MEMBER ALERT: AOPA is closed today, Dec. 10, due to inclement weather and will reopen Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
July 31, 2006
AOPA SurPRIZE Squad - the big stuff AOPA members flocked to the Big Yellow Tent all week at Oshkosh 2006. Ten thousand members entered our daily drawing for a variety of AOPA prizes. One lucky winner was drawn for a Garmin 496 GPS handheld - just released with AOPA's Airport Directory. The winners will receive their prizes in the mail this week.
And the winners are:
Monday, July 24 - AOPA Umbrella Dave Hedgecock ( AOPA 570284) of Elkhorn, Wis. Carrol Barron ( AOPA 611279) of Fremont, Ohio
Tuesday, July 25 - AOPA Travel Tumbler Carl Williams ( AOPA 5536336) of Hollis, N.H. Bert Pepowski ( AOPA 614411) of Cedar Lake, Ind.
Wednesday, July 26 - AOPA Memory Drive H. Peter Jander ( AOPA 622037) of Burningham, Ala. Ed Murray ( AOPA 4179947) of Spencer, Iowa
Thursday, July 27 - Flight Sim Control Yoke and Pedals (courtesy CH Products) Margaret Denmark ( AOPA 1273595) of Chester, Va. Peter Neal ( AOPA 5579768) of Rice Lake, Wis.
Friday, July 28 - AOPA Duffel Bag Katheryn Rouse ( AOPA 4896456) of Green Bay, Wis. Allan Logan ( AOPA 1330871) of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Saturday, July 29 - AOPA Travel Alarm Clock Chris Cook ( AOPA 5539121) of Crestwood, Ky. Carl Kucharski of Middlebourre, W.Va.
Sunday, July 30 - AOPA Leather Portfolio Vera Martinovich ( AOPA 3332351) of Lake Stevens, Wash. Milos Kacer of Lemont, Ill.
Grand Prize Winner - Garmin 496 GPS Handheld Clarence Wilson ( AOPA 3919280) of Pasadena, Md.
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