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Lawrence D. Bell Aircraft Museum
- The Museum is open Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm thru the summer and
continues to provide tours. Weekday visits are by appointment only.
- Bingo is now the first and third Thursday of the month until December 2nd.
- Christmas Open House Craft Show coming this December 4th.

Rotors Over Mentone 2021

Pictured above is Phil Smith (left), who was the event speaker for the 12th
Annual "Rotors Over Mentone" event's program on Sep 11th. On hand were
American Huey 369 (upper right) and Cleveland Helicopter Services (bottom right)
who both offered rides to the public. The weather was great which allowed
visiting helicopters from the area to attend as well.

Evening Bingo at the Bell Museum on Thursdays, Sep 2nd & Sep 16th

Bingo at the Museum - An Evening Event
Now join us for two nights of bingo a month at the Bell Museum, beginning on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021.
Event starts at 6:00 pm for regular bingo and 5:30 for early birds. Doors open at 4:30 pm.
Cost is $15.00.

Bell Museum Remembers Board Member Linda Cochran

Linda Cochran with family at Rotors (2015)
and with Museum President Tim Croy (2020)

The Bell Aircraft Museum and its supporters were very saddened to learn of the passing
of Linda Cochran on Aug 11th. Linda served as a Board Member and was former secretary
for the Museum. She had helped organize local events including Rotors Over Mentone.
She was a key member of curating and supporting the Mentone Historical Museum. She
was also known for giving tours at each of the museums.

Designated Fund Established for Mentone Historical Museum

In past February, Board Members of the Lawrence D. Bell Aircraft Museum worked
with the Kosciusko County Community Foundation in establishing a new designated
fund, called the Mentone Historical Museum Fund. The fund is to support
activities related to the preservation of Mentone's town history.

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