The HCNWA is a registered
501-C-4 Organization registered with the State of Florida. None of the
Officers or Directors receives any compensation for their participation in
the Organization. The HCNWA is an all Volunteer group.
1. Dues are used to
provide new watch groups with one Neighborhood Watch sign as soon as their
dues are paid. That has a value of $50.25 dollars which includes shipping
and handling. If the group wants additional signs they can be purchased from
our Supplier at our costs.
2. Dues pay
for our yearly registration fees to the State of Florida. This amounts to
$62.00 each year for 501-C-4 organizations.
3. Dues pay
for refreshments and amenities at the two meetings a year, one in April and
one in October. There are snacks and refreshments at the April meeting. At
the October meeting we have a sit-down Dinner for the Coordinators and Block
Captains as a thank you for all the work they do during the year. The HCSO
provides the meeting place at no charge to our members. We also hold our
Elections at October meeting.
4. This August
we held a Neighborhood Watch Jamboree at EG Simmons Park in Ruskin, Fl. This
was funded by a Grant from the Office of Neighborhood Relations and matching
funding from our Treasury.
5. Dues are used to
publish a Semi Annual Newsletter in April and October for all members.
6. Dues also cover
the costs of office supplies including stamps, mailing and P.O. Box.
Christmas our Organization donates the sum of $1000.00 dollars, usually
($250.00) dollars for each District in Hillsborough County. A needy family
is chosen by the Board, with the help of the Deputy from that District, to
ensure that the family will receive a Christmas that they would not
8. This is a
short explanation of how dues are spent. Our Organization has been in
existence since 1985, and worked hard to spread the word about Neighborhood
Watch and its abilities to thwart crime with your help.
Please join with us and
help make a difference. We need Board members and you are always invited to
come join us at a meeting. Call or email any Board member for directions.
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