Southside Business Men's Club Newsletter 
Jacksonville Florida's Oldest Business and Civic Organization Founded in 1932
Volume 86, Issue 44
November 11, 2018

November 14, 2018
WBOB Radio personality Bill Hay, host of the weekend show I'm Speaking Plainly, will provide commentary on Jacksonville's current political scene. 
November 21, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving 
Our annual Public Safety Awards meeting was last week and it is always one of the best meetings of the year because we get to honor the men and women that go above and beyond to keep our communities safe and the Sheriff's Department running at top-notch. Congressman John Rutherford and Sheriff Mike Williams joined us as special guests.
Our guest speaker on Wednesday is WBOB radio personality Bill Hay, host of the weekend show I'm Speaking Plainly. He'll provide commentary on Jacksonville's current political scene. Please note we are not meeting on Wednesday, November 21 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
See you Wednesday, 

Steve DeSorbo 
2018 President

Members and guests of The Palencia Club St. Augustine, FL enjoy a number of golf amenities including an 18 hole Arthur Hills - designed championship golf course. Shaped by the natural beauty of the land, this 7,071-yard masterpiece winds through centuries-old maritime oak trees and along the Intracoastal Waterway and the Tolomato River.
Won't you join us?  
When: Friday, November 16, 2018
The Palencia Club 
Phone: (904) 599-9040

First Tee Time: 11:00 am (8 minutes between)
Cost each is $65.00 plus tax for greens/cart fees and range balls.
Reserve Your Tee Time
Looking forward to meeting you in person at the bar to collect your $5 for the blind draw. You may reserve your tee time by contacting the SBMC Golf Chair at

If you are registering for a foursome, please include the names of all your members.   

Our annual Christmas Kids charity event will be held Saturday, December 1 at the Target Store on San Jose Blvd in Mandarin. We always look forward to this opportunity to provide a shopping spree for well deserving children in need. More details TBA.

SBMC's Annual Holiday Party will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. You should receive your invitation soon, but don't wait, you can purchase your tickets at the early-bird price on our website. 
Tiers and pricing are as follows:
* Platinum - $1,000
    * Signage on website
    * Signage on screen at lunches
    * Banner with logo for events
    * Free lunch 3 times per year
    * 2 tickets to Holiday Party
* Gold - $500
    * Signage on website
    * Signage on screen at lunch
    * Free lunch 2 times per year
    * 2 tickets to Jags Tailgate Party

* Silver - $250
    * Signage on screen at lunch
    * Free lunch 1 time per year
    * Free tickets to a Meet-a-Member networking event

You can purchase a sponsorship on a 12 month basis, so although we are halfway into 2018, your brand visibility will remain present for 12 months from date of purchase. For more information, contact 4th VP Brandon Stanko at
For questions and comments about the newsletter, 
please email

Thanks to our  
Club Sponsors

Platinum Level

Gold Level

Jon Hill & Jeanne Peterson
Ameriprise Financial Services

Silver Level

Spotlight Speakers  
 November 14
Jesse Stakes
First Citizens Bank

November 21
No Meeting

Lunch Reservations

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