Category: Notices

Nominations For Annual Heinlein Society Elections Scheduled For May 2015

Last year, web based voting worked so well that we’re using it again this year. The nominating period for Board members is coming next month; 18 May to 1 June. There are three Board openings that need to be filled. Present board members; Keith Kato, Betsey Wilcox and Herb Gilliland, whose current Board positions are…
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2014 Annual Meeting Materials Posted

Did you miss the Annual Meeting of the Heinlein Society?  You may still review the materials that were presented.  The copy linked in this notice has a little bit more information than previous copies.  2014 Annual Meeting Slides

Instructions for Attending the 2014 Annual Meeting

The Heinlein Society is running its Annual Meeting as a teleconference with online materials for the first time this year.  We will be discussing results of our 2014 work, announce the results of our elections, and briefly talk about our plans for the 2015 year, which officially starts for us September 1st.  While all members are…
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2013 Annual Meeting Minutes Posted

The minutes from The Heinlein Society’s Annual Meeting of the membership held at LoneStarCon3 (WorldCon 71) on September 1, 2013 are posted with this website entry:  THS_2013_AGM_Minutes . These minutes will be reviewed at the 2014 Annual Meeting to be held 9/7/14. (See separate entry with instructions on how to attend the Annual Meeting in 2014).

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF THE HEINLEIN SOCIETY

As required by Article IV, Section 1, of the Bylaws of The Heinlein Society (PDF file at http://www.heinleinsociety.org/bylaws/), the Annual Meeting of the General Membership of The Heinlein Society will convene on Sunday, 7 September 2014, beginning at 1:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time.  If you are in a different time zone, you are encouraged to…
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Announcing: HEINLEIN FOR HEROES

Heinlein For Heroes is a program for placing books, especially Heinlein books, into the hands of active military personnel—particularly those deployed—and into the hands of veterans in veterans’ hospitals. Organizations already exist who identify military commands and hospitals with a declared desire for various kinds of reading material. Science fiction is one category always in…
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Are YOU a COWARD?

Join the Heinlein Society PARTY at LonestarCon. We’re celebrating 50 years of traveling Heinlein’s GLORY ROAD. If you’re going to the World Science Fiction Convention, join us FRIDAY at 8:30 pm (room to be announced), for dragons, goodies, books, quizzes, fun, and SOMETHING that will truly test your mettle! And stop by the Heinlein Society…
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Scott Hann – A Tribute

We’re sorry to have to convey some very sad news. Scott Hann, our blood drive chair, has passed away. On November 7, Scott stopped breathing as was rushed to the hospital. He was put on life support, but remained unconscious. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. With no hope of recovery his family made the…
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Chicago-sf.org Double Star Book Discussion

Chicago-sf.org will be having a book discussion of Double Star by Robert Heinlein September 15, 2012 at 2pm in the Oak Park Public Library. “One minute, down and out actor Lorenzo Smythe was — as usual — in a bar, drinking away his troubles. Then a pilot bought him a drink, and the next thing…
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Annual Meeting Notice

Our by-laws, adopted by the Board of Directors in 2002, and as amended, require that the board conduct an annual general membership meeting each year during the time and at the place of the annual World Science Fiction convention, when held in North America, and when not at a place in North America, at whatever…
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Scholarship Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our two $500 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year – Sarah McGowan and Meagan Nelford-Fracassi. We received a total of 43 applications from students in 13 countries. There were some very good applicants, and it wasn’t easy to narrow the field to just two, but both Sarah…
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Heinlein Society 2012 Scholarship Program

The Heinlein Society is pleased to announce that for the 2012-2013 academic year we will be offering the first of many scholarships. There will be two $500 scholarships awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities majoring in engineering, math, or physical sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry), or in Science Fiction as Literature.

PCA/ACA Heinlein Paper Award

The Heinlein Society is offering a $500 prize for the best Heinlein paper presented at the PCA/ACA (Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association) conference April in Boston. The 42nd Annual PCA/ACA National Conference will be held at the Copley Marriott Hotel in Boston from April 11 to 14, 2012. The Popular Culture Association (“PCA”) with the…
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Elisabeth Weir – Twitter Account Leader

Welcome to Elisabeth Weir who has volunteered to take the lead of the Heinlein Society’s new Twitter account! Elisabeth is a web design and graphics professional, skilled in social media, and Heinlein Society member. Visit her website at weir2X.com. The Heinlein Society’s Twitter account is quite new and still growing. Interesting tidbits about Heinlein, including…
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Scott Hann – New Blood Drive Chair

We’re sorry to have to convey some very sad news. Scott Hann, our Blood Drive Chair, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2012. We are very grateful to Scott for his service in Paying It Forward. He will always be remembered. more… The Heinlein Society welcomes our new Blood Drive Chair, Scott Hann! Scott is…
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2011 10th Annual Membership Meeting

The Heinlein Society’s 10th Annual General Membership Meeting by Keith G. Kato The 10th Annual General Membership Meeting of The Heinlein Society was held at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, on Friday, 19 August 2011, 2:00 PM PDT, in Room D05 of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada 89502-6013,…
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Annual Meeting

Our by-laws, adopted by the Board of Directors in 2002, and as amended, require that the board conduct an annual general membership meeting each year during the time and at the place of the annual World Science Fiction convention, when held in North America, and when not at a place in North America, at whatever…
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