Due to an increase in District  and International dues , as well as increased food expenses combined with a reduction in membership over the past year our club is experiencing a budget short fall.  For these reasons, your board of directors has unanimously approved a quarterly increase in dues of ten dollars for all club members, both active and senior active effective October 1, 2016.  The cost of meals will reman at $11. It is important that everyone is aware that currenlty our meals are $13.50 ach.  With the gratuity and sales tax added, your club pays $16.70.  per meal with a minimum guarantee of 27 meals each week.