March 11, 2021, Begins the Start of 28 years for the Lake Vilbig Bass Club Established in 1993 Back in the early days of tournament fishing, there was a rapidly growing interest in the sport. Information was limited on how, where, and when to catch Bass. One of the best ways to learn was by belonging to a Bass Club. By knowing this, some avid fisherman on Lake Vilbig planned and organized a Bass Club. That club became known as Vilbig Bass Club. The object of creating the club was for members to enjoy the sport by learning from other fishermen while at the same time competing and enjoying the benefits of being in a Bass Club. Both previous and presently active club members have benefited over the years by having been a part of the Vilbig Bass Club. The same concepts still apply now as they did in the beginning. The doors to the future are always open to new members, and as always, old members are always welcome back. Only $40.00 per family. Feel free to come on March 11, 7:30 pm 2005 Pearl Lane Rick Hoffman's home, listen, learn and then sign up to join. The entire family is welcome. *Any person residing in a household that is a member of the Irving Lake Association and in good standing and embraces the club’s purpose is eligible to become a member. Another great year with the Vilbig Bass Club! In place of the Annual VBC Tom & Bev Root Memorial Banquet, we held a small Covid-friendly gathering to hand out the 2020 season awards. *Congratulations to Brandon Wooddell Angler of the Year (his 5th) *Rick Huffman won Sportsman of the Year *Jaxon Phillips won Most Improved Angler *Brandon Wooddell and cousin David Alley caught the biggest team stringer * Matt Shelley weighed the largest 3 fish limit as well as the year’s big bass A great site to see the history of the Lake Vilbig Bass Club kept up by Al Kohutek. Thanks, Al, for the many years of dedication. http://www.lakevilbig.org/histoff.htm?fbclid=IwAR2G43dVSsGxm9Kz6IcReWc3oWOQq4zc0PnLyNGxHAunnwpJ1P1mMIne1IE The Next Meeting and Tournament March 11 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm - Rick Huffman's House - 2005 Pearl Lane March 13 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick
Letter From the President of the ILA Hello, Lake Vilbig neighbors. This is your new President Matt Shelley. I want to introduce myself, I have lived on the lake for 16 years, and before this post, I have held numerous positions with the Bass Club. I look forward to serving you as President of the ILA and watching over this the beautiful oasis that we all enjoy. I look forward to serving all of you, and if you have any questions or concerns, please email me at ILA.President.firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank You Matt Shelley
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Throw Back to March 2011
Lake Vilbig vs. Georgia
Jon & Al are walking down the street in Atlanta, and they see a sign on a store that reads, "Suits $5.00 each! Shirts $2.00 each, Pants $2.50 each.
Jon says to his pal, "Al, Look here! We could buy a whole gob of these, take 'em back to the Lake Vilbig Bass Club Garage sell, and make a fortune for the Bass Club Stocking. Al, just let me do the talkin' 'cause if they hear your accent, they might think we're ignorant and not wanna sell that stuff to us. Now, I'll talk in a slow Georgia drawl so's they don't know we are from the Lake ..."
They go in, and Jon says with his best fake Georgia drawl, "I'll take 50 of them suits at $5.00 each, 100 of them there shirts at $2.00 each, 50 pairs of them there pants at $2.50 each. I'll back up my pickup and...."
The owner of the shop interrupts, "Ya'll from Vilbig, ain’t ya?"
"Well....yeah," says a surprised Jon...."How come you knowed that?
"Because this is dry-cleaners."
2021 ILA Events
March 1 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive March 11 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm - 2005 Pearl Lane March 13 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick April 5 - ILA Board Meeting April 8 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm April 10 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Draw - (Marty Tackett Memorial) April 24 - Lake Cleanup - 8:00am - 12:00pm May 3 - ILA Board MeetingMay 13 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm May 15 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick May 22 - Vilbig Bass Club Couples Tournament June 7 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive June 10 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm June 12 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Draw - (David Kern Memorial) July 3 - The Blake Casbeer Kids Classic July 5 - A Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive July 8 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm July 10 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick August 2 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive August 12 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm August 14 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Draw - Bill (Bill Grigsby Memorial) September 6 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive September 9 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm September 11 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick September 18 - Lake Cleanup - 8:00am - 12:00pm September 25 - Vilbig Bass Club Couples Tournament October 4 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive October 14 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting - 7:30 pm October 16 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Doubles Draw October 23 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - The Classic November 1 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive November 11 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting 7:30 pm November 13 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Pick December 6 - ILA Board Meeting - 6:00 pm - 1323 Lakeshore Drive December 9 - Vilbig Bass Club Meeting & Christmas Party December 11 - Vilbig Bass Club Tournament - Draw - (Marcus Boudreaux Memorial)
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COVID-19 Vaccination Location Reopens with 1,000 Vaccines The joint Grand Prairie/Irving COVID-19 vaccination facility at The Theatre at Grand Prairie will reopen on Feb. 10 to administer a shipment of 1000 Moderna vaccine doses from the state. Registration for the vaccine is required, and individuals must meet the state’s criteria to get an appointment. Currently, COVID-19 vaccinations are available to people who qualify for Phase 1A or Phase 1B criteria. Walk-up vaccinations are not available.Rental, Mortgage Assistance Available from Dallas County The Emergency Housing Assistance Program - 2021 provides short-term rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to low-income Dallas County residents living outside of the City of Dallas economically affected by the spread of COVID-19. Officials are now accepting applications. Applications will be processed through a lottery system. Submission of a prescreening application does not guarantee eligibility or an offer of assistance. Public Hearings Scheduled to Discuss Land Use TablesThe City's Planning and Zoning Commission will hold two public hearings to discuss proposed Residential and Nonresidential Land Use Tables. The hearings are scheduled for March 1 and March 25. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Review the draft ordinance with proposed tables and the presentation that describes the changes.
NEA Big Read kicks off Jan. 23 with a drive-thru fiesta.
Auditions open for Irving's Got Talent teen show.
Think Green Be Green Next Home Chemical Collection Recycling Event Feb. 27
Irving Arts Center New artwork on display at Main Street Plaza.
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