Displays & Events - 2017

 

February 20th - Family Day at Bushplane Centre

 
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(photos by Peter Smith)


March - Civic Centre Display

 
The club's latest models are on display again this year at the Civic Centre (aka City Hall) from March 6th thru 31st. These photos were taken after setup of the display on March 4th.
 
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(photos by Vanessa Lefebvre)


April 1st - Mall Show

 
Annual display at Station Mall. Click on the photos below to enlarge and read the captions.

(photos 1-6 by Peter Smith, photos 7&8 by Vanessa Lefebvre)


April 13th - Club Meeting - 3D Printer Presentation & Stan Lyons award

 
After the "business" portion of the regular cub meeting this week, Tom Thompson was awarded the Stan Lyons trophy and Matt Dunlop gave a presentation showing the capabilities and uses of a 3D printer for the R/C modeller.

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(photos by Craig Knight)     

1. Matt pokes his finger in the werkins'
2. An interested group... Look, but don't touch!
3. A quadcopter and some 3D printed airplane parts. We're not sure what the box of Kleenex is for.
4. Tom accepts the prestigious  "Stanley Cup" from Peter. Dressed for the occasion, he cleans up pretty good eh?
 

April 28th - Science Festival at Bushplane Centre

 
A small group participated in the "Hangar after Dark" again this year, with displays and demonstrations of their RC flying machines. This event, which featured: "Beavers, bacon, and beer, eh!" was part of the third annual "Science Festival" in the Soo.
 
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(photos by Vanessa Lefebvre)


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August 15th - Snow Dump Cleanup

 
At 6:30 PM Tuesday evening, under sunny skies and a gentle breeze, 14 Soo Modellers: Rino, J.P, Brad, Steve Dew, Steve M, Larry, Pat, Stan, George, Tom, Craig, Cec, Peter ,and son Sean, cleaned up the Station Mall's snow dump area again this year.
 
"Many hands made light work” and the job was done in just over an hour, thereby providing a substantial donation to the club coffers.
 
A big THANK YOU to all who showed up to “git er done"!
 
Cec
 

 

December 9th - Annual Dinner and Awards Evening

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One of several tables at this year's gala. (l-r) Dr. Nino "Doc" Campana, J.P. Gendron, and guests

 
As usual we ended the year with our annual awards dinner, at our favourite dinning spot Giovanni's,  where we had a good number of member attending - about fifty percent of the membership. The awards for the year were handed out with the major award - Stan Lyons - going to Craig Knight in consideration of his many years as club President; his efforts in establishing the Northern Ontario IMAC Challenge; assistant Zone Director  as well as the many other contributions he has made to the hobby and the club. In addition Craig was Awarded the Float Fly Dunk award. Wing certificates were awarded to Reid Tull and Vanessa Lefebvre while the award for tree dismembering went to Rino Zorzi. The Arbourecent Perfection award was went to Steve Quenneville who was absent.
 
The first outdoor event for 2018 will be the Frozen Finger in March - see you there!
 
Rino Zorzi
 
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(photos by Mark Primavera)

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