Paul Bunyan Rifle & Sportsman's Club
A Private Membership Shooting Range dedicated to creating a safe and enjoyable facility for our members.
As amended: August 1, 2012
(A) Name - The name of this organization shall be Paul Bunyan Rifle & Sportsman's Club.
(B) Official Logo - Official Logo of the club shall be the Three Leg Ox. The image shall be used on membership cards, club stationary documents and apparel.
Example of Logo:
Object - The object of this organization shall be the encouragement of organized shooting activities amongst citizens of the United States, with a view toward a better knowledge on the part of such citizens of the safe handling and proper care of firearms, as well as improved marksmanship. It shall be our further object and purpose to forward the development of those characteristics of honesty, good fellowship, self-discipline, team play, and self-reliance which are the essentials of good sportsmanship and the foundation of true patriotism.
Eligibility - An individual 18 years of age or older who is and while he remains of good repute, who subscribes to the objectives and purposes of the organization, may become a member of this organization, provided: that the applicant is not a convicted felon; under indictment for a crime classified as a felony or a gross misdemeanor involving deadly force; a habitual drunkard; a drug addict; has not been adjudged mentally incompetent; has not been discharged from the armed services under dishonorable conditions; and is not otherwise prohibited from owning and/or possessing firearms.
No individual who is a member of any organization or group having as its purpose or one of its purposes the overthrow by force and violence of the Government of the United States or any of its political subdivisions shall be eligible for membership.
Oath of Allegiance
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands. I certify that I am a citizen of the United States and that I am not a member of any organization or group pledged to, or working for, a program aimed at the destruction of our present system of government established by the Constitution of the United States.
(B) Admission to Membership - An eligible applicant may become a member of this organization on a majority vote at any regular membership or Board of Directors meeting, upon payment of initiation fee and dues.
Any applicant may be refused admission by the membership or Board of Directors for any reason deemed by it to be sufficient.
(C) Honorary Life Membership - Honorary Life Membership may be awarded by The Board Of Directors to certain individuals in recognition for outstanding contribution and special service to the Club. No annual membership fees shall be assessed against an Honorary Life Member.
Dues - The annual dues of the organization shall be one dollar ($1.00) or more. The initiation fee shall be one dollar ($1.00) or more.
(A) The annual meeting. The annual meeting of the organization shall be held at the regularly scheduled meeting in December of each year. If the annual meeting shall not take place at the time fixed, it shall be held within a reasonable time thereafter, and the officers shall hold over until their successors shall have been elected.
(B) Regular meeting. The regular membership meeting of the organization for the transaction of business shall be one hour immediately preceding the Board of Directors meeting in the clubhouse at the range. The meeting shall be called to order one hour before the time of the Board of Directors meeting and adjourn after no more than one hour.
(C) Board of Directors meeting. The Board of Directors meetings for the transaction of ordinary business shall be held on a consistent day of the month each month.
(D) Special meetings. A special meeting of the organization may be held at any time upon the call of the Board of Directors or upon demand in writing, stating the object of the proposed meeting, and signed by not less than 25 members entitled to vote. Notice of the time, place, and object of any special meeting shall be given all officers and members in good standing by written notice sent through the United States mail not less than seven (7) days prior to the date for holding of the meeting. The place of such special meeting shall be fixed by the Board of Directors.
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