“There were several tours offered at the convention,” Bryce said. “We talked about benefits and the credit union. It was wonderful to tour the city. I got to see the Air and Space Museum.”
In her travels, Bryce has twice visited Shanksville, Pa., to see the site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on 9-11.
“A priest bought an old grain storage building and made it into a chapel,” she said. “It honors the heroes of Flight 93.”
Mike Matlak is currently serving as president of RUAEA and Mario Bregante is the vice president. Member Charles Theiss worked for United Airlines for 44 years before retiring in 2001.
The organization is now preparing for its Christmas banquet, held annually at Charbono’s restaurant in Avon.
“We bring guests and have a great time,” Brabo said. “In the summer, we also have an Indy Racers picnic.”
For more information about Indy Racers, call 487-1997.