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Take out a membership, support language and culture and stay connected.

The SGC offers Individual, Organization and Associate Membership.

SGC currently has over 30 member groups throughout the province. Among the member groups are language schools, dance & music groups, German & Austrian clubs, a Mennonite Museum, historic societies, cooking groups, as well as various other arts, culture and recreation groups.

Organization Members are entitled to apply for SGC member funding and representatives are invited to attend the annual Round Table Meeting and Treffpunkt Weekend member consultations. Individual and Associate Members enjoy receiving the quarterly newsletter Postillion and other benefits.

Available Memberships

Organization Membership ($50 per year)
Open

Organization Membership shall be open to any group or society whose Constitution or aims and objectives are in harmony with those of the Council. Application for membership shall be accompanied by a copy of the Constitution or equivalent information of the group or society, such as a list of aims and objectives, a list of officers, a brief history and description of projects and activities. Voting upon the application of such group or society shall take place at the next board meeting or general meeting following receipt of the application of the group or society. A two-thirds majority of the Directors present at such a meeting shall be required to approve the group or society as a member. A group or society so approved shall be declared an organization member of the Council upon payment of the annual fees for the current year.

Benefits

  • Access to member consultations & workshops
  • May appoint two voting delegates to SGC
  • Eligible to apply for member funding
  • Access to SGC Programs
  • SGC Quarterly newsletter Postillion
  • Welcome to attend general meetings
  • Eligible for election to the SGC Board of Directors

Fees

$50 per year

Individual Membership ($25 per year)
Open

Individual Membership shall be open to any reputable person, interested in the preservation of German culture and who accepts the Constitution of the Council. An individual shall be declared an individual member of the Council upon payment of the annual fees for the current year.

Benefits

  • Voting rights if elected to the Board of Directors
  • Access to SGC Programs
  • SGC Quarterly newsletter Postillion
  • Welcome to attend general meetings

Fees

$25 per year

Associate Membership ($50 per year)
Open

Associate Membership shall be open to any reputable business, association or individual interested in the preservation of German culture and who accepts the Constitution of the Council. Voting upon admission of such businesses, associations and/or individuals shall take place at the next board meeting or general meeting following receipt of the application for membership. A two-thirds majority of the Directors present at such a meeting shall be required to approve the business, association, or individual member. Such business, association or individual so approved shall be declared an associate member upon payment of annual fees for the current year.

Benefits

  • SGC Quarterly newsletter Postillion
  • Welcome to attend general meetings

Fees

$50 per year

Honorary Membership
Open

Honorary Membership may be conferred upon any individual who has rendered notable service to the Council, or anyone else on whom the Council wishes to confirm that status. A two-thirds majority vote in favour by ballot is necessary of those present at an Annual Meeting of the Council upon recommendation signed by one voting member and seconded by another voting member. An Honorary Member shall have the right to vote and to hold office.

Benefits

  • Right to vote
  • Eligible for election to the SGC Board of Directors
  • SGC Quarterly newsletter Postillion
  • Welcome to attend general meetings

Fees

n/a

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