Membership & Dues update

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  • K-RAY news & updates

  • Date: April 2020 | Special Edition | English Edition

  • Welcome to the K-RAY a quarterly message to all club Presidents and Secretaries. In this document we will try to remind you about deadlines approaching and future items of interest.

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New Member Add Fee waived until October 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on communities worldwide. More than ever, kids and communities need Kiwanis. To encourage existing Kiwanis clubs to continue to invite new members, the Kiwanis International Board approved a new member fee waiver to bolster membership and help Kiwanis clubs perform the service needed in the wake of this pandemic and beyond.

APPROVED MOTION BY THE KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL BOARD

That the Kiwanis International Board approves the waiver of the Kiwanis International new member fee for any new members who join existing Kiwanis clubs between April 22, 2020, and September 30, 2020. Further, due to the emergency conditions and resulting effects created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board recommends districts and clubs to also waive their respective new member

NEW MEMBER FEE WAIVED BY EC&C DISTRICT

The new member fee normally charged by the ECC District will be waived from April 22, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

RECOMMENDATION

It is the recommendation of the Kiwanis International Board and the EC&C Board that each club in the District waive any new member fees.

CLUB ACTION: Please take the following motion or something similar to your Club Board of Directors at the next meeting.

Whereas COVID-19 has had an impact on communities worldwide and more than ever kids and communities need Kiwanis.

-AND-

Whereas the Kiwanis Club of {insert club name} is engaged in inviting new members to join Kiwanis.

Therefore, be it resolved,

The Kiwanis Club of {insert club name} waives all fees normally charged to new members joining the club from April 22, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

-OR-

The Kiwanis Club of {insert club name} reduces the fees charged to new members joining the club from April 22, 2020 to September 30, 2020 by the New Member Fee normally charged by Kiwanis International and the Eastern Canada and the Caribbean District.

The fees noted below are being waived by Kiwanis International and ECC District until September 30, 2020