KERR COUNTY WOMEN'S CHAMBER, INC.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION FORM


Please indicate below on which committee you would like to serve:

(You may choose more than one)

Selects monthly recipients of the Beautification Award, develops plans for KCWC beautification projects in our community, represents KCWC at patriotic events and ceremonies such as Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

Promotes membership expansion through the encouragement of renewals and recruitment of new members. Arranges for new member name badge/t-shirts and promotes involvement of new members. Hospitality committee greets members at the door each meeting and hands out door prize tickets for attendance and wearing name badges to meetings. Also handles collection of door prizes for monthly drawings.

Develops and organizes events and fund raising projects other than Special Events, as approved by the membership in order to fund the KCWC community projects and Women Helping Women Scholarships Program.

Distributes and collects applications in July and August; arranges for Applications to be judged so winner is determined in time for presentation at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet in September; has a plaque prepared for presentation by KCWC President.

Keep inventory of all KCWC property; be responsible for loan and return of all such property; responsible for securing and maintaining rental storage facilities.

Responsible for the Christmas lighting program at Tranquility Island or any other Christmas lighting project that the Corporation may vote to sponsor; aid other organizations in promoting projects for "Christmas in the Hills"; manage and coordinate such projects as may be approved by the Board.

Distribute applications to women in the Kerr County area who wish to further their career thru education, promoting the Women Helping Women Scholarship Program. Responsible for publicity, determine worthy recipients, and make arrangements to introduce the scholarship winners at the general meeting.

Responsible for sending cards to members in hospital, make monetary memorials on death of immediate family members. Announce birthdays for the month at each meeting.

Volunteers to Go assists other civic organizations with events needing help as requested.

Call board members and general members to take reservation for meetings; obtain a current membership list from the Membership Committee monthly; inform the luncheon host of total number of reservations for each meeting; provide a reservation list of members and guests to the Treasurer before each meeting; call members for special events or notices as requested by the Board.

Responsible for the releases to the news media, insuring that they are timely, accurate and in the interest of the Corporation; Present notices of all meetings and events to the news media in time for the monthly Calendar of Events, including date, time and place of meetings, the agenda and an invitation to all interested to attend. Present follow up articles to the news media; arrange for reporters and/or photographers to be present at significant Corporation events; assist all committees with publicity campaigns.

Serve as official representative of the Corporation at special events upon request; attend all business grand openings or see that the Corporation is represented by one of our members; invite new business owners to introduce their business at general membership meeting; report new business to the Board and general membership monthly, keeping adequate records for the annual report.

Responsible for updating the membership directory and issuing changes to the membership.

Shall prepare a Newsletter for distribution at each regular meeting to include birthdays, illnesses, grand openings, new member introductions, special events (both upcoming and after the fact) and any other newsworthy items to keep membership informed. Chair to oversee the website design and maintenance.


Responsible for updating the By-laws and shall be chaired by the Parliamentarian.

Make arrangements for luncheons and special meetings of the Corporation; be responsible for hostesses to greet members and visitors at meetings; plan and implement decorations for regular and special meetings of the Corporation.

Collect food and cash donations provided by members at the monthly membership meetings. Deliver items to the designated food bank. Shop for food bank items needed using cash donations.

Collect ink cartridges for recycle. Deliver ink cartridges to recycling location. Funds received for the ink cartridges are given to the charity of the committee's choice.