Active NAR Sections: 217 (+3 overall change since last month)
New Sections – The NAR would like to welcome The Forgottonia Rocketry Group (TFRG) Section #875 out of Macomb, IL, the St. Augustine Rocketeers (StAR) Section #876 out of St. Augustine, FL, and the Rocket McRocketface Club (RMRC) Section #877 out of Staten Island, NY. For more about this Section or to find the closest one to you, visit the NAR Club Locator page.
2020 LAC Newsletter Award – Congratulations to the NAR Headquarters Astromodeling Section (NARHAMS) #139 and Editor, Don Carson, for being selected as this year’s winner! Their bimonthly electronic newsletter, Zog-43, won out over several finalists and brought home the coveted Rockwell Trophy! For more information on the LAC Newsletter Award, including details on how your Section can enter, go to the NAR website.
2020 Website Excellence Awards – Congratulations to the Monroe Astronautical Rocket Society (MARS) Section #136and their webmaster, Bill Clune, for their 1st Place finish! Their website topped the judging criteria and edged out the other three finalists, the Southwest Michigan Association of Spacemodeling Hobbyists (SMASH) Section #500, the Blue Mountain Rocketeers (BMR) Section #615, and the Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Section #308. You can find out more about the Website Excellence Award here.
Section Activities Recognition Award – The Section Activities Committee would like to recognize Pamela Gilmore for her service as the Website Excellence Award manager from its inception in 2010 until 2019. Thank you for your service to the NAR, its Sections, as well as its Members!