Club Constitution - Revised August 2013

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ARTICLE I

NAME: The organization shall be known as the Top O' New Jersey Radio Control Club Inc., chartered under the regulations of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, April 1969 (Charter Number 433), and guided by the rules of the Academy.

ARTICLE II

OBJECTIVE: The objective of the club shall be to provide an organized body for persons interested in the control of fixed wing aircraft by electronic methods. It shall provide a meeting place to regularly discuss problems of common interest and shall strive to maintain a site where activities of interest to the membership may be carried on. Members shall be expected to promote and participate in the activities of the club and the flying and operation of fixed wing aircraft.

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Event Schedule for 2017

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Event Schedule for 2017   

Monthly   Meeting

 

January 19

 

February 16

 

March 16

 

April 20

 

May 18

 

June 15

 

July 20 Hardyston

 

August 17 Reynolds Fld

 

September 21

 

October 19

 

November 16

 

   

Club   Events

Dates

None Scheduled

 

   

Christmas    Party

TBD

Announcements

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The next club meeting is on June 15th at the Andover Senior Center.  

 

There have been a lot of ticks at our fields.

The popular Facebook video advises dousing the parasites in peppermint oil, causing them to float up and away from the skin. "Death to ticks!!" the caption exclaims. Almost a half million viewers have since shared the post, recommending it to their friends and family.

The only problem? The "tip" directly contradicts experts' advice and actually increases the likelihood of contracting tickborne illnesses, like Lyme and Powassan virus.

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"Ticks carry all sorts of diseases," entomologist Dr. Neeta Connally recently told KFGO. "Those are actually salivated into the body when the tick attaches, and so we don't want to agitate the tick in any way that is going to make it salivate more and thereby be more likely to transmit anything." That includes drowning them in peppermint oil, of course.

The Centers for Disease Control also discourages "folklore remedies" like nail polish, petroleum jelly and heat that lift the tick away from the skin. "Your goal is to remove the tick as quickly as possible – not wait for it to detach," the CDC says.

Instead of wasting your essential oils, pull out a pair of fine-tipped tweezers. Grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible, and pull straight up with steady pressure. Then thoroughly clean the bite (and your hands) with rubbing alcohol or soap and water.

To get rid of the pests, put them in a sealed bag or container, or just flush them down the toilet. Of course, if you develop a rash or fever soon afterwards, go to the doctor straight away.

Since the parasites transmit over 10 dangerous diseases to their human (and pet!) hosts, it's important to get immediate care. Early recognition and treatment can decrease the risk of serious complications later on.