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Our Committees at Work
Enriching Lives Through Various Activities
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Community Service & Disaster
Serves the community in three ways:
Develops relationships with key community service providers and assesses needs within the community
Responds to request for assistance for victims of disaster.
Homemade meals served to area residents by members of the committee. Held at the Meredith Community Center the fourth Wednesday of each month. Dinner is served at 5:30. Doors open at 5:00 to give everyone a chance to visit with neighbors over a cup of coffee. The meal is free, although donations are greatfully accepted and will be used to help fund future dinners.
Finance / Bylaws
Finance monitors financial records and monetary needs for operation. Finance evaluates committee chair budget requests and uses these to prepare the annual budget which is in turn submitted to the board and club membership for approval.
Reviews Bylaws and makes recommendations for any changes to Club Bylaws and keeps membership aware of changes; presents changes to the District BRR for approval prior to membership for final approval.
Organizes and runs programs for dinner meetings and internal fund raisers. Committee members serve as hosts for dinner meetings, including but not limited to setting up, reserving meeting rooms, collecting dinner money, running dinner raffles, greeting visitors, guests & members
Proposes and implements projects to promote and develop literacy competency for all ages within the local & greater international communities.
Our sub committees have been based upon these on-going projects but are not limited to or "bound" to these:
Plans and presents/implements informational meetings and other ongoing programs to gain new members and to retain existing members. Mentors prospective members and coordinates the initiation of new members
Mission and Vision of the Scholarship Committee
Mission: To provide educational scholarships to the non-traditional student 23 years of age or older in our local communities through the intentions and benefits of the
Dr. Jeanette Ritzenthaler and Marian Touhey
Vision: To differentiate and recognize the Meredith Altrusa Club Scholarship Program as a leading source of educational
scholarships for the non-traditional student within