2019-2020 Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club


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End of Year gift to support the SVAC.

Or, pay dues & event fees at  PO Box 738, Harrisonburg, VA. 22803-0738

Thanks for a great season!

New members are welcome and encouraged.  An interest in athletics is the only requirement.

Yearly dues are  $40, and $70 for a couple.
Dinner is $20 for members in advance and $24 at the door for members and for guests.

Coach Mike Clark of Bridgewater College
Play by Play Announcer for JMU Dave Thomas
Wednesday August 21st, 2019
Includes JMU and BC cheerleaders
*Coach Cignetti cannot attend, however he will visit in January

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Program  :  

6:00 pm Reception
6:30 pm Welcome and Announcements 
6:40 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Speaker
8:30 pm Adjournment

Location remains at Early’s Katering 2061 Evelyn Byrd Ave, Harrisonburg

(The Terrace At Rocktown)

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 recognizes the lifetime athletic achievements of its members by inductions to the SVAC Honor Roll.  We have honored 27 members onto the Honor Roll since the Club’s inception in 2002, paying tribute to our local sports heroes.

Earl Shirkey              Dean Ehlers              Roy Billhimer           Bill Lam         

Challace McMillin    Jack Arbogast           Mike Ruckman        Jean Willi     

Buddy Comer           Roger Bergey            Larry Pence          Ron Carrier 

Sid Smith                  Bill Loomis                Jim Barnes       Chick Crawford      

Cecil Gilkerson         Bill Phipps              Joseph G. Myers II   Fred B. Pence

Doc Deputy               Mike Schikman          Donnie Fulk               Jim Benson

 Bob Colbert             Dave King                   Mike Clark               Allen Andrick

Curt Dudley


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.


                                                                        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 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Phil Updike              President           2019-2021
Steve Walk               Vice-President  2019-2021
Margee Greenfield  Secretary           2019-2021
                                   Treasurer           2019-2021
Kathy Armentrout     Director                       2020
Johnny Garber           Director                       2020
Les Helmuth               Director                       2020
John Mauzy                Director                       2020
Earl Cox                        Director                       2021
Marilyn Jarrells            Director                      2021
Wade Robinson            Director                      2021
Bugs Vaughan              Director                      2021
Jean Willi                       Director                      2021


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