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Large turnout for NWA's 103rd annual convention

IMG 7154LAKE TAHOE, NV -- The National Watermelon Association kicked off its 103rd annual convention at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, NV, drawing 400-plus attendees, who braved abundant snowfall and whiteout conditions to make it here. Bob Morrissey, executive director of NWA, said it is the biggest turnout ever for a convention west of Texas.

John Lapide of Melon 1 and Art Perry of George Perry & Sons.