2016 Convention Photos

With the meet and greet underway, the Hotel Blackfoot’s Heritage Banquet Room
begins to fill with attendees and guests

 

An eclectic variety of high quality items line the Live Auction Head Table and one of two flanking
Silent Auction tables

 

Jim Domanski, Jamie and Wayne Cline catch up with Tanya Ursual while the
photographer eyes the Easter candy

On behalf of the Calgary Chapter, Convention Chairman Martin Urquhart welcomes
delegates and guests to Calgary with the promise fun will be had by all.

President Doug Styles presents the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans
Affairs, a Calgary Chapter Award Medal in appreciation of the Minister's
excellent Keynote Address

 

Exhibition Judge George Kush accepting his Calgary Chapter Award Medal 

Convention Chairman Martin Urquhart announcing and awarding display standard medals.
Doug Styles - bronze, Alan Mackenzie - Gold, Don Klancher - Gold, Gary Milne  -Silver and Alan Kerr - Gold 

Martin Urquhart presenting Alan Mackenzie with the Exhibition’s Best of Show Medallion
after presenting Don Klancher with the Best of Theme and Alan Kerr with the Best Canadian Medallions 

Merit Award Recipients - Andrew Smyth - Merit Medal, Alan Mackenzie - 2nd Merit Bar,
Martin Urquhart - 1st Merit Bar 

One of the highlights of the evening. Founding Member Albert Hing, overcome with emotion,
accepts his Gold Badge for Distinguished  Service. In the background,
Don Klancher, whom is obviously enjoying the moment 

Gold Badge for Distinguished Service Award Recipients - Wayne Cline, Don Klancher
and Albert Hing. Three deserving Club members I greatly admire 

Another hightlight of the evening. A gracious Herb Johnson having just been elected a
Honourary Life Member receives his certificate after just re-entered the banquet
room following his unanimous vote 

 The Live auction kicks off with Auctioneer Martin Urquhart calling and ably
assisted by Doug Styles. Jack B will be missed! 

 Saturday’s AACCA Exhibition Display Winners - Doug Styles Militaria Best of Show 2nd Place,
Alan Mackenzie Outstanding Display Best of Show,  1st Place, Alan Kerr Militaria
Best of Show 1st Place, Don Klancher Outstanding Display Best of Show 2