The American Scientific Affiliation
ASA NewsNote December 20, 2016
Advent greetings from the ASA!
As we wind down another calendar year, I am pleased to share with you a number of news items as well as opportunities for you to support the ASA with your year-end giving and Christmas shopping.
Executive Council Election
Today is the last day to cast your vote in the Executive Council election. If you have not already done so, please vote and let your voice be heard.
Submit your Abstract for ASA 2017
Please consider submitting an abstract for presentation at next July's Annual Meeting in Golden, Colorado! See the call for abstracts link here.
Musings of the Director Emeritus
Now fully immersed in retirement, Randy Isaac, Director Emeritus, has free time to enjoy some of his favorite hobbies including blogging for the ASA. Follow this link to his latest blog post.
Virtual Bookstore in Partnership with Christian Book Distributors
We have a brand new partnership with Christian Book Distributors, the largest Christian catalog company in the world. Through our virtual bookstore, you have access to everything on the CBD website and the best part is ASA receives a 10% commission on all CBD online sales. Click here to finish up your Christmas shopping.
Thank you for your ongoing support!
Reaching Our Goals!
Annual Fund and Capital Fund Campaigns
As Christmas approaches, we are most grateful for your outstanding and generous response to our funding campaigns. Gifts and pledges to date are shown in the thermometers above. With your help, we are optimistic that we can reach our goals.Please consider a year-end gift and donate here.
December Gift Memberships
If you are looking for a great gift idea, give a one-year ASA membership to a family member, friend or colleague. For only $20, ASA members can buy a promotional code for a free membership to give to someone. Click here to get your gift now.
Will you be shopping at Amazon? Be sure to start with smile.amazon.com and designate American Scientific as your charitable organization. Amazon will donate .5% of each sale to the ASA.
IRA Charitable Rollover
If your age is over 70 1/2 years, please note that Congress has extended the IRA Contribution Rollover permanently. Take advantage of this great opportunity to make a tax-free withdrawal by donating it to the ASA.
Please consider the tax advantages of a gift of appreciated stocks or mutual funds. We would be glad to accept donations of securities or speak with you about this opportunity.
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