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Credits and Thanks

Magnetize.Me of Woodstock, Georgia provided the design, graphics, and operational skills for redesigning AKA’s website.  Direction to and content for them was provided by AKA’s Website Redesign Committee: Jon Burkhardt, Chair, Karen Burkhardt, Daniel Prentice, John Lutter, Phillip Whitaker, Drayton Callison, Mike Mosman, Lindsey Johnson, Gary Mark, and Webmaster Spencer Watson. Comments about the website should be sent to the Committee at . 


Photographs were provided by Jon Burkhardt, Daniel Prentice, Rick Agar, John Lutter, Karen Burkhardt, Dianne Morris, Mark Quirmbach, Tom Wallbank, Laura Brennan Pooler, Karen Mault, John Chilese, Jeremy Wade, Lori S. Robinson, and Chuck Jones.  Special thanks to the Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, Maryland, and to their photographers, Dylan Singleton and Jim Saah for permission to use their photographs.

Our site’s redesign was entirely funded by donations, with contributions from Mike Mosman, Jon Burkhardt, Karen Burkhardt, Christian Baden Powell, Sherman Myers, Darril dela Torre, Jose Sainz, Steve Kline, Judith Imhoff, Daniel Prentice, Bud Root, Robert Schulze, Doug Outlaw, Gary Hinze, Dan Nydegger, Robert Keefer, Chuck Holmes, Brian Bevins, Nelson Borelli, Alexa King, Ralph Pyle, Elizabeth Sollie, Lee Sedgwick, Ben Neptun, Cliff Pennell, Pam Hodges, Cummins Kameeiamoku Mahoe III, Robert Tresente, Bunnie Twidwell, and Wayne Marshall.