Senior’s Clubs/Groups

Need Some Ideas on Things your Club/Group Can Do?

Here are some ideas to help you give your club a focus.

Start a Club/Group

If you know of a group of Liberal seniors (65 and older) who might want to start a club/group, here’s what to do:

A club/group is formed when a group of at least 10 senior Liberals hold a founding meeting, elect an interim executive and adopt a constitution or set of bylaws. To be recognized by the SLC, a club/group must have at least 25 members; and,

  • hold an annual meeting for the purpose of electing an executive;
  • forward the club’s/group’s original constitution/bylaws on formation and any amendments that might be made from time to time, to the manager of the SLC;
  • forward to the SLC manager annually: minutes of the club’s/group’s annual general meeting, an annual affiliation fee, and a list of both executive and membership;
  • be recognized by its provincial or territorial senior’s Liberal commission.

To be recognized by a provincial/territorial senior’s Liberal commission;

  • a club/group must be duly constituted at a formal meeting and must have at least 25 members in good standing;
  • a letter asking for recognition must be sent to the provincial/territorial senior’s Liberal commission; the letter should enclose the following documents:
    1. the minutes of the founding meeting indicating the date, place and names with address and telephone numbers of the people attending the meeting
    2. a membership list with the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the members and the executive
    3. the constitution or bylaws of the club/group
    4. a letter signed by the club/group president stating that all members of the club/group are in good standing
  • the provincial/territorial senior’s Liberal commission will study the documents and will forward a letter of recognition to the club/group
  • the club/group is responsible for forwarding a copy of this letter of recognition to the SLC manager.

More information can be obtained from the president of the Provincial or Territorial seniors commission listed on the Executive page.

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