President Jim Watkins opened the
meeting at 6:50 am, after another delightful breakfast meal at the
The first Tail Twisters' pot winning
number announced by Tail Twister of the day Bill Dickens was #54. That
badge number was being worn by President Jim Watkins, but he was deep in
conversation with Lion Tony Bari, and he never heard his number being
called. Then #8 was called, but Lion Curt Hodges was sadly absent.
Number 58 was then drawn, but Lion Ken Stallings was also absent.
Finally, #38 was drawn, and the person who announced the number, none
other than Tail Twister Bill Dickens, was thrilled to claim the pot.
There were 20 present for the meeting,
including one guest, Dr. Joe Stallings of AHEC, and the speaker.
Mid-South Lions Auction, Saturday,
August 9th in Memphis. [THIS weekend!]
A table for 8 has been paid for, with
seats still available. Last-minute attendees should contact Brad Baker
Various thanks letters for our donations had been received by President
Jim. Hopefully some of these could be recorded via photos in the
Lion Eric Grant, August Program Chair,
introduced the speaker, David Moore, Director of the Craighead County
Emergency Management office, who gave an interesting program about what
his office does to prepare for the next disaster to hit our community.
--by Charles Hartwig, substituting for
Newsletter Editor Curt Hodges.