Evergreen Aviation Makes Surprise Visit to EAA
July 3, 2008 — Evergreen International Aviation’s Founder and Chairman Delford M. Smith made a surprise visit to EAA Friday enroute home from Washington, D.C. Smith and members of his corporate leadership and Evergreen Air & Space Museum staff visited EAA President Tom Poberezny to discuss AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 and the concepts behind the AirVenture Museum. The visit culminated with a tour of the museum, which included an explanation of its role in support of EAA’s membership mission.
EAA staff plans a return visit to the Evergreen Air & Space Museum in McMinville Oregon, which gained recognition worldwide for its signature exhibit of the Spruce Goose.
Pictured from left to right:
Melissa Grace, Special Events Director, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum
Blythe Berselli, President, Evergreen International Aviation
Timothy Wahlberg, Chairman of the Board
Brian Bauer, President, Evergreen International Airlines
EAA President Tom Poberezny
Delford M. Smith, Founder and Chairman
Emma Baker, Administrative Intern
Austin Landes, Staff Accountant, Ventures
Juanita Landes, Wife of Austin Landes
Beth Wilson, Membership Director, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum
Michael Hines. President, Evergreen Trade Inc