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Beak n Wings is proud to honor those members who have shown exceptional service to the organization. These individuals have given of themselves and their time to help us grown into the largest, most dynamic companion bird organization in the KC area.  Our special awards and monthly awards are listed here. A description of the awards is to the right.

Life time members:

Members are awarded a lifetime memberships several different ways.
There are many members who do so much for Beak n Wings.
Wayne Ingold        2003
Jean Blevins           2005
Jennifer Hammett   2006
Linda Engelmann   2007
Kevin Patrick          200
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Member of the year

Members awarded member of the year by their peers (began in 2001) at our yearly Christmas party. They were nominated by receiving one of the certificates we provide through out the year. Member of the year receives a free membership.

Darold Howard - 2001
Melissa Newallis - 2002
Cathy Patrick - 2003
Deloris Deuser - 2004
Wendy Stephens - 2005
Jennifer Hammett - 2006
Bernie Bradley - 2007
Dan Stephens - 2008
Melissa Dainiak - 2008


Medal Of Honor 2010 (President's Award) 

July - Mirand Porterfield & Renita Tilton
August - Dan Stephens & Kathleen McArthur
September - Brian Marks &  Melissa Dainiak
October - Jennifer Clair & Michele Dainiak
November - Larry Klopfel & LiRae Sullins
December - Jennifer Mc Daniel & Charlotte Butler


Member of the month*

Member of the Month 2010

July—Jennifer Clair
August—Renita Tilton
September—Dean Tyson
October—Kathleen McCarther
November—None
December—Joann Hinnerichs

The member of the month is nominated by the other club members and will always be one month behind.


Achievement Award

2007 - Shelly Denham - This is the first time this award has been awarded.

Certificate of Initiative
2008 - Taila Whitely - This is the first time this award has been awarded.

President Award For 2007

Bernie Bradley & Kathleen Siska


Corporate Support Award

2007 - ZuPreem
2008 - ZuPreem

Veterinary Services

2007 - Dr. Mark Romain - Olathe Animal Hospital
2008 - Julie Burge, DVM - Burges Bird Services


Previously Awarded:

Member of the Month

June 2006:                Brenda Osborn
July 2006:                  Patty Weber
August 2006:            Dean Tyson
September 2006:    Teri Harden
October 2006:           Carrie Lewis
November 2006:      Kevin Patrick
December 2006:     No member of the month

Scavenger Hunt:

Member finding the most items or the "free membership", receives a free membership.

Lisa Sopko         2002

Certificates awarded in 2006:

Dean Tyson - Member of the month - 7 meetings in a row - 11 meetings in a row
Brenda Osborn - Member of the month
Jennifer Hammett - 7 meetings in a row - 11 meetings in a row
Patty Weber - Member of the month
Steve Lewis -7 meetings in a row - 11 meetings in a row
Carrie Lewis - 7 meetings in a row - member of the month
Teri Harden - member of the month
Linda Engelmann - 7 meetings in a row
Lisa Sopko - 7 meetings in a row
Dan McCorkindale - 7 meetings in a row
Julie McCorkindale - 7 meetings in a row
Stacy Schrader - 7 meetings in a row - 11 meetings in a row
Kevin Patrick -7 meetings in a row - 11 meetings in a row

Certificates awarded in 2007:

Dean Tyson -  Attendance - Perfect Attendance - Most hours of events
Michele Barrier -  Attendance - R/A Volunteer of the Year - 339.65 hours of events
Bernie Bradley -President Award - Member of the Year
Kathleen Siska - President Award
Cathy O'Rourke - Attendance
Cathy Patrick - Attendance
Shelly Denham - Attendance - Achievement Award
Randy Shirk - 294 hrs of events - Attendance
Janie Shirk - 267.50 hrs of events - Attendance
Joseph Claybrook - Attendance - Perfect Attendance
Cheryl Claybrook - Attendance
Stacy Schrader - Attendance
Grayden Denham - Attendance
Lori Colsten - Attendance
Dan Stephens - Attendance
Melissa Dainiak - Attendance - (along with wife Michelle) Adoptee of the Year
Larry Kloepfel - Foster Home of the Year

Certificates Awarded in 2008

Dean Tyson - Attendance - Perfect Attendance - Most hours of events 421 hours
Michele Barrier - Attendance - R/A Volunteer of the Year
Joann Hinnerichs -R/A Volunteer of the Year
Brian Marks - R/A Volunteer of the Year
Bernie Bradley - Attendance - Perfect Attendance
Melissa John Dainiak - Foster Home of The Year - Attendance - Perfect Attendance - Member of The Year - Event Hours 256
Joseph Claybrook - Attendance
Stacy Schrader - Attendance
Dan Stephens - Attendance - Perfect Attendance - Event Hours 280.5- Member of The Year
Michele Dainiak - Foster Home of The Year - Attendance - Perfect Attendance
Shelley Larvie - President Award
Pam Rasmussen - President Award
LeahAnn Gill - President Award
Kelly Gill - President Award
Stephanie LeMunyon - President Award
David LeMunyon - President Award
Bonnie Fitel - President Award
ZuPreem - Business of The Year - President Award
Taila Whitely - Certificate of Initiative
Julie Burge, DVM - Veterinarian of The Year
Jennifer & Kurt Hammett - Foster Home of The Year


Events - 2006

We had 383.5 recorded hours of attendance at our public events. Out of the 57 members who attended, we had 3 members who reached their 2/3 earned hours and were awarded a free membership.

Dean Tyson - 417 hours
Jennifer Hammett - 330.5 hours
Michele Barrier - 302.5 hours

We would like to thank everyone who came out this year and helped to promote Beak n Wings; and helped with educating other bird owners. Here are a some of our members with the most hours:

Beth Barrier - 247.5 hours, Kurt Hammett 203 hours, Kathleen Siska 137.5 hours, Kevin Patrick 135 hours, Dan Stephens 117 hours, Jo Griffino 109.5 hours, Will Coleman 82.5 hours, Terri Coleman 79.5 hours

Again, thanks to everyone who came out and helped this year.


Events - 2007

We had 445 recorded hours of attendance at our public events (71 days). Out of 86 member volunteers who helped at the events, we had 4 members who reached their 2/3 earned hours and were awarded a free membership.

Dean Tyson - 482 hrs
Michele Barrier - 339.65 hrs
Randy Shirk - 294 hrs
Janie Shirk - 267.50

Total man hours = 4,758.55 = Did you know there are only 8,760 hours a year?

Events - 2008

We had 440 recorded hours of attendance at our public events (61 days of events). Out of 71 member volunteers who helped at the events, we had 3 members who reached their 2/3 earned hours and were awarded a free membership.

Total man hours = 4,037.75


Dean Tyson - 421 hrs
Dan Stephens - 280.5 hrs
Melissa Dainiak - 256 hrs

Attendance

List of members attending seven (7) regular meetings in a row 2007.

Dean Tyson
Cathy Patrick
Shelly Denham
Grayden Denham
Cheryl Claybrook
Joseph Claybrook
Stacy Schrader
Lori Colsten
Cathy O'Rourke
Dan Stephens
Michele Barrier
Melissa Dainaik
Randy Shirk
Janie Shirk


Perfect attendance

List of members attending eleven (11) meetings in a row 2007.

Dean Tyson
Joseph Claybrook

Perfect attendance

List of members attending eleven (11) meetings in a row 2008.

Dean Tyson
Melissa Dainiak
Michele Dainiak
Dan Stephens
Bernie Bradley



 

Awards/Certificates

1) Attendance - Attend seven (7) meetings in a row
2) Great Idea award - If we use your idea, you will receive a certificate
3) Certificate of Achievement - This will vary from person to person
4) Perfect Attendance - Attend eleven (11) regular meetings
5) Member of the year - Voted on by the members. You can only qualify by receiving a certificate throughout the year.
6) Recommend twelve (12) people to join - You get a certificate and your next year membership free.
7) Attend 2/3 of total hours of events we have scheduled for the year (regular meetings NOT included) and receive a free membership (sample. scheduled number hours of events 500, you will need to attend 334 hours of events)
8)President Award - The President of the organization will pick one member to receive this award, based on all the hard work and dedication to Beak n Wings.
9) Vice President of Rescue / Adoption will award the following awards - Foster Home of the Year - Adoptee of the Year - R/A Volunteer of the Year
10) Veterinarian Service - Not limited to Avian Veterinarians
11) Corporate Support - Not limited to only Avian Diets

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