Membership in Faithful Circle Quilters is open to any person with a serious interest in the art of quilting. There are 3 types of membership available in Faithful Circle, Regular, Subscription and Junior. Descriptions for each level are below. Due to space limitations, Regular Membership is limited to 175.
Membership Application Forms are available at the Membership Table at each meeting.
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All members (regular, subscription & junior) are entitled to the following:
- Receive the monthly newsletter, From the Hearts of the Circle
- Volunteer for any committee, club or quilt show activity
- Receive annual Membership Directory
In addition to the above benefits, Regular Members have the opportunity to serve on the guild board, are eligibile to vote on guild issues and can attend the monthly meetings free. Regular members also have access to the guild library of books and videotapes.
Allows for inclusion of past Regular Members who wish to maintain a "connection" with the guild. Persons currently on the waiting list for Regular Membership are encouraged to apply for Subscription Membership. Subscription Members pay a guest fee of $5 when attending guild meetings.
will consist of any person 12 to 17 years of age with an interest in the art of quilt making. Junior members must be accompanied by a Regular Member and can attend any meeting free. Junior members also have access to the guild library of books and videotapes.
The membership renewal process begins in January and February for existing Regular Members. An application form is distributed at the meetings during those months and included in the monthly newsletter. Regular Members wishing to continue their membership status will complete the form and return it to the Membership Chairperson by the designated deadline. At this time a Regular Member may choose the Limited Membership option.
A waiting list for Regular Membership is maintained and updated by the Membership Chairpersons. Those names on the waiting list will be entered on a first come first served basis. Subscription Members wishing to upgrade their membership or potential new members will be added to the end of the list. As vacancies in Regular membership open, the Membership Chairperson will contact the next available name on the waiting list for membership.
Dues are currently $30 per year for Regular Members, $15 per year for Subscription Members and $10 per year for Junior Members.
Any guest attending a meeting will be asked to pay a $5 fee and will receive a complimentary newsletter.
Faithful Circle Quilters * P.O. Box 1071 * Downers Grove, IL 60515