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ANNOUNCEMENT

FROM PAS BOD CHAIRMAN ENGR. CAMILO DACANAY

This coming July 2016, we shall be having our annual PAS election of New Board of Directors and Officers.

1. For the incumbent, I would encourage that they do express "in writing" their intention to run and serve/participate again "effectively" for our organization. This is in order to give way for interested individuals to be properly introduced in our monthly meeting for the month of June.

2. The same invitation would be extended to all our members w/c will be announced in our website/facebook/forum.

Kindly submit your letter of intent to the undersigned via email milodacanay2002@yahoo.com or pm me at Camilo G. Dacanay on fb as early as possible but not later than' May 31, 2016.

2016 Upcoming and Past PAS Events

2016

June 25 - Monthly Meeting and Lecture at Polytechinc University of the Philippines, Main Campus, Claro M. Recto Hall, Teresa St., Manila from 2 to 5pm. Required pre-registration on or before June 18, 2016. open to PAS members and non-members.

May 7-8   -   Stargazing and Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Observation at BigHandy's Grounds, Tanay, Rizal

April 21-24  -  PAS Goes to Ilocos, a 3day, 2 night tour of Ilocos. Aside from the tours of sights and interests in Ilocos, PAS may observe the peak of the Lyrids meteor shower at a beach on the night of April 22 or 23.

March 9      -   Partial Solar Eclipse Observation at Manila Observatory from 6am to 10am.

February 13-20  - National Astronomy Week Celebration, De La Salle University, Taft and Miriam College High School, katipunan Quezon City

January 23  -  Free PAS lectures 2-5 pm at De la Salle University Taft Avenue, Manila

January 16   -  Search for Comet Catalina at Manila Ovbservatory roofdeck

2015

Dec. 12-13  - PAS Geminids overnight observation at Big Handy's Grounds, Tanay

Nov 28     - PAS Lectures 2-5 pm at Philippine Normal University, Taft Avenue, Manila

Oct. 17 - Regular monthly meeting at Miriam College High School, 2-5 pm

Sept. 29 - "Lecture" at Alejandro Roces Science Tech High School (3pm-5pm)

Sept. 12 - BOD meeting at PAS office, Semicon Bldg. Pasig City

Sept. 5  -  "Lecture" at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela (12pm - 2pm & 3pm-5pm)

August 29    - Monthly meeting and Election of officers at PUP, Sta. Mesa campus

May 30-31   -  ALVIERA BRIGHTSCAPE CAMPFEST, SandBox, Porac, Pampanga.

May 23       -   Guided PAS tour of 150th Anniversary Manila Observatory exhibits

May 16-17  -  Overnight stargazing at Big Handy;s Grounds, Cuyumbay, Tanay

April 23-26  - PAS 3d/2n Trip to Puerto Galera, Mindoro

April 21  -

PAS APRIL MONTHLY MEETING

WHEN - APRIL 21 (Tuesday) 2-4 PM

WHERE - East Asia-FEU Morayta

Details to come. Please pre-register with Hernan Dizon at 09184638951. Note: strict compliance is requested.

March 21 - PAS Regular Monthly Meeting at PUP (Polytechnic University of the Philippines) from 1:30-5:00 PM at PUP Main Campus, Teresa St. Sta. Mesa, Mla to be held at Hyundai AudioVisual Rm, Charlie del Rosario Bldg.

March

February 14-21 - National Astronomy Week. Opening activities/competitions at Oz Bldg, Adamson University, San Marcelino St., Manila. See NAW Poster at Home page and at NAW 2015 page.

January 31 PAS observed the five visible planets - Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Comet Lovejoy at Manila Observatory roofdeck, Ateneo de Manila Univ, Loyola Heights, QC. Overnight observation will start at 6pm January 31Saturday to 5am Sunday February 1. Comet Lovejoy viewing will be once in a lifetime because it will be seen again on Earth after 8000 years.

January 24  - PAS Monthly Meeting at De La Salle University, Taft from 1:30 to 5:00pm held at St. Joseph Building, 5th Flr.

HOW TO BECOME A PAS MEMBER

Your interest in astronomy is your only requirement to become a PAS Member. PAS will teach you all the rest and you will learn from the organization all the how-tos and astronomy info by joining meetings and events. You need not have a telescope of your own.

Short/fast Way to get your PAS ID

1. Pm or email the following info to Membership Chair Victoria Evarretta: Your name, cell number and name of your contact person in case of emergency, date of your PAS membership (for renewals), your clear ID photo, BPI deposit slip of 500p with your name in it (PAS BPI Acct 3081111722).

Besides the above, please accomplish the Membership Form for record and reference (see below):

1. Download Membership form from Members Page at www.philastrosociety.org

2. Email your filled-out form with your ID photo to pasbod@philastrosociety.org.

3. Deposit your 500p initial membership fee to PAS BPI acct 3081111722.

4. Email your scanned deposit slip, filled-out membership form, and ID photo to pasbod@philastrosociety.org.

5. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN JOINING PAS!!!

GOOD NEWS EXCLUSIVELY FOR PAS MEMBERS ONLY

The following are now what you get as a PAS member:

1.  PAS ID

2.  PAS Membership Certificate

3.  PAS button pin

4.  PAS mug

5.  Free participation in all PAS events

6.  By showing your PAS ID, you get the following:

     a. Free entrance to the National Museum Planetarium during their scheduled showings.

      b. 10% discount on Celestron scopes and accessories in all Cutting Edge Stores (valid until June 30, 2016).

      c.  50% discount on your tektites purchase from a tektite collector/supplier. Available during PAS meetings.

       d. 10% discount at Califruits and blooms Flowershop. Order online or call owner Maitz Aquino at 09052354805 or at 09474300940.

       e.  10% discount on your room share at Cafe Paris Hotel at White Beach, Puerto Galera. Please call Diane Melet at 09162503614.

       f.   5% discount at Pizza Volante, Session Road, Baguio City through owner PASer John Nassr.

       g. The Mind Museum

           P950 discounted rate for three (3) Weekday All Day Pass Gift Certificate (originally at P2,250) to all members. A maximum sale of ten (10) All Day Pass Gift Certificate are allowed per person. Promo is only available during booth activation in a PAS gathering."

         h. Mindoro Korea Beach Resort (with swimming pool) at White Beach, Puerto Galera gives 10% discount to their room rates to PAS Members on presentation of their PAS IDs. Please contact Manager Alvin Consaludo at 09279581010 or at 09202366744 for your discounted room reservation.

        i.  Discounts on your airfares local and international and on your bus fares for your provincial trips nationwide. Call or text Prime Jeram's at 7482490, 09292238205, 09058893378.

        j.  15% discount at Luisa's Lodge at White beach, Oriental Mindoro. Call lodge owner Luisa Mendoza at 09064788567, 9322339705 or 09493985825 if you want to avail of this discount. Their lodge has hot and cold water.

        k. 15% discount to their room rates during the low or peak season at Crown Lodge Beach Hotel, Station 2, Boracay.. Please call Manager Joam Rosal at 09179242930 or at 09075492995 to check room availability and prevailing room rates and to make the reservation if interested. Members need to present their PASers ID on check-in.

        l. 15% discount at Tonglen Beach Resort at Boracay, with swimming pool, 3 min-walk to Station 2 beach. Please call Ivy first at  (63) (36) 2883457/ 2885190; Fax# (63) (36) 2883919; email tonglenresort@yahoo.com; website: www.boracaytonglen.com. Present your PAS IDs on check in.

 

 


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