The May 1983 for the first time a meeting was held in Tampa at the Expressway Inn, which no longer exists. Potluck dinners remained a primary feature of each business meeting.
In July 1983, a fun match was held in Edward Minard Park at Plant City. Carol Columbo and Rae Rider were the food coordinators, and Sam Steding was the match chairman. This was also where the regular July 1983 club meeting was held. Rita Phethean was the judge for this match.
In the December newsletter, the first TBBC logo was published. The logo was revised in October 1984.
The new officers for 1984 were announced: President: James (Ed) Pike; Vice-President, Jim Lovett; Secretary, Sam Steding; Treasurer, Jim Smith; Three-year Board Member, Rae Rider; Historian, Kathy Hoppstadter; Newsletter Editor, Sam Steding.
Information compiled by Bev Robinson