Dr. Alex Shlanta Astronomical Observatory
Cerro Coso Community College & Foundation Sponsor Astronomical BBQ and Star Party
September 19, 2006
by Alex Shlanta
Cerro Coso Community College and the Cerro Coso Community College Foundation are teaming up to sponsor an Astronomical Barbecue & Star Party. Mark your calendars for this fun-filled fundraiser is a benefit for the "Dr. Alex Shlanta Astronomical Observatory" at Cerro Coso. The fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, October 27 with the barbecue dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the College Library's front lawn and the Star Party beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Observatory. Adjunct faculty member Dr. Alex Shlanta and Interim President of Cerro Coso, Dr. Mary Retterer are both happily anticipating the festivities and holding the poster publicizing the event. "Yesterdaze" a popular local band and the Cerro Coso Band will both be providing musical entertainment during the dinner. Presale tickets are adults: $8.00, children $6.00, and family four-pack $25.00. Tickets are available at Lou's Hallmark, Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce, and the Cerro Coso Business Office.