A big thank you
to everyone that came and supported the various events, without your support they cannot happen (we’ll keep in touch and will send out timely information regarding our next ‘Astronautevent’) we have had some very positive feedback during
and after each event.
Thank you to Walt Cunningham and his wife Dot, without whom there was no event.
Thank you to my
long suffering wife (Bryar) and our two daughters Kirstie and Nikki, thank you for your assistance with everything; it was appreciated even when the stress was beginning to show.
Town Hall, smooth operators from beginning to end, lots of advice, much of it taken on-board. Special thanks to Sunita, Sue and Sofia (thanks to the Lord Mayor and Consort for attending), thank you to all of the staff, security and catering included. The Town
Hall is a great venue, so much history and it can now add an Apollo astronaut to its list of visitors.
Walsall Astronomical Society - I only returned to the fold in recent months, some
familiar faces and many new ones. Thanks to all of the members that attended and supported with special thanks to Carl, Alan and Paul who pulled out all of the stops to keep Walt’s visit a secret and obtaining the Moon rock was fantastic too.
National Space Centre, another smooth operation. Nothing was too much trouble and you planned our visit from beginning to end. Again too many to mention, a very professional team led by Malika, Anu,
Rebeca and Zoe. Like a precision watch.
Village Hotel Walsall, professional set up and a lovely Hotel. Thanks to Nisha, Wedding/Events co-ordinator and to Mike and
the team for making the dinner enjoyable and relaxed.
Professional photo team – thank you James and Karen – quick, patient, professional operation. Brilliant photo backdrop,
although I say it myself, photos produced on time for autographs to be obtained on the night, a great and lasting memento.
We could not do everything on our own so were grateful for
the assistance of Andrew and Julie McDermott (they are old pro’s at it now) and Paul Bradbury. Thanks to Nikki and Chris Lee (stalwart rafflers and astro-teddy promoters) and to table lugger and general furniture re-arranger Ian Arkesden. Thanks also
to Katy for helping out on the trade stand.
Dave and Bel Shayler support appreciated.
Raffle prizes were mostly collected
by Kirstie and kindly donated by: