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Tailgater - 11/03/12 6th Annual Soup Nazi Competition Tailgater: It was a beautiful evening for this popular crowd pleasing event. Our competing chefs provided some savory soups and gourmet cheese sandwiches were the perfect compliment. Even Louie the Laker couldn't resist the delightful aromas! Congratulations to our winners: 2012 Soup Nazi & 1st-place Wendy Reffeor, white chicken chili; 2nd-Beth Neumeier, cream of chicken soup; 3rd-Kim Kolbe, Kyler's Cheeseburger Soup Deluxe. 11
Bowling Bash - 11/02/2012 Lincoln Lanes, Grand Rapids: Kingpins for the evening were Ken Kolbe-197 (record high score), Matt Doxey-186, Ester Burns-138. This was a most enjoyable evening for the entire family! So much so, that two of our children bowlers cried when we had to stop! 12
TGIF - 11/02/12 Lincoln Lanes Sports Bar, Grand Rapids: This pre-bowling TGIF was just the ticket for garnering some liquid courage for the event to follow! And a pre-game of pool was also just the ticket. 4
Restaurant of the Month - 10/19/12 There may not have been any American-Idol-worthy crooners in the group, but an A+ for group effort was certainly earned! All were in perfect harmony with the good food and great adult beverages at Mojo's Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant in GR. 8
Tailgater - 10/06/12 UClub tailgaters weathered the blustery-cold day. Good food, great friends, and Laker football... what a wonderful world! 7
Restaurant of the Month - 09/21/12 It was hibachi grill dining at its finest in GR at Fuji Yama Asian Bistro. Good food, great company, and no singed eyebrows! 10
Welcome Back Reception - 09/14/12 UClub members, new employees, and guests enjoyed the fall kick-off to another academic year. Steel pan music was the perfect compliment to the island tropics theme and Miami Vice cocktails! Our 2013 Flanders Scholarship recipients were special guests for the evening. 10
Tailgater - 09/08/12 It was the prelude to an exciting evening for UClub tailgaters. The home-game opener, black out night, re-dedication of Lubbers Stadium, and an 83-46 Laker victory... doesn't get much better than this! 13
TGIF - 09/07/12 It was a record crowd of 22 at the Crooked Goose! From the gator appetizers (yes, real alligator!) and crooked-glass cocktails, to the signature grilled cheese, everyone delighted in the newest edition to our TGIF tour. 10
WG Jackson Research Cruise - 07/27/12 What an exciting experience! Lake Michigan presented some choppy waters, but members and guests were treated to a unique learning opportunity aboard the WG Jackson. And our "Captain Ron" was also quite a treat! 20
Real Oldies Concert - 06/30/12 Who ya callin' a real oldie??? 4
Restaurant of the Month - 05/18/12 Traditional English pub and Indian cuisine odd pairing? Yes, but it works! All had a fabulous time at Graydon's Crossing in GR. Visiting librarian Phil Segall from Kingston University was a special guest. 4
TGIF - 05/04/12 Ole! It was a pre-Cinco de Mayo gathering. 5
Restaurant of the Month - 04/20/12 A packed house at Thai Palace in Holland made it evident that we were in for a real treat. And a treat it was, from the sa-tay appetizer to the pad ped main entree. 5
TGIF - 04/13/12 It may have been Friday the 13, but only good luck at this TGIF... five first-time attendees enjoyed this social event! 3
Annual Meeting, Dinner & St Patrick's Day Celebration - 03/16/12 Thanks for an excellent attendance! Following the hospitality hour and annual meeting where the new Board of Trustees was announced, guests were treated to a traditional Irish fare. The MI temperatures were warm on the outside, but inside The Meadows, members kept their cool with green beer and Lucky Leprechaun drink specials! 12
TGIF - 03/02/12 Even a cold, rainy evening couldn't keep UClub friends away. All had a great evening at Shawmut Inn. 10
TGIF - 02/03/12 UClub friends enjoyed socializing and celebrating member birthdays. It was the big one for Mick! 4
Restaurant of the Month - 01/20/12 What an exciting evening! Members experienced the explosive flavors of Persian and Mediterranean cuisine at Shiraz Grille in Grand Rapids. From the dough (pronounced doog) cocktail to the Persian ice cream, a delightful evening was had by all. 3
Bowlarama - 01/13/12 UClub families had a blast at the Bowlarama winter bash. Everyone agreed we should do this again! Lucky striker high games: Ester-168, Ken-147, Kim-145. 12
TGIF - 12/02/11 Some pre-holiday shopping fuel???!!! 1
Restaurant of the Month - 11/18/11 Restaurant Toulouse in beautiful Saugatuck provided a warm and cozy atmosphere for dining. Members enjoyed the delectable french cuisine, smooth jazz entertainment, and socializing with good friends. 5
Tailgater - 11/12/11 At the 5th Annual Soup Nazi Competition, tailgaters enjoyed some fabulous soups. Congratulations to our winners: 3rd Place-Mick Doxey/Sweet Potato Bisque; 2nd Place-Kim Kolbe/Thai Shrimp Soup, and 1st Place our Soup Nazi 2011-Kirsten Bartels for her winning Baked Potato Bacon soup! 5
Tailgater - 10/01/11 It was a beautiful fall evening for pre-game tailgaters. 4
Tailgater - 09/24/11 UClub tailgaters weathered the pre-game storm. James & Sherry Moyer, your dogs missed you! 6
Welcome Back Reception - 09/23/11 UClub members are welcomed back to another academic year with a fiesta-theme reception at the DeVos UClub Room. 5