Fun For Kids
And A Chance To Win Prizes
June 19, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SBEA invites all kids to come out and enjoy the lake and the thrill of catching a fish. We will stock the kids pond with fish especially for this day. Prizes will be given away that day for the kids. Free hotdog, chips and pop will be provided for participating kids. Concessions will also be available. This is a chance to see what a great facility you have at SBEA. The SBEA lake is located at 4226 S. Gold. Members can save 10% off all kids fishing items after the fishing event. Meet in front of the lake store at 9:00 a.m. or come out anytime from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Come Celebrate With Us
Join us on July 4th for 4 hours of fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. What a great way to celebrate the 4th at SBEA with fishing, bingo, ice cream social, fireworks & more. There will be tagged fish that are worth cash. Tagged fish will only be honored during the fishing contest hours: 8 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Then sit back and enjoy the fireworks. This event is still being finalized; more event details to come. Keep an eye open for new information both on our Facebook page and on our web page, SBEA Events – Spirit / Boeing Employees’ Association (beatoday.com). We can’t wait to see you all.
With the changing of guidelines, we will keep you updated, but at this time, masks are highly recommended for your safety as well as our staff and volunteers. All current covid-19 guidelines will be in place to protect everyone!
Volunteers are needed to help make this a great day for all. Please contact Stephanie at 522-2996.
Start Your Christmas Shopping Early
July 24 & 25
SBEA Recreation Area
Get your home ready for the holidays with holiday décor from SBEA. Whether you’re looking for fall harvest décor or prepping for winter, SBEA has the décor you’ll need to add a little magic to your home. Join us July 24 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & July 25 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at SBEA Recreation Area, inside the enclosed pavilion for our Christmas in July sale. With our stores being closed for a year this is your chance to cash in on some great stuff and reduced prices. We want to move out some stuff so we can bring in some new stuff. Items that will be in the sale are toys, jewelry, garden décor, kitchenware, houseware, Christmas items and more. Debit cards will be accepted, checks (members only) and cash accepted. You will be able to do payroll deducts, you just have to follow the current payroll deduction policy.
SBEA Day At Rock River Rapids
Tickets will be sold in advance in all SBEA stores and will only be good for SBEA Rock River Rapids July 31, 2021. Pay $4.50 for adult and $4.00 for seniors & youth (3-17), children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult age 16 or older to enter facility. Tickets on sale in all SBEA stores, Rock River Rapids is open 12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Regular prices are $9.00 for adult and $8.00 for youth. What a savings!!!!
All Star Adventures
5 hours of unlimited fun at All Star Adventures, tickets are $9.50 for members and $17.00 for non members. You must buy your ticket in advance at any SBEA store location and take the ticket to the park anytime during business hours to receive your arm band for 5 hours of fun. All rides are included except for arcade, concessions, batting cages and driving range. All Star Adventures, 1010 N. Webb.
*** Height Requirement for rides: 36″ tall.***
August 28 & 29
Only those entered in tournament will be allowed to fish. This event is for members, family members and their guest only. This is a fund raiser for SBEA.
Your chance to catch the “BIG” one and take 1st place has just gotten better. Grab your fishing poles and don’t worry about bait, our lake store can accommodate all your needs for this tournament. Once the fish for this tournament have been stocked in the lake there will be no fishing until the tournament starts at 8 a.m. on Aug. 28. Only those that have paid to enter the tournament will be allowed to fish until the tournament is over. This is a 24 hour tournament; registration starts at 7 a.m. on Aug. 28 and the tournament starts at 8 a.m. Weigh in time is at 8 a.m. sharp on Aug. 29; however you may weigh in anytime during the tournament if you do not want to stay the entire time. You may pre-register at the lake store and pay your $25 entry fee or pay any time to enter the fishing tournament. The lake will be stocked with “BIG” channel cat for this tournament. There will be 3 cash prizes for the three largest creel of 4 catfish; 1st place, ($250), 2nd place ($150) and 3rd place ($100) and then $100 if you want to enter the contest for largest catfish caught for an additional $5.00 entry fee. All rules of the lake must be followed with no gold fish allowed for bait and 2 poles per fisherman. No buddy system will be allowed, you must catch your own fish and they must be kept on your own stringer or in your own basket and kept in the water. Vehicles will be subject to inspection. Contestants will be supplied with an armband and rods used in the tournament will be tagged. Tournament ends promptly at 8 a.m. on Aug. 29. If you do not present your fish by that time you will be disqualified, so be sure to be on time. For your convenience the bait shop will be open until 10:00 p.m. on Aug. 28. The lake will be closed for fishing to everyone who is not a contestant in the tournament. Boats will be allowed in the tournament, camping will be allowed for those in the tournament on Aug. 28.
Events coming later in the year:
Craft Show – Sept. 18, 9:00 am – 3:00 p.m., Kansas Extension Center. Free to shop, $40.00 a booth for members, $50.00 a booth for non-members.
Sporting Clay Shoot – Oct. 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Shady Creek Sporting Clays Range, 1252 N Oliver, Belle Plaine, KS.
Christmas Extravaganza Sale – Save the date, Nov. 20 & 21, 2 day sale. SBEA Lake enclosed pavilion, 4226 S Gold.
Pizza with Santa – Santa’s coming to town Dec. 5, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., SBEA Recreation Area.
School’s out and workloads are lighter for some, making summer a prime season for family travel. After the past year and a half, you and your family deserve a break and a chance to catch up with the outside world that you have been closed off to for so long. A vacation can give you that much needed time to catch up in person! Check with SBEA for all your traveling needs with lodging, entertainment and dining out. Simply stop in your nearest SBEA store for information and member codes to:
- Trip Beat
- Perks Connect
- Great Wolf Lodge
- V. J.’s Exotic Safaris
- Silver Dollar City
Scholfield Honda, 7017 East Kellogg Dr, Wichita, 316-688-6400 is offering SBEA members 2% over invoice pricing & their lifetime Powertrain Warranty on new & used vehicles. You must show your SBEA membership card to receive these discounts. Please visit their website at www.ScholfieldHonda.com.
fromyouflowers.com, 1-888-838-8853, is offering SBEA members 25% off sitewide and 50% off on seasonal specials. Visit www.fromyouflowers.com and enter savings code. Please see your SBEA store for code.
Planning or hosting an event or party soon? Check into renting our enclosed (heated and air conditioned) or screened in pavilions. Call Missy at (316) 522-2996 for availability. Please be aware that we comply with the current mass gathering mandates and our facilities are Covid sanitized for your protection. We are requiring all members to provide hand sanitizer for their party/gathering who attend. This will be checked for during your check in with the ranger.
We also have an outdoor picnic area available.
Do you have an idea that would make a great event for members and families? Please let us know by contacting Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org .
You Have 3 Options To View The Newsletter
Did you know that you can view the Spirit/Boeing Today newsletter on line? Better yet, how about from the comforts of your own home. The answer is yes, our newsletter is available to view at www.beatoday.com or you can have it emailed to you simply by filling out the form on the back of the newsletter with your email address and send it to Stephanie at K30-35 or email it to her at email@example.com. We even have sign up forms in all SBEA stores to fill out if you would like to be added to the e-news letter list. For those that want a copy mailed to your home we will be glad to print it off and mail it to your home, but the cost is $10.00 a year.
News For Members
We are open. Come on in and see us anytime during our open hours. We love to have visitors. Days may change based on sales., check website for current hours.
Main Store Open Monday—Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
IPB3 Store: Open Thursday & Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Strut Store: Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
KK Store: Open Tues. & Thurs. 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Credit Union Store: Open Monday – Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CMF Store: Open Tues. & Thur., 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lake Store: Starting May 5, Store Hours: Wed.- Sun. 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Lake Hours: Wed.- Sun. 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Lake and lake store are closed Monday’s & Tuesday’s.
We hear you and are pleased to say we have brought back payroll deductions. This will be on a trial basis and see how things work out. Members will be allowed to do 2 payroll deductions a month for a total of $200.00. $100.00 will be deducted out of the 1st check and remaining balance from the 2nd check. If everything goes well, we will re-evaluate it again around July and go from there.
One of the most popular “perks” SBEA members have is access to discounts across the city. SBEA provides a listing of merchants willing to provide wonderful discounts as a service to our members that can be accessed on line by visiting this page at https://beatoday.com/merchant-discounts/. Simply present your current SBEA membership card at the listed businesses. We continually look for additional discounts to offer our members.