Southside Business Men's Club Newsletter 
Jacksonville Florida's Oldest Business and Civic Organization Founded in 1932
Volume 86, Issue 48
December 9, 2018

December 12, 2018
Rick Mullaney is the Founding Director of the Public Policy Institute at Jacksonville University. In addition to giving strategic direction and vision to the Institute and regularly appearing on local media for policy commentary, he also hosts the Policy Matters radio show.
No Meeting December 19, December 26 and January 2. Happy Holidays! 
Our speaker this past Wednesday was Michael Corrigan, President and CEO of Visit Jacksonville. This is an excellent organization which promotes tourism and economic development to our great city of Jacksonville.
Visit Jacksonville has a program called "Bring It Home, Jax" in which you can assist in recruiting groups and conventions you are associated with to hold future meetings or conferences right here in our hometown. For more details on this program, please contact Monica Smith 904-421-9164 or via email at
Our speaker next Wednesday is Rick Mullaney, Director of the Public Policy Institute at Jacksonville University. This will be our last regular meeting of the year.  We hope everyone has a great holiday season and we look forward to seeing you in January as we start the New Year.
Bill Bishop 
1st Vice President

Our 2019 Officers and Board of Governors will officially be sworn in during the January 9, 2019 meeting.
President                          Bill Bishop
1st Vice President            Walter Smith
2nd Vice President           Brandon Stanko
3rd Vice President            Jon Hill
4th Vice President            Jeanne Maron
Sergeant at Arms             Michael Best
Treasurer                          Mark Wilkinson
Board of Directors:
Single Year Swing Spot: KC Padget
3 year term
Fred Allison
Rod Borum
Angelo Volpe
2 year term
Bob Ascher
Howard Caplan
Ramona Baldwin (taking spot vacated by Hank Duckworth)
1 year term
Jeff Volpe
Jennifer Kazebee (taking spot vacated by KC Padget)
Ken Dean (taking spot vacated by Michael Best)
Now is the time to buy your tickets to the SBMC Holiday Party, December 15, 7-11pm at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $85 per person (guests welcome) and can be purchased online. The last day to buy tickets is December 11. We hope you can join us for this joyous evening of Fellowship, Food, Music, Open Bar, and Fun! Click here to purchase tickets. 
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December 12
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