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AMA CLUB RECOGNITION & REWARD GRANTS

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Supports Valley Humane Society

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Supports Valley Humane Society

On Saturday November 9, 2019 at the Casa Grande RC Flyers event celebrating National Model Aviation Day, club Treasurer Nancy Friedman presented a check from the Diane Warren Foundation for $2,000.00, and a check from the Robson Ranch Mah Jong Club for $209.00, to the Valley Humane Society.  VHS Board President Deb Woodard and Shelter Manager Crystal Fox received the donations.  Besides those funds, the individuals who attended the club’s event at 2725 S Isom Road, were very generous providing the VHS with hundreds more for their shelter,...

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SPARKS Inc Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on SPARKS Inc Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

SPARKS Inc recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in St. Petersburg, FL. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model aviation. The AMA offers clubs cash incentives for positive local media coverage for a public event, public service, club announcement, or other coverage. Click here to learn more about this...

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Southwest Area Park Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Southwest Area Park Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Southwest Area Park Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Arbutus, MD. The club held their Charm City Fly which featured dozens of planes and supported disabled veterans. The event included a candy drop, model airplane aerobatics, a raffle, and more. The event raised over $2,600 for their cause. If you would like to watch some of their event coverage, you can do so HERE and HERE. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model...

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Seminole Radio Control Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Seminole Radio Control Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Seminole Radio Control Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Tallahassee, FL. The club held their event on October 6th from 10am-3pm. The cost on entrance was $15 donation from pilots and $5 for the lunch.  Everyone received hamburgers, hot dogs, bottled water, and got to see and participate in model flying. The club provided everything that was need to have a fun day flying. They encouraged new participants to try their hand at flying and ask questions to learn more about the...

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Midwest Sundowners Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Midwest Sundowners Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Midwest Sundowners recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $50. The club is located in Munster, IN. The club recently received a story published about them in their local newspaper. It dove into the history of their club and even included some personal stories of some of their members. The club, located in Munster, IN, flies at an outdoor flying field in Winfield and at the Sparta Dome in Crown Point when the weather prohibits outdoor flying. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage...

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Coachella Valley Radio Control Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Coachella Valley Radio Control Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Coachella Valley Radio Control Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Indio, CA. The club is one of the oldest service organizations in their area and was able to get on their local radio station recently to talk about their club and some upcoming events. The club will be hosting their Top Fun event the first weekend in November and hope community members will come out and watch to support the club. You can listen to their full radio interview HERE. The AMA Club Recognition and...

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Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Holly Springs, NC. On August 31, 2019 the club hosted their third annual Wings Over Springs Electric Fly In charity event. Over 80 pilots were in attendance for the event, as the day had perfect weather conditions for flying. The club was able to get plenty of sponsors for the day and were able to give out goodie bags to all registered pilots, as well as free water. Visitors of the event were able to see...

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Tuscarora R/C Flying Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Tuscarora R/C Flying Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Tuscarora R/C Flying Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Mary-D, PA. During their monthly meeting at the beginning of September, the Tuscarora R/C Flying Club made Jonathan Sommers an honorary member of the club and pilot. Sommers, who has autism, had been attending their meetings for over 20 years. The club noticed his dedication and wanted to do something special for him. Not only did the club make him an honorary member, but the Academy of Model Aeronautics also heard about...

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Olympic RC Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Olympic RC Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Olympic RC Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Port Angeles, WA. In August, the club participated in the 2019 Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire and Sequim Valley Fly-in. The event brought in about 3,000 visitors and included a group of five historic planes from the Port Townsend Aero Museum, helicopter rides, a car show and more. The Olympic RC Modelers participated in the event as a fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program...

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Southern Indiana Flying Eagles Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Southern Indiana Flying Eagles Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Southern Indiana Flying Eagles recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Seymour, IN. The club recently received a World War I model biplane that hung in Larrison’s Diner and they paid to have it restored. The diner was located in downtown Seymour for several years. After restoring the Fokker D. VII the club returned it to the owners of the diner for it to be hung back up. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model aviation. The AMA...

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