25th Annual Rufus B. Lee Gumbo Cook-Off

Cooper Riverside Park 101 S Water St, Mobile, Alabama

The Propeller Club, Port of Mobile, will host the 25th Annual Rufus B. Lee Gumbo Cook-Off at Cooper Riverside Park on May 20, 2022, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  The Gumbo Cook-off recognizes National Maritime Day, a day annually set aside to recognize America’s maritime industry, and especially those who serve at sea.  The Gumbo Cook-off celebrates Mobile’s waterfront, on the waterfront, which serves as the featured attraction for the event from scenic Cooper Riverside Park. The Cook-off also highlights GulfQuest, the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, and all proceeds from the event will go to support GulfQuest. The Gumbo Cook-off will feature maritime displays, activities for kids, music, and, of course GUMBO!  Tickets to attend are $15 for 13 and over, and will include gumbo, beer and soft drinks. Registered teams will compete for the best tasting gumbo as decided by a distinguished panel of judges. Food service establishments have the option to participate non-competitively with recipe samples other than gumbo. KIDS ACTIVITIES:  GulfQuest will have games and art projects for kids. Free hot dogs and popcorn will be available while supplies last (for kids of all ages). There are three ways to participate in the Gumbo Cook-Off (and you can participate in any or all):  as an Attendee, as a Sponsor, and as a Team. Team Registration $200: Make sure to choose your tent spot when registering your team. When registering, teams will select their 15’x15’ space on the waterfront. Please note this allows for a typical 10’x10’ popup style tent with nearly 2’ on either side between your tent and the next tent.Please note that tent location is subject to adjustment pending the number of teams. Sponsors Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Beverage SponsorSteiner Construction Entertainment SponsorOakworth Capital Bank T-Shirt SponsorsPort City RentalsCrescent TowingHyundai GlovisHand Arendall Harrison SaleCowles, Murphy, Glover & Associates Barry A. Vittor & Assoc. Inc.Alabama Port AuthorityOil Recovery CompanyArmbrecht Jacksone-worc marketing & advertisingHost Agency Coca-ColaHooks Marine TerminalParker TowingCore IndustriesThompson CATAdvanced Technical Staffing Calagaz PrintingBurr FormanNorton Lilly InternationalPage & JonesMobile Bar Pilots Gumbo Cook-off Teams Booth NumberBooth Number1Parker Towing Company11Page & Jones (Hot Dogs!) 2Armbrecht Jackson12Page & Jones3Alabama Port Authority13Karl Senner, LLC4Hand, Arendall, Harrison, Sale14US Coast Guard ATC Mobile5Alabama Shipyard15OHC6Norton Lilly International16Crescent Towing7The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.17Core Industries8Lewis Pest Control18Oil Recovery Co9Catholic Maritime Ministry 26Seabulk Towing10Mobile Bar Pilots, LLC27APM Terminals If you need any additional information, please contact: Tami Bell-Dembski:  tami.bell1@gmail.com | 251-525-1021 or Wendy Crocker:  wendycrocker1@yahoo.com | 251-680-7716 Click here to download the flyer and details. Purchase Tickets Online ticket sales are open until May 17th at 5 PM, but we will have tickets available at the gate. You can also purchase t-shirts online with your tickets. We have three spots left if you haven't signed your team up.

$15

Maritime Memorial Day Mass

Shrine of the Holy Cross 612 Main Street, Daphne

Light meal and fellowship to follow mass. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Annual Meeting

Braided River Brewing Company 420 St. Louis Street, Mobile

Dinner – Catered by Moes Original BBQ Drinks – Craft Beer from Braided River Brewing Company, cider, hard seltzer and non-alcohol options Awards for: Maritime Person of the Year and Member of the Year

$40 – $50

Joint Luncheon with Oilfield Connections International 

Moe’s Original BBQ Downtown Mobile 701 Spring Hill Avenue, Mobile

Offshore Connections International East Gulf Coast chapter is once again combining networking forces with the International Propeller Club of Mobile for special JOINT luncheon event on Thursday (June 30) at Moe’s BBQ in Downtown Mobile. Please join us as we continue to create opportunities to connect with professionals within the Marine, Offshore, O&G and Port Operation industries.

$25 – $30

Member Event – OCI Southeastern Gulf Coast Luncheon

Moe’s Original BBQ Downtown Mobile 701 Spring Hill Avenue, Mobile

Propeller Club Member Spencer Zeigler would like to invite you to register to attend the Oilfield Connections International - Southeast Gulf Coast Chapter luncheon for those who work in and around the Marine, Offshore, Oil & Gas, and Industrial Markets. This networking event is designed to bring together professionals from around the Offshore, Marine, Port Operations, Ship Repair/New Construction, Construction, Engineering, Industrial and Maritime Industries!   Guest Speaker:  New OCI President Greater New Orleans, Walley Schulingkamp, (Baker Marine Solutions). Others on current conditions within the Dredging Market   Our OCI Luncheon is for:  Industry Networking FriendsMaking Business Happen Marine, Offshore, and IndustrialFun Food, and Fellowship Business Leaders & Job SeekersNews & Education  RSVP:  TEXT Spencer Zeigler at (228) 617-2322 or email szeigler@stehmo.com 

$25 – $30

Golf Tournament Planning Meeting

Hand Arendall 11 N. Water St., Mobile

The 2022 Propeller Club Maritime & Industrial Classic will be at Timber Creek on November 3rd. This is meeting is to plan the details and offer ideas. All club members are invited to attend.

September Luncheon with Alvin J. Williams, Ph.D. – Interim Dean for the Mitchell College of Business

Heron Lakes Country Club 3851 Government Blvd., Mobile, Alabama

Please join the International Propeller Club, Port of Mobile as we host Alvin J. Williams, Ph.D. - Interim Dean for the Mitchell College of Business - to present and answer any questions about the Supply Chain and Logistics program and degree available through the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama. Supply Chain & Logistics Management Major The Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM) major is designed to equip students with the skill sets necessary for successful careers in supply chain-related fields.  As supply chain management becomes more seminal in competitive strategy, it is important for business leaders to have a strong appreciation for and understanding of the mechanics of supply chain and logistics management and the resulting impact on organizational performance.  Given the global nature of supply chains, talent is needed to ensure the proper planning, implementation, and assessment of market-centered, adaptive, and agile supply chains worldwide.  Supply chain and logistics management employment opportunities are wide and varied.  The following represents a small sampling of the specific types of jobs available to program graduates:  procurement specialists; sourcing analysts; materials manager; sourcing commodity specialists; logistics customer service; transportation sourcing specialists; material coordinator; operations manager; inventory control; production scheduling; warehouse manager; logistics analysts; and quality manager.  Upon completion of the BSBA degree program in SCLM, students will be prepared to enter a wide-range of sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, services, and government. Additionally, the program provides a solid foundation for general MBA programs, as well as specialized programs in supply chain management, logistics management, production and operations management, distribution management, transportation, marketing, and related areas. Dr. Alvin J. Williams  Interim Dean, Mitchell College of Business & Chair | Marketing & Quantitative Methods  Research Interests Selected areas of research interest include: B2B marketing management, buyer-seller interfaces, supply chain integration, role of trust in supply chain management, application of creative problem-solving to sales and supply success, application of marketing and sales to supply chain performance.  Past Editor,  Journal of Supply Chain Management Education Ph.D., Marketing, University of ArkansasM.A., Marketing, University of AlabamaB.S, Marketing, University of Southern Mississippi

$35 – $45

Board Meeting

Date and Location to be confirmed

2022 Propeller Club Maritime & Industrial Classic

TimberCreek Golf Club 9650 TimberCreek Blvd., Daphne, Alabama

Our annual Propeller Club Maritime & Industrial Classic will be held at TimberCreek Golf Club on November 3, 2022. Proceeds will go towards supporting the Catholic and Baptist Maritime Ministries, Child Advocacy Center, scholarships and more. 11:00 am Registration and Lunch | 1:00 pm Shotgun start | 5:00 pm Happy Hour (Free Beer/Cash Bar) $125 - Individual Golfer$500 - Four Person Team$30 - Dinner Only Platinum Sponsorship - $2500 - $250 discount if you sign up a team as well.Two hole signs, electronic name/logo displayed during pre and post tournament meals, name/logo featured on Platinum sponsorship banner, and verbal recognition multiple times through the day.   Food Sponsorship- $2000 - $125 discount if you sign up a team as well.Hole sign, electronic name/logo displayed during pre and post tournament meals, listed on sponsorship banner, and verbal recognition multiple times.   Beverage Sponsorship - $2000 - $125 discount if you sign up a team as well.Hole sign, electronic name/logo displayed during pre and post tournament meals, listed on sponsorship banner, and verbal recognition multiple times.  Putting Contest Sponsorship - $1000 - $75 discount if you sign up a team as well.Hole sign, electronic name/logo displayed during pre and post tournament meals, listed on sponsorship banner, and verbal recognition.  Signature sponsorship - $500 - $50 discount if you sign up a team as well.Hole sign, electronic name/logo displayed during pre and post tournament meals, listed on sponsorship banner, and verbal recognition.  Hole Sponsorship Sign - $250 - $25 discount if you sign up a team as well. Online Registration open through October 20, 2022

$2000 – $2750
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