Alex Tanous Foundation Timeline Of Events

                                             TIMELINE OF EVENTS

 

  ALEX TANOUS FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

 

 

1985  First handwritten document outlines Alex’s wishes for his Foundation

1989  Dr. Tanous becomes ill

1990  While hospitalized, Dr. Tanous with the assistance of his brother Attorney Wakine Tanous Sr., legally put the terms of the organization in perspective

MARCHFirst meeting of the Incorporators of the Alex Tanous Foundation for Scientific Research -  Dr. Tanous, President, names original Board of Directors

JULY 7, 1990 -  Dr. Alex Tanous passed away, Portland, Maine

1991  Administrative coordination of Foundation

Brochure design complete

First Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1992  Foundation’s Archive established/catalogued

Foundation’s Library established/catalogued

Lecture “Creativity of Dr. Alex Tanous” Portland, Maine

Second Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1993  Foundation gains Non-Profit Status 501 3 (c)

Film Series/Discussions, Portland, Maine

Third Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1994  First Annual Newsletter “THE LIGHT” published

Fourth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1995  Foundation votes to conduct Research on the life of Dr. Tanous

Foundation seeks affiliation with related institutions

Fifth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1996  Foundation seeks “Request for Proposals” on study of Dr. Tanous’ life.  Guidelines established, Research Project begins

The Dr. Alexander Tanous Memorial Scholarship Fund is created

Sixth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1997  Research Project completed

Seventh Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1998  Design of Web Site and Educational On-Line Library

Eighth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

1999  Preparations for Fall/Winter 1999/2000 Workshop Series

DREAMS Workshop November 4, 1999  Portland, ME

Ninth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2000  HANDS-ON-HEALING Workshop January 13, 2000  Portland, ME

MIND-AS-BODY, BODY-AS-MIND Workshop March 9, 2000 Portland, ME

Local Cable Television Program on the Foundation June 2, 2000

Preparations for 10th Year Foundation Celebration!

Gifted $10,000.00 to the Maine Cancer Research and Education Foundation

CIRCLE YOUR SOUL Workshop with Dr. Hamilton, November 4, 2000  Portland, ME

Tenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2001  Re-published book Is Your Child Psychic? A Guide for Creative Parents and Teachers (for sale at most on-line bookstores)

Eleventh Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2002  Naming and Grand Opening of The Alex Tanous Research Library located at the Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC

          Granted gift to Cancer Foundation of Maine

          Twelfth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2003 Fundraising Campaign to begin the project of preserving the Historical Records of Dr. Alex Tanous

         Thirteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2004 Creation of digitizing Alex’s Courses with Foundation Introduction

   Launching of new Mission Statement

   Fourteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2005 Creation of Digital Library where people can study Dr. Tanous and others on-line

         Creation of On-line Store

   Celebrating the 15th year with a presentation on Alex at The Rhine Research Center

  Change in By-Laws to allow a non-family member (Tanous) to become President to             the Board

Fifteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2006 Foundation implements goals from Comprehensive Plan: Digitized Music & Art

          Introduced new DVD to add to Online Store

          Discovery Channel Documentary on Alex’s “A Haunting Dark Forest”

          Sixteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting           

2007  New Foundation Brochure

         Rhine Research Center Conference and Presentation by Mark Tanous

         Alex Tanous Memorial was created

         Created a Music & Art Room of Alex’s work on the Web Site

         Seventeenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting           

2008 Alex Tanous Foundation Scholarship Award was created

         Created YouTube Video of the Foundation

         By-Law Change to eliminate the Executive Committee

         Eighteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2009 Republishing of Is Your Child Psychic September 2009

           First Student Award Scholarship Granted August 2009

         Alex Tanous Memorial Site July 2009        

         Nineteenth Annual Board of Directors Meeting

2010 Pioneer Series At Rhine Center, NC March 2010

         Relay For Life Foundation Team  June 2010
         A Celebration Mass for our Founder at The Cathedral July 7, 2010 12:00
         Sea Dogs Night  July 2010

         Second Student Award Scholarship granted
         Tanous Foundation Celebration Mass at The Cathedral  Nov. 2010
         20th Year Anniversary

         Twentieth Annual Board of Directors Meeting May 15, 2010

2011 Third Student Award Scholarship granted

         Anniversary Luncheon May 20, 2011

         Relay For Life Foundation Team June 2011

        Sea Dogs Night July 2011

        Twenty-First Annual Board of Directors Meeting May 20, 2011

2012 Donation granted to ASPR

         Donation granted to Van Buren Secondary School for Scholarship fund

         Fourth Student Award Scholarship granted

         Researcher Cal Cooper publishes articles and lectures on Dr. Alex Tanous in UK

         Twenty-Second Annual Board of Directors Meeting May, 2012