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Bethesda Lutheran Communities Visit to MAS June 13, 2017

On June 13 2017 Bethesda Lutheran Communities made their third annual visit to MAS flying field.  A great time was had by all!  I was a little preoccupied, so the only pictures I got were group photos at the end.  We hosted 11 Developmentally Disabled young adults and 4 staff members!

A HUGE thanks to members Bob Salmon, Bob Steinberg, Lee Overholt, and Earl Keffer for flying and helping the young adults and to Connie Kerr and Isabelle Kerr for serving lunch!! 

All the young adults and staff members from Bethesda had a fantastic time!  They all had smiles on their faces the whole time they were at the field!  That is what it is all about, those wonderful smiles!

Upcoming Events

Next Club Meeting:  June 22, 2017 @ MAS Club Flying Field 6:30 PM

Lamar Steen Commemorative IMAC Challenge July 15/16, 2017 @ MAS field 8:00 Registration.   Field open for practice Friday July 14.  Basic $15, IMAC members $25, Non IMAC members $35. Overnight camping allowed, no hookups.

5th Prairie Dog Pattern Classic @ MAS Field August 19/20/2017 8:00 AM Registration.  Field open for practice Friday August 18.  Sportsman $20, All other classes $30.   Overnight camping allowed, no hookups.

Lamar Steen Commemorative IMAC Challenge 2016 Photos

Another year of the Lamar Steen IMAC Challenge took place  July 9th and 10th, at MAS Airfield.  There was a descent showing of pilots to compete in Basic, Sportsman, Advanced, and Unlimited classes.  Three rounds were flown Saturday, with an additional two on Sunday.

As you can see, the weather was great, albeit hot, with not too much wind.  Thanks to all the club volunteers who helped make it possible, and to George Kerr and Larry Ott for their organizing and running the event!  See you next year!

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Bethesda Lutheran Communities Day 2016

The second annual day at the field with The Bethesda Lutheran Communites for Disadvantaged Adults occurred on June 21st.  It turned out to be a very hot day, but everyone made the best of it and seemed enjoyed the experience!  Many took turns flying aircraft and others watched all the airplanes that were brought out and flown.

Lunch and refreshments were provided by the club, adding to the enjoyment of the day.

During the lunch break Steve Graham did an amazing Freestyle Heli Demo (what skills!),  and Mike Feitinger demoed his Weeks Solution biplane, replete with smoke.  A good time was had by all the visitors and are sure to be back again!  A huge thanks to George Kerr for Chairing the event and organizing it.  Also many thanks to all who volunteered and assisted to make this event happen!  This is an excellent community outreach for the club, and a minimal amount of your club dollars are going to excellent use here!

Bethesda Ministries supports more than 2000 people with developmental disabilities throughout the United States. To learn more about Bethesda visit us at http://www.BethesdaLutheranCommunities.org or call 303-795-2061.

Serving the Northeast Denver Area the Miniature Aero Sportsters (MAS) flying site sits on 48 acres with a 500 foot paved runway. The club is open to all who have a current AMA membership. MAS consist of a group of individuals with a common interest in radio control aircraft. – See more at: http://Www.miniatureaerosporsters.org

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Bethesda Lutheran Communities at MAS

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Flying the Friendly Skies

On June 18, 2015 a group of 10 Adults supported by Bethesda Lutheran Communities visited the Miniature Aero Sportsters (MAS) in Brighton Colorado for a day of learning about remote controlled airplanes and were given opportunities to fly the planes.

It was the first time Bethesda’s Castle Rock Day Program had visited the site and their first attempt at remote control aviation. George Kerr, MAS member, had invited the group to join him and other MAS members who delighted in sharing this sportster activity and in teaching others how remote control airplanes work.

Smiles, cheers, laughter and clapping were heard frequently throughout the morning and afternoon as the individuals were able sail their individual aircrafts high into the sky. Zach told the group he wanted to get a plane like this for his birthday. Jenny was intent upon her plane doing a loop-de-loop as it went by. Jordan just couldn’t get enough and wants to be sure to come back soon to fly all over again.

Bethesda Lutheran Communities provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado, in a variety of residential and day service settings.. MAS provided a daytime outing of learning and fun all rolled into one. The MAS club also provided lunch and refreshments for the group.

New friendships were made and new skills were learned. It was a beautiful day of sharing and enjoying a time in the friendly skies over Colorado.

Bethesda Ministries supports more than 2000 people with developmental disabilities throughout the United States. To learn more about Bethesda visit us at www.BethesdaLutheranCommunities.org or call 303-795-2061.

Serving the Northeast Denver Area the Miniature Aero Sportsters (MAS) flying site sits on 48 acres with a 500 foot paved runway. The club is open to all who have a current AMA membership. MAS consist of a group of individuals with a common interest in radio control aircraft. – See more at: http://www.miniatureaerosportsters.org/mas_info/#sthash.TaDQvlnb.dpuf

Susan A Hart, DCE

Bethesda Lutheran Communities

Ministry Consultant – Colorado

303-304-9657

www.BethesdaLutheranCommunities.org

 

2015 Lamar Steen

Thanks to all the club members that helped out at the IMAC competition.  We had a good turnout both days of club members and the event flowed smoothly.  This club could not put on an event without you!

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TO HELP! 

George

 

2015 Spring Cleanup Day

After having to delay our cleanup day for a week due to weather, we had a great turn out of members and really got a lot done.  We painted, re-covered 3 work tables, fixed picnic tables, sprayed weeds, fixed fences,  and cleaned the entry gate. WEW!

When the work was done, we celebrated with some Brats and Italian Sausages.

Thanks to all the members that came out to help.

Larry Ott