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Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Mark Whitaker Family

Parking Space: 31

Motorhome: 2001 Hurricane

We have been RVing: 5 years

Enjoy Best: Tailgating, food and meeting other people

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club since: 2011

We became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club: Because of encouragement from Mary Marks and we were impressed seeing African Americans together having fun with nice RVs

Mark

Place of birth: Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Favorite food: Fish

Favorite place to visit: Miami, Florida

Best advice:  Have good organizational skills and just enjoy life as carefree as you possibly can

No day is complete without: Thanking the Lord for another day

New Year’s Resolution:  Have a better year than last year

Few people know:  I’m generous

Greatest fear:  Snakes

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Beyoncé with glass of nice wine

One word to describe me: Freehearted

My High School classmates thought: I was easy going , easy to talk to and very friendly

My Role Model is/was: My Father ( Milton)

I relax by: Watching sports

When I’m having a Wonderful Day: I’m Tailgating or Camping

What takes me back: My Parents

Favorite color: Blue

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Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Johnny (Terry) and Lillie Wainright

Parking Space:  2

Motorhome:  1999 Holiday Endeavor

Tow Vehicle:  2004 Suzuki

We have been RVing since:  1994

Enjoy Best:  The freedom to take home with us

Places of interest we have traveled to in our RV:  TX, LA, GA, AL, FL, MO, IL and MS

Place we love to travel to:  Myrtle Beach

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  Since shortly after they organized in the 90’s

Why we became members:  Meet friends and we enjoyed mutual things

Lillie

Place of birth: Marks, Mississippi

Best advice: Dream it, you can succeed at it

Favorite food:  Crab legs

Favorite place to visit:Florida

No day is complete without:Prayer

When I’m having a Wonderful Day:  I am jackpotting at a Slot Machine

A book I would recommend:  “Purpose Driven Life” by Pastor Rick Warren

What takes me back is:  Seeing students I have taught in school

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Tiger Woods

My High School Classmates thought: A lot of me

I relax by:  Making Floral Arrangements

If reincarnated I would be:A bird

One word to describe me: Fun

Few people know:I sing

I will not eat:  Oysters

Greatest fear: Dying

Favorite color:  Blue

Terry

Place of birth:Strong, Arkansas

My High School Classmates thought: I was best Basketball and Baseball player

When I’m having a Wonderful Day:  I’m on the Golf Course

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Oprah Winfrey

What takes me back: Seeing my school friends

One word to describe me: Worry-Free

If reincarnated I would be:  An Eagle

Greatest fear: Swallowing raw oysters

Favorite food: Crab legs

I will not eat: Oysters

Favorite color: Brown

I relax by:  Golfing

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Posted on Mar 4, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Ronald and Carol Vanhooks

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thumbs_046Parking Space:   50

Motorhome:  2005 Sprinter Travel Trailer

Tow Vehicle:  2005 Chevy 2500

Enjoy best:  RVing  Everywhere

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club since:  2011

We became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  Encouragement from member C. Hemphill, Club helping students at UAPB

Carol

Place of birth:  Omaha, Nebraska

Best advice:  Have fun

Favorite foods: Fish, chicken and steak

Favorite place to visit:  Hawaii

No day is complete without:  Music

New Years Resolution:  To live

A Book I would recommend:  The Bible

Greatest fears:  Height and snakes

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be: President, Barack Obama

One word to describe me:  Nice

If reincarnated I would be:  A Singer

My Role Model is/was:  My Grandparents

What takes me back is:  Growing up

My Classmates in High School thought:  I was popular

When I’m having a Wonderful Day:  I am smiling

I relax by:  Being alone

I will not eat:  Raw fish

Favorite color:  Blue

Ronald

Place of birth:  Memphis, TN

Best advice:  Pray, study and try to remain positive among all the negatives

Favorite foods:  Peanut butter and jelly

Favorite place to visit:  Hawaii

No day is complete without:  Giving God praise

New Year’s Resolution:  Make plans to retire

A Book I would recommend:  My Life & Times Sayers by Gayle Sayers

Few People Know:  I like to have a good time

Greatest Fear:  Death

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  My grandfather (Harvey)

One word to describe me:  Ambitious

If reincarnated I would be:  The Holy Ghost

What takes me back:  The night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated after giving his Mountain Top Speech. I attended and shook his hand

My Classmates in High School thought:  Girls thought I was cute basically everybody thought I was a ‘Go-Getter’

My Role Model is/was:  My Father

I relax:  By listening to music

I will not eat:  Sour Kraut

When I’m having a Wonderful Day:  I am with Family, or going to the bank cashing a check

Favorite Color:  Maroon

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Posted on Mar 4, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Raymond and Martha Thompson

Out of State Members-Missouri

Parking Space:  35

Motorhome:  2005 Southwind

We have been RVing:   4 years

Enjoy Best:  New friends and acquaintances we have made

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club since:  2009

Places of interest traveled to in our RV:  AR AL and TN

Why we became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  To avoid the expensive Homecoming hotel rates

Favorite place to visit:  We love exploring new places

Best advice:  Ask God’s guidance in all you do

Martha

Place of birth:  Camden, AR

A Book I would recommend:  The Powder Necklace by Nana Brew-Hammond

Few People Know:  We love to fish

Greatest Fear:  Reptiles

One word to describe me:  Flexible

What takes me back:  Old photographs

If reincarnated I would be:  Myself but better

My Role Model is/was:  My Parents

My High School Classmates thought:  I was a pleasant and friendly person

I relax:  By reading

I will no eat:  Cow tongue

When I’m having a Wonderful Day:  I am relaxing

Favorite food:  Barbeque

Favorite Color:  Purple

Raymond

Place of birth:  Pine Bluff, AR

One word to describe me:  Fair-minded

My Role Model is/was:  My Parents

My High School Classmates thought:  I was a great Basketball player

I relax: By watching sports on television

I will not eat:  Chittlins

Favorite food:  Barbeque

Favorite Colors:  Purple and Gold

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Posted on Feb 28, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Harold and Beatrice Sanders

Parking Space:   36

Motorhome:   1998 Gulfstream

We have been Rving since:   1996

We have been members:  Officially since  July 2012, although we had tailgated with founding members prior to and after they decided to become organized

Enjoy best:  The family aspect of camping/tailgating and tailgating with various people around the US

Places of interest we have traveled to:  FL, TX, SC, NC, NY, DC, LA, GA, AL, LA and Canada

Place we traveled to in our RV that I enjoyed most:  New York, NY

Beatrice

Place of birth:  Holly Ridge, LA

I enjoy best:  The atmosphere-traveling

Best advice:  Love yourself-Be yourself

Favorite food:  Hamburger

No day is complete without: Contact with family

Few people know: My sense of humor

My greatest fear: Not living life to the fullest extent

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Jesus and my family

One word to describe me:  Trustworthy

If reincarnated I would be:  A beautiful flower (a Lily)

What takes me back is:  My old neighborhood

My High School Classmates thought:  I had style

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I am enjoying alone time

I will not eat:  Gumbo

I relax by:  Reading

Favorite color:  Black

Harold

Place of birth:  Pine Bluff, AR

Best advice:  Always keep family in mind and RVing is a wholesome thing

Favorite I enjoy visiting:  New Orleans, LA

No day is complete without:  Contact with family

New Year’s Resolution:  To gather even  more with family, sharing love with everybody

One word to describe me:  Dedicated

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  My family, friends and new acquaintances

A Book I would recommend:  The Bible

Few people know:  I’m loving, kind and forgiving

If reincarnated I would be:  A Dove

What takes me back is:  Family and my old home

My High School Classmates thought:  I was one of the greatest guys in school

My Legacy:  I was All-State 4 years straight at Merrill High School in football and was the only Black male to do so

I relax by:  Watching sports on TV

Favorite foods:  BBQ ribs and chicken

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I am with my family enjoying each other

Favorite colors:  Black and Blue

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Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Clayron Rasberry

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Parking Space:  25

Motorhome:  2004 Southwind

Tow Vehicle:  2000 Saturn

I have been RVing since:  1970

Member of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club since:  2003

I became a member of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  I had been tailgating all the time but was asked to join and I did

Places of interest traveled to in my RV:  MO, TN, LA, TX and TN

Enjoy best:  Camping, fishing and tailgating

Clayron 

Place of birth:  Gethsemane, AR

Place I would love to travel to in my RV:  Canada

Best advice:  Be loyal to any obligation you undertake

Favorite place to visit:  Osage Beach, MO

Few people know:  I am loyal to my friends

My greatest fear:  Thunder and Lightning (storms)

My High School Classmates thought:  I was the smallest guy in my class

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  President, Barack Obama

I relax:  By sitting in front of a good fire-watching television

New Year’s Resolution:  To lose 15 lbs. (which I’ve done)

If reincarnated I would be:  Me – because I love me

No day is complete without:  Saying my blessings

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I’m fishing

What takes me way back is:  Blues

My Role Model is/was:  Bill Cosby

I will not eat:  Asparagus

Favorite food:  Chili

Favorite color:  Red

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Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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W. Bill and Vera Parks

Parking Space:  6

Motorhome: Coachman-Freedom Express

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  4 years

We have been RVing: 4 years

Places of interest we have traveled to in our RV:  MD, DC, CA and TX

We would like to travel to:  Alaska

Enjoy best: Traveling to different places and not worrying about where we are going to stay

Vera

Place of birth:  Monticello, AR

I became a member of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club because:  The overall goals of the Club and camaraderie

What takes me way back:  Old music and good friends

Best advice:  Be quick to listen and slow to speak

No day is complete without:  Giving thanks

New Year’s Resolution:  Not to make one

I will not eat:  Olives (unless it’s on a pizza)

One word to describe me:  Interesting

Few people know:  The real ‘ME’

Favorite color:  Blue

Bill

Placeof birth:Austin, TX

Why I became a member of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  To support UAPB students

What takes me way back:Jazz

Best advice: Be a person of your convictions

No day is complete without: Giving glory to our Savior

Favorite place to visit:  Lake Chicot

New Year’s Resolution:  Daily resolutions, live life to its fullest

A Book I recommend: “The Pathway to Roses” by Christian D. Larson

Few people know:  My highest accomplishments

My High School Classmates thought: I was quiet

One word to describe me: Fun-loving

If reincarnated I would be:  An Eagle

My Role Model is/was: My Surrogate Father

When I’m having a good day:  I am ecstatic

I will not eat:  Chitlins

I relax: By meditating

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Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Eddie and Pat Nolen

Parking Space: 3

Motorhome: Holiday Rambler

How long we have been RVing:  5 years

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club since:  2010

We became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club to: To travel and have fun

Pat

Place of birth:  Columbus, Ohio

Best advice:  ‘Owe no man any thing, but to love one another;’ – Romans 13:8

No day is complete without:  Reading the word of God

My New Year’s Resolution:  Do greater works for the Lord

What takes me way back is:  A Honey Bun and Red Soda water

Favorite place to visit:  Cape Town, South Africa

Favorite foods: Crab, Lobster and Desserts

  A Book I would recommend:  The Bible

My Role Model is/was:  My parents

One word to describe me:  Integrity

Eddie

Place of birth:  Ashdown, AR

Enjoy best:  Fellowship

Favorite food:  Pork ribs

Favorite place to visit:   Ashdown, AR

No day is complete without:  Coffee

Best advice:  Drive the speed limit

New Years Resolution:  Pray to live to see the next year

My High School Classmates thought:  I was a good guy

When I’m having a wonderful day I am:  Fishing

One word to describe me:  Sympathetic

A Book I would recommend:  The Bible

My Role Model is/was:  My Father

My favorite color is:  Blue

I will not eat:  Raw fish

I relax by:  Sleeping

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Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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Elvis and Betty McMiller

Parking Space:   23

Motorhome:   1999 Gulfstream

Tow Vehicle:  20 ft. Trailer

We have been RVing:   10 years or longer

We have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  10 years or a tad longer

We enjoy best:  The association with people, some I have never seen before or even know

Why we became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club: By  recommendation of a friend

Places of interest we have traved to in our RV:  TN, MO, LA, AL, GA, and TX

Betty

Place of birth:  Pine Bluff, AR

Why I became a member:  UAPB Alumni; the opportunity to support the University and fellowship with other Club Members

Places of interest traveled to in our RV:  Other HBU’s, various State Parks and Resorts

Book I would recommend:  “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Oprah Winfry, Wendy Williams and Madea

If reincarnated I would be:  “Me”, I wouldn’t want to come back as anyone else

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I am feeling blessed to be alive

What takes me back is:  Looking at old Family pictures

No day is complete:  Without talking to my Son

I relax:  By reading and playing Ruzzle

Favorite place to visit:  Cancun, MX

Best advice:  Always put God first

Favorite foods:  Catfish and pizza

Few people know:  I love to draw

My Role Model is/was:  My Father

One word to describe me:  Honest

Greatest fear:  Heights

I will not eat:  Sushi

Favorite color:  Black

My High School Classmates thought:  I was quiet and smart

New Year’s Resolution:  Live everyday like it’s the last

Elvis

Place of birth:  Pine Bluff, AR

Favorite place I like to visit:  Atlanta, Georgia

Best advice:  Stand up and be a man

No day is complete without:  Food

Few people know:  I’m cool

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I’m in the field on one of my tractors

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  My wife and Mary J Blige

My High School Classmates thought:  A lot of me

What takes me way back is:  Family

Greatest fearNeedles/Syringes

I relax by:  Laying around and TV

I will not eat:  Clam nor Oysters

One word to describe me:  Cool

Favorite color:  Red

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Posted on Feb 21, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MEMBER PROFILE

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J. R. and Andrea McBeth

Parking Space:   30

Motorhome:  2003 American Dream

Tow Vehicle:  2002 Jeep Cherokee

How long we have been RVers:  More than 15 years

How long we have been members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  Founding Members

Enjoy best:  Relaxing, solitude, meeting other people that sometimes turn into genuine friendship(s)

Places of interest we have traveled to in our RV:  MN, TN, AL, NC, SC, GA, VA, WVA, DC, PA, MI, MS, OH, LA and NE

Why we became members of the AR Rollin Lions RV Club:  They were a group of people who wanted to become organized

Andrea

Place of birth:  Pine Bluff, AR

Favorite place to visit in the RV:  Cherry Hill, Maryland

Best advice:  Have fun – enjoy life you only live once

No day is complete without:  Prayer

Favorite foods:  Pasta and seafood

I will not eat:  Rattlesnake

What I enjoy best:  Traveling on the highways

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  President, Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama

When I’m having a wonderful day:  I am doing water aerobic exercises

My High School Classmates thought:  I was athletic

Where I would love to travel to in our RV:  Canada

I relax:  By cooking and watching cooking shows

If reincarnated I would be:  An Entertainer

What takes me way back is:  Old friends

Few people know:  I love to Line Dance

Favorite foods:  Pasta and seafood

One word to describe me:  Busy

Greatest fear:  Snakes

Favorite color:  Red

J.  R.

Place of birth:  Brinkley, AR

Favorite place to visit in the RV:  New Orleans, LA

Best advice:  Live life while you can, stop hating on others who are living their life

No day is complete without:  Hugging my wife

New Year’s Resolution:  Accelerate living by taking living to another level

What I enjoy best:  Traveling down the highways in comfort

Book I would recommend:  “Railroad to Freedom” by  (native son) Richard Wright

When I’m having a wonderful day:  All my bills are paid.  I have no aches nor pain and I’m doing nothing

Where I would like to travel to in our RV:  Toronto, Canada-Caribbean Festival

My Fantasy Dinner Guest would be:  Beyoncé Knowles

What takes me way back:  Seeing old friends and old music

My High School Classmates thought:  I was average

Two words to describe me:  Humble-Intimidating

I relax:  By RVing, listening to Jazz and Golfing

Greatest fear:  Being broke and poor health

I will not eat:  Escargot (cooked snail)

My Role Model is/was:  My Parents

Favorite colors:  Purple and Gold 

Favorite food:  Fish