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March 15, 2013
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Legacy takes flight at Silver Springs Airport

At an age when most Americans are relaxing in retirement, Hale and Kay Bennett decided to open an airport. “It isn’t just kids who do things like that,” said Hale, who turns 93 on Sunday, about the visionary project. The couple met while serving on the Carson-Tahoe Hospital (now Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center) board of directors. Kay was a nursing supervisor at the hospital and member of the Carson City Board of Supervisors. She was appointed to represent the city on the hospital board. Hale, retired director of the State Division of Data Processing, was the chairman of the …

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