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Membership Dues for 2022- March 2023
Standard Yearly $30.00
Old Drum Supporter Yearly $100.00
Blind Boone Supporter Lifetime $500.00
The all-volunteer-based, not-for-profit Johnson County Historical Society 501(c) 3 is moving to a one-time per year renewable membership. With the COVID pandemic of the last two years, we were not able to keep up with renewing memberships.
Today however, we have a new board, a new board President, our 501(c) 3 is in place as a tax-exempt organization, and we are ready to embark on a new and exciting chapter in our 100-year-old organization of preserving our area history.
We thank you for your support of the JCHS and for liking our Facebook, blog, and website this past year. We hope that you can join us in 2022 on our newly invigorated historical journey into the future. We are always looking for volunteers and suggestions on how to improve our services.
DAILY for non-members. $5.00 This is a one-person, one-day access to our research library. This is not a change. Five dollars gives access for the day to visit and research in the JCHS Mary Miller Smiser Heritage Library. It is for one person to research in our library of family files, photographs, original deeds, obituaries, and original court documents. This is geared mainly to our out-of-town guests who are visiting for only one day. There is a cost for black and white or color copies posted in the museum.
STANDARD YEARLY $30.00 This replaces the individual and family memberships with one donation. The Standard Membership is for $30.00 per year and is good for all persons at one address for the 202 calendar year. It entitles everyone at one address access to our library during open hours and the library of the West Central Genealogy Society, with prearrangement, 25 cent copies, plus our twice per year newsletter sent electronically, beginning in 2023. Voting rights at our annual meeting are extended to all adults at the one address. If you want your newsletter sent through the post office after 2022, there is a $5 per year added to the membership. The cost of postage has made sending the newsletter through the USPS expensive.
OLD DRUM SUPPORTER $100.00 Old Drum Supporter Membership is a new level of Membership. This would give the members of each household at one address all of the benefits of the Standard membership, up to ten free copies on one researching visit then 25 cents per black and white copy thereafter, color copies are still $1, plus one prearranged guided tour of the museum and grounds and notation in the electronically sent newsletter. Voting rights at our annual September Board election meeting are extended to the adults at one address. The newsletter for 2022 continues to be mailed to those households; beginning in 2023, if you want the newsletter mailed and not emailed, there will be a $5.00 annual charge.
BLIND BOONE SUPPORTER $500.00 Lifetime Membership We will move all current lifetime members to the Blind Boone Supporter Membership. The lifetime membership entitles all adults at one address to all the benefits of the Standard membership, “free” black and white copies, color copies are still $1.00, plus prearranged guided tours of the Smiser Heritage Library and Museum and grounds of the Elm Schoolhouse and historic Johnson County courthouse, notation in the newsletter, and engraved name on the plaque posted in the Historical Society’s Library. Voting rights at our annual meeting are extended to adults at one address.
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Postal address: 302 N. Main, Warrensburg, MO, 64093
Phone: 660-747-6480 please leave a message if we cannot answer