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Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

* From a press release…

The Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois (ABDI) announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Robert L. Myers Jr. as President effective January 2, 2014. Myers succeeds ABDI’s President Bill Olson who retired January 1, 2014, after twenty-nine (29) years of service to ABDI.

“After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the Board of Directors is delighted that Bob will serve as chief staff officer of ABDI,” said Gene McEnery, Chair of the Board of Directors. “Bob has a thorough understanding of the needs of our distributor members and his legislative contacts will be invaluable. I have no doubt that he is the right person to lead ABDI as ABDI enters its 76th year.”
Myers has worked for ABDI for 20 years, most recently as Vice President of Government Relations, where he oversaw all aspects of ABDI’s legislative initiatives.

“I am honored that the Board of Directors chose me to follow in the footsteps of Bill Olson,” said Bob Myers. “I am also thrilled that I will have the ability to rely on Bill’s counsel over the coming year as he is an exceptional executive, leader, role model and friend.”

* The photo…

- Posted by Rich Miller        


46 Comments
  1. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 1:57 pm:

    No, I’m not applying for the Illinois Funeral Director’s Association job. What gave you that idea?


  2. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 1:59 pm:

    A photo of the first witness testifying against the bill to fully decriminalize marijuana in Illinois.


  3. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 1:59 pm:

    “The Fargo Insurance Brokers Association welcomes it new 2nd Vice President…”


  4. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:01 pm:

    “Tonight Only! Meet the ‘Polka King of Des Moines’…”


  5. - Proud - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:01 pm:

    I used to work there end of session Legislative Party in the Parking Lot of the Old Baur’s Restaurant. Was always quite an event……..


  6. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:06 pm:

    “The National Auditors Association is proud to present Herbert L. Grantham with the topic ‘Dual Ledgers and Accounting Principals of the 19th Century’ for our enjoyment…”


  7. - Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:06 pm:

    “This is my first time posting on ChristianSingles.com…”


  8. - Jake From Elwood - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:10 pm:

    PBR me ASAP!


  9. - follies - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:13 pm:

    Sure hope they don’t find out I hate beer.


  10. - Bob Myers - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:16 pm:

    Oh good Lord! I have to admit the Polka King comment made me laugh out loud! Thanks Rich. :)


  11. - countyline - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:18 pm:

    Where’s my bow and arrow ?


  12. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:19 pm:

    “This is Kent Dorfman. He’s a legacy from Harrisburg.”


  13. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:30 pm:

    “Remember what he did at the LAST party? So, … no matter how many kegs this man has with him, call the authorities if he show up…”


  14. - IbendahlLuvsJBT - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:47 pm:

    “Hi. I’m Bill Dillaford, and I want to be the governor of Ellenoy.”


  15. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:48 pm:

    I have never laughed out loud , until OW’s comments. Oh, dude. Funny


  16. - A guy... - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:48 pm:

    I think one diamond stud earring would really set me apart.


  17. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:58 pm:

    Can’t top the Flounder reference.

    I’m sure the Ricketts would love to sell that forehead to Budweiser, though.


  18. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 2:58 pm:

    Thanks, and Bob, no hard feelings…

    “Yeah, Officer, that’s him, well before the Tyson tattoo and the blue Flock of Seagulls hair, but that is the guy…”


  19. - A guy... - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:02 pm:

    I’ve spoken in elevators in all 102 counties in the State of Illinois.


  20. - Boozer Bob - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:07 pm:

    Coming this Fall to NBC… “Grampa Munster- The Early Years”


  21. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:08 pm:

    “Bob, one word - ‘Plastics’…”


  22. - Robo - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:22 pm:

    Bub-my-ehrs

    The Budweiser Frogs Reprised

    Congratulatinons Bob!


  23. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:30 pm:

    “…and started at KTHF in Tacoma, Washington before going to KGRW in Santa Fe, New Mexico as the Food Critic, before coming to us at WHJD in Raleigh, North Carolina as our Dinner Theatre critic and ‘Man on the Street’.

    He has 3 dogs, 5 homing pigeons, and a pet llama named Sophie…”


  24. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:52 pm:

    “…pictured here, is accused of taking the showroom John Deere lawn mower and driving it to the the Dairy Queen in downtown Beardstown, where, he proceeded to order 3 Dilly Bars and a small Oreo Blizzard with … ketchup. Bond has been set at $450 …


  25. - huh - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 3:52 pm:

    “If one more person asks me for Buffalo-Tro tickets, I’m going to shotgun something and it won’t be a beer!”


  26. - I B Strapped - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:02 pm:

    Uhh, Mr Dillaford, it’s spelt Illannoys.


  27. - I B Strapped - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:03 pm:

    OW: You gotta’ stop hammering those Snickers and Mountain Dews!!LOL


  28. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:18 pm:

    “… earned his Undergraduate Degree in Kinesiology from Eastern Dublin State in Ireland, and his doctorate in internal medicine at St. Lucia of the Sand in the Dominican Republic.”


  29. - Empty Suit - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:24 pm:

    Nice to see you back Senator Deleo


  30. - Sine Die - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:26 pm:

    Did Foz ever find that golf ball @ Rend Lake?


  31. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:30 pm:

    “So let me understand you; there is no spare tire, the back bumper fell off, the speedometer is broken, the passenger window will not go back up AND… the right turn signal stays on? Can you point to the salesman’s picture on the wall?”


  32. - I B Strapped - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:37 pm:

    OW on Fire! Belly Laff……


  33. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 4:40 pm:

    –Nice to see you back Senator Deleo–

    Careful, now. Especially if you wander into Leyden Township.


  34. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 5:04 pm:

    “…as a Child Actor, he is best known as the silly, yet thoughtful ‘Timmy Thomas’ whose winning smile and jump shot were matched with his observations of life. His teen years were trying, first with a failed solo album titled ‘I Am NOT Timmy, So Stop Asking!’ and a failed invention of a skateboard with a 5th wheel. After numerous failed sitcom pilots, he left Hollywood and now sells pet insurance in his hometown of Greenwater, Arkansas, in a little storefront next to the Ben Franklin 5 and Dime and ‘Curley’s Barber Shop and Chicken Shack’ he lives with his pet cat ‘Sally Field’ just off the County Line Road.”


  35. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 5:11 pm:

    Mind altering products since 1938


  36. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 5:15 pm:

    “…New Orleans Police say it is a case of ’someone getting into the Fat Tuesday spirit a little too much’.

    Although the float he hijacked was returned unharmed, the French Quarter businesses estimate the damage to be roughly $60,000 which includes 4 awnings, 5 lamp posts, a empty horse buggy, and an oversized head of Ernest Borgnine made of paper mâché left from this year’s parade.

    If convicted, he may serve up to 17 minutes in a local holding cell.”


  37. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 5:29 pm:

    the mardi gras king unmask


  38. - Superanon - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 6:33 pm:

    You, me, a couple of sixers, that’s what I’m talking about


  39. - aufjunk - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:06 pm:

    “Get your Acme Teeth Whitening Treatment Now! Operators are standing by!”

    I am a non-dentist paid spokesperson.


  40. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:10 pm:

    “I am excited to follow Bill Olson’s foot steps while touching my nose, officer!”


  41. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:11 pm:

    Secret ninja warrior


  42. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:12 pm:

    Beer. It so got me here, dude.


  43. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:16 pm:

    Beeeeeeer!


  44. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:27 pm:

    PRESIDENT!
    Yeah, beer can do that!


  45. - Just The Way It Is One - Tuesday, Mar 4, 14 @ 7:31 pm:

    “The Illinois Chapter of POLKA-POLKA Bands of America is pleased to announce free beer to be provided at our upcoming Annual Convention during the Annual-Combined Polonia/OktoberFest this coming October by the Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois (ABDI, of course), and due to the generosity of one of our very own LIFE-long members, ABDI President Bob Meyers (pictured here above at our last Meeting)!

    Way to go Bob–we’ll see you all there, be sure to clean those Accordions before the Big Date is announced later this year, and also be ready to sing our Annual Rendition of “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall,” no matter HOW long it takes!!!


  46. - goggles r us - Wednesday, Mar 5, 14 @ 1:02 am:

    his works have brought benefit to hundreds

    his legend keeps fake id boards away from our state

    his jokes keep his ticket asks to just those two

    Bob — we love you — keep the faith, brother — and good luck!


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