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Next Planning Meeting

Monthly Planning Meeting

Date: March 6, 2019

Meeting Time: 6:30 

Location: Aveage Joe's @ 4949 E Dublin Granville Rd. Westerville, Oh. 43081

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Membership Update

2018-2019 Membership as of 2/26/2019

459 Members (109 New, 350 Renewals)

2,198 Subscribers to our Email List

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Membership Benchmarks

696 Members 2017 - 18 Season

654 Members 2016 - 17 Season

675 Members 2015 - 16 Season

674 Members 2014 - 15 Season

758 Members 2013 - 14 Season

539 Members 2012 - 13 Season

549 Members 2011 - 12 Season

335 Members 2010 - 11 Season

 

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It is usually located behind section 116, near the escalator from the McConnell Street Entrance, but may be relocated on a game-by-game basis at the Jackets' request.  Feel free to stop by at any game with your questions, comments or just to see what is going on with the Jacket Backers.

Community Power Play

$1760 YTD Raised in the 2017-2018 Season for The Blue Jackets Foundation #CommunityPowerPlay Goal!

$2620 Raised in the 2016-2017

 The Jacket Backers will again team up with the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to present our 3rd ANNUAL COMMUNITY POWER PLAY!!   For each Power Play Goal scored by the Blue Jackets, the Jacket Backers will make a donation to the Blue Jackets Foundation – and we’d love it if you’d join us and match!  Use the donation button below to show your support and Celebrate Life and Hockey.

For the first PP Goal scored in each game, we will donate $20 to the Foundation, for the second PP Goal we will donate $40 more, for the third PP Goal we will donate $60 more and so on. If a PP goal turns out to be our game winner, we will add another $100 to the Foundation.  Help us celebrate the joy of scoring more power play goals!


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Thursday
Dec032015

Holiday Get Together / Game Watching Party - Gresso's

Game Watching Party

When: Thursday, December 10, 2015

Where: Gresso's - 961 S. Hight St., Columbus, OH 43206 (Parking is available on the street, there is also a open parking lot across the street).

Time: 7:30pm - Pre-Game / 8:00pm - Drop of the Puck

RSVP: RSVP preferred to Jessica Jones at activities@jacketbackers.org (by Monday, December 7, 2015) so we can save you a seat and plan accordingly for a few appetizers - But last-minute attendees (members, friends and family) are welcome as well!!!  This is a family friendly event, all ages are welcome!

Games/Giveaways: Do you have a player signed item, team signed item or any hockey item that you are unsure what you were going to do with it?  Wrap it up and bring it with you!  We will be having an optional White Elephant CBJ/Hockey themed exchange during 1st intermission!  In addition, during 2nd intermission, we will have an optional ornament exchange.  Just bring any unwrapped ornament with you (hockey or not) to hang on our tree and we will do an ornament exchange (similiar to the white elephant style).  And last, but not least, sometime during the 3rd period, we will be giving away door prizes to some lucky winners, including a Team Signed Jacket Backers Sign and a (non-game used) Signed Sergei Bobrovsky Stick.  (Winners MUST be present)!

Wednesday
Jul082015

Columbus Clippers Game (Summer Outing) - SOLD OUT

Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
Friday, August 28, 2015, 7:15 pm
 

It may be the off-season for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Jacket Backers, but why not spend a summer evening with the Jacket Backers at a Columbus Clippers game.

We have purchased All You Can Eat Seats in the Wendy's Hamburger Balcony High-Top Seating area.  Your ticket will include an All You Can Eat Buffet including: Hamburger Sliders, Mini Hot Dogs, Potato Chips, Popcorn, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Bottled Water & Soda.

In addition, it is Friday Happy Hour at the ballpark on the Right Field Plaza.  Take advantage of these drink and food specials from 5:30-7pm: 12oz Domestic - $2.25, 12oz. Premium $3.25 and City Barbeque Pulled Pork Sandwiches 2 for $5.00.

The Jacket Backers have a limited amount of tickets available.  Tickets will be $25.00 each (adult, child and/or senior).

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity and join other Jacket Backers, you can contact Jessica Jones at activities@jacketbackers.org with how many tickets you would like to purchase and any additional questions you may have.

See you at the ballpark. Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks.......

Wednesday
Nov262014

Game Watching Party - Tavern At The Creek 

Jacket Backers Game Watching  (CBJ vs. Dallas Stars) 

When: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 

Where: Tavern at the Creek - 2475 Africa Rd., Galena, OH 43021

Time: 8:00pm - Pre-Game / 8:30pm - Drop of the Puck 

Add'l Info: Giveaways and Raffles throughout the evening.

Wednesday
Nov262014

Holiday Celebration / Game Watching Party - Winking Lizard

Game Watching Party

When: Thursday, December 11, 2014

Where: Winking Lizard Crosswoods - 100 Hutchinson Ave., Columbus, OH

Time: 6:30pm - Pre-Game / 7:00pm - Drop of the Puck

Add'l Info: We are asking for an $8.00 per person donation.  Donation will be applied towards food for the evening!

RSVP: RSVP preferred to Jessica Jones at activities@jacketbackers.org so we have an idea of how much food to order - but last-minute attendees are welcomed as well!  All members, friends and family are welcome.

Games/Giveaways: Do you have a player signed item, team signed item or any hockey item that you were unsure what you were going to do with it?  Wrap it up and bring it with you!  We will having an optional White Elephant CBJ/Hockey themed exchange during 1st intermission!  In addition, during 2nd intermission, we will have an optional ornament exchange.  Just bring any unwrapped ornament with you (hockey or not) to hang on our tree and we will do an ornament exchange (similiar to the white elephant style).  And last, but not least, sometime during the 3rd period, we will be giving away door prizes to some lucky winners, including a game worn/signed Artem Anisimov helmet (Winners MUST be present)!

Monday
Nov102014

Game Watching Party - Tavern At The Creek

Jacket Backers Game Watching (CBJ vs. Washington Capitals)

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Where: Tavern at the Creek - 2475 Africa Rd., Galena, OH 43021

Time: 6:30pm - Pre-Game / 7:00pm - Drop of the Puck

Add'l Info: Giveaways and Raffles throughout the evening.

Saturday
Jan042014

ON SATURDAY NIGHT January 4, 2014 - We're having our VERY OWN GAME WATCHING PARTY AT KING AVENUE 5!

Join us TONIGHT at King Avenue 5, 945 King Avenue, Columbus, 43212 as our Columbus Blue Jackets kick the Blues.  We'll be in the side room up front and they're throwing in a few appetizers to share to get us started.  Pregame is at 7:30 and puck drops at 8 pm - join us early and save your seat!  The Serious Sports Fans‘ destination, King Avenue Five is the best Sports Lounge in the Grandview & Arlington area. Their extensive menu features a great array of American fare made to order using only the freshest ingredients. The friendly staff will make your dining experience fast, fun & unforgettable. A great wine list, an offering of over 50 beers and all your favorite call drinks add up to something for everyone’s taste.  We'll have door prize giveaways and raffles to make the evening complete!

Friday
Aug162013

Jacket Backers Meeting Minutes Summary - July 25, 2013

Jacket Backer Meeting, July 25, 2013, 6:30 PM, Dan's Brick Lined Patio.

1. Krum Park playground was built earlier in the day.  Jacket Backer members, Julie Maurer, Chris Hapanowicz,  Bharati Jayanthi and Brian Schooley, were in attendance. Some met director of park, Tomica.  Some Krum Park volunteers also weeded a community garden near by. Jacket backers would like to contribute more. The event was on the Channel 4 news.  Also in attendance was former Blue Jacket player Jean-Luc Grand Pierre as well as Marcus Stephenson, CBJ Director of Digital Media, and John Davidson, President of Hockey Operations.   Karen Davis, CBJ director of communications, thanked Jacket Backers personally for being there. 

2. Transition:  Tom, JB Technical Chair, will move  previous officer emails to new emails.

3. Jason, JB Vice President, will be the liason to other NHL fan clubs. Jason's job is also responsible for preparing agenda for each meeting.

4. Secretary:  Meeting Next Wednesday July 31, 2013 7:15pm planned to finish updating the Bylaws to provide an official one for the club. 

5. Treasurer:  We have 512 members for season ending August 31 and ~264 members for 2013/2014.  

6. Activities:   Cannonfest  August 18th B-Dub Bethel 1:00-4:00 PM. Raffles, 50/50 raffle  There will be Videos. Block parties have gone well, given away prizes and talked to people about Jacket Backers.  August 6th, is in Powel. Keith and Chris volunteered to help.   R-bar Hockey Memorabilia Mart 2013 Sunday August 25th, 1-5pm (will open at 11AM) R-bar is remodeling and will have some of their memorbialia for sale. People can donate or sell on consignment with 25% to JB.  Or  rent a table for $25.  Pick up any items not sold by 5 pm or it becomes Jacket Backer property.  Jacket backers did sponsor a hole at the R-Bar Annual Golf Tournament  benefiting the ALS Foundation on July 26th.  Jacket backers are excited that there are many more opportunities for game watching parties dues to more games are in the eastern time zone this year.   

7. Communications/Social Media- Michelle Harklau:  If anyone needs anything written/published, let her know.   Deadline is Mondays for email for blast out Tuesdays or Wednesdays planned weekly during season and as needed in Summer

8. Community Service (Chris Hapanowicz): Jacket backers have Adopted a Highway near Hudson and North Broadway mile marker 112 & 114.   More discussion of the Krum Park gardens, money was approved to purchase mulch and/or plants to help with the community gardens.  Let Chris know if you are interested in working the Presidents Cup.   For more suggestions of community service activities email Community_Service@JacketBackers.org.  

9. Technical – Transitioning from Facebook groups to just the Facebook page. 

10. Travel Chair,  TJ, was looking volunteers to help call.  Planning road game trips.  

11. Janice – Officer at large:  Obtained player signatures on hats and pucks at draft party for use in future Jacket Backers events.   

12. Next meeting August 22nd 6:30 pm, Jason will find a location for us. 

Friday
May312013

Join/Renew Your Jacket Backers Membership - Win Prizes

Join or Renew your Jacket Backers for the 2013-2014 Season and be entered to win Team Signed Prizes!!!

Click here to Join/Renew!

 

Join or Renew by the end of the FINAL Stanley Cup Game (Date TBD) and be entered to win a Team Signed White Mini Helmet!

Join or Renew by the end of the NHL Draft (Sunday, June 30, 2012) and be entered to win a Team Signed Mini Acrylic Hockey Stick!

Join or Renew by the end of the 2013-2014 Regular Season Home Opener (Date TBD) and be entered to win a Team Signed Steet Sign!

Wednesday
May292013

Jacket Backers Summer Blood Drive - Saturday, June 8th! 

The Jacket Backers are sponsoring a Blood Drive at Memorial Baptist Church on Saturday, June 8th!

Join us at 2435 Eakin Road, Columbus, OH 43204 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

To schedule, head to the website here or email Kelly Patterson at community_service@jacketbackers.org or call Chris Tucker at (937) 642-5000.

Double red donor slots available, but are limited, so don't delay!

All donors will automatically be entered in the Jacket Backers raffle for Blue Jacket memorabilia.

The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community.  Nationwide, someone needs a pint of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.

As well, if you are planning on attending and would like to bring a snack to share at the refreshments table, you are welcome to do so.

Please contact Kelly Patterson at community_service@jacketbackers.org to volunteer at the drive and to let her know if you'll be bringing a snack.

The American Red Cross and the Jacket Backers Thank You for giving the gift of life.

Tuesday
Apr232013

Reading Material Drive for Ohio Health!

We are seeking donations of reading material for Ohio Health Hospitals for patients and family members.  Items needed: Books, Coloring Books, Crosswords or Puzzle Books, New or Used Magazines (not too old please!).

If you have anything appropriate to donate, please bring to the next scheduled game watching party on Thursday, April 25, 2013 (Buffalo Wild Wings (Powell), 3878 Attucks Dr., Powell, OH 43065).  We will also be accepting monetary donations at the Game Watching Party to purchase items!

Please contact Kelly Patterson at community_service@jacketbackers.org if you would like to donate or have any additional questions!