Native Sons of the Golden West Planning Calendar

January
*quarterly Parlor newsletter delivered (not later than) 
*monthly Parlor general meeting
*deadline for input to February-March issue of The Native Son
*deadline for third-quarter (per GP’s calendar) per capita tax to be received by GP

February
* monthly Parlor general meeting
* nominations for delegates to Grand Parlor
*deadline for Donor Response Form for Sonora High School scholarships
*deadline for proposed changes to NSGW constitution due to GP Constitution Revision Committee
*deadline for Semi-annual Reports to be received by GP

March
*deadline for input to NSGW Advance Report and Proceedings
*Deadline for Donor Information Sheet for Summerville High School
*Daylight Savings Time begins – set clocks ahead one hour
*monthly Parlor general meeting
* elections for delegates to Grand Parlor
*deadline for input to April-May-Jun issue of Parlor newsletter
*deadline for input to April-May issue of The Native Son
*deadline for ads for Grand Parlor candidates
*requests (if any) for per capita tax relief for first & second quarters due to GP: applications for the NSGW scholarship are due to the GP Scholarship      Committee
*postmark deadline for scholarship applications from Sonora High School
*Columbia’s Victorian Easter Celebration – for the children: Easter parade and egg hunts

April
*quarterly Parlor newsletter delivered (not later than)
*send certified letters to members whose dues are in arrears nine months
*Victorian Easter Parade & Egg Hunt in CSHP (parade registration at 11:00 AM; parade starts at 12:30 PM)
*monthly Parlor general meeting
*postmark deadline for scholarship applications from Summerville High School
*deadline to let Sonora High School know names of scholarship recipients and presenter
*deadline for room reservations for Grand Parlor Convention in:_________________
*deadline for sponsors to notify Sonora High School of names of scholarship recipients and presenters
*annual Millard Smallin Scholarship Dinner at Chispa Parlor
*cutoff for determining per capita tax
*deadline for fourth-quarter (per GP’s calendar) per capita tax to be received by GP

May
*first mailing of dues notices for fiscal year 7/1/15 – 6/30/16
*deadline for reservations for ladies luncheon at 138th Grand Parlor
*Columbia’s Fireman’s Muster (parade and competitions)
*deadline for pre-registration for the Grand Parlor Convention
*monthly Parlor general meeting
• nominations of Parlor officers
*deadline for input to June-July issue of The Native Son
*Grand Parlor in ___________________?
*scholarship presentations at Sonora High School
*Columbia’s Memorial Day Salute – 11:00 AM at the veterans’ section of Columbia Cemetery
*scholarship presentations at Summerville High School
*Columbia Diggins (sic) 1852

June
*second mailing of dues notices for fiscal year 7/1/ – 6/30/
*monthly Parlor general meeting
• elections of Parlor officers
• read names of brothers who are eleven months in arrears; vote to suspend delinquent members
* deadline for input to July-August-September issue of Parlor newsletter
*Columbia’s Father’s Day Fly-in
*send Membership Activity Record for suspended brothers to Grand Secretary
*end of Columbia Parlor’s fiscal year, 7/1/ – 6/30/

July
*beginning of Columbia Parlor’s fiscal year, 7/1/ – 6/30/
*prepare and mail Membership Activity Reports to suspend those with dues in arrears
*quarterly Parlor newsletter delivered (not later than)
*Columbia’s Glorious 4th of July Celebration with parade
*monthly Parlor general meeting
• installation of Parlor officers
*deadline for input to August-September issue of The Native Son
*Columbia’s Big Band Street Dance, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
*target date to submit Columbia Parlor’s Semi-annual Report to GP (deadline is 8/15/
*deadline for first-quarter (per GP’s calendar) per capita tax to be received by GP

August
target date to submit nonprofit raffle registration application to Attorney General’s Office
monthly Parlor general meeting
deadline for Semi-annual Reports to be received by GP

September
*California Statehood Day parade & activities in CSHP
*monthly Parlor general meeting
*deadline for input to October-November-December issue of Parlor newsletter
*deadline for input to October-November issue of The Native Son
*requests (if any) for per capita tax relief for third & fourth quarters due to GP
*Columbia’s Art Show, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – works by local painters, sculptors, & photographers
*Stories in Stone cemetery tour, 8:00 PM (also on 10/2 & 3/15)
*Columbia’s Fiddle and Bango (sic) Contest & Chili Cook-off, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

October
*quarterly Parlor newsletter delivered (not later than)
*Stories in Stone cemetery tour, 8:00 PM (also was on 9/25 & 26/15)
*Columbia’s Harvest Festival, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – crafts, demonstrations, music, & dancing
*monthly Parlor general meeting
• draw winning wood-raffle tickets
*Columbia Birthday Celebration & open house
*Columbia Parlor’s actual birthday –1913; established 10/25/
*deadline for second-quarter (per GP’s calendar) per capita tax to be received by GP
*cutoff for determining per capita tax
*trick or treating in Columbia, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

November
*Daylight Savings Time ends – set clocks back one hour
*Columbia’s Veteran’s Day Remembrance – 11:00 AM in the Columbia Cemetery
*monthly Parlor general meeting
*deadline for input to December 2015-January 2016 issue of The Native Son
*send names of dues-delinquent members (if any) four months in arrears to GP Lapsation Committee chairman

December
*monthly Parlor general meeting
*A Miner’s Christmas, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
*Columbia’s All-equestrian Christmas Parade at 11:00 AM
*Columbia’s Las Posadas Nativity Procession at 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM, traditional Spanish 1850’s reenactment
*deadline for input to January-February-March 2016 issue of Parlor newslettergraph here.

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