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Full Member The class entitled “Full Membership” shall consist of all shareholders and their families. A family consists of member of record, spouse, and any dependent children less than twenty-one years of age
Associate Member

The class entitled “Associate Membership” shall consist of all applicants for such membership approved by the Board of Directors, and their families. No stock may be issued to an Associate Member until the calendar year following admission to membership

 

Associate Member (Extended) The Board of Directors may extend Associate Member status beyond the traditional first full year. This is most normally done when the Associate will be living in Michigan for a short period of time (less than 3 years). A traditional exception is granted for workers of international companies who take a temporary assignment in S.E. Michigan

 

 

Life Member The class entitled “Life Membership” shall consist of those shareholders who have reached the age of sixty (60), have acquired at least 85 “points” (1 point for each year of age and 1 point for each year of full membership), upon the due date of the dues for that year, and their families. Upon approval of such request, the shareholder’s certificate must be duly endorsed and surrendered to the Board of Directors. The Life Member shall receive par value of stock, less any indebtedness to the Club. Any Life Member may petition the Board of Directors to be reinstated as a Full Member. If accepted, a new share of stock and a new shareholder number shall be issued after payment of a $400 par value stock fee. No transfer fee shall be imposed. Resident Life Members shall pay 25% of full membership dues.Non-resident Life Members, those living outside of a 100 mile radius of the Club, shall pay a yearly fee equal to 10% of Full Membership dues.
Survivor Member The class entitled “Survivor’s Membership” shall consist of any surviving spouse of a deceased shareholder who requests such status from the Board of Directors and receives approval. The surviving spouse will be given unlimited guest privileges upon payment of a yearly fee equal to 10% of Full Membership dues. Upon approval of such request, the shareholder’s certificate must be duly endorsed and surrendered to the Board of Directors. Survivor Member shall receive par value of the stock, less any indebtedness to the Club. Any Survivor Member may petition the Board of Directors to be reinstated as a Full Member. If accepted, a new share of stock and a shareholder number shall be issued after payment of $400 for par value stock. No transfer fee shall be imposed. The surviving spouse shall have the option to maintain Full Membership upon payment of Full Membership dues.
Junior Member The class entitled “Junior Membership” shall consist of all applicants for such membership who are at least eighteen years of age but not over twenty-eight years of age by the due date of dues for that year. In case of a married couple applying for Junior Membership, the Junior Member age status shall be based upon the age of the elder of the applying couple. No stock may be issued to a Junior Member. A Junior Member shall pay yearly dues equal to 66% of Full Membership dues. A Junior Member may request an upgrade to Associate at any time.
Inactive Member The class entitled “Inactive Membership” shall consist of those persons who, after at least two years of Full Membership, shall petition the Board of Directors and receive its approval to become Inactive Members. Upon approval of such request, the shareholder’s certificate must be duly endorsed and surrendered to the Board of Directors. The Inactive Member shall then receive the $400 par value of the returned stock less any indebtedness to the Club. This class of membership shall carry no voting rights or privileges of club use, except the privilege to remain on the Club mailing list. Inactive member shall pay an annual fee equal to 10% of Full Membership dues. Any Inactive Member must petition the Board of Directors to be reinstated as a Full Member. If accepted, a new share of stock and a new shareholder’s number shall be issued after payment of a $400 par value stock fee. No transfer fee shall be imposed.
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