Iowa-Alabama Gulf Coast Snowbirds Club

2025 Breakfasts
We will meet at GT's on the Bay at 26189 Canal Road, Orange Beach
Iowa Club meets for breakfast at 8:15 am, on the following Wednesdays, cost is $15.00 PP.
New breakfast reservation requirements for 2025

The reservation deadline dates and breakfast dates are as follows:

SIGN IN DEADLINE DATE
(BEFORE NOON)

BREAKFAST DATE

Speakers

01/08/25

01/15/25

Orange Beach City Administrator Ford Handley will speak on Orange Beach "happenings"

01/22/25

01/29/25

Grant Brown, Public Information Officer from Gulf Shores, will talk about his community

01/05/25

02/12/25


We will hear from Dina Linn, the Curator at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola

02/19/25


02/26/25


Ashleigh Milne, Director of Communications for the USS Alabama Memorial Park, will be the speaker.


March Breakfast

One additional breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6th at Another Broken Egg Café on Canal Road in Orange Beach. Reservations for that event (NO program/prizes just breakfast off the menu) are also due by Noon on the proceeding Wednesday - that being February 28th.



  • Reservations must be made by noon one week prior to our breakfast date.
    Sign up through the website as in the past or contact Chris Hedlund (319-430-4597).
    No late reservations will be accepted. If you are signed up by the deadline and do not attend.
    You will be responsible to pay for your meal and will be contacted.
    You will only be able to sign up for one breakfast at a time.
    If you sign up for breakfast and cannot attend, please remove your attendance from the sign up sheet the Wednesday one week prior, Set the number to 0.
    The club gets charged as they use our numbers (that we call in on the Wednesday noon prior) and we have to pay for the no shows.
    No shower's will be charged!
    GT's max capacity 220 perssons.

Use the Signup Sheet (1st choice) or contact Chris & Steve Hedlund at 319-430-4597 for reservations if you do not have a computer. Do not email, use the Signup Sheet.

50/50 LOTTERY
The club plans to have a 50/50 lottery at its breakfast’s. Money the club makes from the 50/50 will be used to help defray expenses for prizes at the cocktail parties and at golf outings. Prizes are typically $25 to have multiple prizes.

Calendar Draw
Replacing Bratfest will be a Calendar Draw with the proceeds benefiting the fire departments. You may purchase a ticket for $10 for a chance to win $$$. The tickets will only be sold at the first breakfast on Jan. 11 and the social on Jan. 20. Drawings will be held each Wednesday in February and a ticket will be drawn for each day of the month of February. So there will be a winner each day in February. Smallest amount to win is $50 and there are chances to win up to $500. The winning tickets will be returned to the pot for the remaining drawings as well.

Mary's Shelter, Gulf Coast
Be My Valentine, $10,000 Draw Down
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2025 Cocktail Parties
January 24th
February 21st
NO RSVP required. Bring a dish to share and your own beverages.
We meet at the
Caribe, 28103 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Bldg D, Orange Beach, 5-7 pm