Iowa-Alabama Snowbirds Announce 2022 Events

Iowa Snowbirds are invited to attend events held during January through early March 2022. There is no membership fee to join and all Iowans and their guests are welcome at all club events.

Snowbird breakfast dates are scheduled for Wednesdays, January 12, January 26, and February 9 and Tuesday, February 22 and Wednesday, March 9. Current CDC guidelines will be followed. It is strongly recommended that members get vaccinated/boosters and wear masks while indoors in public. Reservations are required at all breakfast meetings and can be made on the website, IowaAlabamagulfcoastsnowbirds.org (preferred), or by calling Chris and Steve Hedlund at 319-430-4597. All Iowa Club breakfast meetings will be held at the Perdido Beach Resort, 27200 East Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach. The cost will be $15.00 per person. The final breakfast on March 9 will be held at Luna’s Eat & Drink, Orange Beach, and there will be no program at this event.

A 50/50 drawing is held at each breakfast and Iowa club members support various local charities while in the Gulf community such as the fire departments, libraries, the zoo, and others.

Iowa Cocktail Parties are scheduled on Fridays, January 21 and February 18, 5-7PM at the Caribe Resort, Building D, 28103 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach. No RSVP is required. Bring an appetizer/dish to share and your own beverage.

Iowa golf outings are held at various courses throughout the area. The golf schedule and sign-up for tee times is posted on the website, Iowa-Alabamagulfcoastsnowbirds.org.

Club members are encouraged to check the website for updates, sign-ups, and a listing of activities available in the Gulf area.

Pat Brush, CoPresident, Iowa-Alabama Snowbird Club.

Contact, 319-350-0354 or pjbrush16@gmail.com.

 

 

Updates: January 2022

Iowa Snowbirds were welcomed back at a breakfast on January 12. Grant Brown from the City of Gulf Shores presented a city update to the members in attendance.  At their January 26 breakfast, Iowa members learned about Helping Hands, a non-profit organization from Kaysheri Haffner, its founder.

The next breakfast meeting is scheduled for February 9 and will be held at the Perdido Beach Resort, 27200 East Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach. Captain Dean Willliams will be speaking about dolphins and their habitat and author Linda Spangrud will be doing a book signing of her second children’s book “Miss Sandra and The Turtle People.”  The breakfast cost will be $15 per person. Reservations are required at all breakfast meetings and can be made on the website (preferred) at Iowa- Alabamagulfcoastsnowbirds.org, or by texting or calling Chris and Steve Hedlund at 319-430-4597.

Members are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to each club event to be donated to the Christian Service Center food pantry.

A 50/50 drawing will be held at the breakfast and door prizes awarded.  Iowa club members support various local charities while in the Gulf community such as the fire departments, libraries, the zoo, etc. with the funds collected. 

The last Iowa Social is scheduled for Friday, February 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Caribe Resort, Building D, 28103 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach. No RSVP is required. Come comfortable in casual attire and bring an appetizer/dish to share and your own beverage.

The Iowa golf schedule and sign-up for tee times is posted on the website, Iowa-Alabamagulfcoastsnowbirds.org.  

Club members are encouraged to check the website for updates on club events, sign-ups for club events, and a listing of activities available in the Gulf area.