|Posted on March 19, 2016 at 11:50 AM|
A regular meeting of EAA Chapter 1117 was held on 20 Feb. 2016 at the Greeley airport conference room at 09:30. Ron Bland gave us a brief on the new airport terminal expansion. It is planned to be accomplished this year. It will have a large conference room and offices. Other airport improvements were also discussed.
Tom Boos briefed the club on his efforts to promote the club's spring Learn to Fly Day as well as progress on reviewing finalists for our teen scholarship to attend the Air Academy in Oshkosh, WI this summer. Finalist are still being reviewed.
The EAA sanctioned Learn to Fly Day this year will be on May 21st.
Committee heads volunteered, or were selected as follows:
Food: Ed O, and Mike H.
Insurance, CC, communications: Lee D.
Airport coordinator: Ron B.
Aims coord.: Dusty Brailsford
Blue Sky coord.: Darrel D.
Ticket Sales: Mark H
Logistics: Russ D.
Parking: Don L.
Publicity: Truman S.
CAP participation: Tom B.
Several ideas were discussed as to how the loading of passengers for the flying will be handled, in order too have it functioning smoothly.
An advertising push for the event is planned for mid April.
Also discussed was the new EAA Young Eagles Youth Protection Policy. This program is for all involved who work with young people at Young Eagles events. The best-practices training, and signing up for a background checks, should be done by 1 may. EAA.org, or e-Hotline has more info on this. For those completing this EAA request, the club would like to have your completion notification on file with the club. It can be forwarded to me, Truman Sager, when it is received. It will be held in a club file, retained by the club secretary. The club encourages cooperation with this EAA effort to give youth a great and safe experience during any Young Eagles Event.
The club is sponsoring an add for our club on the new airport restaurant tables.
A few 2016 EAA calendars are still available for purchase. Hang this attractive calendar in your man cave. The cost is $8.00. They are available from Lee Devlin.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 Am.