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Max Blose AMA Distinguished Service Award
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Max and Sally realizing something is not right
Max wants to know what is going on
Just saw the Thank you banner by Doug Staines
Doug Staines explaining what is happening
Doug presenting Max with the AMA Distinguished                                  Service Award
Police Chief Tommy Roach and Mayor Rodney Nichols present Max with the TMAF and Valley Mills banner and clock
Loyd Ligon from Austin Radio Control Association
Mark Cullison from Temple Aeromodelers
Andy Richmond and  Mike Atchley fromWhitney Area Miniature Aircraft Club
John Hill presenting Max with a Perfection centerpiece
Todd Blose reading the Bio of Max
John Hill presenting Doug with a Perfection centerpiece
Base to the Perfection centerpiece
Perfection centerpiece made by Bob Cervenka
Perfection centerpiece made by Bob Cervenka
Max signing the Perfection centerpiece. I believe that he signed all that were sold at the auction
On March 22nd 2008Texas Model Aeronautics Foundation held a surprise dinner for Max Blose. Doug Staines,  AMA District VIII AVP,  awarded Max with the AMA Distinguished Service Award. This is the highest award given by AMA. Max was also given awards of appreciation for his years of friendship and support from Austin Radio Control Association, Temple Aeromodelers, and Whitney Area Miniature Aircraft Club.
Mayor Rodney Nichols presented a banner to Max with the city of Valley Mills and TMAF logos combined.
He was also given a clock made by police chief Tommy Roach,  which replicated the banner.
The dinner was held at the Valley Mills High School cafeteria and had a total of 110 guests. With the help of Doug Staines, Bob Cervenka, Todd Blose and John Hill,  we were able to keep Max in the dark about the dinner until he walked through the door.
We would like to thank the city of Valley Mills for their hospitality and allowing TMAF to have the dinner at the High School.Thank you also to Curtis Wiethorn for doing such a great job catering the event.