1960-Valley News - 3

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1960-Valley News - 3 - Oct. by be help of club o r Woman's fall...
Oct. by be help of club o r Woman's fall clubhouse Will the humdrum about being a homemaker if you're a member of Club Ninety-Nine. In fact, you can just pile the dirty dishes in the sink and take off for the wild blue yonder when things get monotonous around the house. A u d r e y (Mrs. Ray) Schutte of Canoga Park, did just that the other day, and came home with an armful^ of prizes. Three Anibng^ap;:^:^ Attractive Mrs. Schutte, a member of San Fernando Valley Chapter of Ninery- Njne, international organization for licensed women pilots, was among thfee wonien and 27 men competing in the seventh annual Jim, Long trophy race on Labor Day. · ' She captured third place it more difficult, carried a handicap on each participating aircraft and was a combined speed and fuel economy race as well. Her winnings also included a trophy for best Cessna time and another trophy for best woman pilot in the competition. Audrey's husband Ray, an Army helicopter pilot by profession, took a postman's holiday and served as her navigator in the fleet little Cessna 170, their family plane. The flight course was charted from' Pomona-El Centre -' N e e d l e s - Palin Springs-Pomona.; Seek More Members Mrs". Schutte is "membership chairman for Valley C h a p t e r of Ninety-Nine which is headed by Irene Northridge as vice president. -The club, which is' seeking additional licensed women pilots for its membership roster, already- has 26 actives and seven pros- pectives. Dinner on Oct. 3' Monthly meetings are held at Skytrails restaurant by the group which directs its efforts largely to. the promotion of aviation and special air events such as the Powder Puff Derby,- as well as sponsorship of Scouts, an advanced branch of Girl Scouting. . ; .' 'Mrs., ..Leverton. Is! - r e s e r v a t i o n Ninety-Nine's Oct. 3 dinner meeting at POplar 3-1017. Harringtons 1

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  1. Valley News,
  2. 09 Sep 1960, Fri,
  3. Page 14

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