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Dear CCAS Member/Friend, March 28, 2020
As we are all well aware, the COVID-19 virus has greatly disrupted normal activity, especially as regards gatherings. Many events have been cancelled, from the local level to the international level. CCAS’ activities are no exception. Our special lecture on Monday, March 16th at Barnstable HS by Dr. Jim Gates was cancelled, though he has graciously offered to reschedule in the fall. The Sandwich HS field trip star party at WSO on Thursday the 19th was also cancelled, as was the usual CCAS star party on Saturday, March 21st. More cancellations are expected over the coming months. While regrettable, these cancellations are in the best interest of both the attendees and the public in general.
Any and all future cancellations will be posted both via emails and also on our CCAS website calendar, which is being upgraded and brought up-to-date. We will be adhering to local, state and national advisories as regards gatherings.
I hope all reading this are well and stay so. This pandemic is a community responsibility to deal with, and CCAS will do its part to be a good member of the community.
Jim Lynch, President, CCAS
Our calendar has been updated through April, meaning our upcoming WSO star parties through April were cancelled and our regularly scheduled April DYHS meeting and lecture were also cancelled. However, we are seriously discussing online meetings and lectures for April and beyond, until social distancing is lifted, so please check your calendar and also First Light Lite for news!