CONSTITUTION – ARTCLE III – MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Section 1 – Any member in good standing may recommend eligible person for regular membership by submitting an official application, along with first year dues, to the Membership Committee for processing.
Section 2 – The applicant/s must be of Polish descent by birth, be married to, or be adopted by an American of Polish descent, and must be at least 18 years of age, of good character, and must not be a member of any subversive group (s).
BY-LAWS-ARTICLE – MEMBERSHIP
Section 2 – Categories or Class of Membership shall be limited to:
a)Member in good standing – anyone whose dues are paid in the current year.
b)Life Member – when a person or either spouse reaches 70 years of age, they qualify to no longer pay dues. They retain the same privileges as members in good standing. If the person is already 70 years old, they may join as a Life Member.
c)Retired Couple – when either spouse reaches 65 years of age, the couple qualifies to pay half of the family dues.
d)Retired Single Member – a member 65 years or older pays half of standard retired couple dues.
e)Honorary Member – a person who has no membership privileges, but is invited bec
ause of position, accomplishments, or other special circumstances as approved by the Executive Board.
Section 3 – Members in Good Standing have the following privileges:
f)Attend and fully participate in membership meeting regarding motions, debates, voting, elections, and all other normal activities expected at a membership meeting.
g)Become a candidate for office if qualified.
h)Have access to Polish Club records.
i)Participate in all of the Polish Club business and social functions.
j)Receive copies of Polish Club’s official newsletter “Gazetka”.
AFTER FORMAL ACCEPTANCE: You shall receive a copy of the Polish Club of Denver’s Constitution, By-laws, and Standing Rules when you attend a Membership Meeting or social event.
MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE PAYABLE ANNUALLY IN JANUARY
Family – $60, Single/Retired Couple – $30, Retired Single – $15, Life Member (70+) – Free
PRORATED MEMBERSHIP DUES: January-June 100% regular dues; July-December:50% off regular dues.