Manitoba Chapter 99s Award Scholarship
May 5, 2010 - At the Manitoba Aviation Council 2010 Conference, Rosella Bjornson awarded a scholarship to Adelinde Grobler.
May 5, 2010 By Carey Fredericks
|Photo by Robert Dearden: Front row(l to r) – Rosella Bjornson and Adelinda Grobler. Back row(l to r) – Manitoba Chapter Members – Bette
Holtman, Lou Milhausen and Cindy Glover, Winnipeg Aviation owner Dan Reeves at the 2010 Manitoba Aviaton Council Conference.
May 5, 2010 – At the Manitoba Aviation Council 2010 Conference, Rosella Bjornson
awarded a scholarship to Adelinde Grobler. The scholarship is named
after Rosella, who was a trail blazer for women in commercial jet
service in North America. Adelinde has a private licence and intends
to use the scholarship towards her night rating. She is currently a
full time student at the University of Winnipeg. At the same time,
she is taking her flight training at Winnipeg Aviation, St. Andrews
Airport. She received $2,000 to apply towards flight training.
The Manitoba Chapter organizes a Poker Derby and undertakes other fund
raising activities to award a flying scholarship each year. The
scholarship fund itself is maintained with The Winnipeg Foundation.
Anyone wishing to donate to the fund will receive a income tax
receipt. Donations may be sent to the : Manitoba Chapter Ninety Nines
Scholarship Fund, c/o The Winnipeg Foundation, 1350 – One Lombard
Place, Winnipeg, Mb R3B 0X3, phone (204) 944-9474 or FAX (204)
942-2987 Website: www.wpgfdn.org