Hello BIG Family and Friends.
It is that time again. It is annual dues time (national dues $35 and chapter dues $25). Thank you, if you have already paid your dues. Thank you in advance, if you plan to pay your dues.
Membership dues are a vital resource to every organization. It funds operations, programs, scholarships and activities throughout the year. We are all volunteers; no one gets paid for their tremendous service contributions. You can pay your national dues online. It is easy and it is secure. You can pay your chapter dues in-person or by mail. If you would like to pay in-person, please contact Angela Taylor or Bridget Gotay to coordinate a date and time when you would like to make payment. If you prefer to pay your chapter dues by mail, please send your check or money order to:
BIG BBC Treasurer
P.O. Box 27704
Washington, DC 20038-7704
So what are you dues used for? Great question. In alignment with National Blacks In Government (BIG) programs and initiatives, the Benjamin Banneker Chapter (BBC) gave two $500 scholarships to deserving students. BBC hosts lunch and learn training sessions. BBC also supports various community service and educational projects. BBC also has a social media presence to keep our members and friends aware of the great work we are doing. Check out our website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Your financial contributions helps to fulfill the BIG mission. BIG functions as an employee support group, an advocacy group and a resource group for Black civil servants. BIG offers 19 programs, such as Scholarships, National Training Institute, Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy, Legal Review Program, Monetary Assistance Program, etc. To learn more, please click here.
Thank you again for your generous contributions, participation and unwavering support. Your dues fund the operation of a world-class organization that empowers and inspires all to Think BIG. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.
Monica Hedgspeth, National Membership Chair and BBC President Benjamin Banneker Chapter Blacks in Government