AVA Future Special Programs

 

Notice to all participants: Most programs allow the participants up to (12) twelve months starting from the official end date to complete any Special Program. Completed books are to be returned to the point of contact or club hosting the program to receive recognition and award.books are to be returned to the point of contact or club hosting the program to receive recognition and award.

Our appreciation goes to all Committee Members of the Special Programs for the hard work in implementing and maintaining the programs as well as the financial contributions made to AVA as a result of each of the Special Programs.




Airports Airports - Celebrating American Flight
Program runs January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022. Redeem completed books by Dec 31, 2023. The program includes major Metropolitan and International Airports, smaller Regional Airports, Small Regional Airfields, and even Military Airfields if the walk criterion is met, but Heliports or Helipads do not count. The qualifier is meant to define that the walk must be near enough to see airport operations., The walk needs to be along a roadway or pathway adjacent to, abutting, or such similar terms to the Airport property line. Cost of book is $10. Qualifier is 12 different AVA sanctioned events (Same walk/different year = different walk event.) Patch is 3 ½ x 4 1/2” multicolored embroidered patch. Make checks payable to Seneca Sugar Loafers, P.O. Box 3716, Gaithersburg, MD 20885-3716 gamesterz@aol.com 301-540-0466.



Mayflower Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk
Program runs January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022. Redeem completed books by Dec 31, 2023. This program ties into Plymouth, MA, with its iconic Mayflower, site of a large 400th Anniversary in 2020, with events leading up to it and celebrated throughout the country. It also ties into the pilgrim story and Native Americans. Qualifiers may include an Indian Museum or statue (any tribe) on route, a full list of surnames of Mayflower Passengers, will be sent out with the booklet. Examples include: Mayflower, Cape Cod, Thanksgiving (any walk done on that day), Surnames: Brewster, Rogers and many more. Walkers are encouraged to walk in Plymouth or by a Mayflower Hotel, or street, monument or sign with some connection will qualify. Passing a Mayflower moving truck or a Plymouth car do not qualify but a building with Mayflower or Plymouth name on it will qualify.Cost of book is $10. Qualifier of 12 sanctioned events(one time per event per year). Patch is 4 X 4” embroidered of the Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor, MA. Make checks payable to Twin State Volkssport Asso. Order books from Carolyn Adams, 23 Terry Hill Rd, South Ryegate VT 05069 carri757@gmail.com 802-757-2500.



Rockin’ Around the Clock Rockin’ Around the Clock
Program runs from January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022. Redeem completed books by Dec 31, 2023. This program is intended to challenge participants to find public clocks while out enjoying volkssporting events. A clock tower is a tower specifically built with one or more clock faces. Clock towers can be either freestanding or part of a church or municipal building such as a town hall. Astronomical clocks that show astronomical information, as well as the time, can be so classified. Town clocks or Public clocks are intended to be seen and of use by the general public in town squares, plazas, city halls, courthouses, train and bus stations, parks and more. Qualifiers are 24 different AVA sanctioned events that include a public clock, clock & repair shop (if clocks are the primary business) or clock museum. Only one use of the IVV Stamp is allowed for each qualifier per year. Non qualifiers: garden sundials, no billboard advertising sign count, clocks in other museums other than a clock museum, clocks inside buildings or seen through windows do NOT qualify unless the clock or clocks are the primary focus of the building or the clock has particular special or historical significance. Make note of the style of clock and/or where the clock is located. EX: St Peter’s Church, tower or Bryan Town Square or Daily News Building, etc. Cost of book is $10. Patch is 3 X 4 “ patch depicting a variety of public clocks. Make checks to Maumee Valley Volkssporters. Order the books from POC: Vivian Lijewski, 4710 Glendale Ave. Suite 201, Toledo OH 43614. Phone - 419-385-3904





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