CHAPTER MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Next Chapter Meeting 

Wednesday, January 10, 2024.  CANCELED Location TBD (contact sciotovalley@ncs99s.org for information).  Following a brief business meeting, JoAnn Prater will tell us about her trip to the Ninety-Nines International Meeting in Jordan, where she was recognized for her years of humanitarian efforts in Honduras.

Special Event: North Central Section 99s Fall Meeting, Dublin, Ohio, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.  Belles of the Buckeye State.

Highlights of the weekend included Friday tours of the Champaign County Aviation Museum and the Mid-America Flight Museum, both at the Urbana Airport; Saturday lunchtime presentation by deaf pilot Jenny Hurst; Saturday seminar featuring speakers Ron Kaplan, Wendy Hollinger and Susan Reid (Jerrie Mock’s sister), and Danielle Reese; and Saturday evening banquet keynote address by Christine Mortine.  The Saturday morning business meeting was offered via Zoom.

2023 Chapter Meetings

Wednesday, December 13, 2023.  Our annual holiday potluck party.  Hosted by Christine Mortine.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023.  ChemQuest lab, O’Brien Road, Hilliard, 7:00 – 8:30.  Meeting followed by safety quiz.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023.  ChemQuest lab, O’Brien Road, south of Hilliard, 7:00 – 8:30.  Debrief on NCS99s Fall Meeting.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023.  KOSU.  With two weeks to go, this meeting was entirely devoted to planning and details for the NCS99s Fall Meeting.

Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 p.m.  NOTE time change.  This is our annual potluck summer picnic, and will be held at the home of Jann Bowne.  Contact sciotovalley@ncs99s.org for details.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023.  KOSU.  The meeting was devoted to planning for the North Central Section 2023 Fall Meeting, which we are hosting.  Chairs for all committees were named.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023.  Union County Airport (KMRT) in Marysville, Ohio.  Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.  Christine Mortine is hosting and will introduce us to “the ‘Queen Mother’, a PT-26 Fairchild WWII trainer which is the launch aircraft for the newly formed Buckeye Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.”  Contact sciotovalley@ncs99s.org for more information.

May 10, 7:00 p.m. at KOSU.  After the meeting, Danielle Reese demonstrated two flight simulators, replicas of those Amelia Earhart used when she talked to young people about flying.  These mechanisms will be demonstrated at our Scioto Valley 99s table in the Net Jets tent at the Columbus Airshow June 16-18.

Wednesday, April 12, 6:00 p.m., at the 94th Aero Squadron restaurant, on the north side of CMH.  This was our chapter’s anniversary dinner and the night when we awarded our scholarship to Sophia Bruck for instrument training.

March 8, 7:00 p.m. at KOSU.  After covering the usual chapter/section business, we used the remainder of the time planning for the fall section meeting, which we will host. This was a hybrid meeting.

Wednesday, February 8, 7:00 p.m. at KOSU.  Meet at 6:50 in the lobby of the FBO to be escorted to our meeting location.  Jenny Hurst, an ASL instructor at OSU, will talk about how the deaf earn a PPL.  This will be a hybrid meeting; email sciotovalley@ncs99s.org for a Zoom link.

Wednesday, January 11, 7:00 p.m., KOSU was a hybrid meeting.  After intoducing several new people, we discussed plans for hosting the fall NCS Section Meeting.

2022 Chapter Meetings

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Danielle Reese talked about her Pietenpol and the joys and challenges of restoring it.  Her presentation was entertaining and packed with information about this early 20th-century homebuilt.

Saturday, September 17, 2022

A fly-out to Auglaize/Neil Armstrong airport for a meeting, followed by our annual potluck picnic and cookout, hosted by member Naomi St. Julian and her husband, Randy, at their nearby farm.

Wednesday, August 8, 2022

A 2023 fall section meeting planning session.

Sunday, July 10, 2022 

At noon, at Bolton KTZR, we joined the All-Ohio chapter at their monthly meeting.  Their program was Christine Mortine, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Learning Center (https://ohioairandspace.org/), who talked about how the old Port Columbus Control Tower is being turned into this new Center.  Lunch at JP’s preceded the meeting.

June 8, 2022

On Wednesday, June 8, at 7:00 p.m. we met in our new “home” at KOSU.  Amy Yersavich talked about her recent flight from Tucson to Mexico!  Afterward, we gave a big thanks to Vicki Evans for her past two-year service as chair, and finished with drawings for door prizes.

May 11, 2022

Our May meeting was via Zoom.  We had our business meeting, followed by hangar flying!

April 13, 2022

Our Anniversary Dinner, at which we honored our new scholarship winners.  Met at 6:00 p.m. at Mozart’s Restaurant and Piano Cafe on N. High St. in Columbus.

North Central Section Meetings
  • 2022 Spring Section Meeting – Apr 22-24 (St. Louis, Missouri)
    ~ Hosted by Greater St. Louis Chapter
  • 2022 Fall Section Meeting – Sep 30 – Oct 2 (Porter, Indiana)
    ~ Hosted by Indiana Dunes Chapter
  • 2023 Spring Section Meeting – Apr 28-30 (Clarksville, Indiana)
    ~ Hosted by Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter
  • 2023 Fall Section Meeting – Sep 29 – Oct 1 (Dublin, Ohio)
    ~ Hosted by Scioto Valley Chapter
2023 International 99s Meeting

October 27 – November 2, 2023 – Sweimeh, Jordan
~ Hosted by the Arabian Section