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CARES Act Information for Individual Charitable Giving

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Featured | Comments Off on CARES Act Information for Individual Charitable Giving

The AMA Foundation thanks each and ever one of our donors for their continued support of AMA programs. We have compiled some information that might be helpful for donors. This information is provided by Independent Sector, and provides important information on how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides incentives for charitable giving. Donors may be eligible for a $300 universal charitable deduction: Permits individuals to deduct up to $300 of cash contributions to most charities in 2020 for those who do not...

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Casa Grande Annual RC Air Show Collects More Donations Than In Past Years

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Casa Grande Annual RC Air Show Collects More Donations Than In Past Years

The Casa Grande RC Flyers held their annual RC Air Show on Saturday March 14th. The crowd size was not the largest the club had seen, but that didn’t mean the donations also decreased, in fact it was the opposite. During the event, more food was donated to the Casa Grande Food Bank than during the previous years. They also raised a large amount for Pets In Need Action League through the event. The event this year had demonstrations, seminars, races and more!...

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Remembering Michael Lee “Mike” Mosbrooker, Lt. Col. US Army (Ret.)

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Stories | Comments Off on Remembering Michael Lee “Mike” Mosbrooker, Lt. Col. US Army (Ret.)

Michael (Mike) Lee Mosbrooker, 81, of Oak Harbor, Washington, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at home surrounded by his family after a brief battle with metastatic melanoma. Memorial service will be held at 10am on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Wallin Funeral Home in Oak Harbor, with Chaplain David G. Lura officiating. Mike was born in Valley City, North Dakota to Alvin and Elvira Mosbrooker on Friday, June 17, 1938. Mike’s family moved to Los Angeles when Mike was 5. Mike worked alongside his dad and grandfather as a carpenter,...

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National Model Aviation Museum Receives $5,000 Grant

Posted by on Mar 2, 2020 in Stories | Comments Off on National Model Aviation Museum Receives $5,000 Grant

The National Model Aviation Museum is proud to announce that it was awarded a Rapid Grant in February 2020 from the Ball Brothers Foundation in the amount of $5,000. The Ball Brothers Foundation is a family foundation located in Muncie, Indiana that focuses on improving the quality of life through arts, culture, and humanities; education; the environment; health; human services; and public society benefit. NMAM will use the grant funds to begin a strategic planning process with Whitinger Strategic Services, also located in Muncie, Indiana....

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7th Annual RC Air Show Might Be Biggest Yet!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on 7th Annual RC Air Show Might Be Biggest Yet!

The Casa Grande RC Flyers, an award-winning Academy of Model Aviation (AMA) chartered club, will hold their 7th annual Air Show for charities on Saturday March 14, 2020, between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM at the club airfield located at 2725 S Isom Road, directly across from the public shooting range.  This year’s event, benefitting the Casa Grande Food Bank and the Pets in Need Action League, might be the club’s largest yet. The field gate will open at 8:00 AM allowing those wanting to set up for the event’s swap meet to display their goods before...

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