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The Middletown Anglers & Hunters will gladly accept new members into the association, with the completion of an application card that is signed by an existing member. The member who sponsors you must be a member in good standing with the association.
The association does not solicit new members by advertising to the general public. In order to become a member, you must know someone who is already a member and is willing to vouch for you and sign your application.
Members may renew their membership dues starting on September 1st through December 31st of each year. If you do not renew your dues by December 31st, you will need to rejoin as a totally new member after January 1st, which means you will need to obtain a sponsor to sign your membership application..
If you lose or misplace your membership card, you may apply for a replacement card for a fee of $20.00.
Your club membership is in effect from January 1st through December 31st.
Dues Renewal: If you have not renewed your current year dues by December 31st, effective January 1st you will have to join as a totally new member at a fee of $60.00.
New Applicants: New applicants should submit a new membership application along with an active member’s signature as a sponsor. The applicant will pay an initiation fee of $20.00 and $40.00 dues for one (year) or the remainder of the year, depending on the month that you join. The applicant will be required to pay a total of $60.00. An applicant filing for a new membership during the months of January – December will not receive their new membership card until the applicant is voted in at the following month’s membership meeting. Those applicants filing for a new membership during the months of September, October & November will receive the current year’s card and their dues will also be paid for the following year. When a new member receives their new card, that card will be used each year as long as your dues are paid within the allotted time frame.
Junior Members: Junior applicants will be controlled the same as Regular applicants. The initiation fee is $20.00 and the dues per year are $40.00. Upon joining the association, the applicant will be required to pay a total of $60.00 in order to join. Junior members are required to be eighteen (18) years of age or older, they are due all the privileges of a Regular Member, except the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Although you are a junior member and under 21 years of age, you are not subject to the 9:00 P.M. ruling that all children must vacate the premises by 9:00 P.M., however, if the Junior Member brings guests into the association, they are subject to the 9:00 P.M. ruling and must vacate the premises by 9:00 P.M.
Life membership: Any member in good standing can become a life member as long as they meet the established criteria. A life membership may be purchased for a one-time fee of $400.00. This is equal to ten (10) years dues. In order to be a Life member, you must be a member in good standing for at least five (5) consecutive years not counting the year that you joined, before applying for any type of Life Membership.
Senior Life Membership: Senior Life Memberships may be purchased at a one-time fee of $25.00. You must be a member in good standing and can be proven by the club records to the Executive Board that he/she has been a member for five (5) consecutive years, not counting the year he/she joined.
Disability Life Membership: Disability Life Memberships may be purchased for a one-time fee of $25.00. You must be a member in good standing and can be proven by the club records to the Executive Board that he/she has been a member for five (5) consecutive years, not counting the year he/she joined. A proof of a permanent medical disability must be presented in writing to the Executive board for approval. The Executive Board will review the documentation provided and make a decision on whether or not the Disability Life membership will be granted.
Guests: The Middletown Anglers & Hunters welcomes all guests into the association that are accompanied by a member in good standing. A member is allowed a maximum of three guests to the club for three (3) occasions each. The guest will be asked to be signed in upon each visit by having their driver license photo copied. The member accompanying the guest shall also give their membership card to be photo copied prior to being served. After being signed in the guest book three (3) times, it will be necessary for the guest to apply for membership to the club, if he or she wishes to continue to enter the club premises.
A member’s spouse, while in the company of the member, shall not be classified as a guest and shall not be subject to the three (3) – visit rule. If a member’s spouse comes into the clubhouse with another member other than their spouse, then the three (3) – visit rule will apply. Guests who reside outside of a fifty (50) mile radius are not subject to the three (3) – visit rule, however, upon entering the premises a member must accompany them. Only the sponsoring member shall be permitted to purchase alcoholic or malt beverages for the guest.
Functions: During scheduled functions, members can sign in multiple guests into the association, providing they are in the clubhouse to attend the function. During functions, the 3 visit rule does not apply.