Saturday, June 9, 2012
The Silver Spring Civic Building, Great Hall 1,
Veterans Plaza Silver Spring, MD 20910
May 25th, 2012
Pay at the door, use Paypal (see right), or mail payments to
DC-AMS P.O. Box 13557
Silver Spring, MD 20911-3557
9:30 am - Students Arrive and Set-up Science Projects
10:00 am - Reception, Viewing Science Projects, and Mini Science Fair
11:00 am - Luncheon Served
11:45 am - Opening Remarks
12:00 pm - Keynote Speaker
1:00 pm - Science Fair and Scholarship Winner Recognition
1:30 pm - Photos. Meeting Adjourns
Banquet Speaker: NOAA Scientist and Hurricane Hunter, Captain Barry Choy
Captain Choy has flown many missions into Tropical Cyclones in recent years, including a trip into Hurricanes Katrina, Ivan, and Rita. CAPT Choy has over 4500 pilot flight hours and has flown into the eyewall of a hurricane approximately 150 times.
You can now pay the banquet registration cost online using Paypal. Click the "Add to Cart" button below:
The DC-AMS pays for the meals of the invited students and parents ($30.00/person). If you would like to help us defray these costs, mail a check (payable to DC-AMS) to D.C. Chapter, American Meteorological Society, P.O. Box 13557, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20911-3557. You can also donate online using Paypal (click the link below and enter the dollar amount you wish to donate). We appreciate your generosity and thank you!
From the beltway, take the Georgia Ave exit toward Silver Spring. Stay on Georgia Ave (approx. 1 mile) until you reach Wayne Ave. There are several parking garages near the Civic Building that are free on weekends. To get to the closest garage, turn left on Wayne Avenue. The entrance to the garage will be on your left. Exit the garage onto Ellsworth Dr., cross Fenton St, and the Civic building will be on your right. To get to the next closest garage, turn right on Wayne Avenue, then take a left onto Dixon Ave. The entrance to the parking garage is straight ahead. To get to the Civic building, walk back to Wayne Ave, turn left on Georgia Ave and then take a right onto Ellsworth Dr. You will walk about a block and a half down Ellsworth Ave and the Civic Building will be on your right. It is across the street from Fuddruckers and the AMC movie theater. There should be plenty of parking available.