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Update 7-15-17

§ In honor of our 150th BJS Member, Kasia, we will be having a special Member's Only Raffle for those in attendance on Thursday, July 20th. Other surprizes to be announced. This is a major milestone for the BJS since the Membership went Active back in November 2007. The last milestone was our 100th BJS Members, which was Stuart Sawa, who used to attend the meetings way back when in the Cozy Cottage.

Update 7-01-17

§ As seen on Sawa's Old Warsaw website... Happy Birthday to Marc on the 4th of July! Any text, emails, or cards that wish Marc a Happy Birthday will get that Member 4 lines of tickets in reserve for the Main Raffle. This offer is good until July 30th.

§ This month we welcome two new BJS Members... Robert Jourdan (BJS-0149) and Kasia Sakowicz (BJS-0150).

§ Tickets are still available for the August 31st Field Trip. Sign up early to ensure your seat will be confirmed.

Update 6-15-17

§ This month we welcome our newest Member Art Pudark (BJS-0148) to the group.

§ Please take the time to read about the August 31st BJS Field Trip event. We need to fill up the 39-passenger in order to make the trip a succcess.

§ This month we say goodbye to the Polish Princess and server Beata as she moves up north during the summer. Beata has been the official server of the BJS since we moved to Sawa's Old Warsaw in July 2014. We also want to say hello to our new server Kasia, who will be taking care of us from now on.

Update 5-30-17

♥ Happy Memorial Day Weekend.

♥ We would like to welcome our newest member Michael Klayman (BJS-0147) to the group. He showed up to 5 regular meetings over the past few months and was awarded his Name Badge and Membership Card this past week. Welcome to the club!

♥ The Hello Pineapple results have been updated for Round 5 (May). Due to the live jazz event on June 1st, the prizes will be not given out until the following week on June 8th. Winners must show up that week to claim their prize.

Update 5-15-17

♠ We are currently looking at taking another Field Trip to see the Chicago Jazz Festival at the end of August. If you are interested, then please let us know right away as we need at least 35 people signed up before we can reserve the bus.

♠ The live Jazz event for May will be held on June 1st. The live Jazz event for June will be held on June 29th. Hope to see you there!

Jazzy Field Trip

BJS Field Trip BusOnce again the Brookfield Jazz Society is planning a Field Trip to enjoy some live jazz downtown under the starry skies during the Chicago Jazz Festival. This even does not take place until the end of Summer, however we are taking a survey to see how many people would be interested in going. Details are as follows...

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Jazz Reference Library

Jazz Reference Library
Starting in February 2017 the Brookfield Jazz Society (BJS) will be looking for anyone who wants to participate in or donate to the Jazz Reference Library. The library will be a new edition of the BJS for use by its Members to help with researching presentations. The library will consist of books, reference material, Audio CD collections and DVD media relating to Jazz.

How can someone help? There are two ways… Donations and Participation.

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Wheel of Fortune

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If you like Jazz and Wheel of Fortune, then we have a nice surprise for you...

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Enjoying a Night of Jazz

The Brookfield Jazz Society (BJS) moved from the Cozy Cottage at Irish Times Pub into The Jazz Room at Sawa's Old Warsaw in July 2014. Since then there have been a lot of changes as the BJS grows and continues to support Jazz in the area. For those of you who have never (or maybe not recently) attended a BJS Meeting or Live Jazz Event and not sure what to expect, then please read this article to learn more about how we hold our meetings/events each week.

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BJS Merchandise & Gifts

All of the items listed below are limited in quantity. They will be sold during the BJS Meeting and Live Jazz events on a first-come, first served basis. Once these items are gone, then they are gone for good! Click on the images to view a larger size in a new browser window.

 

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