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District 6: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio

The 2020 District 6 Meeting are April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 2020, at Four Points by Sheraton in Kalamazoo, MI 49001.


District Director: 
John R. Lochivski
6720 Grand Avenue
Hammond, IN 46323-1942
219 670-6330 BigJohnL@aol.com

At the present time, we have:

  • 4 Clubs in Illinois
  • 1 Club in Indiana
  • 1 Club in Michigan
  • 1 Club in Ohio



State Director: 
Anne Mary Klaprat
835 Judson Unit #203
Evanston, IL 60202-2431
Phone #847-791-1975 Please leave a message

Blackhawk Club
Meets on the 1st Sunday of every month (with exceptions due to holidays). There are no meetings in January, April, July or December due to District and International Conventions. Lunch is served at 12:30 and meeting follows. For more information contact Jan Stocking at 6840 S. James Drive, Rochelle, IL 61068 or email trainsandtoys555@comcast.net.

Chicago Jim Beam Club
We meet at the Wood Dale Park District Building at the corner of Wood Dale Rd. and Foster Rd.  The gathering starts at 11:00 a.m. with coffee and treats. Regular meeting begins noon and meeting ends at 2:45 p.m. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the following months: Feb., March, April, June, Sept., Oct., and Nov. No meeting in Jan., May, August, and December. The Club serves the greater Chicago area. This year the Chicago Club's Christmas party is on January 12, 2020.  FIRST TIME AT THIS RESTAURANT. CASA CAFE 353 N. RIVER ROAD - DES PLAINES - ILLINOIS - 60016.   We have arranged to have our beginning at Noon until 4pm.  Dinner at 12:30 pm.  We will not need a bar for set up as it is around the corner.  We can make arrangements to have hotel rooms and we will have a list available if you are interested.  December 31st - Last day to make reservations for Dinner. MAIL TO: Allan & Mary Kulikowski, 1913 E. Pawnee Ln - Mt Prospect, IL 60056
Membership Chairman, Nancy Lochivski: bigjohnl@aol.com  
For more information email President Allan Kulikowski,

Illini Jim Beam Bottle & Specialty Club
Meets the 2nd Sunday of the month. For more information contact President, Catherine Guyette, 700 Dakota, Mattoon, IL  61938.

Starved Rock Jim Beam Club
Meets the 4th Sunday of the month at Ottawa American Legion, Ottawa, IL. Club serves Ottawa/Streator area.  For more information, contact Anne Mary Klaprat, President, 312- 957-0195.  Starved Rock has meetings on the 4th Sunday of the month and depending on weather.  Cancellations will be given in advance.  Nov - Dec - Jan are club Holidays so start with February.

Indiana: State Director: Helen Reynolds

Hoosier Jim Beam Bottle and Specialties Club
For further information contact the President Helen Reynolds 11050 Presbyterian Drive # 3028, Indianapolis, IN 46236

Michigan: State Director: Bob Wilkins, 11117 Katherine, Taylor, MI 48180-4265 ph: (734) 287-4073.

Great Lakes Club of Michigan
Meets on the second Monday of the month at the Civic Park Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd. Livonia, MI. at 7 PM. Club serves the Southeast Michigan area but also accepts members from out-of-state and overseas. Yearly dues of $22.00 joins you to the Great Lakes Club and the International Association. For more information please contact Ron Merritt, President 4370 Strathcona Dr. Highland, MI 48357. Email glbeam@aol.com.

Ohio: State Director: Richard Hartman, 196 Hollybrier Dr., Wadsworth, OH  44281 rhartman002@neo.rr.com 330.336-2514

Rubber Capital Jim Beam Bottle Club
Meets the 1st Sunday of the month at VFW Post 3747, 1935 Avalon Avenue, Canton, OH 44705 at 2 PM. Club serves Akron, Canton and surrounding areas. Annual Christmas Party this year is December 8th at the VFW POST 3747. For more information contact Allan Hiscox, President at RUBCAP1@aol.com   or call 614-263-7110.