Loyal Order of the Caribbean Soul

Southern Wisconsin Parrot Head Club

Welcome to our beach house on the web!

We meet at 7:30PM on the last Wednesday of the month in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr), and have Social Happy Hours once a month -- see the calendar for this month's Happy Hour location!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

2015 "I Shot 6 Holes In My Freezer" Party

The Loyal Order of the Caribbean Soul is pleased to announce the...
2015 "I Shot 6 Holes In My Freezer" Party
Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at Comfort Inn and Suites in Newville!
11102 Goede Road, Edgerton, WI, 53534
608-884-2118 ask for Patrick or Jennifer

-Price: FREE!  (BYO!)
- King or Two Queen rooms are $50 with "Madison Parrot Head Club" before January 15th  (Pets allowed, for $20)
- The hotel is relatively small, so it may fill up!
We will have the party room by the pool for food

- There's no bar or restaurant at the hotel, so we'll pot-luck (bring a dish to pass) and bring our own food and drinks!


- Bring a donation for the Humane Society of Rock County - See their Wish List http://www.rockcountyhumanesociety.com/wish_list

NO GLASSWARE BY THE POOL!
- There will be plenty of tropical music to get you in the mood (for what, well, that's up to you).

- There will be games and tom-foolery in and around the pool, but we're mostly there to relax and socialize.
- Due to a change in state law, the pool (and attached party room) must close at 10.
- Stock up on small bills!  We'll have jello shots, suck and blows, and shotskis available!  We'll also be taking pictures in the freezer to help you keep tabs on the happenings!
- Checkin is 3pm and checkout is 11am.

- Party starts at 4, but we'll be partying as soon as we're there!

Make a reservation early to ensure a spot!
Tell them you're with the "Madison Parrot Head Club".  Call 608-884-2118 ask for Patrick or Jennifer

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

2014 Holiday Party - 6:00 on December 17th at Angelo's

The annual LOCS Holiday Party is coming up at 6:30PM on December 17th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).
Bring a Buffett or tropical gift valued at $15-$20 for the gift exchange! Handmade and creative gifts encouraged!  Bring small bills or jokes if you want to steal someone else's loot!
Please also bring cash to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank and supplies for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services from their Wish List!.
This event is, unfortunately, members-only, but it's never too late to send in a membership form!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

November Monthly Meeting - 11/26 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up in just over a week!  We're meeting at 7PM on November 26th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

We'll be voting for the board election, please submit last minute nominations to please submit your nominations for board memberships to locsbuffett@gmail.com!  (More information here!)  The absentee ballot will be coming out very soon, so get your name in the hat soon if you're interested!

The agenda will be posted when it's available!  If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Saturday, November 8, 2014

November Happy Hour - 11/14 at Blue Moon

The November Happy Hour is 11/14 at the Blue Moon Bar and Grill (2535 University Ave in Madison).

The party starts around 6:00!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

October Monthly Meeting - 10/29 at Angelo's!

Our next monthly meeting is coming up in just over a week!  We're meeting at 7PM on October 29th in the Grotto at Angelo's in Monona (5801 Monona Dr).

There will be a social half-hour at 7:00, followed by the meeting at 7:30.

Many folks will be in Key West for Meeting of the Minds, so please submit your nominations for board memberships ahead of time via email to locsbuffett@gmail.com!  More information here!

The agenda will be posted when it's available!  If you have events or items you want to be sure are added, send an email!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Run, Run, Run for the LOCS Board!

Are you interested in helping run the club?  Curious about the machinery that makes the club tick?  Run for the board!

Board memberships are elected by the membership and serve two-year terms starting January 1st, with half of the board changing every year.

Open board positions (and the Bylaws definitions) this year:

  • Secretary - The Secretary shall keep minutes of all meetings and shall furnish copies via email to all members in advance of the following stated meeting. He or she shall maintain an archive of minutes online for general consumption. He or she is responsible for the official record of attendance, volunteer hours and monetary charitable donations, in conjunction with Volunteering Director and Membership Director.
  • Membership Director - The Membership Director is responsible for welcoming new members to the club, tracking membership status of members and sending membership renewal notices. The Membership Director is also responsible for membership recruiting and for maintaining the membership form. The Membership Director is the chair of the Membership Committee.
  • Social Director - The Social Director shall coordinate all LOCS/SWPHC Phlockings, Road Trips, Happy Hours and any other social events. He or she is responsible for accounting with the Treasurer for all costs of any events and ensuring smooth operation of events. He or she is responsible for tracking attendance at social events and reporting to the Secretary. The Social Director is the chair of the Social Committee.
  • Volunteering Director - The Volunteering Director is responsible for finding and encouraging club participation in volunteer opportunities, liaising (in conjunction with the President and Treasurer) with charitable organizations to which we donate time or money, and tracking time and money given to charity to report to the Secretary. The Volunteering Director is the chair of the Volunteering Committee.

Please nominate yourself or someone else (subject to their acceptance) via email to locsbuffett@gmail.com.  Nominations are due before or at the October Membership Meeting for voting at the November Membership Meeting (or by absentee ballot)!

We'd love to have you join us at the table and keep the club vibrant and healthy!  (And learn the secret handshake!)

Sunday, October 5, 2014

2014 LOCS Chili Cook-Off - October 10th!

The 2014 LOCS Chili Cook-off and bonfire date is set for Friday, October 10th at Mary's house!

Bring your best chili or soup and compete for prizes!  Breads, deserts and other foods always welcome for a break from the hot stuff!

Email locsbuffett@gmail.com if you need the address or directions!

Disclaimer

The terms Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville, Parrot Head(s), Parrothead(s), Parrot Head Club, Parrothead Club and PHC are registered trademarks of Margaritaville Inc. Our Parrot Head Club is recognized by Jimmy Buffett, but is not directly associated with any of his business interests, MCA Records, Island Records, Margaritaville Records, Mailboat Records or HK Management. Members recognize and comply that Mr. Buffett's name, song titles, lyrics are all registered trademarks and should not be used for the pursuit of profit. Additionally, members accept that the SWPHC and it's officers are not responsible for any behavior or action of it's members that may result in legal action, injury, and loss or damage of personal property.

The Southern Wisconsin PHC is also not responsible for members who experience: Loss of memory, loss of a weekend, an obsession with dressing like a pirate, loss of money in pursuit of the perfect margarita, sunburns, an obsession with Mardi Gras beads, public drunkeness, public nudity and any consequences of the aforementioned actions, including marriage, pregnancy and death.

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