Giving Back

Learn to be an Avionics Tech at Atlantic Technical College

By |2019-10-17T13:43:37+00:00October 14th, 2019|Giving Back|

We are happy to announce that Atlantic Technical College has a new Avionics Systems Technician course available.  It will be offered twice a year in January and August as a 100% classroom and lab-based course.  (See PDF for details.) This is exciting news as the demand for avionics technicians is growing and it is difficult [...]

Egbe School of Nursing Construction Update

By |2019-10-03T16:04:41+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Giving Back|

For the past nine years with the help of churches, missions, individuals, and organizations, Banyan has been leading the revitalization, rebuilding, re-equipping, and staffing of Egbe Hospital in a very rural location in Nigeria. The hospital, maintenance center, and housing portion of the 33-acre mission station are complete, and it has been one year since [...]

ECWA Hospital Egbe Shoe Drive

By |2019-10-03T15:33:41+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Giving Back|

Thank you to everyone who donated and helped promote the Egbe Hospital shoe drive.  Our team collected 300 pairs of shoes that will be shipped in the next container to Nigeria, where they will be delivered to the ECWA Hospital Egbe. Banyan's Shirley Kyle, accounting, Felicia Sharkey, parts, and Priscilla Strickland, accounting, decided to organize [...]

Spring 2017 – Egbe Hospital Update

By |2017-03-30T20:40:40+00:00March 30th, 2017|Giving Back|

For the past 6 years, Banyan has led the way in partnering with organizations, teammates, customers, and individuals in the actual rebuilding, re-equipping and re-staffing of Egbe Hospital in a very rural location in SW Nigeria. In addition to rebuilding 20 houses, a reservoir and installing diesel generators for electricity, a new 12,000 square foot [...]

Campion Crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land

By |2017-01-06T21:55:44+00:00January 6th, 2017|Banyan Life, Giving Back|

Don Campion, president of Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, was recently crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land which means – revitalizer and rebuilder of our village. His spouse, Sueanne, is the Ye Ye Alatunse which means first lady of the community. Campion was honored with this chieftaincy title for his leadership and [...]

Inside the B-17: A Living History Experience

By |2016-10-14T18:10:54+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Giving Back, Pilot Shop|

Inside the B-17: A Living History Experience   On January 21, 2016, Banyan Air Service hosted the Collins Foundation Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Nine O Nine" at FXE. This week, we had the privilege of hosting the Commemorative Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders". These B-17 aircraft were primarily employed by the United States [...]

Egbe Update: Surprises and Growing Support

By |2016-10-14T18:10:56+00:00February 4th, 2015|Giving Back|

As the revitalization of Egbe Hospital in Nigeria forges ahead full steam, it is wonderful to report that we ended 2014 right on target. See the photo of the completed main building and even more exciting the arrival of 15 construction, mechanical and medical missionaries from the USA and Canada offering their service for at [...]

Banyan Provides Gift of Hope Through 4KIDS of South Florida Toy Drive

By |2016-06-30T14:25:22+00:00December 24th, 2014|Banyan Life, FBO Services, Giving Back|

4KIDS of South Florida provides a warm and loving shelter for children who have been orphaned and abandoned. That is why Banyan Air Service chose 4KIDS of South Florida as one of its corporate charities. Teammates contribute funds, volunteer at events and donate to their cause. Every year, Banyan participates in the Gift of Hope [...]

Executives join Banyan in Rebuilding a Hospital in Africa

By |2016-10-14T18:10:58+00:00November 8th, 2013|Giving Back|

Aaron Abbot of Covington Aircraft, Okmulgee, Oklahoma Egbe Update Now in the 3rd year of rebuilding 12 houses, the water supply, the electrical grid and the core buildings of the hospital, Banyan’s president and project leader, Don Campion and his wife Sueanne just returned from another trip to this very rural revitalization project in [...]

Egbe Update – One Doctor for Every 4000 People

By |2017-06-21T19:06:02+00:00September 16th, 2013|Giving Back|

If you had an accident, fell from a palm tree while harvesting coconuts, contracted malaria or were bit by a snake, what does one do if the closest hospital is 3 hours away over horrible roads full of washouts and potholes? The answer to that question is what inspired Banyan's president, Don Campion and his [...]

There’s Spirit at Banyan

By |2017-06-21T19:05:16+00:00April 19th, 2013|Banyan Life, Giving Back|

Banyan's Spirit Committee Representatives plan company-wide events and address company-wide issues. (left to right - 1st row) Dan Torres, Rob Tuttle, Marcela Lizarazo, Kathy Knowles, Jessica Smallacombe, (2nd row) Michelle Barrera, Erica Hernandez, Andy Paolini, (last row) Shirley Kyle, and Chris Oquist. Missing from photo: Pedro Artidiello, Craig Chin and Giselle Nieves. Working [...]

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