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  • Remembering Thomas J. Mitchell January 2, 2020
    Thomas J. Mitchell, a resident of Whitmore Lake, MI, formerly of Dexter, MI, passed away on November 29, 2019 at the age of 78. Tom was the father of Karen (Stephen) Campbell of Pinckney and Kristen Mitchell of Dexter, and loving grandfather to Jack, Sarah, Katie, and Ellie. He was preceded in death by his […]
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  • Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Newspaper Recognition January 2, 2020
    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, […]
    Austin
  • Pigotti R/C Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant December 27, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin
  • Lazy Eight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant December 27, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin
  • Celine Flying Sportman Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant December 27, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin
  • Des Moines Model Aires Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant December 27, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin
  • $5,000 awarded in Club Recognition and Reward Grants December 27, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin
  • Contribution Made In Honor of Warren Kurth December 4, 2019
    Thank you to the family of Warren Kurth for donating to the AMA Foundation in honor of Warren. Warren Kurth was born on April 5, 1933 in Bloomington, Illinois. His modeling career began with a sheet-balsa model kit when he was six years old. He was an assistant instructor at a YMCA model building class […]
    Austin
  • AMA receives $100,000 grant from Arconic Foundation for STEM programming November 27, 2019
    For the past nine years, the AMA has received generous grant funding from the Arconic Foundation (formerly known as Alcoa) for STEM programming across the U.S. 2019 was no different, as the AMA was the recipient of a $100,000 grant that supports primarily STEM workshops for teachers. The workshops engage teachers in a variety of hands […]
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  • Casa Grande RC Flyers Supports Valley Humane Society November 26, 2019
    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 […]
    Austin