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If you are interested in joining us, please send a message using  the “Contact” link. We look forward to hearing from you!

Membership Responsibilities

Active Members have full voting privileges.  To maintain status as an Active Member in good standing, Active Members must:

  • Attend at least six monthly general meetings during the fiscal year, September through May
  • Pay the annual dues on a timely basis
  • Co-Host one general meeting each fiscal year
  • Participate in Church Maintenance once each fiscal year
  • Actively participate in club activities and service projects

Inactive Membership is a temporary status, not to exceed two fiscal years.  To qualify for inactive status, a member must have been active for at least one year immediately prior to this designation.  Inactive Members do not have voting privileges.  Inactive Members must:

  • Pay the annual dues on a timely basis   (Dues for Inactive Members are one half the annual amount of those for Active Members)
  • Co-Host one general meeting each fiscal year
  • Participate in Church Maintenance once each fiscal year

Procedures for New Membership

A prospective member of the Darne Bloomers Garden Club must have attended at least two meetings as a guest before being invited to become a member.

Two Active Members, in good standing, must sponsor each prospective member and explain the above Membership Responsibilities to them. Each sponsor must submit a signed and dated recommendation letter to the Membership Chair, who will present them to the Executive Board for approval at its next monthly meeting.

Sample Recommendation Letter

Date__________

Dear (Membership Chair)

I have described the Membership Responsibilities to _____________________and would like to sponsor her/him for membership into the Darne Bloomers Garden Club.  Her/His address (including zip code and extension), phone number and email address are: ______________________, ____________, and ____________________.

Sincerely,

(Member signature)