Marcan Tiger Preserve.
Sunday, November 30, 2008
This interesting picture shows the elephant herd not long after the show's return from from Europe. The fifth elephant from the left is wearing a martingale and might possibly be "Columbia" who, according to circus lore, was responsible for the Barnum, Hutchinson, Bailey combine in 1881.
Posted by Buckles at 11/30/2008 06:19:00 AM
Saturday, November 29, 2008
10. Ernest Borgnine, came for free and did publicity and events. His gorgeous wife Tova was with him was with him as we planned an appearance.
Posted by Buckles at 11/29/2008 05:51:00 AM
This is a heads up communication. The situation is not final as we are working on the menus but my expectation is to be completed in about a week.
This splendid convention site is the direct result of the supreme effort by our CHS colleague Paul Ingrassia who was the Advance Man and Contracting Agent in securing the following:
Site - The Comfort Inn and Suites, Downtown Lakeshore. This outstanding facility overlooks Lake Michigan and is only a couple of short blocks from the Circus Parade Staging Area.
Rate - $99.50 per night which includes Deluxe Continental Breakfast, Morning Newspaper, Fitness Area and other amenities
Contact Point - Jill Eannelli (sales manager)
9 July 2009 - Registration in Afternoon
1730 - 1830 hours - Social hour
10 July 2009 - Papers
1200 hours - 1300 hours - CHS sponsored lunch
2000 hours - -----Auction
11 July 2009 - Papers
1200 hours - 1300 hours - CHS Sponsored Lunch
1900 hours - CHS Sponsored Banquet - Speaker TBD
12 July 2009 - Circus Parade - May be circus performance depending on circus schedule.
More to come. It will be fleshed out shortly.
Thank You Paul
Best in Happiness
Posted by Buckles at 11/29/2008 05:40:00 AM
Friday, November 28, 2008
Posted by Buckles at 11/28/2008 06:04:00 AM
A little Evansville trivia...
Posted by Buckles at 11/28/2008 05:58:00 AM
Thursday, November 27, 2008
The funeral arrangements for Charlie Smith, long time Ringling Bros. Trainmaster, have been finalized. He is survived by his wife Kitty Smith.
Saturday, Nov 29, 2008
Ewing Funeral Home
140 E Venice Avenue
Venice Fla 34285
Visitation: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Depart for cemetary: 2:00pm convoy to Venice Memorial Gardens , 1950 Center Road, Venice, FL 34292
[Charlie will be buried next to Gunther]
Flowers can be sent directly to funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to:
ShowFolks of Sarasota.
P O Box 1476
Sarasota, FL 34230
Cards of condolence may be sent to Kitty Smith at:
117 Palm Avenue
Nokomis, FL 34275
Please email or call with any questions.
Education Outreach Manager
Posted by Buckles at 11/27/2008 01:12:00 PM
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Posted by Buckles at 11/27/2008 05:53:00 AM
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Talked to Bobby Moore yesterday and he told me that Sonny had died last week at the Veterans Home in Springfield, Mo. I did not get any details, we sure have lost some great ones.
On Friday, November 14, 2008, at 12:20 am,Sonny Moore Passed away.
Posted by Buckles at 11/26/2008 12:16:00 PM
The Hawthorne performing white tigers snarl at trainer Wade Burck during the 2007 Hadi Shrine Circus at Roberts Stadium. Hawthorne Wild Animals will be among this year's acts.
Posted by Buckles at 11/26/2008 10:26:00 AM