The Kentucky Float Flyers has been awarded with a $75 Club Recognition and Reward Grant by the AMA for their float-fly charity event held on Memorial Day. The Kentucky Float Flyers are a unique club to aviation hobbyist, they flow over water. While the club was waiting to board approval to receive access to this land to use for their club, they put in all their efforts to host a charity for the community. They chose to donate to several charities including, Winchester Youth Soccer League, the Clark County Animal Shelter and the Nursing Home Ombudsman Association. The club was able to raise hundreds of dollars for each charity. For their commitment to the community, the club was granted another five years to access to the land. The AMA Foundation thanks organizations, like the Kentucky Float Flyers, for truly making a difference in our communities.
The Beresford Area Radio Flyers Club has been awarded a $75 Club Recognition and Reward Grant by the AMA for their generous donation to Mayor Jim Fedderson for the swimming pool project. The club was mentioned in the Beresford Republic newspaper honoring them and their dedication to aviation. The club mentions their attachment to the Academy of Model Aeronautics and says that the AMA promotes all types of model aviation. The club also mentions they are able to use the Beresford Flying Field due to being members of the AMA.