|1977||Beagle Bagels started from out of Steph's grandparents' home in Detroit , MI after the airing of the First Barry Manilow Special.|
|1978||Beagle Bagels get a major plug on WNIC-FM and CKLW-AM Radio and Stephie meets Regina Moore, Joan Stevenson and Rosie Cowan as a result.|
|Beagle Bagels go on a radio station tour of WNIC-FM.|
|First Beagle Bagel party at Rosie's house.|
|First Barry Manilow concert at Pine Knob, Clarkston , MI.|
|The "Beezer Speaks, a quarterly newsletter is born with Regina as the Editor, Rosie as the publisher-treasurer and Stephie as the Art Director. The newsletter was the first of its kind with an original comic strip called "Captain Starrider and his Asterettes", loosely based on Barry in outer space.|
The girl group "Triple Platinum" was also formed and composed of Regina, Joan & Stephie during this time as we started our costumes derived from t-shirts and plastic trash bag skirts ( Where's the "Runway" when we needed it!). The costumes were soon to be upgraded to Pink-dyed capes and leotards...
|1979||Beagle Bagels raided local radio station WNIC-FM on a Sunday afternoon to get up front and personal interviews of the on air disc jockeys for future newsletter issues. The Beagle Bagels also had members do multiple call in to both WNIC & CKLW request lines to get Barry's songs played and make the weekly top ten play lists on both stations.|
|1980||Beagle Bagels get an official plug in an early issue of the BMIFC (pre-Barry Gram days) national newsletter in California. This resulted in a large surge in membership and more parties at Rosie's and other locations.|
|Beagle Bagels make their first of many videos for Barry at the home of Rosie Cowan, complete with costume changes, scripts and whatever else we could find at the time. It was a "Make it Work" situation.|
|Beagle Bagels begin to travel the country and the globe to see concerts in other venues. Our first trip was in May of 1980 to see Barry in Atlantic City , NJ during his casino tour at the Resorts International Hotel. In November of 1980, we then traveled to see Barry's concert in Toronto at the Maple-Leaf Gardens.|
|1981||Beagle Bagels attend MI concerts at Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI & Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI. The Beagle-Bagels meet Barry for the first time at Joe Louis Arena on October 2, 1981.|
|1982||Beagle Bagels celebrate their 5th anniversary March 2, 1982, with a special surprise: Barry wires 5 dozen red roses along with a large magnum of "Moet & Chandon" champagne. The card enclosed said: "Happy Anniversary - Love Barry"|
In June of 1982, the Beagle Bagels go on-live with local disc jockey Dave Prinze of 95.5-FM who was chosen to interview Barry in a special CBS radio show entitled, "Live-Coast-to-Coast".
|In October of 1982, the Beagle-Bagels travel to Cincinnati to Barry's concert at Riverfront Arena. The Beagle Bagels meet Barry at the local airport and are also interviewed by a local news station at the scene.|
|1983||In June 1983, Rosie Cowan, Co-VP of the Beagle-Bagels was chosen by Barry's management to be the chairperson of the BMIFC's First International Fan Club Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Stephie was chosen by Barry to produce and stage a fashion show for Barry's tour merchandise. Stephie, Gina & Joan were chosen to provide the musical entertainment for the convention as their girl group "Triple Platinum".|
Over 1400 people attended the convention along with media coverage from "Entertainment Tonight".
The Beagle Bagels were awarded "Most Outstanding Club" and another award for "Best Newsletter".
|1984||The Beagle-Bagels are interviewed for a video for Barry by local television personality, Ron Kruman.|
|The Beagle-Bagels attend a local taping in the audience of local talk show, "Kelly & Company". Later that day, the Beagle Bagels attended Barry's concert at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, MI, where another meeting with Barry took place.|
|1985||The Beagle Bagels travel to Toronto Canada for convention #3. Rosie is interviewed on CBET television and Steph, Regina & Joan once again provide the entertainment as "Triple Platinum".|
|The Beagle Bagels were now obtaining global exposure and membership was 200+. This was a major accomplishment for a local level fan club.|
|Triple Platinum performs as part of the local segment of the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, Southfield, MI.|
|At the Downtown Detroit branch of the Detroit Public Library, Stephie displays Barry memorabilia as part of a series of fan memorabilia of other musicians. The display photos wound up in the 1985 Barry Manilow Tour book.|
|The Beagle-Bagels do their first of many dressing room decorations for Barry every time he returned to MI to perform until 2001.|
|1986||Beagle Bagels tour Ambience Sound Studios in Farmington Hills, MI. It was here that Barry recorded portions of the RCA "Barry Manilow" album. An anniversary party soon followed on the "Star of Detroit" yacht in downtown Detroit.|
|1987||The Beagle Bagels packed canned goods for the hungry at the Capuchin Kitchen in Detroit.|
|Beagle-Bagels celebrate their 10th anniversary and travel to Washington DC for another convention. Wally Bizon was chosen by Barry's management to do a video-documentary of the event. Stephie, Rosie and other members were the roving reporters. "The Righteous Sisters" (Regina & Stephie) performed as part of the entertainment.|
|In October of 1987, the Beagle Bagels travel to Chicago to see Barry at his book signing tour for his autobiography, "Sweet Life".|
Stephie, Regina & Rosie were asked to take photos with Barry upon the podium in the Crock and Brettano book store.
|The Beagle Bagels travel to Battle Creek, MI, to see Barry and also decorate the dressing rooms - the theme: "Cereal-ously".|
|In November, Rosie & Wally Bizon travel to England to see Barry in a series of shows.|
|1988||The Beagle Bagels decorate the dressing rooms at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. The theme: "Fish". On the last night of the 3-night stop, Stephie is picked by Barry from the audience to sing "Can't Smile Without You."|
The Beagle Bagels meet with Barry after the show.
|1989||The Beagle Bagels travel to St. Paul/Minneapolis to see Barry perform at the Ordway Concert House for a local Minnesota charity event.|
The Righteous Sisters record a spoof record of some of Barry's hits with Wally Bizon called "The Righteous Sisters Sing Barry Manilow's Greatest -hits".
|1990||Along with raising money for the local COTS shelter, the Beagle Bagels also partake in raising money and awareness for AIDS in the Metro Detroit area.|
|1992||The Beagle Bagels go on live television working the pledge phones at PBS-Detroit in lieu of the Barry Manilow concert special. The Beagle Bagels celebrate their 15th Anniversary!|
|1992||The Beagle Bagels also attend a weekend convention in Chicago.|
|1997||The Beagle Bagels celebrate their 20th anniversary. A party was thrown at the Sterling Inn, Sterling Heights, MI.|
Barry provided lots of autographed memorabilia that was auctioned off with proceeds going to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Center for Breast Cancer.
|The Beagle Bagels also raise money for The Wireless Foundation. This foundation provides reconditioned cell phones for abused women in transit for emergency purposes.|
|2001||The Beagle Bagels raise money for VMAT (Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams) that provided the rescue dogs that worked with the rescue workers and the International Association of Fire Fighters at Ground Zero on 9/11.|
|2005||The Beagle Bagels donate money to the victims/evacuees of Hurricane Katrina via the Manilow Fund for Health and Hope.|
|2006||The Beagle Bagels work the pledge phones at local Detroit PBS station, WTVS (Channel 56), during the March 9th presentation of "Manilow: Music and Passion" special.|
|2006||The Beagle Bagels attended a show of a local production of "Copacabana" performed by the Southfield Lathrup High School players. (March 31)
|Stephie with Stephanie