So yesterday I posted my intentions to start a Games Workshop Games Club for the Madison Wisconsin Area. I emailed all the 40k and WFB gamers I had addresses for or posted on all the local forums my idea.
I also started up a quickie forum at http://willwerks.net/phpBB/index.php so people could start talking about it.
Thus far the word has been spread and it is positive. Only real resistance is from the head of the Wisconsin State Warhammer Fantasy League who doesn't want to create something new, just add a 40k element under his group.
So far so good!