TICKETS FOR SALE - AirShow Committee: (Front) Chuck Binder, Charles Smith, Doug Dodge and Pat Kunkel. (Back) Chuck Rogers, Nancy Smith, Pam Binder and Jeannine Dodge.
James Clements Airport Hosts Chamber Business After Hours
Number One Priority - Ticket Sales For Upcoming Airshow
July 29, 2007
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By: O. J. Cunningham
This year's Airshow, Barnstorming By the Bay, is sponsored by Valley Aero Club.
The airshow will take place at James Clements Airport, 614 S. River Rd., Bay City
, August 11-12, 2007.
Events take place between 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day.
Last year's Airshow brought in over 15,000 people to Bay City. According to Pam Binder, Volunteer PR Chairperson, this is the fourth airshow in five years. "It's our plan to make this the biggest and the best ever." Binder said.
The Airshow provides a unique lineup of: Wing-walkers, aerobatics, formation flight, a daring airplane to helicopter human transfer, Otto the Helicopter, a family favorite, and back by popular demand, the Pacific Prowler - the B-25 and Wings of Mercy East providing airplane rides for the public.
FLYING HIGH - Dual flying aircraft buzz over James Clements Airport during the July 2007 Chamber Business After Hours. The Valley Aero Show - "Barnstorming by the Bay" - will be held at James Clements Airport on August 11-12. (Ticket Info Below)
MyBayCity Photo by Jessica Cunningham
Below:(Left) Bay City Airport Advisory Committee Member Geraldine Higgs
and Bay Valley Aero Club President Bob Passage
attended the Chamber Business After Hours at the James Clements Airport. (Right) The Harbour Sounds (L/R) Bob, Bill, Dennis and Randy sing for Gary and Liz Voelker
For details on Airshow Scheduled Performers Click Here
Funds from the Airshow go to Valley Aero Club, a non-profit charitable organization sponsoring projects for James Clements Airport since 1954, along with the Bay County United Way and the Bay Area Community Foundation. (Valley Aero Club is a group of pilots and aviation enthusiasts seeking to support and enhance the community since 1954 through aviation related activities.)
Proceeds from the airplane rides support Wings of Mercy, East Michigan and its mission of transporting needy patients to distant medical centers.
Admission Advance Tickets: $10 for Adults, and $6.00 for children ages 3-11, available at the web site http://www.BayCityAirshow.com & James Clements Airport on River Rd.
Prices at the gate: $12 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 3-11. Parking at the airport is $5.00. Free transport will be available from the Middle Grounds Island to and from the airport.
Food, beverages and a beer tent will be available on the grounds. (No dogs, coolers or bicycles)
Sponsoring groups for the event include: Dr. William Koelsch, DVM, Pinconning Veterinarian and local pilot; MacDonald Broadcasting, Airshow Media Sponsor with stations: The Bay; WKCQ and The Joe; Bay Valley Hotel, Airshow Premier Host Hotel; Hagen Ford; Showcase Mitsubishi and Bay Valley Animal Hospital. Sponsorships are still available.
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O. J. Cunningham
O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of MyBayCity.com. Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.
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