67th Annual Banquet
Saturday Oct. 26, 2019
Social hour 5 p.m. — Dinner 6 p.m. — Program 7 p.m.
Please join us as at Pick’s at Portage Lakes, 530 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319, to hear guest speaker Kevin Knapp share Civil War history as Thaddeus Lowe, Chief Aeronaut of the Army of the Potomac’s Balloon Corps.
Tickets cost $35 per person. Buffet dinner options are Chicken Marsala, Stuffed Cod or a Vegetarian Kabob (please specify your choice(s) when making your reservations). Make checks payable to The Lighter-Than-Air Society and mail to 526 S. Main Street, Suite 406, Akron OH 44311-4403, you can also pay using your credit card by clicking on the “Donate” button on our website. Call 330-535-5827 to leave a message or email email@example.com.
Registrations must be received by October 18.
The banquet will feature a display of artifacts and a silent auction with items including gift baskets, airship memorabilia, a golf outing at Firestone County Club and a Goodyear blimp ride for two.
Civil War balloon corps enthusiast Knapp is a retired Army officer, former professional hot air balloon pilot, and past board member of the Balloon Federation of America. In 2006, Kevin was the co-pilot for the winning team of the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race flying from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Citra, Florida. He was also featured in the 2006 History Channel “Man, Moment, and Machine” segment on Civil War ballooning called “Lincoln’s Flying Spy Machine.”
You don’t have to be a LTAS member to attend the banquet.
Click here for a Registration Form. Please print it, fill it out and mail or email it to us.