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The name of this association shall be the Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club, hereafter referred to as this association and/or this organization.
A. The object of the association shall be the promotion and encouragement of running (particularly long distance running), fitness and health, and whenever feasible, track and field participation.
B. In furtherance of objective A, this association may hold championships, demonstrations and social events, print and publish books, magazines, gazettes, and newsletters; make awards and do all such other things as may be incidental to or conducive to the encouragement of running.
C. Other objectives are to engage in community activities, to make known by appropriate means the benefits of long distance running, jogging, biking, and swimming, and to coordinate with other agencies advocating these types of activities as means of physical fitness.
The only requirement for membership shall be the payment of dues.
IV. MANAGEMENT OF GOVERNMENT
A. The management of this association shall be vested in a Board of Directors consisting of a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, and five trustees; one each from four geographical regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, plus one at-large trustee, all by vote of the members.
B. Duties of the officers:
D. Term of office:
A. Dues shall be as determined by a majority of the members present at a business meeting and shall not be changed more often than once a year.
B.. This is a nonprofit organization. Dues, entry fees and other monies received by the organization will be spent entirely for carrying out the stated purposes of the organization.
C. Members using association funds for any purpose shall give a full record of the expenditures to the treasurer.
D. The organization shall be empowered to participate in fund-raising activities.
In the event of dissolution of this association, the funds in the treasury, after all creditors have been paid shall go to the Bay Cliff Health Camp (money to be donated).
Adopted at UPRRC Annual Meeting, December 2, 2000