Branch 8

Make Friends for Life

Chairman:  Ron Smith


                                                          BARGAIN BITES

Remember- the motto of Bargain Bites – – “Good Food! Good Price! Good Friends! And guests are always welcome”.

Our goal is to find local restaurants with good food at a reasonable price. The objective is always $20 (tax/tip incl) for a full meal often including salad or appetizer and sometimes dessert. You pay for your own beverages. Corkage has usually been $10.

This is a great event to invite friends to introduce them to SIR, but do it early as we often fill up. If you would like to be placed on the Bargain Bites Email list, just send a note to and say “Place me on the Bargain Bites List”. Oh yes, include your   name. You will receive personal Emails in advance of the Hotline. Again, thanks for your interest and wonderful support. It makes the effort worthwhile.

Chairman: Ron Smith 314-3066  resmith62@  
Asst. Chair Ron Maciak 357-8005


2019 February 26: Three Brothers from China 
(photos taken before food, lots of great food, was served)

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2018 Events (All were $20 incl tax and tip)
    January-  Three Brothers from China
    March-  DJ’s Bistro Concord-
    April- Santorini
    August- Back Forty BarBQ

Past Events
Pictures from the “Three Brothers from China” dining 5/24/2016This was a traditional Chinese feast served family style at tables of eight. How many you wonder? There were seven tables of eight which adds up to 56 SIR and spouses– – another new record. Thanks to all of you who attended and support Bargain Bites and all of our great SIR activities. And a special thanks to my partner Ron Maciak (and Linda) who organized this one while I was twiddling my thumbs. And to Alex Go (and Mayo) who suggested Three Brothers and helped with the arrangements.

Santorini in Danville on March 21
The food was great and there was plenty of it.  A number of people took left over boxes home with them. The buffet was a little clumsy with the seating arrangement in the restaurant, but you all handled it very well. And the wine helped.

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2015 Activity History Report

updated 3/3/2019 DerekS