Purpose: Act on the behalf of the RVKC Membership in expressing sympathy, condolences, get well wishes etc. to club members who have lost a loved one, had surgery, or who is very ill or has required hospitalization for an illness. In the case of a deceased club member, the expression of sympathy will go to the appropriate family member.
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SUNSHINE CHAIRPERSON RESPONSIBILITIES
Recruit additional committee members if desired. Delegate tasks as appropriate.
Cards: Appropriate cards will be sent in the case of illness, surgery, injury, or death of an immediate family member. Immediate family member refers to a child, spouse, parent or significant other. Sunshine Chair may collaborate with the Board regarding sending a card and maybe flowers to the family in the case of a Club member’s death.
Memorial donations: A donation in the name of a deceased member may be made.
Check the budget
Collaborate with the Board to decide on the amount.
Collaborate with the family regarding the donation recipient.
Facilitate the donation being sent by the Treasurer
Notification of the Sunshine committee: All RVKC members should inform the Sunshine Committee when they know of a fellow member in need of “sunshine”.
Show dedication: The Sunshine Chair will remind the Show Chair/Committee of the names of any member who has died in the previous year, to ensure that a dedication in the deceased’s name can be placed in the Show Premium and Catalog. Also, there will be a dedication ceremony at the Show.
Dedication ceremony at the Show: Collaborate with the Show Chair about a dedication ceremony. Invite the family if appropriate.
Notify: Notify the Membership of Club members who have lost a loved one, had surgery, is very ill, has required hospitalization for an illness, or who has died. Insure Membership Chair is aware of the death of any Club member.