Archive for December, 2015

March 10th (Thursday) Dinner Theater- Lincolnshire, IL

Monday, December 28th, 2015


Musical comedy“Sister Act”, at the Marriott Theater  Click here    The food and play were great.  It is theater in the round, so all seats were good. Mayos, Kraners, and Whitesells attended. Monte, Region 5 president, drove up for a festive evening.

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February 6th – Starved Rock Lodge Luncheon- Peru, IL

Monday, December 7th, 2015


Four NIU couples (plus Region 5 pres. Monti Barksdale) met at the Starved Rock Lodge for lunch. A mild winter, with open water on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, resulted in only one eagle to watch at the dam.  

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January 26th -Travelers Rest, Fl Luncheon

Monday, December 7th, 2015


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Fifteen snowbird NIU Members (and alumni) met at Ruth Hall for a PotLuck luncheon. Weather was “Florida” good.  We had a large variety of dishes to pass and lively conversation. Thanks to Jim & Roberta Matkovich for hosting.

Tarpon Springs Luncheon Feb 9th – Four NIU couples met in Tarpons Springs for lunch. We watched Panhandling Pelicans and mating Osprey (fish eagles).


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