Ceremony & Christmas Dance, Sun Dec 7, 2014

Stardate 141207, 1130 hrs: Fleet Captain Poison Toocool, Colony Commander for Astaios, presided over a Graduation, Awards & Promotions Ceremony. Several officers and crew received new ranks, or recognition of a job well done. Cadets who had completed their training at Starfleet Academy took the United Federation of Planets Oath, and were presented with their new uniforms and pips.

1200 hrs: The Colony, its ships and crew hosted a lovely Christmas Dance, with music by DJ Jeremy Nightshade.  United Federation Starfleet personnel were joined by many friends on 3rd Rock Grid as well as several hypergrid visitors.  Everyone enjoyed the dance very much and it was voted a rousing success.