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Val Deale – 2019 Edeiken Award Recipient

Val Deale – 2019 Edeiken Award Recipient

It is our great pleasure to send you this letter nominating Val Deale of Kensington, Maryland for AKA’s 2019 Steve Edeiken Award. Val has been involved in kites longer and in more different ways than most of us.  In all his efforts, he has exemplified the key...
2015 – Kathy Goodwind

2015 – Kathy Goodwind

Nomination letter: For nearly 4 decades, this nominee has built a world-wide reputation as a designer, manufacturer and retailer of kites. This nominee first got her introduction to kiting by attending a kite festival in the mid-1970s. Soon after she started making...
2014 – Archie Stewart

2014 – Archie Stewart

Nomination letter:   We would like to nominate Archie Stewart for The Steve Edeiken Memorial Kiteflier of the Year Award. Since retiring from a career in telecommunications, Archie has devoted this phase of his life to introducing kite flying and the joy of...