SPOC 2  FUNDRAISERS
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Thanks to SLAS member Siegfried Jachmann for making Harmons' $25,000.00 donation possible!

(Note that each of the stars seen hanging from the ceiling and on the walls of the Harmons stores were worth $2.00 each to SLAS while the planets were worth $10.00 each.)

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Inside the Harmons 7th East Store, 08 September 2000.

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Inside the Harmons Redwood Road Store, 08 September 2000

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26 August 2000 telescope award ceremony

Several SLAS members and Midvale Harmons store director Mark Meadows (holding the shopping bag) surround telescope winner Taylor Smith.

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Siegfried Jachmann (l) and Mark Meadows with Taylor Smith and his new telescope.

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Taylor Smith peers through his new telescope

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Taylor Smith's thank you letter
 

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Harmons corporate headquarters, 22 September 2000

SLAS Secretary / Treasurer Patrick Wiggins accepts the first Harmons $10,000 donation from Harmons President Dean Petersen as SLAS VP Nate Goodman looks on.

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SLAS meeting, 16 November 2000

SLAS members Kim Hyatt, Bruce Grim, Siegfried Jachmann & Patrick Wiggins accept a $15,000 Harmons donation from Harmons Store Director Mark Meadows (center, in dark shirt).
 

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Thanks to SLAS members Bruce Grim and Patrick Wiggins for making the John Laing Homes' $5,000.00 donation possible!

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SPOC 2 committee principals Siegfried Jachmann, Bruce Grim and Patrick Wiggins chat with John Laing Homes President Bill Richardson prior to the presentation of the check on 20 September 2000.

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SLAS Secretary / Treasurer Patrick Wiggins accepts the John Laing Homes $5,000 donation on behalf of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society.  Other members in the photo are (left to right): Siegfried Jachmann, Erik Hansen, Bruce Grim and
Roger Butz.  (This is the photo used in the Tooele Transcript Bulletin's 21 September 2000 edition.)

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SPOC 2 committee fund raiser Siegfried Jachmann accepts the John Laing Homes $5,000 donation on behalf of the committee.

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SPOC 2 committee fund raiser Siegfried Jachmann and SLAS member Reinhart Bsumek with a copy of the SPOC 2 plans during the 03 October 2000 meeting at Simpson Steel Company.  Model of the observatory in the foreground.  Photo by Boyd McNeil.

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SLAS member and Simpson Steel Company Chairman of the Board Roen Hale (2nd from left) reviews the SPOC 2 plans with SPOC 2 committee members Siegfried Jachmann, Reinhart Bsumek, Patrick Wiggins, Bruce Grim and Roger Butz, 03 October 2000.  Photo by Boyd McNeil.

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SPOC 2 committee chairman Bruce Grim addresses Tooele County Commissions Griffith, Hunsaker and Rockwell on 10 October 2000.  Photo by Boyd McNeil.

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Gary Griffith's grandsons enjoy their first look through a telescope, 11 November 2000.  Photo by Boyd McNeil.

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Gary Griffith and Boyd McNeil with one of the McNeil's scopes as the snow starts to fall, 11 November 2000.  Photo by Colleen McNeil.

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Boyd McNeil and Gary Griffith discussing SPOC 2 building plans, 11 November 2000.  Photo by Colleen McNeil.

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Boyd McNeil presenting Gary Griffith with SPOC 2 blue prints recently completed by Reinhardt Bsumek, 11 November 2000.  Photo by Colleen McNeil.

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Boyd McNeil holds the
$5,000.00 donation check he recently convinced the Tooele County commission to give.  Way to go Boyd!  And thank you commissioners! 06 June 2001.  Photo by Colleen McNeil.

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Envirocare Community Manager Joyce Hogan presents SLAS president Siegfried Jachmann with a
$1,000.00 donation.  Bruce Grim (on the left) and Boyd McNeil (Boyd arranged for the donation) were also present for the presentation.   16 June 2001.  Photo by Colleen McNeil.

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Battelle representatives Pete Siddoway & Fred Burton present SLAS president Siegfried Jachmann with a
$2,000.00 donation as Battelle's Dr. Richard Brewer looks on.  Bruce Grim arranged for the donation.  Kudos to Bruce!   20 February 2002.  Photo by Boyd McNeil.

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