Southern Illinois Parrot Head Club Birthday Party 2/6 in Marion, IL

The Southern Illinois Parrot Head Club is celebrating it's 3rd "trip around the sun" on next Saturday (2/6) with a party in Marion, IL. Planned entertainment includes The Conch on the Half Shell Band. See their calendar for more information.

LOCS Board Meeting 2/5 at 6PM

We have a board meeting upcoming next Friday (2/5) at 6PM at Kelly's House (Monroe St). Email Us if you need her address.

2010 Board Members

Kelly Zagrodnik
President Elect:
Steve Freitag
Past President:
Rick Werre
Mary Frahm
Gwen Hannes
Jon Miner


  • Matt "Biz" Blasinski
  • Craig Jolly
Club Founder: Tommy "Grand McCaw" Mader (A note on how the email addresses on this page are encoded to avoid spam: It is using a technique "borrowed" from tillate. In a nutshell, the JavaScript un-rot13's the email address, which is rot13'd in the script (for example, in the first entry, qbg98_1999@lnubb.pb is the email address.)

Meeting the Dane County Humane Society

We had a great meeting with the Dane County Humane Society, learning about their Second Chances program and other opportunities we will have to give our time, and donated food and supplies.

We donated $1,250 of the money we earned at the football games to their Second Chances program.

Reminder: Monthly Meeting - 1/27, 7PM at Humane Society, Bourbon Street Grille

Just a reminder that we have our monthly meeting on Wednesday, 1/27 at 7PM, starting at the Humane Society and finishing at Bourbon Street Grille.

See the previous article for details and don't forget to bring something for the animals at the Humane Society!

All members and prospective members are welcome!

2010 I Shot 6 Holes in my Freezer Party

The Loyal Order of the Caribbean Soul presents….
The 2010 I Shot 6 Holes in my Freezer Party!
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2010
Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 11:00am

Due to monetary and other issues, it's a smaller invitation-only event this year. Email Us for more information!

“Tails of Love” Island Party Fundraiser - Trop Rock in South Bend

Coming up in two weeks: Parrot Heads in Michiana and PetsConnect! Present "Tails of Love" Island Party Fundraiser February 5-6, 2010 in South Bend, IN

Scheduled to Appear:

Other Events:

  • Tiki Room Trivia Contest (Saturday afternoon)
  • Raffles, Prizes, Live and Silent Auctions for Charity

Monthly Meeting - 1/27, 7PM at Humane Society, Bourbon Street Grille

Our next monthly meeting is January 27th at 7PM.

At 7PM, we will meet at the Dane County Humane Society, 5132 Voges Road in Madison (South of the Beltline on Stoughton Rd, first left is Voges Rd.)

Anybody coming to the Humane Society is encouraged to bring something for the animals from their wish list.

A business meeting will follow around 8PM at Bourbon Street Grille (6312 Metropolitan Ln in Monona).

All members and prospective members are welcome!

Upcoming PHIP Events, Fundraisers and Fabulous Prizes

Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off - February 27, 2010 in Destin, FL
Chili cook-off to benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Enter to Win fabulous prizes including AirTran tickets and a resort/hotel stay.
Northern Illinois Parrot Heads 10th annual Island Beach Bash - February 27, 2010 in Rockford, IL
Tony Amber and Pirates Over 40 headline the party benefiting Northwestern IL Special Olympics.
Western Massachusetts Parrot Head Club 15th Annual New England Parrot Head Convention - February 26-28, 2010 in Holyoke, MA
Party with a purpose! Enter the Ronald McDonald Quilt Raffle. Special prize who travels furthest to reach the convention. Entries postmarked in January are entered to win a framed autographed Jimmy Buffet photo. Entertainment by the CalypsoNuts, Changes in Latitudes, The Cocabanana Band, Jim Morris, Rum Runners and Tall Paul and Crawdaddy

Biz Reports on the Parrot Head Cruise 2009

Biz has finally gotten his report on the Atlanta Parrot Head Club's 2009 Parrot Head Cruise online, only 60 days short of the next cruise.

Check out his "Stories we could tell" for tales of drinking, shaving, eating and other debauchery (including getting married) throughout the Western Caribbean (Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan) with 462 Parrot Heads.

They raised $57,033 for Breast Cancer charities!

Havana Daydreamin' 2010 - Trop Rock in the Quad Cities

Coming up in two weeks - Havana Daydreamin' in the Quad Cities (Moline/Rock Island, IL and Davenport/Bettendorf, IA -- 3 hours from Madison).

Scheduled to Appear:

More information available from the Havana Daydreamin' website.

2010 Trop Rock and PHIP Chapter Events

There's lots of good Trop Rock and PHIP Chapter events going on. Check back often, we'll add more events as they arise. ..Gathered from around the web. Particularly useful sites:

Reminder - Happy Hour Friday at Madisons

Just a reminder, the Happy Hour is Tomorrow (1/8) at Madison's Downtown from 5-8.

See the original post for More information.

Happy Hour 5pm, 1/8 at Madisons

Monthly LOCS Happy Hour 5-8 Friday 1/8 at Madisons (downtown, corner of King and Doty, across from the Great Dane.)

10 beers on tap for $2/pint; along with $5 apps and $2 well drinks.

Madison's Happy Hour runs 4-7, Craig and Michelle will be there at 5 to host.

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