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Memorandum of Understanding Charity document sample
Memorandum of Understanding Charity document sample
APRIL 28, 2006 VOLUME Welcome to our e-Newsletter. We would like to bring you up to date on GREATER MEMPHIS Memphis Greenline, Inc. (GMGI), and invite you to participate with us in GREENLINE, INC. 501c(3) Memphis Greenline (GMG) over the next years. Our previous newslette Please feel free to pass this newsletter on The Greater Memphis Greenline (GMG) is a HISTORY proposed 13-mile In June, 2004, members of a local nonprofit group, CommonSense, Inc., for multi-use urban to discuss the feasibility of developing the GMG into a hiking/biking trail. It park/trail on a former new group, dedicated specifically to this project, was called for. Invitation CSX railroad right-of- nonprofit groups which might be interested in promoting this project to sel way from the Board of Directors. This group met for the first time in August, 2004, and si intersection of per month. Out Board members are posted on our website, www.grea Poplar/Walnut Grove/Union in ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DAT Midtown Memphis to 501c(3) near Houston Levee The GMGI has received a 501c(3) from the Federal Government as a pub in the suburbs of GMG are tax-deductible. Shelby County. GOVERNMENTAL RECOGNITION AND STATUS OF A draft Memorandum of Understanding which gives the GMGI official s maintain the GMG (with final approval for changes resting with local gove survey of the property has been completed, and the Trust for Public Land negotiations to purchase the property from CS The Mission of Greater Memphis Greenline, Inc. is WEBSITE to collaborate in a Our site is www.greatermemphisgreenline.org, and to date it contains a lis public-private the organizations they represent; pictures of a well established hiking/biking partnership with local which we hope to emulate here; a section on the advantages of a neighbo government in the number of references for further reading; a survey which you can fill out abo development of the like to see in your neighborhood; pictures of an already-established trai GMG and other neighborhood; and volunteer/donation/contact fo unused railway right- of ways and unused railway right- of ways and COMMUNITY INPUT AND SUPPORT easements in We have held two more public events since December 2005 to survey opin Memphis and Shelby to see on the section of the GMG near them – at the Rotary/Germantown, appreciate that safety and security are primary concerns, and will work c County, to create a neighborhood associations and anyone else to ensure a satisfactory desig world-class meet with your group, just ask and we’ll arrange recreational park/hiking-biking trail system. Community support has been overwhelming. We already have a potential volunteer list of over 300, and as soon as the County has For more information please official access to the GMG (and it contact: won’t be considered trespassing), we will schedule some cleanup days Steven Sondheim 271 No. Rose Memphis, TN 38117 (901) 761- 1793 firstname.lastname@example.org COMMITTEES We are in the process of establishing the following committees: Cl Fundraising, Community/Neighborhood, Volunteers, Publicity, Long Membership, and Security. If you are interested in participating, ple VOLUME 1, NUMBER 2 ike to bring you up to date on the activities of the Greater vite you to participate with us in the creation of the Greater t years. Our previous newsletter is posted on our website. ee to pass this newsletter on. HISTORY group, CommonSense, Inc., formed an exploratory committee MG into a hiking/biking trail. It soon became apparent that a oject, was called for. Invitations were issued to all the local in promoting this project to select a representative to a new st time in August, 2004, and since then has met at least once sted on our website, www.greatermemphisgreenline.org ISHMENTS TO DATE 501c(3) Federal Government as a public charity. All donations to the G are tax-deductible. NITION AND STATUS OF NEGOTIATIONS which gives the GMGI official standing to help develop and hanges resting with local government) is still circulating. A d, and the Trust for Public Land is helping with the ongoing purchase the property from CSX. WEBSITE g, and to date it contains a list of our Board of Directors and a well established hiking/biking/equestrian trail in Reston, VA n the advantages of a neighborhood trail/linear park, with a urvey which you can fill out about what type of trail you would of an already-established trail in the Vollintine-Evergreen d volunteer/donation/contact forms Y INPUT AND SUPPORT December 2005 to survey opinions on what people would like m – at the Rotary/Germantown, and the Exchange Club. We mary concerns, and will work closely with government and e to ensure a satisfactory design. If you would like for us to oup, just ask and we’ll arrange it. COMMITTEES g the following committees: Cleanup, Design/Development, od, Volunteers, Publicity, Long-Term Planning, Newsletter, e interested in participating, please contact us.
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