Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Members Receive National Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue

WATERTOWN, WIS. – Two members from EAA Chapter 320 in Watertown, Wisconsin, were contacted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in late June 2021 to inform them that they have been chosen as 2021 National Chapter Award winners! Honors go to Bill Rantanen for the “EAA Chapter Web Editor Award” and Rich Fraser for the “EAA Chapter Newsletter Editor Award.” The award recipients will be honored at the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Chapter Leaders Breakfast on Saturday, July 31, at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  

Rantanen and Fraser were selected for the recognition out of hundreds of entrants by the EAA Chapter Relations staff at EAA headquarters in Oshkosh.

“Bill and Rich have done an outstanding job serving our chapter in different roles and capacities for years. It is great to see them get the recognition they deserve at a national level,” said EAA Chapter 320 President Eric Wegner. “Their professionalism and dedication to our members reflects the quality of individuals we have in our organization and has been key to our growth and vibrancy.”

EAA Chapter 320 Watertown is a non-profit organization established in 1968 and currently has approximately 60 members. Chapter members meet the first Monday each month at Watertown Municipal Airport, located at 1741 River Drive, Watertown, Wisconsin. The public is encouraged to follow the chapter on Facebook and on their website: https://chapters.eaa.org/EAA320 

For more information about EAA Chapter 320, contact Eric Wegner at 612-799-5717, or via email: President.EAA320@gmail.com.

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