Special Bulletin: 2013 CAHS Convention Merchandise & Bill Wheeler Award


Hello Fred,

The 2013 CAHS National Convention & Annual General Meeting - "The Big Five O" - will take place from 11 - 15 September 2013 in Ottawa - Gatineau. In preparation for this grand event, CAHS National has created some exceptional 50th Anniversary merchandise that is now available for pre-order at cahs.ca. For details on the items available and to learn how you can purchase them, see below or visit the CAHS Online Store on our website. Note that the deadline for pre-orders is 15 August 2013.

Nominations for the 2013 Bill Wheeler Award are now open. CAHS Members are encouraged nominate any current or prior CAHS Member that fulfills the stipulations outlined in the Criteria for Nomination that was recently mailed to you. See below for more details on the nomination process and where to submit your form. Note that the deadline for nominations is 15 August 2013.

More information on these and all of the CAHS'
initiatives can be found at www.cahs.ca. 
To attend this year's Convention, simply download and complete the Registration Form and Schedule of Fees and return with your cheque to the address indicated. Click here to download the Program of Events. You can also find the registration form and more information at www.cahs.ca under "EVENTS". 

CAHS 50th Anniversary Merchandise Pre-Order

The CAHS online store is now active! Here you can choose from a range of CAHS 50th Anniversary merchandise created to celebrate this milestone.

Highlights include:

The CAHS has partnered with talented Canadian aviation artists to produce a stunning full colour 2014 calendar. Please click on image at right for larger view of calendar photos. - $15.00

To learn more about the gifted artists involved, visit our artist biographies page at cahs.ca by clicking here! Each of the ten names feature a short bio and Q & A session.

The CAHS has also partnered with the talented Canadian artist and illustrator Bill Wheeler to produce a set of greeting cards featuring his vivid aviation sketches. - $15.00

These polo shirts feature the gold 50th Anniversary logo embroidered on the left front. The shirts are available in black, navy, or white, from sizes small to XX-large. For more details on shirt sizing, click here. - $25.00 ($27.00 for XX-L)
These black t-shirts feature the gold 50th Anniversary logo printed on the left front. The shirts are available in black, navy, or white, from sizes small to XX-large. - $20.00 ($22.00 for XX-L)
Baseball cap (blue with gold 50th logo) - $20.00

Coffee mug (white with blue 50th logo) - $15.00

Mousepad (white with blue 50th logo) - $10.00

Orders picked up at the CAHS Convention in Ottawa in September will be free of shipping charges. For those unable to attend the Convention, exact shipping costs will be invoiced separately, and shipments will commence after the Convention.

All merchandise can be ordered through the online store at www.cahs.ca OR by submitting the hard-copy form available here. Members can also order by submitting the form included in your recent mail-out!

Payments can be made by cheque, credit card, or PayPal. The deadline for pre-orders and payments is 15 August 2013.


Bill Wheeler Award - Call for Nominations

The Call for Nominations for the 2013 Bill Wheeler Award is now open. The award was established in 2011, and CAHS Members are invited to nominate other CAHS Members for this award.

The Criteria for Nomination has been mailed to you in hard-copy and should be reviewed before making a nomination. To submit a nomination, you must fill out the Bill Wheeler Nomination Form and in 500 words or less, provide a letter of recommendation, including a brief biography detailing your nominee's involvement and commitment with the CAHS as outlined in the Criteria for Nomination, with emphasis on his or her participation and experiences with Canadian aviation history as it pertains to the CAHS.

If you, as a CAHS Member, which to nominate another CAHS Member for the 2013 Bill Wheeler award, please return the Bill Wheeler Nomination Form to: 

Gary Williams
PO Box 2700  Stn D
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5W7

The deadline for nominations is 15 August 2013. The award will be presented at the CAHS Awards Banquet held during the upcoming Annual National CAHS Convention.

The CAHS is incorporated as a
Canadian Registered Charity under a Federal charter
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