Michigan Chapter 10 Journal Article for Fall, 2012 Editon:
Michigan Chapter 10 held their 53rd Annual Meeting on May 05, 2012, in Cadillac, MI, which was attended by 37 members and guests.
The election of officers was held and the new slate of officers is as follows: President, Wayne Huhta, W8GXB, from Goshen, IN, Vice-President, Chris Anderson, K8VJ, from South Lyon,MI, Secretary-Treasurer, James Bishop, W8JFB, from St. Ignace, MI, and Chapter Historian, Stella Bishop from St. Ignace, MI.
QCWA service awards were presented to the following members:
Meritorious Service Award 2012 to: Larry Alman, W8WR, from Greenville, MI.
80th Anniversary Of Licensing Award to: Charles E. Dewey, Jr., W0CD from Battle Creek, MI. (This was the first 80th year of licensing award ever presented to a chapter 10 member since its inception in 1959).
70th Anniversary Of Licensing Award to: Nicholas Alimpich, W8PYW from Redford, MI.
60th Anniversary Of Licensing Award to: Edward J. Ireland, W8HZF from Saginaw, MI.
55th Anniversary Of Licensing Award to: David DeRain, K8ESQ from Wolverine Lake, MI, Clements N. Duval, W8VO from Sterling Heights, MI, Stanford H. Rowe, K6VWE from Midland, MI, Thomas G. Schoonover, K8BTE from Beulah, MI, Frank X. Shumsky, III, W8TVQ from Traverse City, MI and Edward Gansen, K8DSS from Boyne Falls, MI.
50th Anniversary Of Licensing Award and 50 Years Of Continuous LIcensing Award to: Robert C. Kissel, W8KPU from Swartz Creek, MI, Kenneth R. Demaray, W8SOO from Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Aileen J. Gagnon, WA8DHB from Gladstone, MI, Edward Gansen, K8DSS from Boyne Falls, MI, Albert E. Harbour , NW8M from St. Clair, MI, Dennis A. McClure, WQ8DVD from Petoskey, MI, Charles S. Secrest, AD8W from Exeter, RI, Stanley W. Strangle, K8NYT from Bruce Crossing, MI, Joseph M. Turner, K8CQF from Saginaw, MI, and Louis P. Vescio, W8LPV, from Saginaw, MI.
QCWA Century Club Award to: David DeRain, K8ESQ from Wolverine Lake, MI, Frank X. Shumsky, III, W8TVQ from Traverse City, MI, Robert J. Wittla, W8KP from Bruce Crossing, MI, and Nicholas Alimpich, W8PYW from Redford, MI,
We extend our sincere congratulations to these members for their many accomplishments and contributions to Amateur Radio.
Chapter 10 proudly announces their new website which may be found at: http://www.qcwa10.net/ . We thank Gordon Baldwin, W8CT from Lake City, MI for preparing this fine site for us and for serving as our Webmaster. Be sure to drop by and pay us a visit to catch up on the latest activities and news about Chapter 10 members.
We welcome these new members in to Chapter 10: Ernest Abel, K8RCT from Traverse City, MI, Edward Gansen, K8DSS from Boyne Falls, MI, Nicholas Alimpich, W8PYW from Redford, MI, and Wallace Murray, KE8HR from Milford, MI.
Please remember all those that serve in our Military and our Veterans that have given so much for our Country as we observe Veterans Day. We wish everyone a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving and Christmas Season, and a Happy & Prosperous New Year in 2013.
Respectfully submitted by:
James F. Bishop, W8JFB
Michigan Chapter 10