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SCC 2005 Membership Drive


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Sierra Club of Canada's annual membership contest

Would you like to:

Increase the base of support for your chapter or group?

Enhance your volunteer capacity?

Enjoy an injection of funds into your budget?

Collaborate with others to build Sierra Club of Canada?

Have some fun?

can help you do all these things. This is the third year of our successful membership contest, and participation is growing. In 2004, 13% of our overall membership recruitment was through the membership contest. This year, we'd like to increase that to 20%.

Here are the MUCHMEMBERS 2005 contest rules:


The contest will begin at midnight EST on Wednesday, June 1 and end on Monday, October 31 2005. All mailed membership applications must be postmarked no later than October 31, 2005.


Memberships received between June 1 and October 31, 2005 may benefit your Local Group and/or Chapter with cash prizes totalling $3,500.

The prizes will be distributed as follows: $1,500 for the winning group and $1,000 for the winning group's Chapter; and $500 for the largest percentage Group growth with $500 going to the percentage growth winning Chapter.


Winners will qualify based on the number of new members who join their chapter or group between the beginning and close of the contest. Renewing members will not be included in the total.


Runners up will qualify based on the percentage of membership growth for their group (this will provide an incentive for smaller and rural groups to compete as well).


The Contest is open to all SCC chapters and groups that wish to participate. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2005.

Suggestions on how/where to sign up new members

Family members


Work colleagues

Participants in outings

Community groups


Tabling events

Home and school associations

Your place of worship

New members may be signed up using the regular SCC Membership Brochure, by joining online, or by calling us at 1 (888) 810-4204. Please let Martha Beckett at national office know if you require a special supply of brochures.

Your MUCHMEMBERS 2005 contest team is:

Susan Paul (
Marilyn McGunigal (
Martha Beckett (
Sara Krynitzki (

Please feel free to contact any member of the team if you have questions, or need help.

  Join SCC

Gives You:

A chance to learn more about the environment and how to enjoy and protect it.

A chance to be part of an effective grassroots team that works actively to protect the environment.

A chance to meet like-minded people through social activities, member nights, local outings, fundraising events and annual general meetings.

Local and worldwide outings through our network of chapters and local groups.

Chapter newsletter - you automatically become a member of a chapter and get background on local issues, book reviews and news of upcoming events and outings.

SCAN - Sierra Club of Canada's national newsletter

For more information, you can call us toll-free at 1-888-810-4204

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