Lucile M. Wright Air Museum Fund Awards three US Space Camp Scholarships

The Lucile M. Wright Air Museum annual Scholarship Fund at The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation awarded scholarships to attend the U.S. Space Camp to three local boys.  The boys will be able to help pay for a  week of their choosing in Huntsville, Alabama at the U.S. Space Camp.  DYRESS BATTEN is a current 10th grader at Fredonia High Schoo and a member of the Dunkirk Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.  JACK FORSTER is a current 8th grader at Fredonia Central Schools.  GAVIN SWANSON is a current 8th grader at Washington Middle School and a member of the Jamestown Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.  If you know someone in grade 4 through 12 with good grades in Mathematics and science and a genuine interest in aeronautics and aerospace contact the Community Fund at 661-3390, email LLynde@crcfonline.org or wrightairmuseum@gmail.com, or go to apply here for an application.  Applications must be received by November 15th each year.

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DIGITAL PLANETARIUM OPERATOR NEEDED

The Lucile M. Wright Air Museum is looking for a candidate with a knowledge of Astronomy to operate their planetarium for three shows on Saturday at 11:15 am, 12:15 pm, and 1:15 pm.  Other shows may be required for school classes or groups by appointment.  Some training may be required and compensation is negotiable.  Apply at the museum between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

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MODEL AIRPLANE KITS AVAILABLE

The Lucile M. Wright Air Museum has new model airplane kits available for a minimum donation.  Minimum donations are $5.00, $10.00, $15.00, and $20.00 around 50% off original price.  The kits can be viewed between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

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DOORS OPEN JAMESTOWN 2017

Nine hundred and forty five people visited the Lucile M. Wright Air Museum this year for Jamestown Doors Open.  The Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 402 was on hand to help.  Jamie Warden of 1435 Shadyside Lane in Lakewood won first prize in our drawing for a Shop Chautauqua County Gift Certificate.  David Monroe of Celoron won second prize for a Revell Model of the Space Shuttle Colombia.  Brenda Hagadorn of Beechview Avenue in Jamestown won third prize for a Jamestown Up Close bag of passes and prizes.  Prize winners may pick up their winnings between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

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