Memories From The Past
To Initiate 'Buddy Club'
2500 Youngsters To Receive
Buddy Club, a brand new children's organization sponsored by
new club, which has already registered over 2500 members, is open to
youngsters up to 16 years of age and is designed to furnish wholesome
entertainment and instruction, foster good citizenship, and encourage
clean living, Pepper advised. Meetings will he held each Saturday at 9:30
a. m. and parents are invited to attend with their children.
who will serve as master of ceremonies under the title of "Big
Buddy," explained that boys and girls may register in the lobby of
the theater at any time, regardless of whether or not they are members.
members will he issued a life membership card and a lapel button bearing a
reproduction of the flag,
school, church, and a happy boy and girl.
members reach the age limit, their names will be switched to the adult
birthday card file. Pepper said membership cards for the 2500 children
already registered are scheduled for delivery in Monday's mail.
in which the Buddy Club will engage include birthday parties on the stage
for members; with cake and all the trimmings, community singing and
performances by talented children. In addition, there will be free
balloons and candy, and free chocolate milk.
also pointed out that a Shetland pony will be awarded to some member of
the club on Saturday, April 17. The pony will be
From Kingsport Times-News, Friday, March 14, 1948
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