No December Meeting - Christmas Party Sunday - December 8th

Next Meeting Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
VFW Hall, Columbia Station, Ohio
The kitchen is now open and featuring a "Tuesday Taco Bar". Come early and support the VFW.
Our social hour begins at 6:00 with a program starting at 7:00.
Feel free to bring friends.

We will be taking nominations for next year's officers and discussing the future of Chapter 1252. The meeting will begin at 7:00, with an IMC club discussion afterwards.  You are welcome to join in IMC club or leave after the regular meeting.
A few important notes:  We will be hosting a Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge day on Nov 10th and need a few more volunteers.  Please let Steve Janowski or Vicki know if you can help out.

Please consider running for an officer position for the Chapter.  If you think you would be interested, make sure to attend Tuesday's meeting or let a current officer know your intentions. 

EAA National would like all members to complete their annual chapter survey. Click here for the survey. 

Thanks - Hope to see you all Tuesday!

Meetings are normally held the first Tuesday of the month at the Columbia Station VFW,
25742 Royalton Rd, Columbia Station, OH
Doors open by 6 P.M. with a social hour from 6 to 7. Program beginning at 7.
VMC/IMC Club meeting to follow the program around 8pm.

To learn more about VMC/IMC Clubs click here.

You are encouraged to come early and order food and drinks from the VFW bar. The hall is ours to use - at no charge. In return, we would like to support their business as much as possible.

Visitors welcome. If you would like to become a chapter member dues are $20 for the year. National membership is recommended but no longer required. Let's make 2019 a year of rejuvenation and growth!

November meeting notes

Hey everyone - our Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge day is this Sunday, the 10th. We could really use a couple of more volunteers to help out. Please let Steve Janowski or me know if you can spare a couple of hours on Sunday. We will start at 9:00. There will be 5 stations & then lunch afterwards. There will be fewer than 30 scouts so it shouldn't take too long.

Here are some other notes from Tuesday's meeting:

It's election time again. The only nominations received are as follows:
Ray Ebner - president
Katie Hancheck - vice president
Sarah Keesler - secretary
Ted Green - treasurer
Steve Debrosse also mentioned he would be willing to help out
Anyone else interested in becoming an officer or nominating someone else? We will vote at the Christmas party or the next Board meeting. Other positions, which are appointed, include Young Eagle coordinator (Mike McCoy), Scholarship coordinator (Katie Hancheck), IMC Club (Ray Ebner), Newsletter Editor (open), Web Editor (Dan Maly), Eagle Flight coordinator (open), Membership Coordinator (open), Flight Advisor (open) & board members. Please contact any of the current officers if you are interested in any of these positions. This is your chance to help move the chapter forward!

Speaking of the Christmas party, we changed it from December 7th, to the 8th, still at the Koziol's, still starting around 3. We will put out an RSVP page & details on the gift exchange, back by popular demand! The Cleveland Chapter of Women in Aviation Int'l is having a pancake breakfast at the DAC hangar the morning of the 8th. Plenty of time to do both! (and even squeeze a little football in there too)

Our Ray Scholarship recipient, David Seville is doing great! He really enjoys flying, has already soled & is working on his cross country flights. He plans to take the written exam in the next week or so. He is progressing so well, we may have some funds left over & be able to help another student obtain a license. And - it's time to start looking for the next recipient between the age of 16 & 19! EAA is taking applications for a 2020 Ray Scholarship, now through January 31st.

Young Eagle report by Mike McCoy:
- We flew 5 kids at the CAP hangar last Saturday. Thank you Katie Hancheck, Paul Koziol & Dan Maly for running the YE flights & to Ken Sink for organizing the event!
- EAA is providing a new opportunity for us to pursue! They are providing an RC eKadet kit, including all the materials, tools, plans, instructions, & electronics, for a low cost of $500. We would team up with a local RC club & help youths build & then learn to fly the RC aircraft. Mike McCoy has volunteered to follow up on this project . Check out this article for more information.

Sn FYI - AOPA is holding a seminar on "Difficult Decisions" at Burke Lakefront Airport tonight, Nov 7th, starting at 7:00pm. Visit here for details.

We watched EAA Corp's October Chapter Gram:
EAA would like each of us to take the Chapter survey! To do so, click on this link
Take Survey Now

All chapter members are highly encouraged go to a Chapter leadership academy - always a great time. There is one coming up in January. These are in Oshkosh. There is no cost & EAA provides all lodging & meals. These camps are extremely educational yet fun. You will come back motivated!

Ray Ebner held an IMC club meeting, after the regular meeting. Lots of good discussion!

Watch your in-boxes for info on the Christmas party.
See you all soon!!

Vicki Koziol
EAA Chapter 1252 secretary


2019 Officers

President - Steve Janowski

Vice President - Ray Ebner 

Treasurer - Ted Green (330-241-8353)

Secretary - Vicki Koziol (440-236-6594)

Young Eagle Coordinator – Mike McCoy (440-915-8691)

Technical advisor – Open

Flight advisor – Open