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June, 08 2013 - B-17 Hangar Dance Propels Wings Over the Rockies

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Jeff "Boom Boom" Franta with the M&M Girls, Max Barber (center) and Melany Barber The M&M Girls with Jeff Franta, under the B-17 "Flying Fortress" Alexandra Yampolsky, Wings marketing & communications manager, and Spike Smaling Fred and Debbie Jackson, and Norma and Fred Briola (front), with Jody Ketchum and Steve Briola
The hangar was full of planes and plenty of edibles. Jodee Studebaker and Jim Klein Kathy and Greg McCaffrey Troy and Barb Sauers (front), with Jennifer Morrison and Matt Feeney
Rebecca, of Bistro Boys, offers a tasty tidbit to Ken Horwege Megan Quitter (left), with Mike and Nicci Guagliardo Sherri Kerr and Wings curator Matthew Burchette Major Thomas Scheffel, of the Civil Air Patrol, with Wings Over the Rockies COO David Kerr
(l to r): M. Lance Frank, Jeff Franta, Karin Jensen, Ted Hutton, Neal Fisher and Jeffrey Kirby (l to r): Chuck and Violet Hoffman, Jeff Franta, Doug and Jan Teasdale and (back) Matthew Burchette The Carver and Guardado family Pat and Annette Murphy
(l to r): Carolyn MacRossie, Peter Luce, and John and Ellen Barry Milt Kramlick (left) and Bill Fitch Milt Kramlick (left), with Amy Metz and Bill Fitch Representatives and supporters of the Civil Air Patrol
(l to r): Marilyn Olislagers, Cathy Packard, and Tyler and Rachel Packard Gourmet Fine Catering's Kyle offers a tidbit to Brooke Summer and Tom Sandidge Bob Clark (left), with Pam and Carl Hammond Steve and Melanie Wilbur
Steve and Debbie Lucero Heike and Melissa ponder the B-17's propeller. Sally Ronholdt surprised husband Sheldon with a next-day ride on the B-17. Bill Milam (left), with Mary and Dave Kempa
Bill Milam (left), with Mary and Dave Kempa Volunteers Kathy Quick (left) and Carmen Otero help out with the B-17 ground tours. The B-17's bomber/navigator area Volunteer Keith Shaddox (right) and a B-17 visitor
A pilot's-eye view of the B-17 Around 400 guests filled Signature Flight Support's hangar. Tiffany and John McCallick Bob and Sandy Haddad
Nurse Betty and Mark Weigand (l to r): Michelle Tyler, Alice Austin and Hattie Reeves Married 45 years: Johnny and Eileen Barela Neal Fisher (left), with Julie Dugan and Marcus Lucas
Becca Hill (left), with Matthew Burchette and Chris Mitsch (Front, l to r): Phil Maimone, Jaymes Bond and Kathy Quick, with Robert Hay (back, left) and Jack Owens Guests indulged in fabulous food from eight caterers. A delicious cake helped celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Colorado Air National Guard.
The program's opening featured a color guard contingent. David Kerr, Wings Over the Rockies COO Wings Over the Rockies president and CEO, Greg Anderson A model of the proposed second Wings facility to be located at Centennial Airport, focus of the Wingspan capital program
New Wingspan capital supporters (l to r): Bret, Cathy and Tyler Packard Robb and Masako James, new Wingspan members New Wingspan members August and Kathy Geise Trish and Mark VanTine
Kurt and Hattey Carlson Brigadier General Trulan Eyre, commander of the Colorado Air National Guard Chris Cincera and Debbi Foster Micaela Thomas (left) and Andria Thomas
(l to r): Jim Ryken, Wendy Gillen and Eddie Zinner The west doors opened up to the B-17 and a gorgeous Colorado sunset. Guests enjoyed the mountain views and fresh breezes of a perfect June evening. (l to r): Julie Bason, Mike Meader, Robb and Masako James, and David Fetter
The Packards (l to r): Tyler, Rachel, Annie, Cathy and Bret Nicola and Peter Lund Pink Champagne as The Andrews Sisters Greg and Beth Anderson
David and Sherri Kerr Dancing to 1940s swing music Enjoying a sunset dance Peter Ceyellen (left) and Frank Baier
Aviation enthusiasts enjoyed the best of hangar indoor comfort and Colorado outdoor beauty at the B-17 Hangar Dance.      
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