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Site visits since 12-23-2019: 7,732, old site visits Jan-Dec, 2019: 2,896


Hurricane Sally aftermath news.

(posted 9-29-2020 5:25 pm) Here's an article about the damage to the Gulf Shores State Park pier.

(posted 9-20-2020 6:10 am) Facebook link for Hurricane Sally relief efforts.

(posted 9-19-2020 7:50 am) Thanks to Tina Swain for the suggestions:
Orange Beach drone YouTube video https://tinyurl.com/y6lydwzd
Gulf Shores drone YouTube video https://tinyurl.com/y64e7h4k

(posted 9-19-2020 7:50 am) Hurricane Sally – Post Event Damage Assessment from Brett/Robinson Vacation Rentals (updated 9.18.20) https://www.brett-robinson.com/owner-storm-updates


(posted 9-17-2020 6:40 am) Latest news about Hurricane Sally cleanup. Gulf Shores, Orange Beach closed to visitors for 10 days amid Sally cleanup

(posted 9-16-2020 4:40 pm) Part of the pier at Gulf State Park is gone. Here is video after Hurricane Sally passed through.

1. 09-16-2020 Gulf Shores, AL - Wind damage and flooding https://tinyurl.com/y66afjhv

2. 09-16-2020 Gulf Shores, AL - Poles Snapped - Roof Damage - Storm Surge Road Flooding https://tinyurl.com/y53vbdav

3. 09-16-2020 Gulf Shores, AL - Damage and Flooding Drone from inside eye https://tinyurl.com/y6426kld

4. 09-16-2020 Orange Beach, AL Hurricane Sally Aftermath https://tinyurl.com/y4u8fpwm


(posted 9-15-2020 0612) Hurricane Sally approaching the Gulf Coast September 14, 2020. Look at these waves in this video from the Gulf Shores Beach - The Weather Channel has been broadcasting from the beach at The Lodge At Gulf State Park 


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(Posted 9-03-2020) Click here to download the revised 2020-21 Calendar in page format - PDF document.


Join the Wisconsin Snobird Club Facebook group.

The 2020-21 calendar (below) has been updated, be advised there may be changes. 

(posted 3-25-2020) Below is a picture of the check presentation of the funds that we raised at our 2020 Zoo Fun Day. Zoo Director Joel Hamilton (left) accepting the check from Club President Kenn Krouse (right); the $857.67 will go towards two 8" X 8" brick pavers and one deck board, all of which will be inscribed with Wisconsin Snobirds 2020. You can check out the zoo website at Leave A Legacy : Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo if you want to see the items or maybe buy one of the many ways of donating to the zoo.

The total amount donated to The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in 20 years of Zoo Fun Days is $14,772.89.


(posted 3-20-2020) COVID-19 Croronavirus update Alabama Governor Ivey has ordered beaches (click to download) and other places closed.  On another note the medical people now are saying gastrointestinal problems (GI) might be indicated in half of those who get the virus.

(posted 3-17-2020) Message from Kenn, Club President: The Wisconsin Snobirds Easter Dinner has been canceled . I will be contacting those that have already signed up. Better SAFE than Sorry.

(posted 3-15-2020) The 2019-20 Snowbird season meeting schedule concluded with meeting #6 on March 11 at the ORANGE BEACH EVENT CENTER.  Once the 2020-21 calendar has been released I will post the schedule on the website and Google calendar.  Safe travels all and remember to wash your hands.

(updated 2-27-2020) With a membership of 827, the Wisconsin SnoBird club is the largest Snowbird club in the local area. Membership and activities are open to all current and former Wisconsin residents who are visiting or living in the southern Alabama and northern Florida areas. The Club has a variety of recreational, social, fellowship, and travel opportunities for members' enjoyment. Please feel free to contact any one of the Club Officers with your suggestions. The 2020 meeting and activities schedule has been posted on the calendar and the 2019-20 events link below. Coffee and doughnut social is one hour prior to the meeting; hear club updates, get your chance to win various raffle items and visit the social committee booths for club activity information. A guest speaker is often at the meetings. To become a member of the Wisconsin SnoBird club you may either join at a meeting or in the off-season send an email to wissnobirds@yahoo.com or the Membership Chairperson Tom Chestnut at tac.smc.14@gmail.com

(updated 3-15-2020) Emily Anson, a senior at Gulf Shores High School, is presented the 2020 scholarship by the Wisconsin Snobird Club. Emily is in the center with her parents on either side of her. Also pictured are Glen & Letha Seering, scholarship committee chairpersons.

(posted 2-01-2020) The picture below is of the two baskets that the Wisconsin Snobird Club will donate to the Trivia Night, benefiting the Libraries of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. The baskets contain items that you brought from your part of the state of Wisconsin. The Basket were put together by Patty Calderaro and a friend. Many thanks to Patty and to everyone that donated something.

(posted 1-23-2020) Nancy Durgin sent this information about the second meeting and other information.

(posted 1-22-2020, Nancy Durgin photo credit) The Gulf Shores JROTC - Elizaabeth Shumate, Gracie Russell-Anders, Stacy Steens, Tommy Ross presented the colors at our meeting on Jan. 22.. The Wiscosnin Snobird Club is one the primary fundraisers for this group by selling coupon books.

(posted 1-06-2020Snowbirds Gulf Coast Magazine) Snowbird club presidents and other officials for the 10 Alabama state Snowbird clubs met today at the new Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo which is set to open February 1. Pictured is the club presidents and a group of area government officials. Get ready for another great season, everyone. So many projects the Snowbirds are a part of and contribute back to their winter home.