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Last updated: Nov 25, 2007
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Minnesota Rocketry Network
Alan Estenson, Webmaster

We're pleased to announce the 2011 MASA Holiday Party!

All MASA members, their families and guests are invited to attend.

Please RSVP by posting to the Yahoo list or emailing Carol at Please include the number of people attending and which food item(s) you will be bringing.

Update 9 December:  Expecting 33-35 people.


Saturday, December 10
4:00 - 8:00 PM


The home of Buzz & Kathy McDermott
12003 Isanti St NE
Blaine, MN 55449
(in the area east of Central Ave/Hwy 65 and south of Main St)

From 694:  Take Hwy 65 (Central) north for a bit over 8 miles.  Take a right onto Cloud Dr.  Bear left to stay on Cloud Dr.  Take a left onto Isanti St.

From 35W:  Take Hwy 10 west from 35W.  Take Hwy 65 (Central) north.  Take a right onto Cloud Dr.  Bear left to stay on Cloud Dr.  Take a left onto Isanti St.

[google maps link]


Buzz and Kathy will be providing Bar-B-Q brisket and sausage.

Side dishes, salads and deserts are needed. Please consider bringing something for all to enjoy.

MASA provides beverages (and plates, utensils, etc).

This is an evening of fun, socializing, the wacky gift exchange game, the 2011 MASSY Awards, free door prizes, and much more!
(Read about last year's party)

We've heard that people will be bringing the following food items:
(if you know what you'll be bringing, please let us know and we'll list it here)

  • vegetable tray & drip
  • cookie "salad"
  • a dessert
  • crockpot of BBQ meatballs
  • sugar cookies
  • cheese & cracker tray
  • cheesy potatoes
  • cookies
  • fruit cake bars
  • cheese & sausage tray
  • pasta salad
  • [much undecided]


  • Yourselves and your families
  • A tasty food item to share
  • Your MASA name badge
  • Optional but recommended: A wrapped rocket-related mystery gift item, total value no more than $15, for a fun gift exchange. Do not include identifying information.
    (NO gag gifts, please!)

Door Prizes

Donated by Alan Estenson:

  • Vaughn Brothers "Buzzard" kit
  • Estes "Mini Cobra" kit
  • BMS "Gyroc" kit
  • Semroc "Aerobee Hi" kit (NARCON 2008 commemorative edition)
  • Estes "Orbital Transport" kit
  • Estes "BLU-97B" kit
  • Estes "CATO" rocket
  • Holverson Designs "Tangent" kit
  • Rockets of the World poster

Provided by MASA:

  • Custom "Liberty" kit
  • Estes "Der Red Max" kit
  • Estes "Astron Elliptic II" kit
  • Estes "Hyper Bat" kit
  • Pegasus "Apollo 27 Rocket" plastic model kit
  • Estes C6-5 engines
  • Estes C11-3 engines
  • Estes D12-5 engines
  • hobby knife
  • hobby knife
  • 15-min epoxy
  • Sig-Bond glue
  • Sig Super-Weld glue
  • Medium CA
  • Thick CA

Donated by Hub Hobby Center, Little Canada:

  • Aerotech "IQSY Tomahawk" kit
  • Quest "Courier" kit
  • Semroc "SPEV" kit
  • Estes D12-5 engines
  • Estes "Sky Duster" rtf rocket

Donated by Siruis Rocketry




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