Monthly Archives: August 2013

Greg Eckes

Hobby Night at Tulare Farmers Market

Last night was hobby night at the Tulare Farmers Market. The TAA was invited to set up a booth and advertise our club. Marvin Demmers, Mike Lopez, Marty and Joyce Ferguson, Ronnie Rios and myself attended. The crowd wasn’t very large but we had a lot of fun anyway. Ronnie was in his element.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Busy Month for the TAA

This month has been really exciting and busy for the TAA.

  • July 30th, the TAA installed an air conditioner in the Astro Physics Center. It was donated by a friend of Tom Logan. MD construction cut a hole in the concrete block wall of the Astro Physics Center and Tom and I installed the air conditioner.
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Greg Eckes

TAA August Star Party at Big Meadows

Last weekend, Aug 3, the TAA had their annual Star Party at Big Meadows. It was for members only and it was a big success. Several members came up just for the night, others stayed the whole weekend. It was great to get out of the valley heat! The temps up at Big Meadows were in the high 70’s during the day and low 40″s at night.… Read the rest

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