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PEACE RIVER CURLING CLUB – BYLAWS
Revised: November 2011

BYLAWS

ARTICLE 1 – PREAMBLE
1.1 The Society
The name of the society is the Peace River Curling Club. The club was incorporated under the Society
Act, a statute of the Province of Alberta, on October 15, 1942.
1.2 The Bylaws
The following articles set forth the Bylaws of the Peace River Curling Club.


ARTICLE 2 – DEFINING AND INTERPRETING THE BYLAW
2.1 Definitions
In these Bylaws, the following words have these meanings.
2.1.1 Act means the Societies Act T.S.A. 1924, Section seven (7) or any statute substituted for
it.
2.1.2 Annual General Meeting means the annual general meeting described in Article 5.1.
2.1.3 Board means the Board of Directors of this Society.
2.1.4. Bylaws mean the Bylaws of this Society as amended.
2.1.5 Director means any person elected or appointed to the Board. This includes the President
and the immediate Past President.
2.1.6 General Meeting means the Annual General Meeting and or Special General Meeting.
2.1.7 Lease means the agreement between the Town of Peace River and the Society for the use
of the land and building that accommodates the curling club.
2.1.8 Member means a Member of the Peace River Curling Club.
2.1.9 Officer means any Officer listed in Article 6.2.
2.1.10 Registered Office means the Peace River Curling Club located at 9718 102 Street, Peace
River, Alberta.
2.1.11 Register of Members means the register maintained by the Board of Directors
containing the names and addresses of the Members of the Society.
2.1.12 Society or Club means the Peace River Curling Club.
2.1.13 Spare Curler means any person who is not a regular active member of a curling team
registered for league play at the Peace River Curling Club.
2.1.14 Special Meeting means the special general meeting described in Article 5.2.
2.1.15 Special Resolution means:
(a) A resolution passed at a General Meeting of the membership of this Club. There must
be twenty-one (21) days’ notice for this meeting. The notice must state the proposed
resolutions. There must be approval of 75% of the voting Members present who vote in
person;
(b) A resolution proposed and passed as a Special Resolution at a General Meeting with
less than twenty- one (21) days’ notice. All the voting Members who are eligible to attend
and vote at the General Meeting must agree; or
(c) A resolution agreed to in writing by all the Voting Members who are eligible to vote
on the resolution in person at a General Meeting.
2.1.16 Voting Member means a Member entitled to vote at the meetings of the Society
2.2 Interpretation
The following rules of interpretation must be applied in interpreting these Bylaws.
2.2.1 Singular and plural: words indicating the singular number also include the plural, and
vice-versa.
2.2.2 Corporation: words indicating persons also include corporations.
2.2.3 Headings are for convenience only. They do not affect the interpretation of these
Bylaws.
2.2.4 Liberal Interpretation: these Bylaws must be interpreted broadly and generously.


ARTICLE 3 – OBJECTS OF THE SOCIETY
3.1 The Objects of the Society are:
(a) Maintaining, operating and conducting among other activities, a curling club and
related facilities for the benefit of its’ Members and None Members who wish to use the
facilities for a paid fee.


ARTICLE 4 – MEMBERSHIP

4.1 Membership shall be open to any person who resides in the Province of Alberta.
4.1.1 Membership year shall be from July 1st to June 30th.
4.2 Classification of Membership
There are four categories of Membership
(a) Regular Membership is any person eighteen (18) years of age and older.
PEACE RIVER CURLING CLUB – BYLAWS
Revised: November 2011
(b) Junior Membership is any person under eighteen (18) years of age who is actively
participating in the Junior Curling Program at the Peace River Curling Club. Junior members will
have all rights and privileges, except voting, and without membership fee assessment.
(c) Associate Membership is any person eighteen (18) years and older who is a Spare Curler or a
non-curler who has an interest in being a member of the club. An annual fee will be assessed as
set by the Board. Associate members will have all rights and privileges.
(c) Lifetime Membership: A Lifetime Member has all rights and privileges without membership
fee assessment.
Only one lifetime membership can be awarded in any one curling year. Lifetime membership is
an earned privilege, to be awarded to a person who must meet the following criteria:
- Member in good standing for at least 25 years
- Served at least one term in an executive position
The following are not mandatory criteria but will be taken into consideration:
- Number of years in competitive curling
- Number of years teaching, coaching and curling in club
- Number of years and positions served on PCA/PCLA or Alberta Curling Federation
- Any notable contributions to the promotion of the Peace River Curling Club and the
game of curling in general
Nomination Procedure:
- Nominations will be accepted at the Annual General Meeting
- Nominations must be in writing and contain all pertinent information about the nominee
- Nominations must be signed by at least 2 members in good standing
- Voting will take place at the Annual General meeting of the Peace River Curling Club
- A simple majority will be required
4.3 Membership and League Fees
4.3.1 Membership and League fees will be set by the Board.
4.3.2 Membership and league fees will become due and payable after registration night of each
year.
4.4 Rights and Privileges of Members
4.4.1 A regular member in good standing is entitled to:
a) Receive notice of meetings of the Society;
b) Attend any meeting of the Society;
c) Speak at any meeting of the Society;
d) One vote at any meeting of the Society; and
e) Exercise other rights and privileges given Members in these bylaws.
4.4.2 Member in Good Standing
A member is in good standing when:
(a) The Member has paid membership fees and/or other required fees to the Society; and
(b) The Member is not suspended as a Member as provided for under Article 4.5
4.5. Suspension of Membership
4.5.1 Decision to Suspend
The Board, at a Special Meeting called for that purpose, may suspend a Member’s
membership for a period of time to be determined by the Board, for one or more of the
following reasons:
(a) If the Member has failed to abide by the Bylaws;
(b) If the Member has disrupted meetings or functions of the Society; or
(c) If the Member has done or failed to do anything judged to be harmful to the Society.
4.5.2 Notice to the Member
4.5.2.1 The affected Member will receive written notice of the Boards intention to deal
with whether that Member should be suspended or not. The Member will receive
at least two (2) weeks notice before the Special Meeting.
4.5.2.2 The notice will be sent by single registered mail to the last known address of the
Member shown in the records of the Society. An Officer of the Board may also
deliver the notice by hand.
4.5.2.3 The notice will state the reasons why suspension is being considered.
4.5.3 Decision of the Board
4.5.3.1 The Member will have an opportunity to appear before the Board to address the
matter. The Board may allow another person to accompany the Member.
4.5.3.2. The Board will determine how the matter will be dealt with and may limit the
time given the Member to address the Board.
4.5.3.3. The Board may exclude the Member from its discussion of the matter, including
the deciding vote.
4.5.3.4 The decision of the Board is final.
4.6 Termination of Membership
4.6.1 Resignation
4.6.1.1 Any Member may resign from the Society by sending or delivering a written
notice to the Secretary or President of the Society.
4.6.1.2 Once the notice is received, the Member’s name is removed from the Register of
Members. The Member is considered to have ceased being a Member on the date
his/her name is removed from the Register of members.
4.6.2 Death
The membership of Member is ended upon his/her death.
4.6.3 Deemed Withdrawal
4.6.3.1 If a Member has not paid the annual membership fees within sixty (60) days
following the date the fees are due, the Member is considered to have submitted
his/her resignation.
4.6.3.2 In this case, the name of the Member is removed from the Register of Members.
The Member is considered to have ceased being a Member on the date his/her
name is removed from the Register of Members.
4.6.4 Expulsion
4.6.4.1 The Society may, by Special Resolution at a Special General Meeting called for
such purpose, expel any Member for any cause which is deemed sufficient in the
interests of the Society.
4.6.4.2 This decision is final.
4.6.4.3 On passage of the Special Resolution, the name of the Member is removed from
the Register of Members. The Member is considered to have ceased being a
Member on the date his/her name is removed from the Register of Members.
4.7 Transmission of Membership
No right or privilege of any Member is transferable to another person. All rights and
privileges cease when the Member resigns, dies, or is expelled from the Society.
4.8 Continued Liability for Debts Due.
Although a Member ceases to be a Member, by death, resignation or otherwise, he is
liable for any debts owing to the Society at the date of ceasing to be a Member.
4.9 Limitations on the Liability of Members
No Member is, in his/her individual capacity, liable for any debt or liability of the
Society.

ARTICLE 5 – MEETINGS OF THE SOCIETY
5.1 The Annual General Meeting
5.1.1 The Society holds its Annual General Meeting no later than November 30th of each
calendar year, in Peace River, Alberta. The Board sets the place, day and time of
the meeting.
5.1.2 The Secretary provides public notice to the Membership at least twenty-one (21) days
before the Annual Meeting. This notice states the place, date and time of the Annual
General Meeting, and any business requiring a Special Resolution.
5.1.3 Agenda for the Meeting
The Annual General Meeting deals with the following matters:
(a) Adopting the agenda;
(b) Adopting the minutes of the last Annual General Meeting;
(c) Considering the Presidents report;
(d) Reviewing the financial statements setting out the Society’s income,
disbursements, assets, liabilities and the auditor’s report of the previous fiscal
year;
(e) Approving the Annual Budget, Presented by the Board of Directors
(f) Appointing the independent member to review the books and records;
(g) Considering the Standing Committee reports and any other Committee the
Board may have established throughout the year;
(h) Electing the Members of the Board;
(i) Considering matters specified in the meeting notice.
5.1.4 Quorum
Attendance by 10 of the Members at the Annual General Meeting is a quorum.
5.2 Special General Meeting of the Society
5.2.1 Calling of Special General Meeting
A Special General Meeting may be called at any time:
(a) By resolution of the Board of Directors to that effect; or
(b) On the written request of at least five (5) Directors. The request must state the
reason for the Special General Meeting and the motion intended to be submitted
at this Special General Meeting; or
(c) On the written request of at least one-third (1/3) of the Voting Members. The
request must state the reason for the Special General meeting and the motion
intended to be submitted at such Special General Meeting.
5.2.2 Notice
The Secretary mails or delivers a notice to each member at least twenty-one (21) days
before the Special General Meeting. This notice states the place, date, time and purpose
of the Special General Meeting.
5.2.3 Agenda for the Special General Meeting
Only the matter set out in the notice for the Special General Meeting is
considered at the Special General Meeting.
5.2.4 Procedure at the Special General Meeting
Any Special General Meeting has the same method of voting and the same quorum
requirements as the Annual General Meeting.
5.2.5 Quorum
Attendance by 10 of the Members at a Special General Meeting is a quorum.
5.3 Proceedings at the Annual or Special General Meeting
5.3.1 Attendance by the Public.
General Meetings of the Society are open to the public. A majority of the Members
present may ask any persons who are not Members to Leave.
5.3.2 Failure to Reach a Quorum
The President cancels the General Meeting if a quorum is not present within one-half
(1/2) hour after the set time. If cancelled, the meeting is rescheduled for one (1) week
later at the same time and place. If a quorum is not present within one-half (1/2) hour
after the set time of the second meeting, the meeting will proceed with the Members in
attendance.
5.3.3 Presiding Officer
5.3.3.1 The President chairs every General Meeting of the Society. The Vice-President
chairs in the absence of the President.
5.3.3.2 If neither the President nor the Vice-President is present within one-half (1/2)
hour after the set time for the General Meeting, the Members present choose one
(1) of the Members to chair.
5.3.4 Adjournment
5.3.4.1 The President may adjourn any General Meeting with the consent of the
Members at the meeting. The adjourned General Meeting conducts only the
unfinished business from the initial Meeting.
5.3.4.2 No notice is necessary if the General Meeting is adjourned for less than thirty
(30) days.
5.3.4.3 The Society must give notice when a General Meeting is adjourned for thirty (30)
days or more. Notice must be the same as for any General Meeting.
5.3.5 Voting
5.3.5.1 Each Voting Member has one (1) vote. A show of hands decides every vote at
every General Meeting. A ballot is used if at least five (5) voting Members
request it.
5.3.5.2 The President does not have a second or casting vote in the case of a tie vote. If
there is a tie vote, the motion is defeated.
5.3.5.3 A Voting Member may not vote by proxy.
5.3.5.4 A majority of the votes of the Voting Members present decides each issue and
resolution, unless the issue needs to be decided by a Special Resolution.
5.3.5.5 The President declares a resolution carried or lost. This statement is final, and
does not have to include the number of votes for and against the resolution.
5.3.5.6 Five Voting Members may request a ballot vote. In such case, the President or
the presiding officer may set the time, place and method for a ballot vote. The
result of the ballot is the resolution of the General Meeting.
5.3.5.7 Members may withdraw their request for a ballot.
5.3.5.8 The President decides any dispute on any vote. The President decides in good
faith, and this decision is final.
5.3.6 Failure to Give Notice of Meeting
No action taken at a General Meeting is invalid due to:
(a) Accidental omission to give notice to any Member;
(b) Any Member not receiving any notice; or
(c) Any error in any notice that does not affect the meaning.
5.3.7 Written Resolution of All the Voting Members
All Voting Members may agree to and sign a resolution. This resolution is as valid as one
passed at a General Meeting. It is not necessary to give notice or to call a General
Meeting. The date on the resolution is the date it is passed.

ARTICLE 6 – THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SOCIETY
6.1 The Board of Directors
6.1.1. Governance and Management of the Society
The Board governs and manages the affairs of the Society. The Board may hire a paid
manager to carry out the management functions under the direction and supervision
of the Board.
6.1.2 Powers and Duties of the Board
The Board has the powers of the Society, except as stated in the Societies Act. The
powers and duties of the Board include:
(a) Promoting the objects of the Society;
(b) Promoting membership in the Society;
(c) Organizing and scheduling league play.
(d) Organizing and overseeing the junior curling program.
(e) Hiring employees, to operate the Society;
(f) Regulating employees’ duties and privileges, and setting their salaries;
(g) Booking facility rentals to outside individuals or organizations.
(h) Maintaining and protecting the Society’s assets and property;
(i) Preparing an annual budget for the Society;
(j) Paying all expenses for operating and managing the Society;
(k) Paying persons for services and protecting persons from debts of the Society;
(l) Investing any extra monies;
(m) Financing the operations of the Society, and borrowing or raising monies;
(n) Making policies for managing and operating the Society;
(o) Approving all contracts for the Society;
(p) Maintaining all accounts and financial records of the Society;
(q) Appointing legal counsel as necessary;
(r) Making policies, rules and regulations for operating the Society and using its
facilities and assets;
(s) Selling, disposing of, or mortgaging any or all the property of the Society; and
(t) Without limiting the general responsibility of the Board, delegating its powers
and duties to the Executive Committee or the paid manager of the Society.
6.1.3 Composition of the Board
The Board consists of:
(a) Not less than five (5) or more than thirteen (13) members.
(b) Up to twelve (12) Directors-at-large elected at the Annual General Meeting
from among the Voting Members; and
(c) The immediate Past President.
6.1.4 Term of the Board:
6.1.4.1 Directors who are serving as of November 15th 2011, or the date at which these
articles are accepted, shall each begin new terms as per the following articles.
6.1.4.2 Directors, will each serve a three (3) year term that ends at the close of the third
Annual General Meeting following the Annual General Meeting at which these
Directors were elected.
6.1.4.3 Voting Members may re-elect any Director of the Board for a maximum
of two (2) consecutive three-year terms. Director’s having served two (2)
consecutive terms must not be re-elected for a minimum of one year.
6.1.4.4 At least six (6) of the nine (9) Officers/Directors serving on the Board
must permanently reside within thirty (30) kilometers of the Town of
Peace River.
6.1.5. Resignation, Death or Removal of a Director
6.1.5.1 A Director including the President and immediate Past President may resign from
office by giving one (1) month’s notice in writing. The resignation takes effect
either at the end of the month’s notice, or on the date the Board accepts the
resignation.
6.1.5.2 Voting Members may remove any Director including the President and the
immediate Past President before the end of his/her term. There must be a
majority vote at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose.
6.1.5.3 Any Member of the Board, without prior approval of the Board, misses’ three (3)
consecutive meetings will be dismissed from the Board of Directors.
6.1.5.4 If there is a vacancy on the Board, the remaining Directors may appoint a
Member in good standing to fill that vacancy for the remainder of the term. This
does not apply to the position of immediate Past President. This position remains
vacant until the next Annual General Meeting.
6.1.6 Meetings of the Board
6.1.6.1 The Board holds at least six (6) meetings each year.
6.1.6.2 The President calls the meetings. The President also calls a meeting if any two
(2) Directors make a request in writing and state the business for the meeting.
6.1.6.3 Ten (10) days’ notice for Board meetings is mailed to each Board Member. There
may be five (5) days’ notice by telephone, fax or email. Board Members may
waive notice.
6.1.6.4 A majority of the Directors present at any Board meeting is a quorum.
6.1.6.5 If there is no quorum, the President adjourns the meeting to the same time, place
and day of the following week. At least four (4) Directors present at this later
meeting is a quorum.
6.1.6.6 Each Director, including the President and the Past President, has one (1) vote.
6.1.6.7 The President does not have a second or casting vote in the case of a tie vote. A
tie vote means the motion is defeated.
6.1.6.8 Meetings of the Board are open to Members of the Society, but only Directors
may vote. A majority of the Directors present may ask any other Members, or
other persons present, to leave.
6.1.6.9 All Directors may agree to and sign a resolution. This resolution is as valid as
one passed at any Board meeting. It is not necessary to give notice or to call a
Board meeting. The date on the resolution is the date it is passed.
6.1.6.10 A meeting of the Board may be held by a conference call. Directors who
participate in this call are considered present for the meeting.
6.1.6.11 Irregularities or errors done in good faith do not invalidate acts done by any
meeting of the Board.
6.1.6.12 A Director may waive formal notice of a meeting.
6.2 Officers
6.2.1 The Officers of the Society are the President, Vice-President, Past President, Secretary
and Treasurer.
6.2.2 The President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer will be elected, by the
Directors, at the first meeting of the newly elected Board and will serve for a
two-year term.
6.3 Duties of the Officers of the Society
6.3.1 The President:
- Supervises the affairs of the Board,
- When present, chairs all meeting of the Society, the Board and the Executive
Committee;
- Is an ex officio member of all Committees, except the Nominating Committee;
- Acts as the spokesperson for the Society;
- Chairs the Executive Committee; and
- Carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
6.3.2 The Vice-President:
- Presides at meetings in the President’s absence. If the Vice-President is absent, the
Directors elect a Chairman for the meeting.
- Replaces the President at various functions when asked to do so by the President or
the Board;
- Is a member of the Executive Committee; and
- Carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
6.3.3 The Secretary:
- Attends all meetings of the Society, the Board and the Executive Committee,
- Keeps accurate minutes of these meetings;
- Has charge of the Boards correspondence;
- Makes sure a record of names and addresses of all Members of the Society is kept at
the office of the Society;
- Makes sure all notices of various meetings are sent;
- Makes sure annual fees are collected for deposit by the treasurer of the Society;
- Keeps the Seal of the Society at the office of the Society;
- Keeps all correspondence, of the Society, properly filed at the office of the Society;
- Files the annual return, changes in the Directors of the organization, amendments in
the bylaws and other incorporating documents with the Corporate Registry; and
- Carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
6.3.4 The Treasurer:
- Makes sure all monies paid to the Society are deposited in a Financial Institution,
chosen by the Board;
- Makes sure a detailed account of revenues and expenditures is presented to the Board
as requested;
- Makes sure an audited statement of the financial position of the Society is prepared
and presented to the Annual General Meeting;
- Is a member of the Executive Committee; and
- Carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
6.3.5 The Past President:
- Carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
6.4 Standing Committees
6.4.1 The Board establishes these standing committees.
(a) Executive Committee;
6.4.2 Executive Committee:
(a) Consists of the President, Past President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
(b) Is responsible for:
- Planning agendas for Board meetings;
- Carrying out emergency and unusual business between Board meetings;
- Reporting to the Board on actions taken between Board meetings;
- Carrying out other duties as assigned by the Board.
(c) Meets at the discretion of the President or on the request of any two (2) other Officers.
They must request the President in writing to call a meeting and state the business of the
meeting.
(d) All Officers may agree to sign a resolution. This resolution is as valid as one passed at
an Executive Committee meeting. It is not necessary to give notice or to call a meeting of
the Executive Committee. The date on the resolution is the date it was passed.
(e) A meeting of the Executive Committee may be held by conference call. Officers who
participate in this call are considered present for the meeting.
(f) Irregularities or errors done in good faith do not invalidate acts done by meeting of the
Executive Committee.
(g) An Officer may waive formal notice of a meeting.

ARTICLE 7- FINANCE AND OTHER MANAGEMENT MATTERS
7.1 The Registered Office
The Registered Office of the Society is located at:
9718 – 102 Street, Peace River, Alberta T8S 1S8
7.2 Finance and Auditing
7.2.1 The fiscal year of the Society ends on June 30th each year.
7.2.2 There must be a review of the books, accounts and records of the Society at least once a
year. An independent member appointed at the Annual General Meeting must do this
review. At each Annual General Meeting of the Society, the Treasurer submits a
complete statement of the books for the previous year.
7.3 Seal of the Society
7.3.1 The Board may adopt a seal as the Seal of the Society.
7.3.2 The Secretary has control and custody of the seal, unless the Board decides otherwise.
7.3.3 The Seal of the Society can only be used by Officers authorized by the Board. The Board
must pass a motion to name the authorized Officers.
7.4 Cheques and Contracts of the Society
7.4.1 The designated Officers of the Board sign all cheques drawn on the monies of the
Society. Two signatures are required on all cheques.
7.4.2 The designated Officers must sign all contracts of the Society or other persons authorized
to do so by resolution of the Board.
7.4.3 Any capital purchase of One Thousand ($1000.00) dollars or more shall have prior Board
approval.
7.5 The Keeping and Inspection of the Books and Records of the Society.
7.5.1 The Secretary keeps a copy of the Minute Books and records minutes of all meeting of
the Members and of the Board.
7.5.2 The Secretary keeps the original Minute Book at the Registered Office of the Society.
This record contains minutes from all meetings of the Society, the Board and the
Executive Committee.
7.5.3 The Secretary keeps and files all necessary books and records of the Society as required
by the Bylaws, the Societies Act, or any other statute or laws.
7.5.4 A Member wishing to inspect the books or records of the Society must give reasonable
notice to the President or Secretary of the Society of his/her intention to do so.
7.5.5 Unless otherwise permitted by the Board, such inspection will take place only at the
Registered Office, or other regular business premises operated by the Society, during
normal business hours.
7.5.6 All financial records of the Society are open for such inspection by the Members.
7.5.7 Other records of the Society are also open for inspection, except for records that the
Board designates as confidential. All meetings of the Executive Committee and the Board
of Directors, done in executive session, (also referred to as in camera) will be designated
as confidential.
7.6 Borrowing Powers
7.6.1 Within the restrictions of the lease agreement with the Town of Peace River , the Society
may borrow or raise funds to meet its objectives and operations. The Board decides the
amounts and ways to raise the money, including giving or granting security.
7.6.2 The Society may issue debentures to borrow only by resolution of the Board confirmed
by a Special Resolution of the Society.
7.7 Payments
7.7.1 No Member, Director or Officer of the Society receives any payment for his/her
services as a Member, Director or Officer.
7.7.2 Reasonable expenses incurred while carrying out duties of the Society may be
reimbursed upon Board approval.
7.7.3 Honorariums may be determined by resolution of the Board and confirmed by
Special Resolution of the Society.
7.8 Protection and Indemnity of Directors and Officers
7.8.1 Each Director or Officer holds office with protection from the Society. The Society
indemnifies each Director or Officer against all costs or charges that result from any act
done in his/her role for the Society. The Society does not protect any Director or Officer
for acts of fraud, dishonesty, or bad faith.
7.8.2 No Director or Officer is liable for the acts of any other Director, Officer or employee.
No Director or Officer is responsible for any loss or damage due to bankruptcy,
insolvency, or wrongful act of any person, firm or corporation dealing with the Society.
No Director or Officer is liable for any loss due to an oversight or error in judgment, or
by an act in his/her role for the Society, unless the act is fraud, dishonesty or bad faith.
7.8.3 Directors or Officers can rely on the accuracy of any statement or report prepared by the
Society’s auditor. Directors or Officers are not held liable for any loss or damage as a
result of acting on that statement or report.
ARTICLE 8 – PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
8.1 Robert’s Rules of Order Simplified and Applied, Second Edition is the authority used by the
society.

ARTICLE 9 - AMENDING THE BYLAWS
9.1 The Bylaws may be cancelled, altered or added to by Special Resolution at any Annual General
or Special General Meeting of the Society.
9.2 The twenty-one (21) days’ notice of the Annual General or Special General Meeting of the
Society must include details of the proposed resolution to change the Bylaws.
9.3 The amended bylaws take effect after approval of the Special Resolution at the Annual General or
Special General Meeting and accepted by the Corporate Registry of Alberta.

ARTICLE 10 – DISTRIBUTING ASSETS AND DISSOLVING THE SOCIETY
10.1 The Society does not pay any dividends or distribute its property among its Members.
10.2 If the Society is dissolved any funds or assets remaining, after paying all debts, are donated to a
registered and incorporated charitable organization. Members select this organization by Special
Resolution. In no event do any Members receive any assets of the Society.
Dated at the Town of Peace River in the Province of Alberta, this _____ , day of __________, 2011.


PRESIDENT, _________________________, ADDRESS: __ _______________
VICE-PRESIDENT, _____________________, ADDRESS: ____ ____________
SECRETARY: ________________________, ADDRESS: __ _______________
PEACE RIVER CURLING CLUB – BYLAWS
Revised: November 2011
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DIRECTOR: __________________________, ADDRESS: ______ __________
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_________________ ,2011