Membership details & terms – The Friendly Club

  1. Anyone aged over 50 years old can be a member.
  2. Membership is currently limited to 80 members.
  3. Our financial year is 1st June to 31st May.
  4. Annual subscription fee is currently £15.00 due on the1st June, at the start of the financial year. This annual subscription is to assist in the cost of venue hire, refreshments and one strip of raffle tickets provided to each member attending a meeting. Additional strips of raffle tickets can be purchased for 50p per strip at meetings.
  5. Annual subscription fee for those over 85 years of age is optional.
  6. New members who join the Club within three months from the end of the financial year pay a subscription of £4.00 for this period. i.e. from 1st March to 31st May.
  7. A charge per person of £1.00 is levied at each Club meeting for non members; this includes one strip of raffle tickets per person.
  8. Members’ birthdays are announced at Club meetings.
  9. On the sad occasion of a member death a donation of £25.00 is sent to the bereaved family or donated to a charity of their choice.
  10. Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month and held in the Village Hall commencing at 2.00pm
  11. Due to Village Hall insurance conditions the maximum number of attendees at meetings is limited to 60 people.
  12. A time table of events is issued to all members and published in the local Newsletter and on the Village web site.
  13. Committee meetings are generally held every two months or as required. Minutes are recorded at these meetings.
  14. The Club does not have any public liability insurance and members on outings arranged for them by the Club do so at their own risk

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