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UTC topic at Kiwanis

UTC Aerospace Systems focuses on aircraft, said Craig Olin, business manager, speaking at the Jamestown Kiwanis meeting. UTC in Jamestown has about 490 employees and helps with complete system management. Cargo is Jamestown UTC's core competency....

 

UTC Aerospace Systems focuses on aircraft, said Craig Olin, business manager, speaking at the Jamestown Kiwanis meeting. UTC in Jamestown has about 490 employees and helps with complete system management. Cargo is Jamestown UTC’s core competency. UTC, in general, helps with all aspects of an aircraft with the exception of engines, Olin said.

One of UTC’s future opportunities is the Lockheed Martin Airship. This airship helps connect cargo to rural or remote areas. One of those areas may be oil fields, Olin said. The airship can land on an open field or even water. It can carry heavy and odd-shaped cargo, even full-sized pay loaders. In addition, the airship also carries passengers similar to a traditional aircraft.

Twenty-seven individuals including three guests attended the March 13 Kiwanis meeting at Quality Inn & Suites.

Clarence Mittleider collected “Happy Dollars” and served as the Kiwanis member spotlight. He and his wife have five children. They live in Fargo. He is involved in his church, specifically with the youth group and choir.

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Events coming up include the Ag Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21, and the Edgewood Senior Living Center meeting at noon on Monday, April

20. No meeting is set for Monday, March 20.

Jamestown Kiwanis’ mission is children. The 40 or so members meet each Monday at Quality Inn & Suites. New members are always welcome. For more information, visit Facebook.com/JamestownKiwanis or email JamestownKiwanis@gmail.com .

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