The AAA Marketing Committee hosted a members-only happy hour last week to celebrate the launch of some of the initiatives they’ve been working on over the past few months.
Their key announcements included the launch of:
- The Telescope Loan Program: This program aims to bring amateur astronomy within reach of the public by lending out telescopes for free to libraries. In partnership with the NYPL, the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York aims to cultivate public interest for astronomy and foster a community for telescope viewing, while also raising awareness about light pollution and teaching people how to take better care of our sky. If you’d like to donate to help grow the program, please get in contact with the head of the program and Outreach Committee Chair, Yui Hasegawa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- New merch! You can now purchase AAA merch with the new logo here.
- The Amateur Astronomers Association podcast, AAASky: The club’s podcast is hosted biweekly by our very own Stanley Fertig and Irene Pease! The first two episodes are already live— subscribe, listen, and enjoy!
“We’re really excited about these and future programs,” said Naomi Cosman, Marketing Committee Chair and Member of the Board of Directors, “and the podcast and telescope loan program are only the beginning!”
For any questions or to get involved with the Marketing Committee, please contact Naomi at email@example.com.