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March 2021

Plus event updates
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Newsletter of the

Honeywell Retiree Social Club of Arizona

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NOTE: This online version is a reformatted (e.g., buttons at left removed to improve readability, and all event information together following other items) sub-set of the full version sent to paid-up members, with updates to event information since the Bridge was distributed.

For example, it does not contain names of recent retirees, new members, or members who have passed away, nor does it contain the list of member email addresses which is sent out from time to time.

There will typically be a delay of a week or so before a new month's version is posted here—if you want to get the Bridge as it comes off the press, become a member and request the full-color PDF version, the eBridge, which is sent by email and can be received wherever you may be, unlike the paper version. Note that Honeywell outsources the distribution of the black-and-white paper Bridge. It is typically delivered one to two weeks after the PDF eBridge is delivered by email, so apart from news being a little old, members receiving only the paper copy may miss out on first come, first served signup for upcoming events.

Past issues of the online Bridge are available on the ARCHIVES page.

Display of Email Addresses

Per the website policy defined in the HRSC Bylaws, the "mailto:" feature of email address links, that generates a draft email when clicked, is not used with personal email addresses—only with general addresses such as or This restriction only applies to the website, and thus this online Bridgeit does not apply to the PDF eBridge, since that is not publicly available and cannot be crawled by email address harvesters.

Regular Sections
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President's Perspective

Club Leader Contacts  (Board Officers, Directors and Staff)

From the Editor

Keeping in Touch   (News of Fellow Retirees)

Memories  (Occasional Items from Memory Lane)

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Fix-It Guys


Reports & Photos of Past Events  (Index)

Upcoming Events  (Index)

Recurring Lunches for sub groups:
Honeywell IAC Ole Timers
Bull Old-Timers Lunch Bunch
The Honey-Bunch-Lunchers

President's Perspective

Mary Barkl

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Just a friendly reminder, the deadline for submitting the scholarship application is fast approaching. All applications are due no later than Thursday, April 1, 2021. Please do not let your family members miss out on this excellent opportunity to receive financial assistance towards their education and future success. The HRSC Scholarship Foundation is committed and proud to support our members’ descendants but need your help and support for our continued success. If you have any questions, you can find information about our Scholarship program on our website at Click on the Scholarship tab which can be found on the left side of the page. Our Foundation Board members are also happy to help.

Remember, due to the fact that most of the events were cancelled in 2020, the Board has voted to extend membership expiration dates by one year for new members this year, as well as continuing members. In all cases, if they join between now and April 30, 2021, their first $5.00 will take them through April 30, 2022. If you pay for multiple years in advance, they will also be extended by one year. For further clarification, your new expiration date will be provided when you receive your first Bridge newsletter.

We have included information on two new tours this month that have been organized by the Aero Activities Club (AAC) – a tour to the Sanderson Ford Museum in May and a tour to the Tovrea Castle in November. In addition, two more virtual tours have been provided in the March Bridge and are quite interesting, fascinating, and informative. Let us know what you think. We will continue to research more if you like them and are interested. Do you have your favorites? If so, send them to us and we will try to include them in next year’s newsletters.

For now, please continue to be safe and take care of yourselves. Let us hope that in 2021 we are face-to-face socializing again. The Honeywell Retirees Social Club will continue to keep in touch and keep sending out the monthly newsletter.

If any of you have burning questions or comments, feel free to call or write me.

Mary Barkl, President HRSC
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Club Leader Contacts
Officers - Voting
Directors - Voting
Mary Barkl - President (2022)
480-580-5585 Cheryl Wiley (2021)* 623-512-1634
Denise Downar – Vice President (2022) 623-465-1298 Barbara Rippstein (2021)* 623-566-1572
Doug Metzger - Treasurer (2022)
602-319-6637 Kevin Harris (2022)* 480-789-0612
Sherry (Maxson) Myers - Secretary (2021)
623-582-4481 Kay Nye (2022)* 623-974-9258

Bruce Landini (2023)* 623-606-7449

Kirk Anderson (2023)* 602-708-9806

Staff Functions (Non-Voting)
Barbara Rippstein – Travel (esp. cruises) Coordinator 623-566-1572 Vacant - Photographer
Ted Rees – Membership Secretary 623-465-7337 Kevin Harris - Webmaster 480-789-0612
Kay Nye - Bridge Editor 623-974-9258 Gary Kains - Fix-It Guys Coordinator 480-835-6060
Cheryl Wiley - Scholarship Foundation Chair 623-512-1634

*Directors have a three-year term, staggered to have two new directors per year.

Officers have a two-year term.

†Barbara Rippstein, who was already a director, is serving out Shirley Krieger's term because she has to spend more time dealing with a changed family medical situation.


Honeywell Retiree Social Club (HRSC) is a social organization in Arizona for Honeywell International, Inc. retirees. This organization will be open without regard to prior class of employment, race, creed, sex or geographical residence.

HRSC will provide activities, programs (such as Fix-It Guys and Scholarship Program) and projects of interest to retirees and spouses. It will facilitate effective communications between members, other Honeywell retiree clubs and Honeywell International, Inc. It will provide opportunities to renew acquaintances and promote fellowship among retirees, and will assist retirees in maintaining and enhancing the image of Honeywell International, Inc., in the eyes of the public.

Any comments or claims made within the publication are solely the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily express the views of Honeywell Inc. or the directors, officers, staff, or members of the Honeywell Retiree Social Club (HRSC) of Arizona.

From the Editor

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In an effort to keep our members informed about the COVID vaccine, we are providing the links on where to go for the latest information and to schedule an appointment. Click on the links below to receive information at both the state and county levels. For the State of Arizona information and to schedule an appointment, visit For information at the Maricopa County- level, go to 19-Vaccine.

The vaccine criteria and locations for both of these venues are frequently being updated so, if you have not scheduled your appointment yet and/or have been unable to schedule your appointment, keep checking on a regular basis.


When mailing items to the HRSC treasurer, please ensure that you address the envelope using the full name of the club, i.e. Honeywell Retiree Social Club, so it goes to the proper location. Some people just put HRSC on the envelope and it ends up in HR which slows down the process.


 Please review your membership information to ensure that it is current and accurate. In  the April   Bridge we will be including a list of those members who agreed to release their E-mail addresses for the HRSC Bridge Newsletter. The consent for this was included on your initial membership application. The email list is NOT available on the website; only HRSC members will receive it. If you do not want your E-mail published in the Bridge and/or your information has changed, please send your updates via E-mail to  or by mail to  the  Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell Inc., 1860 West Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704. All updates for the April Bridge are due no later than Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

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•  A variety of information for members can be found on the HRSC website Just click the menu buttons at the left of most pages.  One of these is a link to the “Event Schedule” so you can review upcoming events that you may be interested in attending.

•  In addition to upcoming events, accessing the above website will also provide additional Honeywell-related information.  Click on the “Useful Links” button, then select “Jump to Honeywell Dashboard” at the top of the page.

•  Please address any comments or questions about The Bridge to the editor at the HRSC email address or Honeywell Retiree Social Club, 1860 W.  Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704. 

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Honeywell Clubs Fix-It Guys Program

Sponsored by the Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell-Garrett and Aero Activities Retiree Clubs

Gary Kains is the coordinator for the Fix-It-Guys program. Our purpose is to help club members and/or surviving spouses who may need assistance with handyman-type repairs and will appreciate saving some money. Currently there are seven Fix-It- Guys and Gary Kains, the coordinator. If you have such a need, call Gary at (480) 835-6060 to schedule a trip to your home. If you reach voice mail, please leave a message giving your name, phone number, description of the job, and nearest cross streets. We will get back with you to schedule a visit. We provide the labor at no cost to you, and you furnish the cost of the materials.

You don't have to be a contractor-level kind of handyman—just generally handy around the house. Some of you may have special skills (Computer/Plumbing/Electrical/Drywall?) that can significantly help our members in need, and you will be reimbursed for your travel. Why not try it? Please call Gary Kains, (480-835-6060) if interested. We would love to talk with you!

The table below lists our current Fix-It Guys Team.

Thanks guys—for all that you do!

East Valley
Bob Davenport Frank Holman Stu Mitnik

North Valley
Bob Farney
Lee Rippstein Dan Schott Paul Wiley

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Scholarship Foundation

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"For each The Bridge petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way - good health, good luck

and happiness - for today and every day.” Irish Blessing

The Bridge The Scholarship Board hopes everyone is continuing to stay safe, healthy and socially distanced. We also hope those who are eligible have been able to get their vaccine. It’s unbelievable to think it’s been over a year since this pandemic started! Hopefully, we will all be able to see each another before you know it.

Our application process opened on December 1 and the applications are starting to arrive! We have a new e-mail address dedicated to receiving all applications. Thanks to Kevin Harris for setting this up for us and for keeping all our documents updated on our website! Please make sure you visit our website at and click on the Scholarship tab on the left to ensure your student has the newest application. Also, please instruct your student to fill out the application completely and correctly in order for it to be considered.

April 1st is the deadline for application submission this academic year so be sure you get our information to your student in a timely manner.

Here are the criteria for the relative and student in order to be eligible.

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    Member must be 50+ years of age, a member of the Honeywell Retiree Social Club or Honeywell-Garrett Retiree Club with dues urrent.

    •  Student must be your descendant (children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and/or great-great grandchildren)

    •  Student must be currently enrolled at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or the University of Arizona as either an undergraduate or graduate student?

    •  Student must have a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or better.

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If you can answer YES to all of the previous questions, then your college student is eligible for a scholarship from the Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation. This means FREE MONEY $$$ for your student to aid them with their college expenses, help them achieve their goals in life and become productive members of the community and society. These funds are available to our students through the generous contributions of our retiree club members and Honeywell. The scholarships usually range in value from $500-$1,500 per academic year, depending on total donations.

  • The Scholarship Program is qualified as a 501(c)(3) so donations should be tax deductible on your state and federal returns (check with your tax advisor).
  • We live in a global economy.  The ability of the United States to maintain its leadership role in the world, and the resulting benefits which accrue to us as citizens, demand an educated workforce as well as educated citizens and voters.
  • Supporting education by donating to scholarships is in your own interest!  When you donate money to our scholarship fund, think of it as paying it forward by investing in a student’s future.
  • By helping someone afford a college education, you are raising their salary potential and hence the tax base. This is a good thing for everyone - better roads, better schools, better teachers, more doctors just to name a few.
  • Successful, well run communities attract more investment. Not to mention more folks with jobs paying into Social Security and Medicare which is something all retirees are interested in preserving.
  • Giving makes you feel good, strengthens personal values and shows your children and grandchildren what you care about.
  • Best of all, giving to the Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation means every cent is used for scholarships.

Please review your charitable contributions and consider adding this Scholarship Program to your list of worthy causes.

If you would like to donate at any time throughout the year, please make your check payable to:  Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation.

You can mail your check, together with the form below to either of:

Mary Harris
Doug Metzger
Scholarship Foundation Treasurer
Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell, Inc.
1860 Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704
HRSC Treasurer
Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell, Inc.
1860 Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704

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This section, which is intended to highlight past scholarship recipients and their stories after graduating from college, needs input from you!  If you have a family member who has received our scholarship money and has graduated, please send them the Where Are They Now? form (located in the Scholarship Section at to Cheryl Wiley at  We appreciate your help!

If you have any questions; you can find information about our Scholarships on the website at  Click on the SCHOLARSHIPS tab which can be found on the left side of the page. Our Foundation Board members are also happy to help.

Board Member
General Questions
Cheryl Wiley, Chair
Application Questions
Frank Holman
Contact for ASU - Arizona State University
Brian Unsworth
Contact for UA - University of Arizona
Paul Christopherson
Contact for NAU - Northern Arizona University
Cheryl Wiley
Mary Harris, Treasurer

Virtual Tour Title

As Mary mentioned in the President’s Perspective, the HRSC Board is exploring new avenues for things to do to replace the events that have been canceled for 2020. One of the options we discussed and researched are virtual tours. We discovered that there were many to choose from on the internet that we thought would be both interesting and enjoyable for our members.

The majority of the events we researched are available on YouTube but some were also available on other venues such as Facebook and Instagram. Although there are many options to choose from, we reviewed them on line and chose the ones on YouTube that we thought would be the most interesting.

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This month we will be featuring Taliesin West – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Winter Home in Scottsdale, Arizona. Many of you have already taken advantage of the tours we have offered in the past and we hope that this virtual tour will bring pack some pleasant memories. Please take the opportunity to view the tour and let us know what you think and if it is something that you want us to pursue further. We value our member’s opinions and hope to find something that works for everyone. Please Email your comments and suggestions to Kay Nye at We will continue to explore other virtual tours that sound interesting and entertaining for the April and May Bridge newsletters, then will wind down for the summer months.

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Take a virtual tour of Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home, and gain insight on how the masterful architect was inspired by the desert surroundings. Step into this immersive media platform for a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, including rooms, gardens and walkways. True to Wright’s vision, this immersive experience represents a new way for anybody, anywhere to access the work of the master architect and experience his creations.

Below are the recommended videos to view:

A History of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West/Uniquely Scottsdale – narrated by Stuart Graff, the CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 4241a92bdfab&action=click

Taliesen West Tour - Frank LLoyd Wright's Home - guided tour (51 minutes)


Colorado by Drone

Colorado by Drone

We have a special treat for you this month! In addition to the Odysea Aquarium and Butterfly Wonderland virtual tours, we are also providing a virtual tour entitled Colorado by Drone. These pictures are amazing! This is one of those videos that you don't want to end. Incredible beauty and very well produced. Use full computer screen for better viewing.

Click on the link below to watch video.......

Colorado By Drone from DAVID on Vimeo

Past Events Index

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Presentation: The Commemorative Air Force
HGRC - Dolf Strom 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd. (Presentation at 2pm follows HGRC club business & socializing.)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
Apr 1, 2020
Chicago - Arizona Broadway Theatre
AAC - Kevin Vetter
                                 SOLD OUT

Mar 19 ABT announcement: "The current run of Chicago has been postponed indefinitely." 
Apr 2, 2020
Audubon Center
Rio Solado Audubon Center
AAC - Steve Flood

Was Apr 11, 2020.
Now may be rescheduled or fully canceled.

Picnic HGRC Spring Picnic at Rencenberger Home in Tempe

Was Apr 15, 2020.
Now may be rescheduled or fully canceled.

SW Plane
Southwest Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes


Was Apr 15, 2020.
Now may be rescheduled or fully canceled.

Picnic HRSC-AAC Spring Picnic at Rio Vista Park, 8866 W Thunderbird Rd
HRSC - Mary Barkl
AAC - Larry Bowe

Was Apr 23, 2020.
Now may be rescheduled or fully canceled.

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Presentation: Active Shooter
HGRC - Dolf Strom 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd. (Presentation at 2pm follows HGRC club business & socializing.)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
May 6, 2020
CAP Overview
Central Arizona Project Informational Lecture at CAP Office
AAC - Steve Flood
Was May 13, 2020.
Fire Dept
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HRSC - Kay Nye

September 17, 2020
MIM Bass Musical Instrument Museum
October 3, 2020

HGRC Meeting with speaker TBD
October 7, 2020
(September meeting was canceled too.)

Negotiating Retirement (HGRC)

October 20, 2020

Shamrock Farms
Fall 2020

PXG (Parson's Xtreme Golf) Golf Factory Tour
The last PXG tour included: history of the company, introduction to the product/technology, a talk about the tour staff, viewing of the fitting studio and a walk through the build shop.
Fall 2020
SHip Panama Canal Cruise
HRSC - Barbara Rippstein


November 10, 2020
CAF Thumbnail Commemorative Air Force Museum
AAC - Tom Leard
Only five spots left!
This was on, but masks and social distancing were required.
November 12, 2020
Tovrea Castle Tovrea Castle Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes


November 20, 2020

Christmas Lunch

December 10, 2020

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Upcoming Events Index

Singles Welcome at all Events!

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Acronyms used to denote sponsorship for each event:

HRSC - Honeywell Retiree Social Club (Covers all parts of Honeywell, including GE, Garrett, Sperry, Bull, AlliedSignal, etc.)
HGRC - Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club (Formerly known as Garrett Retirees' Club)
AAC - Aero Activities Club (Formerly known as Sperry Retiree Club)

Regardless of sponsoring organization(s), all events are open to members of all three retiree clubs.

NOTE: HRSC Sponsored programs and events, where payments are required in advance, will provide refunds any time there is no cost to the Club. We will make every effort to provide refunds when requested; however, for some events funds will have been committed by HRSC and will not be refunded.
Sanderson Ford
The Sanderson Village and Museum

May 14, 2021.

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Tovrea Castle
- Keith Hughes

November 4, 2021.


HGRC Canceled

Sponsored by the Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club (HGRC)

All presentations are typically held monthly at 2:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 North Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257. Members of all retiree clubs are welcome.
Per Stu Mitnik, due to the closure of the Scottsdale Senior Center, their monthly Board meetings have been put on hold through January.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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Upcoming Events Preview

These are events lacking a firm date and/or information. They will be moved up above to the Upcoming Events Index when sufficient information is available to create an entry with details of the event that is linked to from the Upcoming Events Index. Currently, links are to each organization's website, where known.

Amazon Fulfilment Center Tours

Amazon now only accept bookings from individuals, not organizations, for groups of no more than 10. If you want to go on one of these tours, follow the link above to register; names and birth dates are required.

Recurring Lunches

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Lunch Buffet

Honeywell IAC Ole Timers
Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet,
10030 N Metro Pkwy E
(Second Monday of March, second Tuesday of June, second Wednesday of September, second Thursday of December)
All at 11:15 AM

Contact: Mary Barkl
Monday March 8, 2021 - canceled
Tuesday June 8 - hoping for the best
Wednesday September 8 - we are out of the woods
Thursday December 9 - hope to see all of you

Bull Old-Timers Lunch Bunch
(Third week of month. First 4 months Tue; second 4 Wed; third 4 Thu.)
All at 11:30 AM
The Old Country Buffet has closed. The Old Timers luncheons have been put on hold until a new location is found for the future luncheons.
The Bridge Contact: Bob Hetrick
(The following are subject to a new location being found and to the Coronavirus situation.

Tue April 20
Wed May 19
Wed June 16
Wed Jul 21
Wed Aug 18
Thu Sep 16
Thu Oct 21
Thu Nov 18
Thu Dec 16

The Honey-Bunch-Lunchers
Golden Corral, 5679 W Northern Ave
(First Tuesday of each month)
All at 11:30 AM
Contact: Alfred Brenneise
Canceled until further notice.

Dates will be provided as they become available.

See photos and list of attendees (last photo) from the December 13, 2018 Honeywell IAC Ole Timers Lunch.
See photos from the September 11, 2019 Honeywell IAC Ole Timers Lunch.
List of Attendees.
See photos from the December 11, 2019 Honeywell IAC Ole Timers Lunch.
See Archives for photos from earlier lunches back to 2014.
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Reports & Photos of Past Events

(Approximately one year of past events is shown to give an idea of the extent of club activities. Some have reports and photos.)

See back numbers of The Bridge in Archives for more details of these and older past events.

Arizona Broadway Theatre

 AAC - Kevin Vetter

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:00 pm


Mar 19 ABT announcement: "The current run of Chicago has been postponed indefinitely."


Location:           77th Avenue & Paradise LaneTheatrical

Dining Time:     12:00 PM
Curtain Time:      2:00 PM

Set amidst the decade of the roaring twenties, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and wannabe nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media, and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, and hires the slickest criminal lawyer in town to transform her crime into a barrage of sensational headlines. Filled with greed, corruption, exploitation and one show-stopping hit after another, Chicago is sure to give you the old “Razzle Dazzle!”

Sponsored by the Aero Activities Club

Rio Solado Audubon Center
AAC - Steve Flood

Was Saturday, April 11, 2020, 10:00 am


May be rescheduled or fully canceled.

Nina Pulliam Salado Audubon Center
3131 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 


Morning Guided Bird Walks

• One hour: 8:00 - 9:00 AM

• Walk through Rio Salado habitat area

• Bring water, binoculars, and sunscreen.

• Loaner binoculars are available upon request.

• No admission fee and no reservation required

Bird walk participants will need to meet their Audubon volunteer bird guide inside the Nina Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center. Please arrive at least 5-10 minutes prior to the 8 AM departure time. Restroom facilities will be available for use at the Center. 

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Flood at 602-717-0990 or via E-mail at

Sponsored by the Aero Activities Club.

Southwest Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour

 AAC - Keith Hughes

Was Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:00 am


May be rescheduled or fully canceled

 SW Plane

Several members have requested this tour again so here goes. This is a unique opportunity to tour Southwest Airlines Maintenance Facility at Sky Harbor Airport. You may be able to walk through an aircraft and sit in the cockpit then tour the maintenance and operation areas in a two hour guided tour. You will find out why the first aircraft were painted those colors, how the fit an aircraft that is too big into the hanger and maybe debate the correct part numbers of the APS we see in the stores. Last year we sat in an aircraft only 5 flight hours old and not yet entered service. Yes it had the new aircraft smell. This free tour is planned for Wednesday, April 15, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. but names of all attendees are required in advance for security purposes. This will be our fourth tour and spaces fill quickly. I have to limit the group to 40 for practical reasons.


To register send the full names of all in your party to Keith Hughes at or call 623-825-5243 for details.

Sponsored by the Aero Activities Club.

Spring Potluck Picnic

HRSC - Mary Barkl

AAC - Larry Bowe

Was Wednesday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 am


May be rescheduled or fully canceled


Location:  Rio Vista Park, 8866 West Thunderbird Road, Peoria, AZ
Ramada:  4-5
Time:  11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Lunch:  Served around 11:30 A.M.
Prizes:  50/25/25 drawing
Coordinator:  Mary Barkl for HRSC

Please contact Mary at 480-580-5585 or by email at

HRSC and AAC will provide free hamburgers, free brats and rolls, free coffee and water, along with plates, utensils, condiments, etc.

Attendees are urged to bring a covered dish to share, their favorite recipes, hot casseroles, baked beans, salads, along with desserts.If you are unable to bring a dish to share, a $5.00 contribution would be appreciated.

You may bring your own beer (we have a beer permit) or soft drinks.

Absolutely NO glass containers in the park!

We will have a book exchange or you can purchase a book for $1.00.

Two winners in Our Raffle - 50/25/25

(One ticket for $1.00 or seven tickets for $5.00)

Please contact Mary Barkl at the above phone number if you are interested in attending, or if you have any additional questions about the picnic. The information will be used just to get a head count of those interested—no commitment or cost at this time. If Mary is not available, leave a message with the number of attendees. Guests are welcome! 

We will be collectng canned goods for the Desert Mission Food Bank. If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please bring two cans of food.

Sponsored jointly by the Honeywell Retiree Social Ciub and the Aero Activities Club

Central Arizona Project Informational Lecture
at CAP Office

AAC - Steve Flood

Was Wednesday May 13, 2020

(Status as of March 20)


Presentation topics include:


·     CAP 101

·     Future water supplies for central and southern Arizona

·     Water conservation and environment issues related to the Colorado River

·     Risk of Colorado River shortage and protecting Lake Mead


The lecture will be held at the CAP office located at 23636 N 7th Street from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.


A minimum of 20 people is required—the event may be canceled if the group is less than 20.

Friends and family are welcome!


Please contact Steve Flood for reservations.

602-717-0990 or


What is Central Arizona Project?

A VISION FOR ARIZONAIn the early 20th century, Arizona’s leaders knew the state’s future depended on a water supply that was secure, stable and renewable. They pursued that vision; the result was Central Arizona Project (CAP), a 336-mile system that brings Colorado River water to central and southern Arizona, delivers the state’s single largest renewable water supply and serves 80% of the state’s population.

Sponsored by the Aero Activities Club

Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting