Skyscrapers 75th Anniversary Dinner

Happy 75th Anniversary to the most active club in the Northeast.

Brooklyn Skyscrapers at the club’s 75th Anniversary dinner on April 30, 2011.

Yes, the banner is 25 years out-of-date but that’s okay – in 2036 we’ll double it!

Back row: Jean Pailet, Bob Morris, Tom Juell, Mal Maclean, Art Collard, Andrew Barron.

Middle Row: Alan Abriss, Vito Gagliano, Brian Pacelli, Larry Davidson, Carrol Allen, Dave Acton, Ian Hurley, Mike Cook, Don Rousseau.

Seated: Chris Maikisch, Bob Geyer, Bob Hatschek, Leon Shulman, Bob Langelius, Bob Lipori, Tom Fennell. Leon (seated behind banner) started the club 75 years ago.

Gary Fitch AMA District II VP presents the club with an outstanding club service award.

Jean Pailet presents Brian Pacelli with the club's Outstanding Modler of the Year award.

Jean Pailet, Brian Pacelli and Gary Fitch


Leon talks about how he and Sal Taibi started the club in 1936 and the model the club was named for.

Dave Acton, Bob Morris and Carroll Allen in matching outfits. Nobody else got the memo.

Mal Maclean, Jean Pailet and Larry Davidson


A good time was had by all.

Close up of the award presented to the club.

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