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GBHA MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

 

Unless otherwise stated, all of our membership have a mandatory 20 hours per year of volunteering with club events or projects. 

All new memberships of any kind must complete the Mandatory Orientation before membership is approved and finalized. If not completed, membership will not be granted and fees will be

reimbursed.

GBHA Executive reserves the right to deny or revoke memberships. It is not the responsibility of GBHA to find sponsors for NON-SPONSORED AFFILIATE MEMBERS.

LATE RENEWAL SURCHARGES

The annual membership fees are to be made payable to the Georgian Bay Hunters & Anglers Inc. and presented to the Membership Director on or before the regular meeting in February each year. 

 

Failure to make payment by this February date, members will be charge a $40.00 surcharge for each membership. 

 

This late fee payment will only be open until the March dinner meeting.  Any member who has not paid their dues by said date shall be deemed delinquent and therefore forfeit their membership in the Club.

 

Should a membership be forfeited, it can be renewed when membership opens in November for the next calendar year at the “new member rate” which includes a $40.00 surcharge for the first year. 

E-transfers are available for those wanting

to pay their renewal fees gbhaclub@gmail.com

Categories of GBHA 2019 Memberships

Affiliate Membership

 

                    Eligibility: New members who are without sponsorship by a valid, current voting Single  

                    or family membership holders will be “Affiliate Members”. 

 

                    Commitment: No volunteer commitment or meeting commitment.  Affiliate members may 

                    attend club events or dinners.

 

                    Voting: This is non-participating, may not serve on the Executive, or vote in membership

                    meetings. 

 

                    Sponsorship: NO Affiliate members is allowed to sponsor a new member in any category of                             membership. 

 

                    Conversion: After a five year consecutive membership, conversion to an Ordinary Single or

                    Family Membership is subject to a majority vote by the Executive, with consideration to 

                    participation – volunteer commitment – and monthly meeting attendance.

                  All new memberships of any kind must complete the Mandatory Orientation                           before membership is approved and finalized. 

                  GBHA Executive reserves the right to deny or revoke memberships. 

 

                    Rate: $525.00 per year for a new or renewing member. 

                    5 year Membership - $2500.

                    10 year Membership - $5000.

 
  Ordinary Membership

 

                       This is for all new or current single and family memberships that have a sponsor. New members

                       are accepted in January and must be submitted and paid by end of February.

 

                       Eligibility: On new; single, and family members, sponsorship by a valid, current, voting  

                       honorary, single or family member is mandatory.

 

                      At renewal, Single, and Family Membership holder may transfer to any other membership  

                      without penalty or restriction.

 

                      Sponsorship: Single and Family membership holders may sponsor two new 

                      members per year and serve on the Executive.

 

                      Commitment: 20 hours per year volunteer service or attendance to a minimum of 3 monthly 

                      membership dinner meetings annually. 

 

                      Single Membership Rates: $215.00 for new single members, $175.00 for renewal. 

                      Membership renewals must be paid on or before the February dinner meeting. Each Single                               Membership is allowed to vote at any General Membership Meeting and is eligible to sit on the                         Executive Board afterbeing a member for two consecutive years in good standing.

                     

                      Voting: This is participating, voting membership.

                      Family Membership Rates: $265.00 for new family members, $225.00 for renewal.

                      Membership renewals must be paid on or before the February dinner meeting.  

                      Family Membership is allowed one vote per family at any General Membership Meeting.

                     

                      Voting: This is a participating, but only one member over 19 years of age is allowed to vote or

                      serve on the Executive after being a member for two consecutive years in good standing.

Honorary Membership

 

                       Eligibility: Members who are 70 years old or older with a minimum of 20 years

                       membership with the club.

 

                       Sponsorship: Honorary membership holders may sponsor two new members per year and  

                       serve on the Executive.

 

                       Commitment: 20 hours per year volunteer service or attendance to a minimum of 

                       a 3 monthly membership dinner meetings annually.

 

                       Voting: This is participating, voting membership, may serve on the executive.

 

                       Rate: $60.00

 

GBHA Junior Membership

The Georgian Bay Hunters and Anglers Junior Club is based out of Midland and was established in 2001 with the goal of engaging youth in traditional outdoor activities and conservation projects within the community. Our members come not just from Midland, but all over Simcoe County. We have a membership cap of 45 members and we always have a waiting list of eager participants. Please check out our Junior Club information page listed on our website.

GBHA holds monthly dinner meetings.  Please check our calendar for meeting dates.  Adult cost for dinner is cost is $20.00 and youths are $14.00. Special event prices will be announced.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  

An OFAH membership is required to hunt in ANY Simcoe County forest.

All Restricted PAL persons must belong to a to a club for firearms transportation purposes.

 
FOR ALL MEMBERSHIPS INQUIRES PLEASE CONTACT 

Elyse Birnie

32 Georgian Grande Drive

Coldwater, ON

L0K 1E0

905-717-9091

birnieelyse@gmail.com

 

     

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