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2013 AKA Convention apparel

Raffle: 2013 AKA Convention Apparel

Winner drawn on 12/1/13, congratulations to Mary McManmon of IN! Straight from the AKA General Store, we’ve set aside some limited edition items for another very special raffle exclusively available to our AKA Members and tickets will be available through all of November with a winner drawn on December 1st, 2013! NOTE: You must be an active AKA […]

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2013 – Ray Bethell

Nomination letter:  This nomination for the Edeiken Award is long overdue. But our nominee is as deserving today as he may have been five, ten, or 15 years ago. We are endorsing for AKA’s highest honor, the consummate global kiting ambassador. He has certainly traveled the world. He is quick to share a warm smile […]

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2013 – Kay Buesing

Nomination letter: We would like to nominate an individual who we think is, beyond words, deserving of this prestigious award. This is a person who has given a lifetime of love, effort, and perseverance to the American Kitefliers Association and to kiting world, who has bonded kiting world wide, who launched and nurtured a dream into reality for […]

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2013 – Deb Cooley

Nomination letter: We had a hard time finding just the right award to attribute to Deb Cooley because as we read the qualifications over and over she just fit all categories of all three awards. We finally settled on the Lee Toy Award because Deb has a special place in her heart for Lee and we […]

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2013 Voting

Elections are held annually for president and regional directors across the country and around the world. Nominations for the Regional Directors named in Article IV, Section 7, and for the President shall be solicited from the members at least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual Meeting. Announcement in an Association publication may satisfy this […]

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Raffle: Pterodactyl by Karl Longbottom (x2)

Congratulations to Eileen Snee of Australia, winners of this raffle! Master kitemaker, artist and frequent workshop teacher Karl Longbottom has donated TWO brand new, handmade Pterodactyl kites for you this time around – tickets will be available through all of October, and one winner will be drawn on November 1st, 2013! NOTE: You must be an active […]

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Raffle: Skydog Sport Kite Package

Congratulations to Barry Vickuhr of WA, winner of this raffle! Longtime supporters Skydog Kites have provided us with TWO of Dodd Gross' well known sport kite designs for the latest AKA Members raffle – tickets for this package will be available through all of October, and a winner drawn on November 1st, 2013! With help from Jim […]

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Raffle: New Tech Kites Cellular

Congratulations to Pam Hodges of MN, winner of this raffle! Longtime supporters New Tech Kites have provided us with an assortment of beautiful cellular kites for you this time around, and all three special WHITE kites (limited production as seen in the Starbucks Commercial) are going up in the latest AKA Members raffle. Tickets will be available […]

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Raffle: Premier OpArt Fabric

Congratulations to Pam Hodges of MN, winner of this raffle! Thanks to the fine folks at Premier Kites, we’re offering another very special raffle exclusively to our AKA Members and tickets will be available through all of June with a winner drawn on October 1st, 2013! As you know, Premier Kites has the opportunity to work […]