Linda D: Keynote Address
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It takes a lot of courage to come to these conferences and I realize that and I am also nervous when I do public speaking. So I always start out my speech with something funny that happened in the World Service Office. SIA provides a lot of speakers for radio talk shows and at the end of those shows they put our name and address up so people can contact us. Well, following one of these talk show programs we got a letter. It said,
“Dear Sir, I got your name and number off of a talk show program but I can’t remember why. I have a terrible problem with roaches. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely, -. “
Well, I read this letter and I kept re-reading it and finally I looked at the envelope. It was addressed to “Insects Anonymous.” This person had a completely different idea of what we were about!