The following people and organizations have made gifts of $1,001 or greater to Friends of Arlington's Planetarium. At the option of the donor, contributions may be recognized by a display of the donor’s name or corporate affiliation on large plaques, permanently mounted on the wall at the entrance to the planetarium.

Cosmic Friend
(gifts above $50,000)

Preston Caruthers

Galactic Friend
(gifts up to $50,000)


Children’s Fund of Metropolitan Washington

Supernova Friend
(gifts up to $20,000)


Arlington Community Foundation

The Optimist Club of Arlington

Stellar Friend
(gifts up to $10,000)

Alice Monet

General Dynamics IT

Kimsey Foundation

Lee Heights Merchants Association

Marc and Susan Wallace

Ric and Jean Edelman

William Readdy

Planetary Friend
(gifts up to $5,000)

Application Enterprises, Inc.

EADS-North America

John and Jane Bartlett

Molly and Joseph Herman Foundation

Resurrection Lutheran Weekday Preschool

Theresa and Evan Thomas and Family

Cometary Friend

(gifts from $1,001 to $2,500)

Anne Webb

Brigitta Gulya Pari, Esq.

Bob and Theresa Edwards

Candice Wilson

Cassatt's, A Kiwi Cafe

Casual Adventure

Charles and Jeanne Harple

Cobham Analytic Solutions

Dawn Wilson, Keller Williams Realty

Elizabeth Vance

ExxonMobil Corporation

J. Almont Pierce and Lola C. Reinsch

James and Susan Gartner

The Hoagland-Grey Wardle Family

Michele Milden

Neil Inglis

Northern Virginia Astronomy Club

Pam Juhl

Rachel, Cory, Zachary and Harper Capps

Sarah, Emily and Jessica Raman

Sharon Logan

Sherri Stanley

Virginia Geoffrey and John Andelin

Welsh/Plowman Family and Swimming Lizard Books & Designs

Seat Dedication Donors
(gift of $1,000)