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					EME BRANCH FUND




  Established 15 May 1997
   The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch


                            AIM
- To foster, maintain, and promote the well being of EME Branch
  individual members and the EME Branch as a whole

- To perpetuate and recognize the bonds of comradeship and
  esprit de corps within the EME Branch

- To encourage and support public interest in the EME Branch

- To assist in the preservation of the traditions, memorabilia and
  customs of the EME Branch

- To enhance the operation of the EME Kit Shop for the
  betterment of all members of the Branch
    The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



            EME BRANCH FUND
•    The main office is located in CFSEME HQ (A-72).

•    The Fund is controlled by an Executive Board of Directors

•    The Fund is administered by an Admin Committee
The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch




   WHAT THE
EME BRANCH FUND
    DOES FOR
     “YOU”
     The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



    FOR ALL EME BRANCH MEMBERS
•    Sponsors EME Branch Regional and Branch Advisor Awards

•    Maintains EME Artifacts and Memorabilia

•    Maintains the 50th Anniversary Monument and the RCEME Gates

•    Maintains the EME Heritage Display Room (Regt Coy)

•    Acknowledges Branch personnel at time of family member loss

•    Supports other events/requirements that are in the best interest of the EME
     Branch as directed by the Board of Directors
The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch




         WHY BECOME
          A MEMBER?

            BENEFITS TO
              FUND
             MEMBERS
           The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch


              BENEFITS TO BRANCH
                FUND MEMBERS
Items issued (one time) free of charge
       •     EME accoutrements issued to DP1 students and Phase
             III Officers which include:
               – EME DEU buttons
               – EME DEU slip-ons
       •     $10.00 Gift Certificate to the EME Kit Shop


Items issued annually free of charge

   •        Annual EME Anniversary Button, value $2.00
   •        Annual EME Calendar, value $6.00
    The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



        BENEFITS TO BRANCH
          FUND MEMBERS
Bursaries

•   Rewarded annually (amount may vary)

•   All members must be in good standing for at least 1 year

•   Open to spouse and children

•   Limit of a one-time award per applicant per lifetime
     The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



         BENEFITS TO BRANCH
           FUND MEMBERS
Sports Awards

•   Provide funding to Branch recognized sports activities (Curling,
    Golf and Hockey)

•   Local activities will receive funding

•   National activities (EME Golf and Hockey) receive funding as well
    The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



       BENEFITS TO BRANCH
         FUND MEMBERS
Membership Reward Draws

•   There are EIGHT draws conducted each year. Two names are
drawn at each of the following activities a Curling Bonspiel
(Feb/Mar), Bluebell conference (May), National Golf (Aug) and
National Hockey (Dec).

ALSO

•   At the Bluebell Conference in May there is ONE lifetime
    membership is drawn
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    BENEFITS TO BRANCH
      FUND MEMBERS
•   Educational Short Term Loans

•   Benevolent Loans

•   Hardship Grants

•   Contingency Funds (New)
       The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



    ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES
                                 Annual            Pay Allotment

Lt / 2Lt / MCpl / Cpl / Cfn      $12.00            ($1.00 / Month)

WO / Sgt                         $18.00            ($1.50 / Month)

Capt / MWO                       $18.00            ($1.50 / Month)

LCol / Maj / CWO                 $24.00            ($2.00 / Month)

Gen / Col                        $36.00            ($3.00 / Month)

If you decide to pay annually your dues must be paid by cheque or cash.
The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP FEES

$250.00 – if the individual is a NEW EME Branch Fund member


$200.00 – if an individual has 5 or more years as a Branch Fund
            Member


$100.00 – on Retirement

       Amounts are to be paid by cheque or cash
The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch




                        NEW
                 BRANCH
              INITIATIVE
   The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch



                      EME GUILD
The Guild of the EME Branch Charitable Trust has been approved by
Canadian Revenue Agency. The “EME Guild” provides the following
benefits:
    •   Charitable status and is able to give official tax receipts for
        donations (cash and material)
    •   Support Scholarship/Bursary program
    •   Raise money for the EME Heritage Project
    •   Support restoration/repair of artifacts
    •   Purchase artifacts

     The Guild is available to accept
     donations from everyone: military,
          civilian and corporate.
The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch




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