Rotary Club learns about rice farming, distilling spirits

The Founder and Owner of J.T. Meleck Distillers Mike Frugewas the guest speaker at the June 7 Rotary luncheon. He is a fourth-generation rice farmer who in addition to rice and crawfish farming has created rice whiskey and rice vodka. Pictured from left are Rotary President Tommy Caldwell, Fruge, Head of Marketing and Operations Mia Albaugh, and Rotarian with the Program Josh Manual (Photo by Dr. Ron McBride).