Membership Fee Policy

The following schedule depicts the levels for Swenson House Historical Society membership. All membership fees are considered annual. There is no life time membership level. The $25 & $50 membership levels are considered as non-voting they are encouraged to volunteer in support of special events sponsored by the Society. Memberships at or above the $100 level are considered voting members of the Society & can be recommended to the boards Trusteeship & an Executive Officer position.

Non-Voting Member: $25
This level is considered as a Fan of the Society & is encouraged to volunteer to support the Society with it's special events such as: Haunted Abilene, Community Picnic & special work days.

Non-Voting Member: $50
This level the non-voting member can be asked to be a member of a special committee, attend all social events, functions & the annual meeting. In addition they would receive a 20% discount for Swenson House rentals & admission to the quarterly "Members Only" guided docent tour of the House.

Voting Member: $100
At this level the member can attend all social events, functions & annual meeting. Furthermore, they can be asked to sit on committees & be invited to be approved to the Board of Trustees & can hold an elected position as an Executive Officer. In addition they would receive a 20% discount for a Swenson House rental.

Benefactor $250
In addition to all rights & privileges of the voting member the Benefactor receives a private guided docent tour of the House for them & a friend. Plus a family Christmas portrait during Swenson Christmas or a spring garden portrait (at the Swenson House gardens only)

Patron: $500
In addition to all rights & privileges of the Benefactor level the Patron level will receive: A Champagne Soiree or English Tea Party for up to 7 people with a person guided docent tour of the Swenson House.

Philanthropist: $1000
In addition to all rights & privileges of the Patron level the Philanthropist would receive: Champagne Soiree or an English Tea for up to 10 people with a guided docent tour of the Swenson House, plus their name on a brick laid in the Swenson gardens.

W.G. Swenson Legacy Member: $2500
In addition to all rights & privileges of the Philanthropist the W.G. Swenson Legacy Member would receive: A Champagne Soiree or an English Tea Party for up to 30 people with a guided docent tour of the Swenson House & Grounds. In addition their name on a brick laid in the Swenson gardens.

W.G. Swenson House Visionary: $5000
In addition to all the rights & privileges of the W.G. Swenson House Legacy Member, the Visionary member would receive: All benefits above & something so special you have to ask. In addition $3500 of your visionary membership will be deposited in the Swenson House Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation of Abilene!

 

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