Columbia City High School Alumni
We, the undersigned, acting as duly
agents, being persons over the age of twenty-one years, citizens of the United
States of America, for the purpose of founding and continuing this association
do hereby certify the following:
The name of the association is
Columbia City High School Alumni Association, hereafter referred to as CCHSAA.
The period of the duration of the
association shall be perpetual.
The CCHSAA shall be for public benefit. The purpose
for which the CHSAA is organized are exclusively religious, charitable,
scientific, literary, and educational within the meaning of section 501 C (3)
of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any
future United States Internal Revenue law.
The powers and purposes of the CCHSAA
1. Promote the CCHSAA "MISSION
STATEMENT" per the by-laws.
2. Locate alumni and maintain a
current database with the help of CCHS CLASS COORDINATORS by school year.
3. To support and promote the
Columbia City High School within the community. To help with funding with new
and old scholarships for students of CCHS.
4. To manage its internal affairs
within the law of the state of Indiana.
5. To make and amend the by-laws as
6. To take, manage, hold and
dispose of property of CCHSAA. No Officers, Board of Directors or members may
receive any income from the association.
7. CCHSAA shall be guided by the rules
for associations as required by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, under section
501 C - 3 or any future laws.
association shall have such powers as are necessary to carry out its stated
purposes as allowed under the laws of the state of Indiana and under guidelines
of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding
provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue involved.
Upon the dissolution of the association,
the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provisions for payment of
all liabilities of the association, dispose of all the assets of the association
exclusively for the purpose of the association in such manner as shall at the
time qualify as an exempt organization under Section 501 C (3) of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986 or future laws of the IRS. Any assets not disposed of shall
be disposed of by the Chancery Court of the County in which the principal office
of the association is then located.
The Board of Directors of this
association shall be elected by the membership of the association consistent
with the guidelines specified in the by-laws of the association.
Membership in the association will
consist of three levels as specified in the by-laws of the association.
Signed this 15th day of June 2005
TEDDY L. GRUVER (1957)
BRENDA REEG ROBISON (1960)
RUTH ANN BOWIE DAVIS (1957)
VERNON TRIER (1943)
RICHARD L. PHEND (1951)