THE ANNUAL CHARLIE SMITH LUNCHEON, SPONSERED BY THE CHARLIE SMITH TENT OF THE CIRCUS FANS OF AMERICA
CHARLIE SMITH (JULY 5,1915-NOVEMBER 25,2008FOR THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW CHARLIE, HE WAS TRAINMASTER FOR RINGLING BROS.AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS FOR MANY YEARS. HE WAS INDUCTED INTO THE RING OF FAME IN 2004.
KITTY SMITHKitty is wearing a new Baseball Cap with the Charlie Smith Tent logo, given to her by the Tent.
A TROPHY FOR A REAL CHAMPIONThis trophy was given to Charlie in 2002, by Ann Fleming Copeland.
Joanne originally took us to the Charlie Smith Luncheon as her guests,and we were welcomed by the members of the Charlie Smith Tent of the Circus Fans Of America. Although we are not members of the CFA we have been welcomed as guests every year since, along with many other retired, & active performers.