A Message From the President: June / July 2019 Do you have your “A-game” ready? Are you prepared to compete in our quarterly close-up or stage contest at the June Ring meeting? If you attended the May Ring meeting, you got a first-hand look at what you could potentially take home from the annual stage or close-up competition to call your very own! It’s the newly developed special award called “The IBM Ring 129 Wand of Extraordinary Merit”… and it’s
May 2019 Ring129 Meeting Report by Stu Lewis Tom Peterson came to town for a lecture. His focus was on stand-up (rather than close-up) routines, many of which could be performed with ob-jects already in our possession. And he put all but two of the routines in-to a single reasonably priced booklet. We recommend him highly to other rings. The lecture, by the way, was the last one to be held in what was the current location of U.S.
Final Chapter…… On January 25th, Laird Wilcox, the writer of our monthly column, “The Card Corner” passed away at his home in Kansas City. Laird was actually known by his family as Anthony or “Tony”. You see, Laird was the fourth of five “Laird” Wilcox’s! In an interview with Laird’s father, now living in Olathe, Kansas, I was able to piece together some interesting facts about Laird. Though we mostly knew him through his involvement with the local I.B.M