POKER RUN 2015 RAISES MONEY FOR 99S SCHOLARSHIPS

 The First Canadian Chapter, Ninety-Nines annual POKER RUN helps raise funds for scholarship & award programs of the 99s. The 2015 Poker Run was held on a wonderful sunny flying day, Saturday June 06. Pilots in 30 airplanes flew 306 poker hands to 8 airports, Brampton, Lindsay, Lake Simcoe Regional, Peterborough, Burlington, Edenvale and Buttonville. A big thank you, to all our volunteers and the pilots who flew, for making this…

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You can help the Ninety-Nines win the Lightspeed Grant Competition, which supports our Aviation Scholarships!

Support Aviation Scholarships & the 99s in the 2015 Lightspeed Grant Competition Vote for us at www.vote99s.com You will be helping young women to have access to scholarships; advance aviation and the growth of the pilot community; and expand the 99s’ participation in outreach programs and aviation events designed to encourage and promote young women’s access to flight training. Please cast your vote TODAY!

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Recap 2015 East Canada Section AGM

The FCC just finished hosting the East Canada Section AGM at the Inter-Continental Hotel in downtown Toronto: It started with a Wine & Cheese get-together in the Presidential Suite (a last minute upgrade by the hotel). Lesley Page was there first to arrive in the afternoon for setup and emailed that we had a huge room. That was a vast understatement! It was the largest suite in the hotel…it was massive – but…

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First Canadian Chapter announced it’s new $2000 Flight Training Scholarship and the 2015 winner.

The First Canadian Chapter of the Ninety-Nines is thrilled to announce that Raquel, 16, of Pickering has been awarded the Minacs $2,000 Flight Training Scholarship! Raquel attended the “Girls Take Flight” event at the Oshawa Municipal Airport on Saturday, March 7, which was part of the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration. Raquel, as well as more than 150 other women and girls, took a free flight in a small…

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Memorial Tribute to Heather Sifton

All of her life Heather rode horses, she was a great horsewoman. She loved watching her husband Mike and her 3 sons play polo where ever in the world they were playing. She was a supportive fan of the Royal Winter Fair for many many years. Heather always looked like she just stepped out of a band box, ready for any occasion. She had good taste and a smart style…

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LUNCH & MOVIE SATURDAY FEB 20

You are invited to join the First Canadian 99s at the screening of Breaking Through The Clouds. RSVP, if you intent to join us for the movie! SAT FEB 20 Brampton Flight Centre – upstairs classroom. LUNCH 12:00 MOVIE 1:15 ‘BREAKING THROUGH THE CLOUDS’ In August of 1929 . . . Twenty women pulled on britches, snapped on goggles and climbed into their cockpits to race across the country. It…

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