The SJAA Board of Directors has released the following statement:
“The SJAA Board Of Directors has dissolved the Observatory Committee and plans to absorb Observatory Fund donations into the club’s General Funds. This ad will be run in the May, June and July Ephemeris seeking input from any donors regarding these plans. If you are a donor and would like to comment, please contact the Board of Directors.”
For additional background information, the following information is from last August’s SJAA Ephemeris. The author is Greg Claytor.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Jose Astronomical Association, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation 501(c)(3), will terminate its effort to obtain or construct an observatory using its Observatory Fund, that it no longer has any plan now or in the future to obtain or construct an observatory and that, without objection, its board of directors will re-direct the clubs Observatory Funds into other acquisitions and/or activities.
If you have contributed to this fund, have knowledge of others who may have contributed to this fund or have any interest at all in this fund, please contact the San Jose Astronomical Association by mail:
San Jose Astronomical Association PO Box 28243 San Jose, CA 95159-8243
Ed. Note: This column will be repeated in the June and July issues of the SJAA Ephemeris but not on the front page.
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