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Reno High Sierra Chapter Ninety-Nines
International Organization of Women Pilots
The Reno High Sierra
Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., was founded by 15 women pilots in 1989. Today, the chapter members include private pilots, certified flight instructors, commercially rated pilots and women
simply flying for the sheer joy and pleasure of it all. Many members
have also earned balloon, glider and seaplane ratings. We traditionally meet at 7 PM on the second Thursday of every month at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport Fire Station, 1805 Riley Avenue, Reno (click on the address to go to a Google Map), or you can contact us to find out where we’re flying on our next monthly
fly-in. You’re welcome to come and join the fun!
We are involved in various community events and endeavors locally and fund annual
aviation scholarships for women with our fundraiser efforts.Community service and activities
- Reno National Championship Air Races Booth
- Airport Airmarking
- Aviation Scholarship Awards for Women - over $64,000 awarded so far
- Since our charter in 1989, our chapter
has raised over $97,000
- Donated over $10,000 to 99s International
- Continue to raise funds through sales on our Mission Fish eBay site (check it out!)
- Started an endowment for future scholarship awards
- Wrapped 4,674 packages in our AMAZON Fundraiser
- Anything flying
oriented and fun!
CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP NOTAM -
RENO HIGH SIERRA 99s 2015
$7,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS OFFERED TO WOMEN:
Advanced Rating - Katie Greenwood
- Nikki Kovalcheck
Private Pilot Certificate - There were no applicants
you to all our fundraiser volunteers for your hard work and cheerful attitudes!
TO FIND OUT HOW TO VOLUNTEER CONTACT US AT
Welcome to our RHS99s FlightLine**
Check back here now and then for event postings.
We heard about a couple of Fly-outs you
can join in on -
RENO TAHOE AVIATION GROUP (RTAG) -
The 2 events below are not Reno High Sierra 99s events but you can contact RETAG to join them if you wish:
Saturday, February 20, 2016, breakfast fly-out to Auburn, California.
Meet at the Wings Grill at the Auburn Airport at 9am. 13595 New Airport Road
Auburn, CA 95602.
RSVP is essential for making reservations for ground
transportation and tables. RSVP Karen Inda: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Also let Karen know if you have an extra seat
in your airplane, or if you need a seat.
April 3, 2016, Sunday Brunch fly-out to Furnace Creek, inside Death Valley National Park. Meet on the ramp at Furnace Creek
at 9am. Ground transportation will be arranged to bring the group to and from the restaurant. Please note that this
location does not have fuel.
essential for making reservations for ground transportation and tables. RSVP Karen Inda: <email@example.com>.
Also let Karen know if you have an extra seat in your airplane, or if you need a seat.
**All fly-outs are dependent upon the weather.
Where possible and available, these postings will
include 'rain-out' options if VFR flight is not an option at the planned date and time.
calendar is a living document so be sure to check back for updates and additions
Aerospace Education PDF Form - click to download
Get to work on your Aerospace Education
2015 Scoresheets now to turn them in by February 28, 2016.
WHEN YOU TYPE IN THE FORM PROVIDED: Please save the form as an image file (choose the JPG option) and email that to
Heather. The newer, cloud and fee based version of Adobe's program will NOT save your information in an email-able fashion.
You will be able to save your PDF that you type on your computer, but not share it unless you do this (or you can print
it out and snail mail it to her the old fashioned way).
CATEGORIES FOR SCORING LISTED ON
FORM--Southwest Section (from the SWS 99s chapter chairman's manual)
"Part of the mission statement of 99s International directs us to "Provide...aviation
education in the community." Take a peek at the activities listed on the form that qualify for "points" when
we compete for this award at spring section meeting. Members and chapters who participate in these varied projects reap immeasurable
gratification and "just plane fun" from presenting Flying Companion Seminars, working with school children, flying
local official and educators...and the list goes on. The only problem is that we're so busy "doing" we often
don't record our activities for a whole year.
Active chapters are a lot more interesting and the vitality is catching!"
GOOD IDEAS: All activities need DATE/NAME
OF EVENT/PERSONS ATTENDING. Perhaps if we all keep an
Aero Educ. form in our log books, on our calendars, with our rosters, or some other handy place, we'll be more inclined to
fill it out on a regular basis. AND if we start NOW, at the beginning of the competition year - January 1, 2015 to December
31, 2015 - maybe it will be easier. It is very difficult for the Aero. Educ. chair to compile data at the last minute.
Helpful Tip: KEEP THE SCORE SHEET PAGE IN YOUR
LOG BOOK OR A SAFE PLACE AND ADD YOUR DATES AND ACTIVITIES ON IT MONTHLY,QUARTERLY OR AS YOU DO THEM.
Hopefully, posting the form here on our website will
help us all to stay more current on tracking our activities and lead to a trophy for our chapter!
Send form or contact Heather
with questions to:
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