9 December 2012
The annual Daedalian Flight 38 Christmas Dinner Dance was held at the Onion Creek Country Club, located near Austin, Texas, on 9 December 2012 at 1745 Hours.
Following a cocktail hour, the Flight Captain, LtCol Ron Butler, called the meeting to order at 1850 Hours. The Flight Captain led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance, and then toasted our departed brothers and sisters, and the Commander-in-Chief. . The Flight Captain led a toast to the ladies.
A list of guests follows:
All Entrees came with: Salad of Baby Spinach, Spiced Pecans, Sun-dried Cranberries, Fresh Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, Rolls and Butter, Chocolate Cake with Grand Marnier, Whipped Cream, Iced Tea and Coffee. The main dish was roasted prime rib au jus accompanied by garlic mashed potatoes and chef's choice of vegetables. The meat option was pan seared salmon with citrus buerre blanc sauce. The salmon was served with cranberry wild rice and chef's choice of vegetable. Another choice was Chicken Breast, mashed potatoes, and vegetables.
Following dinner the Flight Captain reconvened the meeting. Four raffle
tickets were drawn. The main drawing was for a $50.00 Gift Certificate at
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.
The entertainment was provided by DJ and singer Jay Williams of
Bastrop. Many danced or simply enjoyed the music.
Paid attendance was a total of 67 members and guests. The cost of $ 55 per person included dinner, wine and the entertainment. The raffle took in $173 that will go to the scholarship fund less the cost of the prizes.
The Onion Creek Country Club managers and staff provided excellent service, attractive tables and good food.
The Flight Captain announced the next meeting would be on February 21, 2013. He closed the meeting at 2021 and wished everyone a safe trip home.