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Outstanding Member Achievement 2018

AFC President Ken presented Certificates of Appreciation to the following worthy recipients:

Bevan Tomm – Glastar acquisition

Randy Engh – great work with YXX Hangars, Airshow Campground

Jim Hendriks – mowing lawns, trimming hedges

Mark Thibault – First Flights for Kids (10 years)

Ron Becker – First Flights for Kids (10 years)

Ed Boon – Airshow, Flyouts, Wings and Wheels,

Lorenzo Simion – Amazing job on the pig roast

Warren LeGrice – Carpet shampoo-er, IMC / VMC Club, painter

Andy Halychuk – Warren’s right-hand man, safety committee

Zoltan Kondakor and Glen Rostron– always helping out, shampooing carpets

Murray Webb – bar, kitchen, events, all around amazing guy

Well done everyone!

New AFC Life Members

At our last Annual General Meeting, two new life members were announced by President Ken Campbell:  Bob Robertson and Clark Closkey.

Bob Robertson has been a member for 37 years.
He was president of the AFC for 2 terms.
Under the umbrella of COPA Flight 83, he started the COPA kids flights.
He continues to be active as fly out chairman.
He provided leadership in the AFC constitutional review.
As a member of the AIAS board he was in charge of gates for a few years.

Clark Closkey has been a member for 32 years.
He was president of the AFC for 2 terms.
As an employee of the BC assessment authority, he managed to get the AFC into a lower      property tax bracket, saving the club thousands of dollars.
Clark is active in our Wednesday and Friday social activities.
He got his band, DC3 to play many times at the club, waiving remuneration for himself.
He provided leadership in the AFC constitutional review.

Hearty Congratulations to both new Life Members!