May 8, Salem, Va -- - The First Annual Virginia Tall Tales Contest.
Six tellers from 4 states - Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina came to enter the lists for the coveted Golden Shovel. VA - Anthony Burcher, VA Gary ------, NC - Alan Hoal,
MD - Ellouise Schoettler, VA - Mark ------, WVA - Adam Booth.
At the end of the day, Alan Hoal, (NC) carried away the golden shovel.
And a good time was had by all.
But let's not overlook Storyteller Kim Weitkamp who birthed this new and promising storytelling venue. Congratulations, Kim!.May 8 was a good show. Next year will be even better .