Category Archives: News

Compass Rose Painting at Union County

Scioto Valley 99s painted the compass rose at the Union County, Ohio Airport (KMRT) on May 7. We had six members from our chapter there, as well as five family members and three local folks.

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Burke-Lakefront Flyout

Nine Scioto Valley 99s and guests flew in three aircraft to the Burke-Lakefront Airport (Cleveland) on August 27 for a tour of the International Women’s Air and Space Museum (IWASM) in the terminal building.  How the collection and display space … Continue reading

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Report on Raton, NM Flyout

From Paula Rumbaugh- A flyout to Port Clinton scheduled in April had to be canceled due to weather, but we’ll pick that up this summer.  In the meantime, three aircraft and six SV 99s flew together to Raton, NM.  Our … Continue reading

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New officers installed

On June 8, the Scioto Valley 99s installed new officers for 2016-2017.  They are: Vicki Evans, vice-chairman; Christine Mortine, chairman; Jann Bowne, treasurer; Mary Biller, secretary.

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Speaker on Columbus aviation history

Richard Barrett, author of Aviation in Columbus, was the guest speaker at our April 13 meeting.  He shared an overview of Columbus aviation history, beginning with balloon flights in the mid-1800s, illustrated by examples of postcards and other materials from his … Continue reading

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Alice Jackson Scholarship Winner Announced

Congratulations to Stephanie Brunni (left) for winning the 2016 Alice Jackson Scholarship to complete her private pilot license.  This scholarship was established to honor the memory of chapter member Alice Jackson, Ohio’s first woman balloon pilot.

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Announcing Scioto Valley Ninety-Nines Scholarships

One (1) The Alice Jackson Scholarship is awarded to a woman seeking any pilot training, including balloon, initial flight training, or an advanced rating. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of chapter member Alice Jackson, Ohio’s first woman … Continue reading

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Use Kroger Rewards to Benefit our Chapter

Members and family and friends, don’t forget to register your Kroger Rewards Plus card with our Non-profit Organization Number 73505! We will receive from Kroger 1% of your purchase every time you shop at Kroger and swipe your card. Here … Continue reading

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OSU Airport Director to speak at November meeting

The November 11th monthly meeting of the Scioto Valley Chapter of the 99s will be held at The OSU Administration building at 7:00 pm Wednesday. Prior to the meeting for those interested, we will meet at Chile Verde 6:00 pm. The restaurant … Continue reading

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Noble County Fly-Out

Saturday, October 31 was a cool but perfect autumn day for the Scioto Valley picnic fly-out to the Noble County Airport. Three aircraft (with 11 pilots and passengers) made the flight over eastern Ohio and The Wilds, to the Wolf … Continue reading

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