MAC's Old Team
JANUARY 2017 LUNCH MEETING

Lunch at Corner Pub & Grill
Chesterfield, MO, 63017
Wednesday January 11, 2017



This is a report of the January 2017 Lunch meeting of Macs Old Team retiree members.
These monthly meetings are our way of "keeping together", finding out "what's going on", and reminiscing about "the good old days" at McDonnell Aircraft (MAC), McDonnell Douglas (MDC), and Boeing. If you are retired from MAC, MDC, or Boeing, please come to any or all of our monthly lunch meetings. You will enjoy it!

Mac's Old Team (MOT) -- Support of The Space Museum (TSM) annex expansion:

Dean Purdy provided an overview of the progress and Mac's Old Team support of the 5000+ sq. foot expansion of the THE SPACE MUSEUM (TSM) at Bonne Terre, MO.
MAJOR ACTIVITY IN RECENT MONTHS:
Electrical installations are 90% complete. Roof leak has be repaired, Office area is now ready to carpet. Two (of many needed) Display Cases are constructed and in place.
Preparing floors for tileing & carpeting, and electric wiring, lighting, etc. New heating & air-conditioning systems are installed.
Future activity will include cleaning and surfacing (carpeting) of major floor space, clearing out the area, and installing the hundreds of great historical space display items.
We are estimating and planning to complete enough of the activity to have a "Grand Opening Celebration" near mid April 2017.
If anyone is interested and would like to participate in this activity to help build this great Space Museum and educational facility ---- you would be welcome with open arms!
The MAC's OLD TEAM (MOT) Donation Contributions to The Space Museum through December 2016 are:
......... MOT Contributions......$4810.00
..........BOEING match...........$1965.00 (50%)
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..........Total..................$6775.00
..........BOEING owes............ $440.00(expected pay in January 2017)
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Total through December, 2016.....$7215.00
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THE MAC'S OLD TEAM (MOT) NEXT LUNCH MEETING WILL BE, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
GOLDEN CORRAL
St. Charles, MO
Remember this is the annual "Valentines/Sweethearts" Meeting. So bring your sweetheart/friend. Norm will have some Valentine goodies for you! ----------


Below are pictures that were taken at the JANUARY 2017 lunch meeting.


1-Guest speaker Mr. John J. George, AAMS Financial Advisor


2-Philip Newell, Norman Beckel


3-Group


4-Kent Bartels, Dale Iffrig, Jim Merriman, Dick Ampleman


5-Dean Purdy


6-Bob Dannenmueller,


7-Jim Simms, Lawson Hart, Mike Delaney


8-John Mohr, Don Zartman, Dennis Gerth


9-Dennis Gerth, Jim Simms, Lawson Hart


10-Joe Barbeau, Leo Kilcullin, Frank Berrier, Dick Saffley


11-John Wolter, Bob Lake, Josey Page,


12-Don Zartman, winner of Cardinal Ball Game tickets


13-Kent Bartels


14-Gary Wiles


15-Dick & Mary Lou Ampleman, Gary Wiles, Jackie Tate


16-Bob Schepp


17-Mike Delaney


18-John Mohr


19-Carol Purdy


20-Jim Simms