The 2019 Officer Installation Banquet was held on Sunday January 13, 2019 at Pinecricker Café in Polo, IL. The evening began with a delicious buffet meal followed by the installation of the officers and directors for the chapter.
Pictured from right to left are:
Kevin Deets – President
Mark Maginnis – Program director
Kevin O’Keefe – Past-President and 2019 Chorus director
Tom Balser – Secretary
Monty Cotter – Membership and Public relations & marketing director
Jason Brown – Music director
Tim Pashon – Previous Chorus director
The following members were not able to attend:
Phil Frey – Treasurer
Jim Brotheridge – Youth in Harmony director
Glenn Dancey – Director at Large
The 2018 Barbershopper of the year award was presented in the photo below to Gary Koeller (left) by Monty Cotter (right) for his outstanding contributions to the preservation and encouragement of barbershop harmony.
The finale of the evening was wonderful barbershop music sung by two quartets from our chapter:
Spontaneous Combustion: pictured left to right are Tim Pashon, Kevin Deets, Kevin O’Keefe, Jason Brown.
Lost in the Woods: pictured left to right are Jonathan Koch, Gary Koeller, John Davis, Scotty Lathrop