NEWCOMERS AND NEIGHBORS of WACO
(Founded September 1989 as Waco Newcomers Club)
NEWCOMERS AND NEIGHBORS OF WACO POLICIES
The objectives of Newcomers and Neighbors of Waco are to welcome all women of McLennan County and to participate in the civic, social, and community life of Central Texas.
Prospective members may attend two (2) Newcomers and Neighbors activities before becoming a member.
There is no limit on the number of members in the association.
Association dues of $20 are due on June 1st of each year. Dues are $10 for the remainder of the fiscal year when a member joins in January through April. If a member joins in May, dues are $20 for that month through the following May. Checks should be made out to Newcomers and Neighbors.
A board member may hold only one office during any given year. An elected board member may only hold the same office on the board for up to two consecutive years of service. Certain appointed board members may hold the same office for more than two consecutive years of service.
General meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings begin at 11:30 a.m.
Board meetings are held on the same day as the general meetings.
Reservations are to be made with the Reservations Director by phone or
e-mail by 5:30 P.M. on Monday the week prior (10 days before) our monthly meeting. When making a reservation by email, please include your full name and phone number.
Cancellations: If a member cancels after the reservation deadline before the meeting, she will be required to pay the cost of the meal UNLESS the member canceling gets her own replacement from a member who has not already made a reservation.
Payment is due from reservations made before the deadline date if the reservation is not cancelled by the deadline for the Wednesday meeting and there is no replacement before the 11:30 a.m. meeting time.
No shows: ALL NO SHOWS who have not made arrangements for a substitute will be billed for the meal.
No Reservations: Members who come to a meeting NOT having made a reservation will be seated and served only as spaces are available. All unexpected appearances who are seated will be charged the cost of the meal.
Not on the Reservation List: Any member who has made a reservation (verified by the reservation chairperson) but is not on the list will be seated.
A member may receive only one door prize per meeting.