2018-2019 Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club


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

Steve Buckhantz
Washington Wizards Sportscaster- JMU Alum
Wednesday, May 22

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.

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


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 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Steve Smith, President

Phil Updike, Vice President
Bill Ney, Treasurer
Leslie Ney, Secretary
Terms ending June 2019

Board Members:
One Year (Term Ends 2019)

Leo Heatwole
Tim Meyers
Bugs Vaughan
Jean Willi

Two Years (Term Ends 2020)

Johnny Garber
Kathy Armentrout
Les Helmuth
John Mauzy

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