September 2006

September Gateway Meeting: Wednesday September 13th. at the Columns in St. Charles. We invite All MPA members and quests to Please join us!

Our quest speaker will be Hubert Looney, an MPA member and is retired from the Missouri Highway Patrol. Mr. Looney will tell us about his days with the Highway Patrol.

For dinner on the buffet: Caesar Salad, Beef Barley Soup, Pork Medallion, Baked Herb Chicken, Herb Whipped Potatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, Rolls & Butter, and Chocolate Cake. Dinner is $14.00 per person. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Serving begins at 6:30 p.m. The program starts at 7:30 p.m. with a short business meeting to follow. PLEASE phone your dinner reservations to ( Libby Yunger at 314-725-0428) by 3:00 p.m. on Monday September 11th. Please join us and bring a friend and receive a free 50/50 ticket.

Our state secretary, HARRIET SHIPMAN, lost her battle with cancer August 30. She passed away at home at 7:30 a.m. Harriet was a devoted MPA member and she will be truly missed. Our hearts and prayers go out to the Shipman family.


We sometimes forget basic things we were taught when we learned to fly, like the use of the check list. It may be that moment when distraction made us forget to switch fuel tanks or put the gear down. The little reminder could save the day. (RICK)

Jim Byrnes Memorial First Flight Committee: Linda McCullough, Rick Albrecht, and Jan Pocock. If you have any candidates please contact one of them.

State board meetings are the second Sunday of each month in Columbia, all Members are welcome. October meeting check for place and date.

If you have any other events, please send me an email.

Bob Crandell

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