Remember that as a representative of your club, Junior Membership and GFWC we are counting on you to share your thoughts and ideas. There is so much information available for clubs to utilize within our State and National organization. Please take advantage of all that there is to offer and encourage your club’s participation. Together we can and do change lives to better our communities and our world!
ALL CLUB PRESIDENTS SHOULD:
ALL CLUB PRESIDENTS SHOULD:
- Invite State Officers, Chairmen and Nominating Committee members to your club meetings.
- Attend all Meetings/Conventions and report pertinent information back to your club.
- Promote Meeting/Conventions in your newsletters and at club meetings. Make registration forms available to club members in a timely manner.
- Facilitate the completion of end of the year reports.
- Pass along materials.
- Follow-up that your club's taxes have been filed each year.
- Send a copy of club yearbook/directory to Junior Membership Chairman and GFWC Massachusetts headquarters, P.O. Box 679, Sudbury, MA 01776
Every administration promotes fundraising activities on behalf of the Director of Junior Clubs. Monies raised are deposited in the General Fund of the Junior Board Treasury to be used as deemed appropriate or necessary by the Junior Executive Board. Presidents are asked to make club members aware of featured fundraisers and encourage sales. Items are generally sold at all Meetings/Conventions and through the Director or her Assistants while supplies last.
Use the Junior Membership Donation Form to properly send club donations to designated GFWC Massachusetts and GFWC Massachusetts Junior designated charities and scholarships.
Please send only ONE check for the total of all donations entered on the Donation Form. In order for a club to receive credit, donations must be postmarked by December 31. Send Junior Membership Donation Form to Treasurer of Junior Membership.
Raffles at Meetings/Convention
Raffle tickets will be sold at Meetings/Conventions for the chance to win items provided by Junior Clubs and/or Women's Clubs. Junior Membership will use the money to defray costs of travel required of the Director of Junior Clubs. Every club is asked to donate something (details will be in the Call) for each Meeting/Convention. Items should be labeled with club name. Awards may be given to clubs for use of creativity and originality in the donation.
Delegates (voting) at Meetings/Convention
🌻Each Junior club is entitled to one vote for every 10 members in the club. Voting occurs for Junior Membership Officers, and two members of the Nominating Committee at the Annual Convention in the even calendar year. Voting also occurs for GFWC MA Officers at the Annual Convention. Voting may also occur at Meetings/Convention for Resolutions and Bylaws. When completing registration forms, Presidents designate which attending members are to be the voting delegates for their club.
NOTE: No delegate or credential card is required when submitting registrations.
🌻 President Pins: GFWC has a club President pin for sale @ $10.00 per pin. They are available at the GFWC Marketplace www.GFWC.org. Clubs generally arrange to purchase a pin in advance so that the official pin can be presented to the incoming president at the time of installation.
🌻 Membership pins: with the GFWC emblem are available for $5.00 by using the GFWC Marketplace at https://www.gfwc.org/membership/marketplace/.
🌻 GFWC Massachusetts: Other federation items may also be available. For information contact the Fundraising Chairman.