SMARC will be participating in two public events during the month of May.


The first is the Safe and Sound initiative sponsored by KY3/KSPR at the Expo Center May 4th. 

I do not have a lot of specific details, but I do know many organizations will be there doing demonstrations, there will be two very active stages with presentations ongoing, there will be drawings for prizes. Safety demos will even be held for cooking! We will be there will radios operational and demos of kit building, electronic projects and emergency communications.

This event is free to the public. If there are club members who would like to participate, please call Patti at 417-224-0234 for details.


The second is the ~ Discover Civil Air Patrol ~ event. Volunteers are also needed for this event. Plese call Patti 417-224-0234 if you would like to volunteer.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18 Springfield,

We plan to be there set up to run radios and shake hands with the public!

FREE Admission ~ Open to the Public ~ FREE Admission

A Fly-In Fun-for-All !

Recognizing Area Emergency Services & Armed Forces[1]

Missouri Ava SkywarnSpotters

WHERE: Downtown Airport (3DW, CTAF 122.8)
Location: 2546 E. Division
~ Taildraggers ~ Warbirds ~ Vintage ~ Ultralights ~

Everyone Welcome !

~ Biscuits & Gravy ~ Donuts ~ Coffee ~

For Early Fly-ins: 8:00 AM ’til about 10:00 AM

~ Hamburgers ~ Hot Dogs ~ Pot Luck Carry-In ~
Starting about 11:00

Activities until 4:00 PM

~ Free Airplane Rides ~
For Ages 8 to 17 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
All Flights Provided by Young Eagles Program of the EAA

· Med EVAC Helicopters
· Highway Patrol Helicopter
· Military Display
· Fire Fighting Equipment
· Disaster Plan Information
· Emergency Medical Services


If you cannot volunteer, I hope to see you at these events anyway. They look to be informative and fun!


Patti kd0ael