KC Royals VS Toronto Blue Jays
Sunday June 25
The Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays bus trip to Kauffman Stadium will be Sunday, June 25. Game time is 1:15 pm. Cost for members is $75.00 and non-members $90.00 each. (Includes bus ride and game ticket). Seats are in the lower level sections 110 & 111. The bus will leave from the Cessna Activity Center parking lot at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning and will return after the game. You must pay in full to reserve a seat and can be done at any SBEA store. Seats are limited but still available, so get your seat before they are all sold out.
Not sure what your family will do for the 4th of July? Mark your calendars, join us on July 4th for a day full of fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. What a great way to celebrate the 4th at SBEA with games, rides, contests, fishing and bingo. Don’t be afraid to join in the contests and try and win a prize. There will be tagged fish that are worth cash. If you catch a tagged fish take it to the lake store or the ranger immediately. 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. Please visit www.beatoday.com for more information and updates to activity list.
Join us on July 4th for a day full of fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Events may change as we finish putting the final changes together.
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fishing Contest (tagged for cash)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bingo
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Misting Tent
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Car Bash
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kid’s Fish Tank
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wacky Jr. Obstacle Course
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Gladiator Joust Arena
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sesame Street Bounce & Slide
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Big Shot Inflatable
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Paddle Boats (weather permitting)
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pony Sweep
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Face Painter
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Character Cartoon Artist
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Troubles the Clown
2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Pucker Powder & Spin Art
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Decorate Your Own Item
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Photo Booth (Limit 1 photo per person)
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Kona Ice
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Petting Zoo
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Contest (ages 8 & under
6:00 ish Fire Truck Demonstration (est. time) Permitted
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Contest (ages 9-15)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Bingo
7:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Contest (16 & up)
8:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social
8:45 p.m. Raffle– Tickets on sale in lake store, $1.00 each or $5.00 for 6 tickets
9:30/10:00 p.m. (dark) Big Fireworks Display
Concession served by 47th Street Church of Christ Youth Group. Hot dogs, hamburgers, brats, nacho, chips, pop and water. Value meals will be available for kids and adults.
No fireworks, sparklers or pets allowed. Please remember to put all your trash in a trash can.
Volunteers are needed to help with the activities during this event. Please call Stephanie at 522-2996 to join in the fun and help make this a successful event.
Save 55%, May 1 – June 30
Show your 2017 SBEA card and get 55% off your Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gifts. Lay-a-way, no money down, 12 equal payments, no interest with approved credit. Applies to everything in the store except estate pieces, or diamonds that are one carat or over. A smaller discount will be given for these items. Visit Mike Seltzer Jewelers at 2929 N. Rock Road, Tues. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SBEA Day At Rock River Rapids
August 5, 12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Present your 2017 SBEA membership card to SBEA staff at the table set up at Rock River Rapids. Pay $4.50 for adult and $4.00 for youth (3-17), children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult age 16 or older to enter facility. Ticketswill be sold 12:30 pm. – 5:30 p.m., you may stay until park closes. Regular prices are $9.00 for adult and $8.00 for youth. No debit cards allowed, cash or check only.
Join us at Shady Creek Sporting Clays Range
1252 N. Oliver, Belle Plaine KS
August 19, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Shady Creek is an outdoor shotgun range which provides a fully automated sporting clays course along a wooded creek bed. Their shooting range offers a wide range of target presentations for the entire family and all skill levels from novice to the competitive shooter. Cost for members is $20 per shooter if registered by August 14, $25 per shooter thereafter and for nonmembers. (Includes 50 targets, lunch and a ticket for some great prizes to be given away). This course is zoned for shotgun shot size 7.5 or 8; any other size is prohibited.
Shooters will be given a ticket when they register for a drawing of prizes at the conclusion of the shoot. We will be raffling off 2 shotguns that day, so keep an eye out on SBEA’s web page @ www.beatoday.com with more details on this. Raffle tickets will go on sale June 14th, $5.00 a ticket or 5 for $20.00. Please pre-register and pay at any SBEA store so we know how many shooters to expect! It also allows us to purchase the right amount of food. Come on out, eat, relax, shoot and chat with others who love the outdoors. Check www.beatoday.com or an SBEA store for more details.
August 26 & 27
Only those entered in tournament
will be allowed to fish.
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 not fishing until the tournament starts at 8 a.m. on Aug. 26. Only those that have paid to enter the tournament will be allowed to fish until the tournament is over. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the tournament starts at 8 a.m. – 8 a.m. on Aug. 27. Weigh in time is at 8 a.m. sharp; (however you may weigh in anytime during the tournament). 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 (blue cats are still catch and release and will not count). 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 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. 27. 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 midnight on Aug. 26. This event will be open to the public however if contestant is not a member they will have to pay the $15 day fee to enter the property. The lake will be closed for fishing to everyone who is not a contestant in the tournament. Camping will be allowed only for those in the tournament on Aug 26.
All Star Adventures
5 hours of unlimited fun at All Star Adventures, tickets are $9.50 for members and $15.00 for non-members. You must buy your ticket in advance at any SBEA store location and take the ticket to the park any time 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 Road. Tickets will be on sale at all SBEA stores July 14.
September 15 & 16 (must attend both dates)
SBEA lake is located at 4226 S. Gold
SBEA has scheduled the free Kansas Hunter Education Class for September 15th & 16th, 2017. This class teaches new hunters to be responsible, ethical, safe and knowledgeable. By law, the course must be a minimum of 10 hours in length. Most courses are 12 hours or longer. The courses are taught by volunteer instructors across the state. The course consists of subjects covering hunter responsibility, ethics, fair chase, history of firearms, firearm basics, ammunition, basic gun safety, field safety, bowhunting, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife of Kansas, outdoor emergencies and boating safety for hunters. You must attend all classes and pass the test the last night to get your hunter safety card. Sign up forms are available in all SBEA stores. Members are free, non-members $5.00 to enroll in the class.
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.
Get Involved In Your Club
SBEA is currently sitting at 8 board members and wants to work towards getting back to a board of 12 board members. The current Board members encourage our members to come to some committee meetings or Board meetings and learn what the SBEA is all about and to get a firsthand experience of being a Board members and being part of a wonderful organization. We believe that this has never been more important than it is today. Serving on the board is an excellent way to have a substantial and ongoing impact in the SBEA’s growth and future. They want to see our members to at least check out what is involved in serving on the Board of Directors. The amount of time you actually contribute can vary from just a few hours a month from participating in board meetings or committee meeting to several hours a week on special occasions. The Board would like for those that are interested to contact a current Board member or the Executive Director (Trish) and visit with them about the organization and the duties involved. They also want to encourage you to sit in on some of the Board meetings and see what is involved in being a Board member.
Our board members play an active role and pride themselves on supporting each other as a team. They also want our members to have an opportunity to learn and help shape the future of the SBEA. Contact Trish is you would like to sit in on a Board meeting. Board meeting are always the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Did you know SBEA has a store located in the basement of the Meritrust Credit Union on South Oliver? Store hours are Mon. – Fri. 2:30 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. Check us out on your way home from work. Our friendly clerk is always ready to serve you. Spouses, retirees, extended members and family members can also utilize the credit union and lake store to purchase movie tickets, gift cards, SBEA gift certificates, cards for all occasions, gifts and much more. Stop in today and see what all the Meritrust Credit Union SBEA store and SBEA lake store has to offer.
Starting on January 1 your discount will be valid at any of our 14 Lodges throughout the U.S. and Canada!!
Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City is the only place you can go and be able to experience a huge indoor waterpark; stay in guest rooms designed like the beautiful north woods cabins and dine in restaurants that will make you feel like you are camping under the stars. Plus the lodge is conveniently located on Kansas City’s west side right next to The Kansas Speedway, Sporting Park, Cabela’s, and The Legends Shopping Center. SBEA members save up to 30% off best available rates which includes waterpark admission the day you arrive through the day you depart. You must show your SBEA membership card at time of check-in. Check with your SBEA stores to get your corporate code for the discount. Offer is valid now until the end of December 30, 2017.
Extended Membership: Current members can purchase an extended membership for any family member in their family.
Open Membership: SBEA is now extending the opportunity to join the SBEA to all armed services and emergency relief personnel (Military, Firemen, Policemen, and EMS) Current active duty identification or retirement identification cards must be shown.
Going To Retire? When you retire from Boeing or Spirit, and do not go to work for the other company, you are eligible to keep your membership current. Bring something to show your retirement status down to the lake office to join.
Affiliate Membership: If you are laid off, you may purchase an affiliate membership (up to 4 years). If you are laid off and then retire you are eligible for a retiree membership. Bring something to show your retirement status down to the lake office to join.
SBEA Reaches Out To Its Members
With all the employment changes in the last few years at Spirit & Boeing, SBEA wants to ensure that our members know that they are eligible to keep their SBEA memberships when they retire or leave the company. You retain most of your membership privileges and still get all the discounts and perks that you had as a member. For a full list of SBEA membership opportunities go to www.beatoday.com and click on the “Membership” tab. It will tell you what type of SBEA memberships are available to you and what the cost will be.