Lexington Area Radio Kontrol Society
AMA Charter # 3616
Modern Turf Sod Farm
5925 Peach Orchard Rd
Dalzell, SC 29040
GPS: N34 03.355 W80 25.517
For many years, LARKS has had a deep community involvement, donating over $40,000 to various charities.
1347 Cedar Creek Road,
Pelion, SC. 29123
LARKS April Meeting has been cancelled!
Due to the current health crisis, the board has decided that April's meeting is too risky to the health of our club members. We will resume meetings when the crisis has been abated.
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We have been involved in introducing modeling to children of all ages, sending children to camp, doing flying demos at local schools, churches, and parks.
LARKS Mission Statement
To promote model aircraft building and flying as a family oriented hobby, to freely and openly share what we have collectively learned and experienced, and to provide an enjoyable, friendly and safe environment for our fellow hobbyists and guests.
In case you missed one of the past newsletters, we now have an index of all the past newsletters since I took over as webmaster.....
This month's Newsletter for February, 2020 includes new humor, coming events in the state, new plane of the month, information of the upcoming LARKS Spring Fun Fly, AMA Info, Hobby Shop of the Month, new videos and photos from LARKS West..
Important Documents: (PDF Format)
We have also set up simulators and static displays at various locations as an educational experience to our community. We are always open to new ideas to promote our hobby to others in a safe way.
Club Officer Elections result:
President: Walt Senour
Vice President: Dave Warner
Safety Officer: Wayne York
Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Bergstrand
Following guidance from the Federal and State experts, we have decided to postpone the event scheduled for April 18th. The risk to our members and event participants is too high at this time.
Walt found this article / simulation on the Washington Post that give the best description of how factors impact the spread.
These graphics show why its critical to stay home if you can even if youre young and healthy.
The early trickle of new coronavirus infections has turned into a steady current. By creating simple simulations, we can see how to slow it down.
Read in The Washington Post:
Paul and our eldest member, Bob Hannon from the December 2017 Meeting
It is my sad duty to inform the LARKS Membership of the passing of Bob Hannon, an Honorary Lifetime Member of LARKS and oldest LARKS member, on Sunday 23 February, 2020. He has been building models since he was 9 years old and was featured at least twice in Model Aviation.
This year's Toledo show has been cancelled due to the Corona virus and will not be rescheduled for 2020. Plans are in place to resume the show in April of 2021.
Postponed due to Coronovirus concerns