wearing those shorts?"


"Well, now they don't go with that shirt."

"They went with the last shirt...whatever."

"Why don't you wear those jeans I just bought you, instead?"

"These Jeans?  Ok, do I look alright now?"

"You look great baby!  Does my hair look ok in the back?"

"You always look spectacular.  Now let's go; we're late again."

Please make plans to attend the SBMC Past President's Day celebration at our weekly meeting on September 16th
Our next SBMC golf outing will be on Friday, September 18th at Cimarrone Golf Club. Cost to participate is $37.00 (+tax) and we have 32 spots available. The price includes green/cart fees and range balls prior to your round. We'll have sequential tee times starting at 11:45 AM.
Cimarrone has gone through a second series of recent improvements and the course is in very good condition. Players of all abilities will enjoy Cimarrone's par 72, 6891 yard championship layout. Its manicured course and challenging design provides a fun, player-friendly experience for golfers of all abilities. Beginners will enjoy Cimarrone's well-defined fairways and magnificent greens. Advanced players will appreciate numerous risk-reward opportunities provided by strategically placed bunkers and a water or marsh feature on every hole.
Come join your fellow SBMC members and friends for a round of golf! To reserve your spot(s) contact Nico Hogeveen at (904) 403-6754 or send an email to [email protected].
Nico Hogeveen
2015 SMBC Golf Chair


 For more details contact Mike Russo: 

 904-372-3019 or [email protected]



There are 2015 spotlight speaker dates available!  The book is at the sign-in table at each meeting. 

This is free to all members in good standing and gives you the opportunity to talk about your business, family, interests, or anything else you would like to talk about for five minutes.  You are also able to put out business cards, flyers, or informational materials on the tables to showcase your business.

Pick your date before they fill up!

We also ask for volunteers to help us start our meetings to get us thinking about what is really important and what is behind whatever success we have achieved - God and Country.

If you have a calling to lead us in prayer/invocation or the pledge of allegiance, please either call or sign up in the spotlight speaker book.
Keith Litterick 
SBMC Sergeant At Arms


Did you know we have a photo gallery on our website?  We do.  There is a link at the top of the home page for "Gallery".
Click HERE.
For questions and comments about the newsletter please e-mail [email protected]