Southside Business Men's Club Newsletter 
Jacksonville Florida's Oldest Business and Civic Organization Founded in 1932
Volume 86, Issue 46
November 25, 2018

November 28, 2018
Bill Spann, the City's Director of Military Affairs, will explain his department's role in advocating for military-friendly infrastructure, jobs, and services for veterans in northeast Florida.  

December 5, 2018

Michael Corrigan, President & CEO of Visit Jacksonville, provides an update on the agency's tourism and economic development progress.
I hope you all enjoyed a great holiday with family and friends. We are back in the swing of things this week and our guest speaker is Bill Spann, Director of Military Affairs, City of Jacksonville. Bill spoke to our club last year and we are looking forward to hearing an update on all the great things his department is doing to support veterans in our area.
We still have one more golf outing this year, held on Dec 7 at Windsor Parke Golf Club. Get on the green and enjoy our beautiful Florida weather with friends/colleagues before the Christmas holiday.

Steve DeSorbo 
2018 President

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.

Time: 6am-8am

Address: 10490 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville FL, 32257

We have a full slate of volunteers, but welcome anyone who is interested in helping out. Email Steve Sivyer at for more info.
Windsor Parke Golf Club is a Semi-Private, 18-Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Arthur Hills. The course has hosted more USGA qualifying events than any other course in the city of Jacksonville. Hosted qualifying events include the US Open, US Amateur, US Publinks and US Senior Amateur.  
Won't you join us?  
Friday, December 7, 2018
Windsor Parke Golf Course
13823 Sutton Park Dr. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32224
First Tee Time: 11:00 am (8 minutes between)
Cost each is $37.00 plus tax for greens/cart fees and range balls.
Reserve Your Tee Time
We have a new registration email for our monthly golf outings. Please contact SBMC Golf Chairman Matt Vallez at

If you are registering for a foursome, please include the names of all your members.   
Looking forward to meeting you in person at the bar to collect your $5 for the blind draw.  
Questions about the event? Email  
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. Time is running out. We hope you can join us for this joyous evening of Fellowship, Food, Music, Open Bar, and Fun! Click here to purchase tickets. 
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 28
Fred Haley
Toast Mentor

December 5
Ken Petsch
Apollo Packaging, Inc.

Lunch Reservations

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