January 2021 Newsletter

01/15/2021 9:35 AM | Steven Rodriguez (Administrator)


Fellow Skalleagues:

New Year, New SKAL Board, Renewed Energy and Renewed Hope for a Fantastic 2021!!

Thank you to Belleair Country Club for hosting our 62nd Anniversary Installation and Past Presidents Banquet. 

I hope you all enjoyed the excellent service, delicious food, tasty beverages and music stylings of Michael Scaglione all evening in the beautiful main dining room. 

Special Thank You to our host - Ed Shaughnessy and to our Mistress of Ceremony - Holly Powers. 

It is an honor to serve as your President and I thank all of you who attended and/or sent congratulatory well wishes.

Our Industry has and continues to weather challenging times during this pandemic but hope shines bright and I am confident we will continue to rebound and thrive in 2021. 

I welcome our new Officers and Board of Directors who have graciously volunteered their expertise and assistance for this new year. 

Thank you to all who have renewed their membership for 2021 and welcome to all of our new members! I am excited as to what this year holds for our growing and enduring Club.

I want to Thank You all for staying the course, for staying engaged with SKAL, and for continuing to encourage and promote one another.  

Don't miss our next meeting being held at the new Karol Hotel in Feather Sound. I am so looking forward to it.

We are collecting raffle items for our upcoming meetings and we appreciate your generosity. Mail any items to:

Skal Tampa Bay, c/o Steven Rodriguez, 19713 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores, FL 33785

Here’s to Happiness! Good Health! Friendship! Long Life – SKAL!


Steven Rodriguez



The Karol Hotel



    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021

Suggested Dress:

  Business Casual 

 Board of Directors Meeting: 4:30 PM 

     Registration/Reception: 6:00 PM     

            Dinner: 7:00 PM            



Special Chef's Menu: 


Vegetable Spring Roll – tangerine sauce

Wild Mushroom Arancini – parmesan, spicy tomato

Chilled Key Lime Pink Shrimp – kaffir lime aioli, chili

Two Course Plated Dinner:

Caesar Salad – Avocado, Garlic Croutons, Bacon, Parmesan

Braised Short Rib – Mascarpone Polenta, Broccoli Rabe, Tomato – Red Wine Jus


   Extra Raffle Items:

Gift Certificate from Bon Appetit

   Wine Tasting for up to 12 People     

All Day Fishing Trip with Hubbard's     Marina          

1/2 Day Fishing Trip with Hubbard's   Marina

Dolphin Watching Eco Tour with Hubbard's Marina      

Note: Our 50/50 raffle is cash only     



If paying by credit card, please do so online

If paying by check please mail to:


c/o Steven Rodriguez

19713 Gulf Blvd.

Seminole, FL 33776


The Karol Hotel

  2675 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, FL 33762
    (833) 928-1437   


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