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Laura Verigin Award
March 06, 2009
All ladies who are members of the USCC are required to serve at least four years on the Grand Forks USCC Ladies Committee. In the event that someone is unable to serve, they may pay $400 to the replacement via the Treasurer of the USCC Ladies Organization; and the Ladies Committee will hire the replacement.
Ten ladies serve on the Ladies Committee for a one year term. Five ladies start their term in January and serve for one full year and five ladies start in June and serve for a full year. This provides continuity in the Ladies Committee.
Positions on the Ladies Committee:
Chairperson (USCC member)
Secretary (USCC member)
Treasurer (USCC member)
Funeral Groups Liaison (USCC member)
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Grand Forks USCC Ladies Organization
The Grand Forks Ladies Organization consists of a group of women mainly of Doukhobor background who are members and non-members of the USCC. All ladies who are members of the USCC are automatically members of the Grand Forks USCC Ladies Organization. The Grand Forks Ladies Organization consists of two parts: the Ladies Committee and the Funeral Cooking Groups. All members are placed on a Funeral Cooking Group and then ten members serve as well on the Ladies Committee. The purpose and function of each group is stated below.
Objectives of the Ladies Committee:
2. Spring and Fall Luncheon Fundraisers
3. Provide Wedding Banquet Service
4. Host Luncheons for Visiting Groups
5. Spring Clean-Up of Centre
6. Hold Fund Raising Activities for Kitchen Upkeep and Donations Purposes
7. Maintain Flower Beds at the Grand Forks Community Centre
Annual and Semi-Annual Meetings
The annual meeting shall be held on the last Monday in January.
The semi-annual meeting shall be held on the last Monday in June.
GF USCC Ladies Organization - 2007 Activities
Photos - USCC Ladies Catering Events
Top - Arun Ghandi Visit, July 4, 2007
Bottom - J.J.Verigin Sr's 86th Birthday