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Casa Grande RC Flyers Will Begin Raising Money for Hospice

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Will Begin Raising Money for Hospice

The Casa Grande RC Flyers will begin raising money for the Hospice Charitable Fund of Central Arizona next winter. The clubs board recently decided to add the Hospice Charitable Fund of Central Arizona to their list of charities to give back to. Currently, the club raises money for Casa Grande Food Bank and Valley Humane Society. The club’s events are free to the public and act as fundraisers for these local charities. The club has several events throughout the year. On Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, the club will hold its first annual Fly-In and...

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March Flying For Good Featured Club

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in Flying For Good | Comments Off on March Flying For Good Featured Club

The Flying For Good featured March submission is The Lancaster County RC Club. The club is located in Lancaster, PA. The club hosts a Charity Air Show and has a “Neighbor Thank You” program to give back. The club also gives flight demos and speeches at their local airport, churches, lions club, retirement communities and high schools. Each year, the club invites the public to their field for their annual Charity Air Show. The club raises money for Path, a local organization devoted to supporting those in need in their community through...

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AMA Hall of Fame Member Offers Special Price on New Novel for AMA Members

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Stories | Comments Off on AMA Hall of Fame Member Offers Special Price on New Novel for AMA Members

AMA Hall of Fame member, Dave Gierke, is offering special promotional pricing for AMA members on his new novel. After three decades of research, followed by eight years of writing, Gierke finished his two-volume, lightly dramatized biographical novel based on the American aviation pioneer, Augustus Moore Herring. To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight – Book 1, takes place in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and chronicles the engineer’s aeronautical achievements, his ordeals, and his...

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3X the benefit when you shop AmazonSmile

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Stories | 0 comments

Shop on Amazon.com? Did you know that you can support the AMA Foundation with your purchases? New users can make an even greater impact by making a first purchase using AmazonSmile. 3x your impact! Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase – through March 31! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/52-0799408 and Amazon donates to Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation. -What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the AMA Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When...

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York County Flyers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Clubs in the News, Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on York County Flyers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The York County Flyers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in York, SC. The club hosts their “Fallen Eagle Memorial Fly In” which is an annual fundraising event for Hospice. The club has been putting on the event since 2007. Since then, the event has raised about $12,000 for Rock Hill-based Hospice and Community Care. The club has simulators, drone ride-alongs and homemade planes for kids to get the community involved in the hobby. Raising money for Hospice is important to the York County...

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