Club member raffle for a new Venom quad multi-chemistry battery charger. See Treasurer Ralph for tickets. $10 each. Will be pulling name at December meeting.
Indoor flying will make a return this year at the Central Regional Middle School Gymnasium. Schedule will be a bit different this year. All dates will have flying times of 6pm to 9pm. Except Jan 21st start time is 6:30pm.
Days: Thursday December 9th / Friday December 17th / Thursday January 6th / Friday January 7th / Thursday January 13th / Friday January 21st / Thursday January 27th / Friday February 4th / Thursday February 10th / Friday February 18th / Friday February 25th.
Address for the school is 509 Forest Hills Pkwy, Bayville, NJ 08721. Map Below. Park at the entrance by the gym. Club members are free. Non club members subject to landing fee of $5.00.
Boy Scout Breakfast: Next date December 12th . Starting 9am at the Bayville VFW. $8.00 a person all you can eat. Santa Claus will make an appearance, so bring your kids.
The annual Christmas party will be on December 11th. Starting 6PM. at Calloway’s Restaurant in West Creek (597 Main St, West Creek, NJ 08092). Dinner will be $30 per person. Choice of: Chicken parm, Prime Rib, or Salmon. Also includes a dessert. We will take a head count by the November meeting or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. We will also be having gift auctions and 50/50.
Field improvements will be coming to the Johnson’s Pit Field. We will be installing semi-permeant safety gates and a covered sitting area in front of the small container.
We regret to inform everyone the Warehouse Indoor RC Track. will be forced to close.
January 2021 Meeting Update
Events for 2021 will be: A water Fun fly, a normal Fun fly, Open-house at the Temp Field, club picnic, and Flea Market. Date’s and Times will be announced at future meetings.
December Meeting Update.
New officers for 2021 have been decided:
Club President – Richard Bombardier
Vice President – Morris Enyeart
Secretary – Micki Brown
Treasurer – Ralph Ferrara
Safety Officer – Tom Powers
Euro Truck Race at the Warehouse December 19th. Doors opens 8:00am.
Penguin Day this year will be at Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field) Jan 1st 2021.
Locker Street Cleanup.
The club will be doing a cleanup of Locker ST in Berkley Township on Saturday November 28th at 9:00am. This will benefit the town and the community that is our home.
The cleanup was a great success, we had a great turnout of helpers. See club gallery for more pictures.
Solar Charging at the Temp Field
Solar power charging station is now built and ready for both 12v DC and 120v AC chargers. Field camera coming soon…
Thank You! To club member James King for donating batteries for us to use, and to club member Dennis Spatcher for building it. Also, shout out to everyone that helped.
PBM Welcomes our Neighbors OCM
The Ocean County Modelers Club has been temporary restricted to weekend flying and certain morning flying. The club has requested to be allowed to fly at our fields during the weekdays until the ban is lifted. The Pine Barrens Modelers Club Officers have approved with open arms to allow our fellow hobbyists access to our fields. The OCM has invited us to join them at their field during the weekend. Please join me in welcoming our neighbors. Fly Safe
A Message from the of OCM President, Dave Sopronyi:
I MUST MENTON, WITH GREAT APPRECIATION, THE WILLINGNESS OF THE OCEAN COUNTY PINE BARRENS FLYING AND MODEL CLUBS BOARD AND MEMBERS FOR EXTENDING TO OUR MEMBERS, FLYING AS GUESTS AT THEIR FACILITIES. OCM HAS ALWAYS SHARED WINTER GYM FLYING EXPENSES WITH PB AND HAVE MAINTAINED SUPPORT OF THIER CLUBS ACTIVITIES, I AND THE BOARD HAVE EXTENDED THE INVITATION FOR PB MEMBERS TO FLY WITH US AT OCM AND THEIR BOARD WILL RELAY UPDATES TO OUR SCHEDULE, IT WOULD BE NICE TO THANK THEM PERSONALLY FOR THEIR KIND GESTURE TO OCM WHEN INVITED OR VISITING ONE OF THIER FACILITIES OR POSSIBLY A EMAIL.
PBM members are welcome to come fly
VFW “The Scoop” (Fall 2021)
Click Here to See What’s Happening at the VFW Center
Berkeley Field Renamed!
Our new flying field located in Berkeley Township across from the Berkeley Courthouse on Pinewald Keswick Road has a new name.
The Pine Barren Modelers RC Club in conjunction with the Veterans Of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9503 and Berkeley Township has named the new RC airfield, “Berkeley Veterans Flying Field” in honor of all the brave men and women who have served our country, past , present and future. An official ribbon cutting ceremony is being planned. Look here for future announcements and dates.