Introduction to Member’s Benefits:

Bonafide members of the Association, who have been members for at least

twenty-four consecutive months, shall enjoy the following benefits, which

shall be funded, where necessary, through direct levying of other members,

and payments shall be made according to a payment schedule specified in

the “Schedule of Benefits”:

1. Child Birth: Each member family shall be visited by the Welfare

Committee and presented with a $100 check along with a goodwill

card on the birth of any child.

2. Graduation: A check for two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) shall be

given to children of members on their graduation from high school and two

hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) for college graduates upon proof of

graduation and proper notification, to be presented to recipients during the

Association meeting in July or August.

3. Official Outing:

A. Each family shall be entitled to a maximum of two official outings per year, (except in the case of bereavement) upon at least a 30-day notice to

members at a general meeting of the House. Such social outings will

require a mandatory attendance of all members. The association shall

endeavor to rally round any active member to provide the needed support

in times of needs such as, ill health, bereavements, marriages etc., which

may be so designated as official outings by the member.

B. Bona-fide member who do not provide a 30-days notice will be allowed to

call the association members as a group to dance with the member at that

event. However, this event will not be mandatory.

4. The requirement for 30 days notice for members to attend any official

outing for a bonafide member may be waived in the event of a

bereavement of a family member for the purpose of a wake-keeping

ceremony; in which case it’s mandatory for all members to attend.

5. Non-bonafide but active members may be allowed to invite members

to their functions during AOB, but however will not be entitled to all the

benefits due to a bonafide member in such cases and the association

Members will not be called as a group to dance with the member at that

event. Such an outing is not considered mandatory on members.

6. Other benefits: Other benefits listed in the Association’s “Schedule of

Benefits” are included here by reference.

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