Happy 4th of July to all Federation members and their families. –
We hold these truths to be self-evident. America is the greatest nation on Earth, and we thank our heroes for the blessings of freedom.
Shirley A. Holly, NJSFWC President
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What are the registration fees at council and other meetings used for?
The $3 registration fee from District Council meetings goes into the Headquarters Maintenance Fund.
Registration fees from Achievement Day – Arts Creative and Environment – 1/2 goes to the Arts Department (Fine Art/Art History Fellowship) and the other 1/2 goes to the Environment Department Projects (Science-Natural/Applied, Batsto Nature Center, Greenbrook Sanctuary, Blackledge-Kearney House). If only one contest is held, the proceeds go entirely to that Community Service Program.
Program Assistance Day – 2/3 go to Headquarters Maintenance Fund, 1/3 goes to Program Assistance.
Civic Engagement & Outreach Day – 1/2 of proceeds to to Political Science Fellowship and the other 1/2 goes to the Veterans Hospitals (East Orange, Menlo Park, Lyons, Paramus, Vineland)
Performing Arts Festival – 1/3 goes to Drama Fellowship, 1/3 to Journalism/English and Walt Whitman Library, 1/3 goes to MacDowell Colony and Meta Thorne Waters/Doris Lauden Praino Fellowship
Creative Writing Days – 1/2 goes to Journalism/English Fellowship and 1/2 goes to Walt Whitman Library.
For Everyone’s Information – A motion was presented at the June Board of Directors Meeting that the Registration fee be raised to $5. The motion passed unanimously. This change will start in September 2022. Registration fee at September’s District Council Meeting will be $5 per person.
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