NORTHERN ILLINOIS HOSTA SOCIETY BYLAWS
ARTICLE 1 – NAME: The Name of this organization shall be the Northern Illinois Hosta Society, Inc. (NIHS).
ARTICLE 2 – OBJECT: The Northern Illinois Hosta Society is organized exclusively as a non-profit educational society to promote knowledge and love of hostas, to encourage the development of new and improved varieties, and to promote wider use and application of Hosta.
ARTICLE 3 – MEMBERSHIP: The membership is open to any person who wishes to support the purpose of the society upon receipt of dues as set by the board of Directors.
ARTICLE 4 – FISCAL YEAR AND DUES: The fiscal year shall coincide with the calendar year, January 1 through December 31. Dues shall be payable January 1 of each year. New members joining after October 1 shall be considered paid through the following year. Dues shall be considered delinquent after April 1, and if they remain unpaid after notice by the Membership Secretary, the membership will be considered terminated. ARTICLE 5 – MEETINGS:
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