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YEARLY CLUB ACTIVITIES (all meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month January through October and the third Thursday November through December, unless otherwise noted; July meeting is not scheduled due to the summer travel season)

JANUARY
1: Membership dues for the calendar year are due
1: New members of the Board of Directors take office
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
19: Charter Day anniversary (since 2006)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a newly sworn-in elected official as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic)

FEBRUARY
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a newly sworn-in elected official as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic)
25: Anniversary of informal meeting to create our club (since 2005)

MARCH
1: Outstanding membership dues for the calendar year are delinquent
4: Anniversary of first board meeting of our club's steering committee (since 2005)
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a newly sworn-in elected official as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic; treasurer provides status report of club finances)

APRIL
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
20: Founders Day anniversary (since 1974)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a guest speaker with a current issue as the topic)

MAY
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
18: Anniversary of first general meeting of our club (since 2005)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a guest speaker with a current issue as the topic)

JUNE
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.; board appoints a 3-person Nominating Committee, which does not include the president, by July 1st)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a guest speaker with a current issue as the topic; treasurer provides status report of club finances)

JULY
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)

AUGUST
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a candidate for elective office as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic)

SEPTEMBER
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a candidate for elective office as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic; treasurer provides status report of club finances; Nominating Committee reports by September 30th at the last meeting of the month)
30: Last day membership dues for the calendar year may be accepted

OCTOBER
1: First day membership dues for the next calendar year may be accepted
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
4th Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; usually features a candidate for elective office as the guest speaker and their proposed initiatives as the topic)

NOVEMBER
Two weeks before the general meeting: nominations of members paid for the calendar year due to the secretary in writing)
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.)
3rd Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; Thanksgiving social; elections for 3-year terms for one-third of the board positions at the first general meeting of the month)

DECEMBER
2nd Thursday: Board meeting (Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville, La.; each year, the board elects a new president, 1st vice president-Program Committee chair, 2nd vice president, and 3rd vice president; the outgoing president may become the Immediate Past President; with board approval, the incoming president appoints a secretary, treasurer, Political Education Committee chair, and at least 2 Program Committee members; with board approval, the incoming president may appoint a sergeant-at-arms or chairs and members of other committees)
3rd Thursday: General meeting (Grand Asian Buffet's side room; Christmas social; treasurer provides written status report of club finances; installing officer installs the 3 new board members, bringing the total to a minimum number of 5 and maximum number of 9 board members, of which the number of whom that are elected officials cannot exceed 50% at any given time, and includes the East Baton Rouge Parish Republican executive committee chair, as an ex-officio member)
BOARD OF DIRECTORS (minimum of 5 and maximum of 9)

PRESIDENT

1st VICE PRESIDENT (also serves as Program Committee chair)

2nd VICE PRESIDENT (optional)

3rd VICE PRESIDENT (optional)

SECRETARY

TREASURER

AT-LARGE DIRECTORS (may include Immediate Past President and Sergeant-at-arms)

EX-OFFICIO DIRECTOR (East Baton Rouge Parish Republican Executive Committee chair)

COMMITTEES

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Chair: Vice President
Members: 2 (minimum)
Ex-officio member: President

POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Chair
Ex-officio member: President

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (filled at June board meeting; cannot include President)
Chair
Members: 2

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