S-V-A-C Is Back

Next meeting is Wednesday September 15th! 

 SVAC welcomes the Executive Director of the Virginia High School League, Billy Haun!

 

From the SVAC President, Phil Updike:  The SVAC College Basketball Extravaganza is coming October 13th! Our special guests will be Mark Byington and Sean O’Regan from JMU, Melvin Felix and Jenny Posey from EMU, and Steve Enright and Jason Asbel from BC. The format of two 3-coach panels will be hosted by Dave King, Director of Athletics at EMU. In addition, we will have cheerleaders from JMU, BC, and Mary Baldwin University who will serve as greeters and assist with our 50-50 raffle. Also, a member of our club will be inducted into the SVAC Honor Roll on October 13th. Plus another edition of “Who Am I?” and the 50-50 raffle with cash and merchandise prizes. If you have questions or need additional information, contact club secretary Margee at: az2va@msn.com.
 
Events gets underway with a social at 5:45 pm, followed by the formal portion of the meeting getting underway at 6:30 pm. Beer and wine will be available for purchase during the social portion of the meeting.  A delicious buffet dinner will be served by masked staffers from Early Katering Company around 6:45 pm. The location is at 2061 Evelyn Byrd Avenue in Harrisonburg. There is plenty of free on-site parking. If you have guests with mobility issues, drop them off at the door where greeters will assist them. 
 
If you have not been fully vaccinated, please wear a mask. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. 
 
SVAC will not meet in November or December. We plan to return in January of 2022 if it is safe to do so. For those who have been long time members, the club has always taken the month of December off. We hope to schedule meetings in January, February, March, April and May of 2022, before our usual summer break.
 
Thank you all for your continued support of the Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club. Your membership and attendance is important and appreciated. SVAC has a great heritage dating back to 2002!
 
Interest in athletics is the only requirement

 


Pay Online Dues and Dinner Fees Click Here
Or, pay at  PO Box 738, Harrisonburg, VA. 22803-0738


  • Dinner is $21 for members in advance (+1 fee if online) and $24 at the door for members and for guests.
  • Dues for a couple are $70 (+$3 fee if online)
  • Dues for an individual are $40 (+$2 fee if online)

    or download these forms, print and mail with your check
    SVAC Mail-in Membership form


 Join us for our next meeting with a new edition of Who Am I,  presented by VP Steve Walk; and our 50-50 Raffle will be back with a great cash prize.  

Program  :  

5:45 pm Reception/Social (Cash Bar Available)
6:30 pm Welcome
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation
“Who Am I” segment to get to know our members
Announcements 

6:45 pm Buffet Dinner
7:35 pm Introduction of Tonight’s Speaker(s)
7:45pm Featured Speaker(s)
8:15pm Questions from membership
8:30 pm Adjournment


Location remains at Early’s Katering 2061 Evelyn Byrd Ave, Harrisonburg
(The Terrace At Rocktown)|
Upcoming meetings:

October 15th- The Basketball Meeting  JMU, BC, and EMU Basketball with the coaches of both the men’s and women’s teams in separate panels with host, Dave King – AD at EMU.

The SVAC brings people together from throughout the Shenandoah Valley who share a common interest in scholastic, intercollegiate, and professional sports. Dinner meetings are held each month with the date varying depending on the availability of the guest speaker for the month.


Pictures from Frank Beamer’s visit – November 15, 2017


THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY ATHLETIC CLUB  HONOR ROLL
The Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club recognizes the lifetime athletic achievements of its members by inductions to the SVAC Honor Roll.  We have honored 29 members onto the Honor Roll since the Club’s inception in 2002, paying tribute to our local sports heroes.
Allan Andrick Dean Ehlers
Jack Arbogast Donnie Fulk
Jim Barnes Cecil Gilkerson
Jim Benson Joseph G. Myers II
Roger Bergey Dave King
Roy Billhimer Bill Lam
Bobby Brown Bill Loomis
Ron Carrier Challice McMillan
Mike Clark Larry Pence
Bob Colbert Fred B. Pence
Buddy Comer Bill Phipps
Chick Crawford Mike Ruckman
Doc Deputy Mike Schikman
Curt Dudley Earl Shirkey
Jean Willi Sid Smith

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Honor Roll Plaque

While there is no restriction,
the membership will generally
induct two members annually.

Nominations will be reviewed by the
Executive Committee for a final decision.


Presidents

                                                                        SVAC Presidents

From left to right:  Past presidents Allen Andrick, Chip McIntyre, charter president Jim Benson, Bob Colbert and Chick Crawford. Not present Dave King and Brad Chewning

 

Presenting the 2021-2021 Board of Directors

Phil Updike-President 2019-2022
Steve Walk- Vice-President
2019-2022
Margee Greenfield – Secretary
2019-2022
 Maxine Magri, CPA   
2021-2022
   
 
Kathy Armentrout- Director 
2021-2023
Johnny Garber -Director 
2021-2023
Les Helmuth -Director 
2021-2023
John Mauzy -Director 
2022
Jean Willi – Director  2022
 
Earl Cox -Director 
2022
Marilyn Jarrells – Director 
2021-2023
Wade Robinson – Director 
2022
   
   

 

PAST PRESIDENTS
Jim Benson (Charter) 2002-2004
Bob Colbert 2004-2006
Chip McIntyre 2006-2008
Brad Chewning 2008-2010
Chick Crawford 2010-2012
David King 2012-2014
Allen Andrick 2014-2017
Steve Smith 2017-2019