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Please read our COVID-19 precautions below

     Our chapter was forced to cancel a number of meetings in 2020, and again in 2021, due to conditions and restrictions forced upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic. There are even variants of Covid-19 up until now which could potentially affect even those of us who have been vaccinated.  Governor McMaster and SCDHEC have provided COVID-19 guidance to all South Carolinians regarding restrictions during the pandemic.  EAA has also provided guidance to EAA chapters. Click here to view that EAA guidance. Fortunately, the governor's orders have NOT been overly restrictive thus far. Most SC businesses and organizations can now open/operate as long as certain PRECAUTIONS are taken. Consequently, we will do our best to abide by those precautions. SCDHEC has published a simplified list of recommended precautions on their website. Click here to view those SCDHEC guidelines. Those guidelines are constantly changing, so please keep abreast of them. As you know, COVID-19 is still with us and a very serious disease, so your attendance at this meeting is ENTIRELY VOLUNTARY. If you are fearful of catching the virus, then we'll understand if you decide not to come. If you are sick in any way, we request that you please DO NOT COME. If you have have had any variant of Covid-19 recently, or if you have any type of underlying health condition(s), we suggest that you consider whether or not you really should come. With the possible exception of the new Omicron variant, vulnerablity of those of us vaccinated has lessened substantially. So, if you are tired of being stuck at home, this is an excellent opportunity to get out and socialize with your like-minded aviation friends. Also, it's very important to practice SOCIAL DISTANCING and to WASH YOUR HANDS often. Those safety measures are intended as much, if not moreso, for the protection of others as for yourself. At least 6 feet is the recommended social distance between individuals. Thank you all for for your cooperation and understanding of our predicament during these challenging times. It's the only way we can reasonably and safely resume our chapter activities. State and local regulations are constantly changing, so if there are further restrictions, we may have to curtail our chapter meetings.

Next Meeting - Saturday, June 17th, 2023, Gilbert International Airpark (SC45)

      The chapter voted at our November 20th, 2022 meeting to change our monthly meeting day to Saturday rather than Sunday. However, attendance at our meetings has been decreasing recently, so we'll decide at this June meeting whether to continue meeting on Saturday or return to Sunday meetings in the future.

     Our next meeting is scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at Ron Angerman's hangar at Gilbert International Airpark (SC45). The alternate date for the meeting is the following Saturday, June 24th in case of bad weather.

     The general format for our meetings is as follows. Specific times may vary.

                                                    TIME                                     ACTIVITY
                                                  12:00pm - 1:00pm: Members/Guests start arriving, socializing & setting up food
                                                   1:00pm - 2:00pm: Lunch is served.
                                                    2:00pm - 2:30pm: Business, EAA Video, SafeTip, Discussions
                                                    2:30pm - 3:00pm: Presentation (if any) & Annoucements
                                                    3:00pm - 4:00pm: Continued Socializing, Members/Guests Depart; Possible VMC meeting afterwards

     We plan to serve lunch beginning around 1:00pm. The food theme for this month is "Italian", so MAMA MIA!, bring your favorite Italian recipe. We'll also need supporting dishes, like salads, vegetables, desserts, and beverages. I'm sure that we can depend on you again for a great variety of food at our luncheon. Nobody has better food than EAA Chapter 1467. Let me know what foods or items that you can bring to the meeting, and I'll post them below. Check back occasionally for food updates.

     The business/information meeting will begin at approximately 2:00pm EDT. After the welcome, we'll briefly review the minutes from our May 20th chapter meeting and then have a treasurer's report. We'll make a decision concerning whether to hold our future meetings on Saturday or Sunday based on YOUR votes. If you haven't voted yet, please contact our chapter secretary, Debbie Philbin, by June 4th by email or phone. She will be on vacation out in Montana after that date. Of course, you can also vote at the meeting.

This month, we are privileged to have FAAst representative, Dr. Emerson Smith, who will be speaking on the FAA topic of the month "Reducing Regulatory Roadblocks". Dr. Smith holds a PHD in Sociology. He is in Strategic Planning & Implementation with Metromark Research Institute of Metromark Market Research, Inc. Emerson is giving his time and efforts for our benefit, so I hope you'll come out to greet him, listen to his presentation, and thank him for supporting our chapter.

     If you'd like to help set up tables & chairs on Thursday evening, June 15th, at Ron's hangar, contact Debbie Hardy. Also, check back here periodically for further updates and details.

Lunch Menu

Lasagna (2 pans) - Debbie & Larry Philbin
Spaghetti & Meat Sauce - Libby & Randy Berry

Tossed Salad (Italian & Ranch Dressings) - Libby & Randy Berry
Vegetable Dish - Debbie & Larry Philbin
Banana Pudding - Libby & Randy Berry
A Dessert - Debbie & Larry Philbin

Tea (Diet Sweet) - Libby & Randy Berry
Tea (Sweet) - Debbie & Larry Philbin
Tea (Unsweet) - Debbie & Larry Philbin
Coke & Diet Coke - Debbie & Larry Philbin

Ice (40 lbs) - Randy Berry
Let me know what you can bring, and I'll post it above.

Green - Volunteered to provide
Gray - Unconfirmed, but probably will bring
Red - Comments

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Upcoming Aviation Events

All chapter meeting dates are on Sunday, unless otherwise noted.
All chapter activities, dates, times and locations are tentative and subject to change.
Date(s) Description Time(s) Location Click for More
Click Red Arrow at Right See "Breakfast Club" Schedule 9am - Noon Click Red Arrow at Right for
Dates & Locations
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Saturday, June 17th (rain date: Saturday, June 24th) June Chapter Meeting 12:00 noon - 4:00pm EDT Gilbert International Airpark, Ron's Hangar Right Arrow
July 24 - July 30 AirVenture Each Day Wittman Field (KLAL)
Oshkosh, WI
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September 18-24 Triple Tree Fly-in Each Day (Daylight Hours) Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) Right Arrow
See the Triple Tree Website for more events in 2023 Triple Tree Aerodrome Events Click the red arrow for further details. Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) Right Arrow
Black = Aviation Event

Green = Planned Chapter Meeting
Brown = Holiday (or) Other Event
Light Gray = Already Held