[sac-board] Re: FW: Donation

  • From: "Charlie & Anne" <c2h2a2r2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:09:49 -0700

Steve,
Are you referring  to me:
"I'm told by our treasurer the value of the donation is below the threshold 
for tax advantage, so it makes no difference there."?
I don't remember saying anything like that.
Charlie

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve D." <fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, March 23, 2008 5:07 PM
Subject: [sac-board] FW: Donation


>
> Board,
>   Here is a copy of the note I sent to Robert Morris, (not Mason), today. 
> I'll be waiting for his response before I forward our discussion to Sac 
> Forum, if that's ok with you guys.
>  Thanks for your input Friday.
>
> Steve Dodder
> President, Saguaro Astronomy Club
> Director, Stone Haven Observatory
>
> fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> http://www.stargazing.net/Astroman
>
> Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 16:51:23 -0700
> From: president@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Donation
> To: r.r.morris@xxxxxxx
>
> Mr. Morris,
>   I have discussed your generous donation with the Board of Saguaro 
> Astronomy Club.  Unfortunately, it is their feeling this donation is 
> beyond the scope of our club.  Fortunately, in your original note, 
> attached below, you ask if there would be another organization I knew that 
> would be interested.
>   It so happens, there is.  It is my own Stone Haven Observatory, which is 
> where the donation to SAC would have ended up, too.  The usage would be 
> exactly the same, youth groups, scouts, public viewings and real science. 
> It would just be a donation to Stone Haven Observatory instead of SAC. 
> This was suggested by the SAC Board on Friday night.
>   If you're agreeable to donating it to me instead, I'd very much like to 
> receive a quick note from you stating that for the record.  You could just 
> say something like you donate this scope and accessories to Stone Haven 
> Observatory for their use, and we'll take care of it.  Keep a copy for 
> yourself as a record.  I'm told by our treasurer the value of the donation 
> is below the threshold for tax advantage, so it makes no difference there.
>   Thank you very much for this very generous gift!  I'm sure we can do 
> some good with it.
>
> Steve Dodder
> President, Saguaro Astronomy Club
> Director, Stone Haven Observatory
> Visit my website: http://www.stargazing.net/astroman
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
>
> Subject: Telescope Donation
>
> From: Robert <r.r.morris@xxxxxxx>
>
> Date: Tue, March 11, 2008 9:05 am
>
> To: president@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
>
> Greetings Mr. Dodder,
>
>
>
> I have an older model of a refractor and accessories that I
>
> wish to donate.  If your organization or if you are aware of any other
>
> organization or school that would like to have my telescope please advise.
>
>
>
> Thank you for your time and consideration.
>
>
>
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> Best Wishes,
>
> Robert Morris
>
>
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