There were two main events that occurred at this meeting – elections for 2016 club officers and the annual auction
Election Results for 2016:
President – Mike O’Leary
Co-Vice Presidents – Bob Ekstrom and David Nielson
Secretary – Joel Hendricks
Treasurer – Gary Williams
Lead Judge – Jerry Jackson
The annual auction was a huge success! We raised over $800 for our yearly Christmas party! Thanks to everyone who donated items and to everyone who participated!
Mike O'Leary was elected to another year as President
Joel Hendricks was elected to another year as Secretary
Gary WIlliams was elected to another year as Treasurer
Jerry Jackson was elected to another year as Lead Judge
Bob Ekstrom and David Nielson will share duties as Co-Vice Presidents during 2016
Alberto Ramos brought in his 1/35 Academy Hellcat
He also brought in this spaceship made from spare parts
Mark Manuzon brought in his Airfix 1/76 Tiger II
Bob Ekstrom brought in his 1/48 Italieri YF-12A
Dustin Ferris brought in his 1/35 Dragon Porsche Tiger
Eric Hokanson brought in his Hasegawa 1/32 Me-163B Komet
Then, we got to the auction!
Everyone was waiting in great anticipation
The Ramos family came out in force
Joel Hendricks ran the auction
With help from Mike Potter
A number of items of different sorts were auctioned, including planes, ...
The premier item of the evening was a Tamiya 1/32 Mitsubishi A6M2 "Zero" Fighter
The bidding was fast and furious...
with the final outcome often being in doubt until the fall of the gavel!
For the victors there was the satisfaction of acquiring new models...
and the exhuberation of victory!
Dan was so excited he forgot to turn his model around so we could see it!