Pictured are (from left): Jerry Agnew, Ron Barker, Paul Ragan, Alan Ricketson, Detective Sgt. Nicole Faulkner, Sammy Arnold, Clay Ihlo, and Sheriff Willis Blackwell.
October 22, 2020 - Sam Samford Lodge 149 in Center, to show support for law enforcement, gathered bags full of stuffed animals for law enforcement and first responders to give the stuffed animals to children who may be in the middle of a difficult time and need comfort.
Lodge members present for the donation were: Paul Ragan, Worshipful Master; Alan Ricketson, Senior Warden; Jerry Agnew, Junior Warden; Ron Barker, Steward; Sammy Arnold, Chaplain; Clay Ihlo, Right Worshipful District Deputy Grand Master and Treasurer of the Lodge.
Receiving the stuffed on behalf of the Center Police Department Detective Sgt. Nicole Faulkner and Shelby County Sheriff's Department Sheriff Willis Blackwell.