MASA summer picnic 2013
Around 30 MASA members gathered on Saturday, August 3rd, at the Elk
River & Rogers VFW post for the
annual MASA summer picnic.
It was a nice, sunny day without being too hot. There was a
breeze out of the north The rocket launch went
from 3 until 5pm, followed by eating, conversation, and door prizes.
There was an enormous quantity of delicious food and picnic
treats. Art Gibbens did stellar duty as
Fabulous Grill-Meister. Thanks Art!
Thanks to MASA President Neal Higgins and VP Jeff Taylor for organizing the picnic
and hauling tons of stuff to the VFW!
Thanks to everyone who brought all the delicious food! I
don't think that anyone went home hungry. Thanks to Neal for
his Conflagration Corn Cookery!
This was also an official MASA launch. Launching began about
3:00 pm and ended just after 5:00 pm. The
launch report tells that side of the story.
After everyone had eaten far too much, drawings were held for the free "door" prizes.
all the businesses and individuals who
Here's the list of the prize winners:
[apologies for any misspelled names!]
Group 1 (Age 14 and under) PrizeWinners:
Provided by MASA
Lance Murphy - Estes Sky Twister kit
Jennifer Jones - Semroc April Dancer kit
Victor Beckius - Estes Hi-Flier kit
Ellen Beckius - Quest Astra 3 kit
Group 2 (Age 15 and up) Prize Winners: