Updated June 6, 2019
Each year when the dues slips are mailed out our Work Hour Chairman gets calls questioning work hours fee. I will try and explain what work hours are.
Some years past the Club was looking for a way to encourage members to use the club and they also found work hours could keep the cost of your yearly dues lower by keeping the cost of routine maintenance down. They started work hours. Each member of the club 62 or younger has a choice of donating 10 hours of service to the club in exchange for deleting $100.00 off his "work hour fee". What this means is you can donate 1 hour to the club on workdays and receive $10.00 off your work hour fee for each hour donated hour up to 10. Also you get credit for one hour for each Membership meeting your attend if you fill out the attendance sheet passed around at meeting and stay for the meeting.
"Work Hours" are meant to be hours you work during a SCHEDULED WORKDAY, or another workday the cub has. See the Calendar in the front club house on the door to the back room for scheduled work days. Work Hours is not meant to take the place of helping do things you would be doing anyway if you were there. Like helping at the bar during a meeting, or a monthly/weekly trap shoot. Things that you would be doing as you enjoy the club. If you help during an event it must be a Bob White Club event like spring/fall trap shoot or cooking dinner for monthly Membership meeting or maintance of club grounds.
Example: "youth shoots" are not a Bobwhite Club event, They are not sponsored by the Bobwhite Club. They are an approved group using the club grounds and do not count toward your work hours. The Board of Directors or General Membership would have to approve an event outside of a Bobwhite club event for work hours.
IF YOU DO ANY WORK HOURS YOU MUST FILL OUT A PAPER STATING NAME and BADGE #, DATE OF WORK, AMOUNT OF HOURS OF WORK AND WHAT YOU DID. Leave it on the shelf behind the bar in the front club house. The work hour Chairman will record your work hours in his spreadsheet hours and will be deducted from your work hour fee.
If you do not fill out this paper you will not get credit for your work. No one else is going to fill this out for you. Because annual Due slips are sent out the first week of December work hours start December 1 and go to November 30th each year. Work hours after November 30th will be recorded on the following year's records. That gives us time to get dues slips out in the first week of December each year.
If you need things to do outside of a workday contact the Caretaker and he can assign you jobs to do. Please do this during convenient times for the Caretaker. He is off on Sundays so please contact him during the weekdays not on Sundays. Workdays are sometimes scheduled by Bobwhite Club chairmen so they may at times contact members looking for help during the year.
If you have any questions about your work hours contact Work Hours Chairman SPLEWKE@GMAIL.COM