MUSICIAN JIMMY BUFFETT is best known for wasting away in
Margaritaville, but for at least one Reno couple hes also
Cheryl Messenger met her husband, Ken, through the Sierra Sea
Dogz, a local club promoting camaraderie among Buffett fans. The
Messenger marriage is a big success, but the Sea Dogz is no singles
Rather, its a nonprofit group dedicated to partying
with a purpose, which just happens to be the slogan of Buffetts
national fan club, Parrot Heads in Paradise. As a member of that
larger group, the Sea Dogz hold charity fund-raisers, organize trips
to concerts, and bring members together at monthly phlockings.
Those festive outings take place at local bars, where folks are
encouraged to wear their love of Buffett on tropically patterned
sleeves. For Jimmys fans, the libations go down easy with
compelling conversation and Buffett-inspired fun. Parrot Head Pictionary
The Sea Dogz have about 40 members ranging from 21 to 70 years
old, and theyve been downing cheeseburgers and boat drinks
together since 1999. All it takes to join is a $25 membership fee
$35 for couples or families.
We dont discriminate on anything, said Sea Dogz
President Cory Newborn. Even if you dont like Jimmy
Buffett you can still join.
For more information, visit www.sierraseadogz.com
or call Billie at 853-2106.