ARTICLE III - Non-Profit Status ...<back to contents>
The Society shall be a non-profit, unincorporated association of members. No part of its net earnings shall inure to the benefit of its members or other private persons or interests. In the event of the liquidation or dissolution of the association, its remaining assets shall be distributed to such other organization devoted to historical activities which is qualified as an exempt organization under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) as may be selected by the Board of Directors at the time of the liquidation or dissolution. The Society shall not, as a substantial part of its activities, attempt to influence legislation or participate to any extent in a political campaign for or against any candidate for public office.
ARTICLE-IV - Membership and Dues ...<back to contents>
Section 1. Any person interested in the history of the Great Falls area who applies for membership and pays the necessary dues shall become a member.
Section 2. After election, the Board of Directors (officers and long-term directors) shall
determine the amount of dues required for membership for the coming year, as well
as any special categories of membership. The amount of dues shall be publicized
through appropriate notices and shall be payable on or before the date of the first
general meeting of the year in January. Members in arrears over three months shall
be dropped from membership.
Section 3. Voting members shall be members in good standing
ARTICLE V - Schedule and Quorum for Meetings ...<back to contents>
Section 1. Regular meetings of the Society shall be held monthly, September through May, on
the second Wednesday of each month.
Section 2. The annual meeting of the Society shall be held in the month of May.
Section 3. Voting members shall be members in good standing.
Section 4. Ten percent of the members of the Society shall constitute a quorum.
Section 5. The Board of Directors shall meet at least three times a year and at the
call of the President, or at the request of a majority of the Board of Directors.
Section 6. At any meeting of the Board of Directors, a majority shall constitute a quorum.
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