Yankee District Meeting for ARS members – To ratify Amendments to the Bylaws
Sunday, December 17 th , 2023 at 7:30 pm via Zoom
The Yankee District of the American Rose Society must amend its Bylaws to comply with IRS regulations
for tax exemption. All Yankee District ARS Members are encouraged to attend a brief, one item agenda
Zoom meeting on Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 pm . (Zoom link to follow close to Dec 17.)
Click here for a copy of the entire bylaws with the proposed amendments
Proposed Amendments to Yankee District Bylaws are:
ARTICLE II Purpose and Objectives : The Yankee District of the American Rose Society is organized
exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes,
the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations described under Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, including
the American Rose Society.
ARTICLE XIV Dissolution: Upon the dissolution of the organization, assets shall be distributed for one or
more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or
corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government,
or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.
Lauren Duffee Gisel agreed at the March District Convention to be our new District newsletter editor and has already published 2 issues.
Editor: Lauren Duffee Gisel