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Sponsoring the Stuart Air Show: Why Our Friends Return Year, After Year

Sponsoring the Stuart Air Show: Why Our Friends Return Year, After Year

We spoke with some of our sponsors of the 2018 Stuart Air Show who have been supporting us for some time now. We hear from Mary Skinner of the Marketing at Conchy Joe's Seafood & The Dolphin Bar and Shrimp House, Tina Farrior from Merchant Lynx, Devin Carlson the General Manager at Audi Stuart, Bob Voeller from the YMCA of the Treasure Coast, and Doug Sherman from Bank of America

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Renée Allen

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Renée Allen

We are celebrating 30 years of the Stuart Air Show by talking with the people who know it the best.  Today we sit down with Renée Allen, our volunteer in charge of Pilot Hospitality.  Renée shares with us that she began going to the air show with her father when she was a young girl.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with David Deakins

30th Anniversary Retrospective with David Deakins

As we continue to take a look back over 30 years of the Stuart Air Show, we talk with David Deakins, the grandson of Jud Deakins. Jud was involved with the Stuart Air Show from the very beginning, helping to bring it to Stuart.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Bill Whittemore

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Bill Whittemore

As we continue to take a look back over 30 years of the Stuart Air Show, we talk with one of the people who played a large role in its beginnings, Bill Whittemore.  Bill was one of four pilots who conducted airplane rides in the first few years of the show.

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Troy McDonald

30th Anniversary Retrospective with Troy McDonald

As we kick off our first week of our 30th anniversary retrospective, we start with Troy McDonald. Troy was the GM of Aviation Center, in 1996 during the time the Council on Aging ran the show. Today we ask him to share with us his favorite air show memory.

30 Year Retrospective: Mohawks and Witham Field circa the 1970s

30 Year Retrospective: Mohawks and Witham Field circa the 1970s

While we begin to explore the Stuart Air Show’s history over the past three decades to celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we want to start by learning more about aviation in our community. We decided to share a little bit about our town’s history with the US Army Grumman OV-1 Mohawk.