Donor Spotlight: "Black Cats" Meet Only on Friday the 13th
Posted on 01/13/2017
Happy Friday the 13th! LCF donor and long time influencer in the community, Darrell S. Jones, observed Friday the 13th by celebrating with the "Black Cats!" The Black Cats was an exclusive group of thirteen men who met every Friday the 13th! To be a member of the club you had to be a member of the American Legion and a World War I veteran.
The caption of this photo, published in "The Licking Countian" on March 19, 1981, states "The 'Black Cats' is an exclusive group of thirteen men who only meet on Friday the thirteenth. To be a member of this club you must be a member of the American Legion and also be a veteran of World War I. Recently at the appropriate date, this group of handsome gentleman met at Frisch's for dinner. Front row, L.J. McWilliams, John King, Foster Weiant, Kenneth Brubaker and Harry Rossel. Back row, Darrell Jones, Cliff Moody, Chick Carroll, J.L. Phillips, R.O. Fatig, George Wolfe and Jim Williams filling in for E.H. Heckleman." - Photo by Sue Johnson