Due to the request from some of our Governors, the deadline for items to be sent to PI HQ for the district shelves in the Heritage Library has been extended to March 15, 2021. Committee Members will be in Macon, GA, soon after that to display the items sent for the Districts’ shelves. We want each district shelf to shine! Need ideas? How about Pilot memorabilia, framed photos of your District’s project or of milestones for your district?
The Committee is making progress on plans for convention, development of the history book, and the organization of the Archives Room.
We are collaborating with President Peggy on plans for the Service Project and will meet again with local representatives to make it happen. As you may remember, the project of providing needed supplies for local schools is similar to the original service project provided for schools by the Pilot Club of Macon, Georgia. We are asking that clubs and individuals contribute $50 to provide supplies for a classroom. You may choose to provide supplies for more than one classroom, of course. We plan to include a list of all classroom service project contributors in the Convention Program. Checks may be sent to PI and earmarked “Service Project.”
Pilot Clubs and individuals are asked to participate in the International Service Project at convention in Atlanta. Through you, our organization is hoping to Touch 1,000 Lives! For each $50 contributed, a teacher in the Bibb County School District will receive a box of needed school supplies.
Also, during the 2021-2022 Pilot year, Pilot Clubs and Districts are encouraged to provide a service project that will Touch 100 Lives. In this effort, Pilot International has developed a document with suggestions for service projects and a template for a press release.
Please save the date of Monday, October 18, 2021. A special luncheon is being planned to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the chartering of Pilot International. It will be held at the historic Terminal Station in Macon, Georgia. This site was chosen because the railroad was the mode of transportation for many Pilots to attend the early conventions in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Remember that Pearl Sparks composed the Code of Ethics while riding a train to convention. More details will be forthcoming…for now, just “Save the Date!”