Meeting Dates | Rules of Membership
The members of the Celestine Community Club shall consist of three classes. Active, Associate, and Honorary. Any adult *resident (over 18 years of age) may become an active member to this club, by making application to the secretary and paying annual dues. Active member’s spouse and children (under 18 years of age) shall be associate members.
Active members shall have
all the rights and be subject to all the duties customary in parliamentary
bodies. Honorary and associate members
shall have all the rights of active members except the right to vote.
Discipline of Members
Any member who is considered
detrimental to the moral, social, or business welfare of the club or its
membership, shall by a vote of two-thirds of the members at a regular meeting
following the proposal, be dismissed from the club.
Fees and Dues
The dues of active members hall be twenty dollars ($20.00) annually; membership dues to be paid prior to April 1. If not paid this membership shall automatically be cancelled. Life membership is to be given to all person who have reached the age of sixty-two (62), provided they were active paying members for ten (10) consecutive years prior to their sixty-second )62nd) birthday.
Any associate member when reaching the age of eighteen (18), may become active member without paying the initiation fee, before their nineteenth (19th) birthday.
All requests for new membership are to vote on by secret ballot. Requests are to be brought up at a regular meeting and voted upon at the following regular meeting. A two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of those present will be required before membership will be granted.
Present rules regarding membership requests from children of an active member are to remain unchanged. These requests are not subject to the above voting rule.
A membership request from outside these boundaries will be considered if the person is an active member of the St. Celestine Parish, their children attend Celestine Elementary School, or if they have been actively involved in a Celestine Community related activity for a minimum of two years immediately prior to requesting membership.