OPERATION LIFESAVER 2

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

old davie school historical museum

third day

"summer camps"

wednesday, june 15, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016  Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made eight presentations to 175 guests. Pictured are campers from Sheridan Hills Christian of Hollywood at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Seven members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society operated five trains on our "New G Scale" layout. Summer Camps were from Kinder Care Academy of Miami Lakes, Tinglewood of Pembroke Pines, Andy Bear Campers of Coral Springs. Each student was given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". Visitors viewed DVD "Tracks Are For Trains, Not for Kids" This was presented for "Summer Campers".

 

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

old davie school historical museum

Second day

"summer camps"

tuesday, june 14, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016  Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made twelve presentations to 239 guests at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Seven members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society operated five trains on our "New G Scale" layout. Summer Camps were from Kinder Care Academy, Pembroke Pines, Northwest Christian, Miami, Discovery Pre School, Coconut Creek, Davie Christian Academy, Davie, Camp Central, LauderdaleLakes, C by Me, Hollywood. Each student was given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". Visitors viewed DVD "Tracks Are For Trains, Not for Kids" This was presented for "Summer Campers".

 

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

old davie school historical museum

first day

"summer camps"

monday, june 13, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016  Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made seven presentations to 117 guests at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Fifteen members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society operated five trains on our "New G Scale" layout. Summer Camps were from Oakland Academy and Amberwood Academy. Each student was given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". Visitors viewed DVD "Tracks Are For Trains, Not for Kids" This was presented for "Summer Campers".

 

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

old davie school historical museum

Train safety week

june 10, 2016

Old Davie School Historical Museum "Train Safety Week June 5 - 11, 2015

Friday, June 10, 2016  Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made four presentations to 70 guests at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Seven members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society operated five trains on our "New G Scale" layout. Each person was provided: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". Visitors viewed DVD "Tracks Are For Trains, Not for Kids" This was presented for "Train Safety Week".

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

pembroke pines charter school

central - campus

Train safety week

june 8, 2016

Pembroke Pines Charter School - Central Campus

Wednesday, June 8, 2016  Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made four presentations to 116 first grade students at Pembroke Pines Charter School - Central Campus. Each person given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". Students viewed DVD "Tracks Are For Trains, Not for Kids" This was presented for "Train Safety Week".

 

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Dr. ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

Viele house old davie school

historical museum

10:00 am - 2:00 PM

may 28, 2016

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

Saturday, May 28, 2016  Paul Perotti and his son Vincent standing by the "New HO Layout" displayed in the Viele House at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Sixteen members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society participated. 

Dr. Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) made five presentations to 119 visitors who were given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Crayons, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains".

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Dr. ken sargeant & nick diorio (csx)

operation lifesaver presentations

plantation historical mesuem

11:00 am - 3:00 PM

aPRIL 9, 2016

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

April 9, 2016 (L-R) Dr. Ken Sargeant (Florida Citrus Model Train Society & Operation LifeSaver Volunteer Instructor) , Nick Diorio (CSX Engineer) standing by the "O" Scale FEC Operation LifeSaver Model Train Display in the Main Hall of the Plantation Historical Museum. Four presentations were given to 45 visitors. Guests were given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Crayons, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD "Tracks Are For Trains" was shown on the large screen TV in the Main Hall throughout the day.

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Dr. ken sargeant & nick diorio (csx)

operation lifesaver presentations

plantation historical mesuem

511 n. fig tree lane

plantation, fl 33317

12:00 noon to 3:00 PM

March 19, 2016

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

March 19, 2016 (L-R) Nick Diorio (CSX Engineer), Dr. Ken Sargeant (President, Florida Citrus Model Train Society)  sitting together in the Main Hall of the Plantation Historical Museum just before an Operation LifeSaver Presentation. Four presentations were given to 67 visitors. Guests were given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Crayons, Key Chain, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD "Tracks Are For Trains" was shown on the large screen TV in the background.

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Dr. ken sargeant & nick diorio (csx)

operation lifesaver presentations

february 27, 2016

pembroke pines charter school

central campus 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

February 27, 2016 (L-R) Nick Diorio (CSX Engineer), Dr. Ken Sargeant (President, Florida Citrus Model Train Society)  standing together by the "N" Scale Layout and Operation LifeSaver Materials just before the start of the Train Show. Also on the stage was a 12 by 6 "G" Scale Layout. Twenty presentations were made to 401 guests. The program was presented in the cafeteria of the Pembroke Pines Charter School - Central Campus. Visitors were given: Activity Books, Pens, Pencils, Bookmarks, Coloring Books, Crayons, Key Chains, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD "Tracks Are For Trains" was shown on the Jumbo Screen.

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last day at the southwest regional library

operation lifesaver presentations

dr. ken sargeant

january 2, 2016

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

January 2, 2016 (L-R) Ed Keisch (Ted the Trainman), Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Presenter) just before the start of a presentation. Ken is the President of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society. This was our Last Day and we had a one day record crowd of 714 visitors. The program was presented in the multipurpose room of the Southwest Regional Library. Visitors were given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Crayons, Key Chains, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD "Tracks Are For Trains" was shown on the Jumbo Screen. Then guests were taken on a tour of our Layouts and got to operate several model trains.

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southwest regional library

ken sargeant & Nick Diorio

operation lifesaver presentations

december 26, 2015

Operation LifeSaver Display & Presentations

December 26, 2015 (L-R) Florida Citrus Model Train Society President Ken Sargeant and Nick Diorio FCMTS member and CSX Locomotive Engineer did 8 Operation LifeSaver presentations to 372 visitors. The program was presented in the Multipurpose room at the Southwest Regional Library. Visitors were given: Activity Book, Pen, Pencil, Bookmark, Coloring Book, Crayons, Key Chains, and Brochure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD "Tracks Are For Trains" was shown on the Jumbo Screen.

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southwest regional library

ken sargeant

operation lifesaver presentations

december 16, 2015

Operation LifeSaver Display

December 16, 2015 Florida Citrus Model Train Society President Ken Sargeant standing by the Operation LifeSaver Display featured at the Southwest Regional Library. A Special Day Time presentation & Evening Activity with parents and children Pajama Party, hot chocolate, and a visit from Santa Claus with a gift. We had a total of 524 visitors setting a new record in the Multipurpose room at the Library. Visitors were given: Activity Book, Coloring Book, Pencils, Key Chains, Bookmarks and brouchure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD shown on the large Screen in the multi-purpose room was "Tracks Are For Trains".

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Parents & Children in Pajamas in the Multipurpose Room at the Southwest Regional Library

southwest regional library

nick diorio & ken sargeant

operation lifesaver display & presentations

november 28, 2015

Operation LifeSaver Display "Grand Opening" Florida Citrus Model Train Society 2015

Novembver 28, 2015 Florida Citrus Model Train Society members Nicholas Diorio and Ken Sargeant standing by the Operation LifeSaver Display featured at the Southwest Regional Library located in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Materials that were provided were: Activity Book, Coloring Book, Crayons, Pens, Pencils, Key Chains, Bookmarks and brouchure "Myths or Realities? Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains". The DVD shown on the large Screen in the multi-purpose room was "Tracks Are For Trains". (Photo by Joe Motes) 14 presentations to 423 guests

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toy train show

nick diorio & ken sargeant

operation lifesaver display

October  3, 2015

Florida Citrus Model Train Society Train Show Pembroke Pines Charter School

October 3, 2015 Florida Citrus Model Train Society member Nicholas Diorio poses with the Nick Diorio and Ken Sargeant Operation LifeSaver Display featured at the Train Show in the cafeteria at Pembroke Pines Charter School Central Campus. Materials that were provided were: Activity Book, Coloring Book,  Crayons, Pen, Pencil, Key Chain, Bookmark and brouchure "Myths or Realities?

Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains" The DVD that was shown on the laptop computer was "Tracks Are For Trains". (Photo by Ken Sargeant)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

september 5, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

September 5, 2015 The week from Tuesday September 1 - 5, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Thirty Five  Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 921 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library. Members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains which are shown in the background. Notice the Crayons and Coloring Books in the little girl's hands. These parents home school their children and are very interested in the Operation LifeSaver curriculum, lesson plans & activities, etc.

(See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 25, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 25, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Seven Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 180 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library located in Davie, Florida. Six members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains which are shown in the background. Notice the Key Chain in the little girl's right hand and the father with the Activity Book, pencil and brochure. (See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 21, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 21, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Seven Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 214 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library located in Davie, Florida. Nine members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains which are shown in the background. (See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 20, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 20, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Eight Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 233 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library located in Davie, Florida. Nine members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains which are shown in the background. (See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 19, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 19, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Ten Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 378 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library located in Davie, Florida. Seven members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains which are shown in the background. (See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 18, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 18, 2015 Ken Sargeant gave Nine Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 261 children and adults at the Young At Art Museum / Library located in Davie, Florida. Nine members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains.

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grand opening

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM / LIBRARY

davie, FLORIDA

august 15, 2015

YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS 2015

August 15, 2015 Grand Opening Young At Art Museum / Library. Ken Sargeant gave Ten Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 362 children and adults. Thirteen members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out materials and operating "G" & "HO " Modular Trains.

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last day

Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

august 8, 2015

101 PRESENTATIONS TO 2,073 VISITORS

& 31 sUMMER CAMPS IN 23 DAYS

August 8, 2015 Parents with children, Ken Sargeant, Jason Ramsey in the Operation LifeSaver Room giving presentations all day at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Eight members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assist by giving out materials and operated "O" & "N " Scale Trains. Did six presentations to 103 visitors.

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Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

just before presentations

july 25, 2015

July 25, 2015 Ken Sargeant just before giving Operation LifeSaver presentations at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Eleven members of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assist by giving out materials and operated "O" & "N " Scale Trains. Did six presentations to 120 visitors.

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Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

just before presentations

july 11, 2015

July 11, 2015 Ken Sargeant just before giving Operation LifeSaver presentations at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members  assist by giving out materials and operated "O" Scale Trains.

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Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

Young Minds Learning Center

of Coconut Creek, florida

june 16, 2015

May 16, 2015 Ken Sargeant before giving Operation LifeSaver presentation at the Old Davie School Historical Museum to the Young Minds Learning Center of Coconut Creek, FL. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members  assist by giving out materials and operated "O" Scale Trains before and after the presentations.

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Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

summer camps

june 8-12, 2015

June 8 - 12, 2015 Ken Sargeant giving Operation LifeSaver presentations to Summer Campers at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members  assisted by giving out materials and running "O" Scale Trains before and after the presentations. Summer camps that participated were: ABC's of Learning Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines, ABC's of Learning Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Education Station, Lighthouse Point, Kindercare Miami Lakes, Miami Lakes, Children's Workshop South, Fort Lauderdale, Calvary Kids, Hollywood, The Learning Center, Sunrise, Children's World Margate, Margate, Pacesetter Academy, Miramar, Early Learning Academy of Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines. Walk-in, Davie, Jule's Tiny Treasures, Dania Beach, Tanglewood Academy, Pembroke Pines, ABC Workship Coral Srings, Coral Springs, Rock Creek Academy, Cooper City, Kids in Motion, Coral Springs, Kindercare Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines, North West Summer Camp, Miami, Davie Christian Academy, Davie, St. Bonaventure Summer Camp, Davie, Whiz Kids South, Lantana, My First Years Preschool, Davie, Kindercare Miami, Miami, Youthland Academy Sunny Seeds, Davie, Chesterbrook Academy, Sunrise, Oakland Academy, Sunrise, Chesterbrook Academy, Pembroke Pines, Hi Tch Kidz Kollege, Pompano Beach, Young Minds Learning Center, Coconut Creek.

 

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Operation LifeSaver room

old davie school historical museum

summer camps

June 8 - 12, 2015

May 26, 2015 Ken Sargeant before giving Operation LifeSaver presentation at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members  assist by giving out materials and run "O" Scale Trains before and after the presentations.

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Operation LifeSaver Presentation

FAIRWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

7850 fAIRWAY BOULEVARD, MIRAMAR, FL 33023

MaY 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 Ken Sargeant before giving Operation LifeSaver presentations at the Old Davie School Historical Museum to students from Fairway Elementary School. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members  assisted by giving out materials to students, teachers & staff and ran "O" Scale Trains during the presentations.

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Operation LifeSaver Presentation

CAREER DAY (kindergarTen)

FOX TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1250 nob hill ROAD, DAVIE, FL 33324

January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 (L-R) Tom Rottenberg, Ken Sargeant, Bill Tessar after giving Operation LifeSaver "Career Day" presentations at Fox Trail Elementary School located in Davie, Florida. Tom Rottenberg and Bill Tessar from The Florida Citrus Model Train Society assisted by giving out Operation LifeSaver materials to teachers & staff and running "G" Scale Trains during the presentations. Dr. Ken Sargeant completed seven Operation LifeSaver Presentations to 232 students and17 teachers & staff. Breakfast was provided for the presentors before the Career Day presentations.

 

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

GREATER hORIZONS acADEMY

OAKLAND PARK, FLORIDA

at the Plantation historical museum

Plantation, fLORIDA 33317

October 23, 2014 (standing in middle) Plantation Historical Museum Staff Member Lauren Bhaggan, Ken Sargeant (Operation LifeSaver Presentor), with some of the 52 students from the Greater Horizons Academy of Oakland Park, Florida

(ages 5 - 12) before the Operation LifeSaver Presentations at the Plantation Historical Museum. (See: PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2014)

 

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OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

american heritage school

(thrid grade students)

at the Plantation historical museum

Plantation, fLORIDA 33317

October 23, 2014 (L-R) Ken Sargeant, John Feeney with students from American Heritage School (3rd graders) before the Second of Four Operation LifeSaver Presentations at the Plantation Historical Museum (See: PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2014)

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FLORIDA CITRUS

MODEL TRAIN SOCIETY 

THE FLORIDA CITRUS

MODEL TRAIN SOCIETY 

IS A NON PROFIT

501 (3) (C) ORGANIZATION

OUR PRESIDENT

Dr. Ken Sargeant

1810 SW 105 Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324

 

Phone: 954-473-6376

Cell: 954-253-0413

Email: Sarge40@aol.com

Website: www.fcmts.org

Want to be a member?

Come have Breakfast with us at the Blue Moon Diner

954-915-3800

See (Breakfast Club)

If you enjoy friendship and model trains come and meet us. We have Breakfast every Monday & Friday morning at 8:00 AM at the Blue Moon Diner, 10076 Griffin Road, Cooper City, FL 33328 (next to McDonalds). Southwest Corner of Palm Avenue & Griffin Road.  We have our own Private Dining Room. Come and enjoy yourself with members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society.

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EVERYLASTING EMBROIDERY

"WHERE WE GET OUR SHIRTS"

 2600 NW 55 COURT SUITE 237

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

954-486-7785

F.C.M.T.S. members (L-R) Bob Balog, Bill Tessar, David Mikelson watching as their Florida Citrus Model Train Society shirts are embroided.

ARUBA'S RESTAURANT

"SARGEANT FAMILY DINNER"

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017  (L-R)  Kris, Kylie, Melissa, Kaiden, Saralyn, Ken, Rick, Karen, Drew, Avery, Zach Sargeant having a "Sargeant Family Dinner" at Aruba's Restaurant located in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL.

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PLANTATION

HISTORICAL MUSEUM

JULY 15, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017 (L-R) Saralyn and Ken Sargeant at the Plantation Historical Museum toward the end of the day. Other Florida Citrus Model Train Society members working  were:  Joe Motes, Bill Nielsen, Don Kneuer, John Michna, Nick Mekich, Bob Balog, John Faso, Bob Brown, Joe Parisini, Peter Colussy, David McClain (13)

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PLANTATION

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE

JULY 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017  Florida Citrus Model Train Society Member Sharon Naile sitting in Joe Parisini's Model A Ford before the Plantation Independence Day Parade. Notice the LOGO on the front door.

"TRANSPORTATION DISPLAY"

PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM 511 FIG TREE LANE PLANTATION, FLORIDA 33317

MARCH 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017 "Transportation Display" at the Plantation Historical Museum. (L-R) Luis Figeroa, John Michna, Nick Mekich, David McClain, Joe Parisini, Bill Nielsen, Bob Brown. Other members participating were: Ken Sargeant, Bill Tessar, Debbie Tessar, Joe Pisciotti, Barry Favre, Frank Atanasio, Debbie Brown, Bob Balog, Judy Balog (16) See: Plantation Historical Musuem February 18, 2017 - October 7, 2017

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PLANTATION HISTORICAL

MUSEUM

CHECK PRESENTATION

 THURSDAY MAY 2, 2017

Thursday, May 2, 2017 (L-R) John Feeney, Ken Sargeant. Mr. John Feeney (Curator, Plantation  Historical Museum) presenting a check from the Plantation Historical Society to Dr. Ken Sargeant (President, Florida Citrus Model Train Society) for their "Model Train Display" and "Participation" at the Plantation Historical Museum's "Trainportation Display. See: Plantation Historical Musuem February 18, 2017 - October 7, 2017

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PINES SENIOR CENTER

 301 NW 103 STREET

PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33026

October 13, 2016  The Florida Citrus Model Train Society were at the Pines Senior Center from October 14, 2016 to April 26, 2017 We had a "Workshop" at this facility and built and repaired our many modular Layouts and model trains. We would like to thank the staff at the Senior Center for giving us the opportunity to  use their facility. "Thank You". 

SOUTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY PEMBROKE PINE, FLORIDA

IN THE MEETING ROOM

JANUARY 5, 2017

Thurssday, January 5, 201 This is what it's all about "Introducing Youngsters to the Model Train Hobby"  This young boy wearing his Operation LifeSaver Engineer Cap is enjoying his visit to the Southwest Regioal Library with his Grandparents.  See (SOUTHWEST REGIOAL LIBRARY 2016 - 2017)  & (PART 2)

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KEN & SARALYN SARGEANT HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

HAPPY 35 TH ANNIVERSARY

FEBRUARY 14, 2016

TARPON BEND RESTURANT

Sunday, February 14, 2016 (L-R) Ken and Saralyn Sargeant celebrated their 35th Wedding Anniversary and Valentine's Day at the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society "Mardi Gras Festival" at the "New River Inn". We had a fantastic lunch at "Tarpon Bend" Resturant. It was a Super Day with a wonderful Wife.(See: AGENDA)

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THE DAY WE DECIDED TO INCORPORATE AS A

NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION MARCH 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 (L-R) Bill Nielsen, Rick Compton, John Faso, Bob Brown, John Michna, Joe Parisini, David Mikelson, Mike Lazzopina, Ken Sargeant, Jason Ramsey, Tom Rottenberg, Steve Kneuer, Frank Atanasio, Joe Pisciotti, Dan McMurtrie, Kieve Ehrlich, Don Kneuer

(See: BREAKFAST CLUB)

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VIELE HOUSE AT THE OLD DAVIE SCHOOL HISTORICAL MUSEUM DAVIE, FLORIDA

MAY 28, 2016

Viele House the Old Davie School Historical Museum

Saturday, May 28, 2016  Paul Perotti and his son Vincent standing by the "New HO Layout" displayed in the Viele House at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. Sixteen members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society took part. 

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YOUNG AT  ART LIBRARY

DAVIE, FLORIDA

AUGUST 29, 2015

Young At Art Museum / Library

August 29, 2015 This Special Young Boy visits us almost ever Saturday attending with his parents is standing by the "G" Scale Layout at the Young At Art Museum / Library in Davie, Florida

(See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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YOUNG AT  ART LIBRARY

DAVIE, FLORIDA

AUGUST 27, 2015

Young At Art Museum / Library

August 27, 2015 A Young Brother and Sister standing by the Florida Citrus Model Train Society "G" Scale Layout in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Young At Art Museum / Library in Davie, Florida

(See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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YOUNG AT  ART LIBRARY

DAVIE, FLORIDA

AUGUST 15, 2015

August 15, 2015 The FLorida Citrus Model Train Society has an emphasis on the entire family especially the younger children. Our goal is to share the traditions and fun of model trains and to provide a reasonable venue for children of all ages to experience the history, traditions and joys of toy trains. (See: YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY 2015)

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OLD DAVIE SCHOOL

HISTORICAL MUSEUM

DAVIE, FLORIDA

JUNE 20, 2015

June 20, 2015 Kylie Sargeant with MTH remote control in hand operating the Amtrak passenger train, blowing horn, ringing bell, controlling speed and smoke volumn. This is what it's all about including the whole family with model trains.

(See: OLD DAVIE SCHOOL HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2015)

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YOUNG AT ART LIBRARY

DAVIE, FLORIDA

FEBRUARY 7, 2013

Young At Art Museum / Library 2013

February 7, 2013 The Florida Citrus Model Train Society President Dr. Ken Sargeant states "This is the reason the Florida Citrus Model Train Society was founded, Kids are the lifeline of our Toy Train Hobby". Youngster in the chair watching the train is Giovanni Curci with his father Joe close behind.

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PLANTATION

HISTORICAL MUSEUM SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

Plantation Historical Museum Septepber 18, 2014

September 18, 2014  Dr. Ken Sargeant operating MTH Genesis Amtrak Locomotive on the "O" Scale Layout at the Plantation Historical Museum located in Plantation, Florida 33317

See: FEENEY'S FOLLIES & PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2014

www.plantation.org/museum/  

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RAILROAD PRAYER

 

Oh Lord, now that I have flagged Thee, lift up my feet from the rough road of life and plant them safely on the deck of the train of salvation. Let me use the safety on the deck of the train of salvation. Let me see the safety lamp know as prudence, join all the couplings in the train with the strong arm of love, let my hand lamp be the Bible. Heavenly Father, keep all the switches closed that lead off to the sidings, especially those with the blind end. Oh Lord, if it be Thy pleasure, have semaphore block along the line show the white light of hope that I may make the run of life without stopping. And Lord, give us the Ten Commandments for a schedule and when I've finish on scheduled time and pulled into the dark station of death, may the superintendent of the Universe say, "Well done thou good and faithful servant, come and sign the payroll and receive the check of eternal hapiness."

 

Anonymous

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE AUTONATION IMAX THEATER

The Museum Of Discovery & Science, the AUTONATION IMAX THEATER and the Florida Citrus Model Train Society presented a "G" Scale Model Train Layout in the Main Lobby and an "O" Scale Layout on the second floor at the Museum from August 24, 2013 to February 24, 2014. Over 74,497 visitors attended with 36 members of the Florida Citrus Train Society volunteering 1,270 days working 5,200 hours. Thank you for the fine opportunity to display our trains.

MUSEUM OF

DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD

VOLUNTEER OF THE QUARTER SPRING 2014

March 12, 2014

The Florida Citrus Model Train Society

Horored as Volunteer of the Quarter Spring 2014

THE MUSEUM OF

DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE AWARD PRESENTED TO THE FLORIDA CITRUS MODEL TRAIN SOCIETY SPRING 2014

VOLUNTEER OF THE QUARTER SPRING 2014

PLAQUE DISPLAYED IN THE 2ND FLOOR OFFICE

OUR SPONSORS

READY TO ROLL

Ready To Roll is a Full Line-Full Service model railroad supply store with 5 operating layouts. Ready To Roll is a must see attraction in South Florida . From Z to G the store is widely known throughout the world. The store carries track, scenery, structures, electrical, tools, engines, rolling stock, a large selection of detail parts, accessories, and scratch building supplies.

Mike Wolf of MTH had confidence that they could get the job done when he asked Ready To Roll to build and design his show room layout located at MTH Headquarters in Maryland. This spectacular layout was featured in March 99’ Classic Toy Trains Issue.

Visit Ready to Roll Train Model Railroad Supplies located at 831 NW 143 Street, Miami Florida 33168 . Visit website: www.readytorolltrains.com 

Ready to Roll February 2014

February 28, 2014 (L-R) John Faso, Bill Tessar, Bill Lucas (Owner of Ready to Roll)

WE SUPPORT

OPERATION LIFESAVER

We support, Operation LifeSaver, which is a national, non-profit education and awareness program dedicated to ending tragic collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad rights of way. Dr. Ken Sargeant  presents the Operation LifeSaver program. Visit the Operation LifeSaver website: www.oli.org    See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

DISCOUNT TRAIN AND HOBBY

"YOUR MODEL RAILROADING HEADQUARTERS"

1061 NE 45 Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

You must meet Rick Basini and have him show you his new store. Visit his Website

www.discount-train.com

Come and have coffee with us

Monday and Friday at 8:00 AM

Blue Moon Diner

10076 Griffin Road

Cooper City, FL 33328 

                        

The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Mug

The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Hat

The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Train

"SHERIFF"

August 14, 2014 Ken "Bubba" Sargeant is "The Sheriff" standing behind the Seminole Creek Police Station with his trusted sidekick Deputy "Dawg" John Feeney at his side. The two are inside the Florida Citrus Model Train Society "G" Scale Layout on display at the Plantation Historical Museum. Notice the mean frown on the Sheriff and Deputy. (that was tough to do with all the laughter around)  (See: PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2014) & (FEENEY'S FOLLIES) www.plantation.org/museum/

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11 TH WHISTLE STOP GATHERING

January 31, 2015 The 11th Whistle Stop Gathering at the residence of Sharon Haile & Joe Parisini by their Christmas Holiday Model Train Display.

See: WHISTLE STOP GATHERINGS or DISPLAYS

DON GLASSER "HO" LAYOUT

March 14, 2014 Don Glasser with his "HO" Layout in his garage. See: DISPLAYS

BILL TESSAR "O" SCALE LAYOUT

February 28, 2014 (L-R) Bill Tessar, Tom Rottenberg, John Faso observing Bill Tessar's Model Train Display. See: DISPLAYS

DON KNEUER CHRISTMAS "G" SCALE LAYOUT

Nov. 29, 2012 Don Kneuer Christmas Holiday

"G" Scale Display in his front carport & yard.

See: DISPLAYS

PAUL GEHRING CHRISTMAS "O" SCALE LAYOUT

Nov. 30, 2012 Paul Gehring stands by his Christmas Layout in his garage. See: DISPLAYS

JOE PARISINI CHRISTMAS LAYOUT

Dec. 4, 2012 Joe Parisini stands by his Christmas Layout in his living room. See: DISPLAYS

JACK RUSSELL "G" SCALE GARDEN RAILWAY

December 11, 2012 (L-R) Tom Rottenberg, Paul Gehring, Tony Balano, David Mikelson, Ken Sargeant, Jack Russell. See: DISPLAYS

WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

PLANTATION, FLORIDA

Dec. 22, 2012 The John Sowden Memorial Fire House Presentation (L-R) Mike Collins, Jan Resmini, Ken Sargeant.

See: WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY

MIRROR LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Dr. Ken Sargeant making Operation LifeSaver Presentation at Mirror Lake Elementary, Plantation, FL. See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

FREEDOMS FOUNDATION AT VALLEY FORGE BROWARTD COUNTY CHAPTER

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

(L-R) Carol Cotton Vice President of Programs, Dr. Ken Sargeant at Operation LifeSaver Presentation for Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge Broward County Chapter at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

PRATT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

CARPENTER AUDITORIUM

PRATT, KANSAS

April 13, 2013 (L-R) Dr. Ken Sargeant, Kurt McAfee, Pratt Community College Athletic Director before Ken's Induction Ceremony into the  Athletic Hall of Fame. See: KEN'S BIOGRAPHY

CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Operation LifeSaver Presentation at Crestview Elementary School, Miami Gardens, Florida (L-R) Lourdes Evagelinos (Career Day Chairman), Adam Vega, Bill Tessar, Ken Sargeant.

See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

FULFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Operation LifeSaver Presentation at Fulford Elementary School, North Miami Beach, Florida. Ken Sargeant giving Presentation to students on Career Day. See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

FOX TRAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Operation LifeSaver Presentation at Fox Trail Elementary School, Davie, Florida. Ken Sargeant giving Presentation to students on Career Day. See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

PEMBROKE PINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

CENTRAL CAMPUS

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Operation LifeSaver Presentation at Pembroke Pines Elementary School - Central Campus, Pembroke Pines, Florida.  Dr. Ken Sargeant and Bill Tesser presenting program to the third grade students on the last day of school.

See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

BOY SCOUT & CUB SCOUT SUMMER CAMP

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

Boy Scout & Cub Scout Summer Camp Operation LifeSaver Presentation on June 12, 2013 at Tree Tops Park in Davie, Florida. The address 2900 SW 100 Avenue (Nob Hill Road), Davie, FL 33328. This is the second year we have presented our program to the scouts. Thanks to our Scoutmaster Tom Rottenberg for setting this up. Operating "G" Scale Model Railroad Trains were featured along with the presentations.

See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

RICK COMPTON DISPLAYS BATES HOTEL

August 13, 2013 Rick Compton proudly displays The Bates Hotel which he constructed and showed to The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members at Kristof's Kafe after our Tuesday Breakfast. See: "G" SCALE LAYOUT

PAUL GEHRING WORKING ON "G" SCALE LAYOUT

AT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

August 19, 2013 First Day setting up "G" Scale Layout in the lobby of the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale. Paul Gehring working on electrical work under the layout. Seems like Paul is having lots of fun. See: MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

GRAND OPENING OF THE GREAT DAYS OF RAIL TRAVEL ON THE FLORIDA EAST COAST RAILWAY

October 9, 2013 Broward County Main Library

5:30 - 7:30 PM Standing (L-R) Robert Ledoux,

Vice President & General Counsel (FEC), Don Robinson, President & CEO for "All Aboard Florida" the upcoming Miami - Orlando high speed rail passenger train service, Professor Seth H Bramson, FEC Historian, Dr. Ken Sargeant, President of The Florida Citrus Model Train Society and Operation LifeSaver presentor. See: MAIN LIBRARY

BROWARD COUNTY MAIN LIBRARY

April 4, 2014 (L-R) Ken Sargeant, John Faso standing in front of the FEC (Florida East Coast Railway) Display on the Second Floor of the Broward County Main Library. The Display was in place from October 1, 2013 to April 4, 2014. Trains were provided by Ken Sargeant and John Faso from their private collection. See: MAIN LIBRARY

The Mercedes Benz of Fort Lauderdale MAD for MODS Gala, the Sequel at the Museum of Discovery & Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

November 16, 2013 (L-R) Joe Cytacki (Vice President of Programs, Life Sciences & Exhibits), Dr. Ken Sargeant (President of FCMTS) in front of the "G" Scale Layout. See: MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

"G" SCALE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD ENGINE NUMBER 5

January 9, 2014 "New" Paint Scheme & Lettering of the Canadian Pacific Railway 2-6-2 Steam Engine NO 5 done by Rick Compton. See: MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE, or 

"G" SCALE LAYOUT

ROBERT FEENEY WITH TELEGRAPH DISPLAY

AT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

January 26, 2014 Robert Feeney in a Florida East Coast Conductors Uniform telegraphing in the Main Lobby of the Museum of Discovery & Science. See: MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE

SPECIAL TRAIN PROGAM FOR FIFTH GRADE BAYVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

TOUR OF THE RAILROAD DISPLAYS

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

TELEGRAPH & MORSE CODE DEMONSTRATION

HENRY FLAGLER FAMILY HISTORY, AND LUNCH

March 17, 2014  (L-R) John Feeney as Henry Morrison Flagler, Cathy Feeney as Mrs. Flagler and Robert Feeney dressed in a Florida East Coast Conductors Uniform. The presentations were given at the Main Library in Fort Lauderdale. See: MAIN LIBRARY

THE FLORIDA CITRUS MODEL TRAIN SOCIETY

CITGO TRUCK WITH L.E.D. LIGHTS

April 4, 2014 John Michna installed L.E.D. lights in the CITGO tanker. See: "G" SCALE LAYOUT.

RICK COMPTON'S

KISSIMMEE RIVER & GULF R.R.

"THE PALMETTO ROUTE" 

May 13, 2014  Rick Compton's New "G" Scale Boxcar he is entering in a contest. Rick has constructed an Engine, Tender, Flatcar with load, Boxcar and a Caboose.

KEN SARGEANT

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

FULFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

May 15, 2014  Ken Sargeant making Operation LifeSaver Presentations on Career Day at Fulford Elementary School in North Miami Beach.

See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

KEN SARGEANT, BILL TESSAR

OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION

CRESTVIEW  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

May 21, 2014  (L-R) Ken Sargeant, Bill Tessar making Operation LifeSaver Presentations on Career Day at Crestview Elementary School in Miami Gardens. See: OPERATION LIFESAVER

RICK COMPTON'S

RIO GRAND R.R.

COMBINE CAR

May 11, 2015  Rick Compton's New "G" Scale Combine Car he is entering in a contest in September 2015. Rick has constructed an Engine, Tender, Combine Car and a Flatcar with a flatbed truck load.