Annual LIFE MEMBER Meeting, October 26, 2019
Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for Children
Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827-9799
The National Home’s Annual Meeting of the corporation will be held in Eaton Rapids, Michigan at 9:00 a.m. EST on October 26, 2019 in accordance with the VFW National Home Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, Bylaw Article 1, Section 5.
PURPOSE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING
The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to certify the election of two trustees elected by the membership. Elections will take place for open positions in National Home District 1 and National Home District 2 for six-year terms, both ending October 2025.
District 1 includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
District 2 includes Europe, New Jersey and New York.
National Home life members whose VFW or VFW Auxiliary affiliation is in National Home District 1 or District 2 will be mailed a ballot to vote for their District candidates.* Completed ballots must be received at the VFW National Home for Children by 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 per Bylaws Article II, Section 4 of the VFW National Home for Children Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.
*In accordance with the National Home Bylaws Article II, Section 4, (available on the National Home Website) “When there is only one nominee for Trustee for a National Home District, a mail or electronic transmission ballot to life members of the affected district shall not be required and notice of the nomination shall be posted on the official website of the Corporation at least sixty (60) days but no more than seventy (70) days prior to the Annual Meeting; and the Secretary of the corporation shall cast one ballot in writing for such nominee no later than the thirty-first (31st) day prior to the Annual Meeting”.
For more information, contact:
Lynn Bloomer, Executive Secretary
3573 South Waverly Rd.
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827