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AMA CLUB RECOGNITION & REWARD GRANTS

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Newspaper Recognition

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Newspaper Recognition

The Casa Grande RC Flyers were mentioned twice in their local newspaper recently. The first sections highlighted their upcoming event, which is aiming to benefit Hospice Charitable Fund of Central Arizona. The event is free to the public and you can watch the pilots fly, see what is up for grabs at the swap meet, take a free flying lesson, and see the new track. Lunch will be provided by food vendors and the Pets In Need Action League will be handing out free coffee and pastries. The Hospice Charitable Fund will have several representatives...

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Pigotti R/C Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Pigotti R/C Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Pigotti R/C Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $100. The club is located in St. Pigotti, AR. The club held their annual Fall Fly-In in October. The event brings in some of the biggest pilots in the area and from all over. The event also brought in a wide variety of RC planes, drones and helicopters. There was no admission charge and the public was encourage to attend and see the wide variety of model planes. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model...

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Lazy Eight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Lazy Eight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Lazy Eight RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Johnstown, NY. The club held an event in which they raised money for Warm the Children. At the end of the day, the club was able to had a check for $855 over to the organization so they could provide clothing for children for the winter. 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,...

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Celine Flying Sportman Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Celine Flying Sportman Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Celine Flying Sportman recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Celina, OH. The club held their annual event, A Gathering of Legends, in Celina, OH. The event included warbirds of every size, a foam frenzy, a concession stand and more. People were able to bring their lawnchairs and watch the flight all day as members took-off down the runway. Several planes of different sizes, some up to 50 pounds, were at the event. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage...

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Des Moines Model Aires Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Des Moines Model Aires Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Des Moine Model Aires recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $50. The club is located in Clive, IA. The club held a Radio Controlled Auction in Ankeny. Everyone was welcomed to attend the auction and participate to have the chance to take home a model airplane. 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....

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$5,000 awarded in Club Recognition and Reward Grants

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on $5,000 awarded in Club Recognition and Reward Grants

Congratulations to each AMA club that qualified for an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant in 2019. We are thrilled to share with the membership that the entire $5,000 allotted to provide funding to clubs was awarded to 50 clubs. This means our clubs are going above and beyond to share positive stories about model flying activities. The more our clubs share, the more our hobby receives recognition. Thank you to each of these clubs for doing their part to make this happen. The Academy of Model Aeronautics encourages clubs across the country...

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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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