A Message From the President: Many of you know me well. A couple of you have known me for most of my life. Some of you have seen me around. A few of you “think” you know me. And a handful of you say “who the heck is that guy?” when you see me at a Ring meeting or function. Well, in my first Presidential newsletter column in nearly 20 years, I thought I’d crack open the door a bit
2019 Planet Comicon – Mark your calendars! Ring 129 will once again be participating in Planet Comicon. This year’s dates have been set for the weekend of March 29-31. If you would like to participate or help at the Ring 129 booth, contact Kelly Rusk. This is a Ring 129 event which is open to all members. Just take a look at the pictures from last year!
January 2019 Ring129 Meeting Report by Stu Lewis Do you want to fill the house at your next meeting? Do what we did—move to a smaller venue. Actually, our new venue for the new year worked out well, as a number of people commented favorably about the more intimate space at our new meeting facility. Phil King started our January meeting by teaching an easy-to-learn card routine. Outgoing president Lance Rich then introduced the main activity of the meeting—a contest among four
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