In Announcement

Dear Member,

We are pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting of the members of the Yukon Astronomical Society (RASC Yukon Centre) that is to be held on the 10th of December, 2018 at the Yukon Astronomical Society’s new Astronomy Interpretive Centre, between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm!

Please, note that this will be the first time, after the star party, that we will gather in our own brand new facility, and first ever using of the building for an event!

And to celebrate this and to celebrate our members, we will have a dinner party right after the AGM, right there at the observatory! But don’t worry, our new building has electric heating!

We would also like to extend our invitation to the friends of the Yukon Astronomical Society to come and celebrate together with us!

Please, bring a dish or snacks, salads of your choice and non-alcoholic drinks to share with others, and let’s make this event a great closure of the year! Observations will also be offered from the observatory after the AGM. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be available on-site. The event is child-friendly.

Directions: The RASC Yukon Observatory and Astronomy Interpretive Centre is located just a few minutes walk from the Takhini Hot Pools, at the end of Takhini Hot Springs Road. You find a trail immediately behind the hot pools. Take left direction on that trail, and walk until you see a blue parking lot sign on the left and an information board on the right. Walk up the hill on the trail by the information sign, and you find the observatory. It should be less than 5-10 minutes walk from the Takhini Hot Pools public parking lot.

During the AGM, members will have opportunity to ask questions, move motions and use membership rights to vote to:

– accept the President’s Annual Statement
– accept the Treasurer’s Report
– accept the Annual Financial Statement
– Elect Directors
– Elect National Council Representative

Please, note that only registered members can vote. Both youth and adult members can vote.

Are you keeping your membership in good-standing? You may renew or check your membership status at www.rasc.ca when you login with your username and password.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Yukon Astronomical Society and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Yukon Centre, thank you for joining us in the discovery of the Universe either by attending our programs and bi-weekly workshops, or spending time observing the night sky in fellowship with other members or studying astronomy from your home.

Do you have questions? Please call 250-408-4838 or e-mail to yukonastronomicalsociety@gmail.com,

Together with the Board of Directors, we wish you Clear Skies!

Vikki Zsohar
President, Yukon Astronomical Society
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Yukon Centre

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