Sherlockians by Invitation Only Meeting
On October 6, 2006, a meeting of Sherlockians by Invitation Only Society was hosted at Ridgemore Country Club by well-known Chicago Sherlockians, Donald and Patricia Izban. The gathering was to celebrate Mr. Sherlock Holmes's birthday on October 10.

At your left, the most inviting front sitting room at Ridgemore.

On your right, founder of SBIOS and host of this birthday gathering, Donald Izban, offers cordial greeting to the assembled members.

SBIOSers assemble for a congenial "happy hour."

Featured speaker for the evening, David Hammer (right), chats with BSI's "Wiggins" Mike Whelan.
Carolyn and Joel Senter (your E-Times publishers) offer the beginning toast to Sherlock Holmes's birthday (as many of them as we can get!).

SBIOS Founder, Donald Izban, presents the "Maltese Falcon Award" to BSI's Mike Whelan
(Photo courtesy Patricia Izban)

Founder Izban assists David Hammer, the featured speaker for the evening, who gave a learned paper on why Sherlock Holmes's birthday is actually October 10
October 10?
A few SBIOSers. Standing (L to R) Joel Senter, Carolyn Senter, Tony Citeria, Pixie Schroeder, Bill Schroeder. Seated Patricia Izban, Donald Izban.
(Photo courtesy Patricia Izban)
And Mr. Holmes takes the cake!!