The name of the organization shall be Network of Enterprising Women (NEW).
Network of Enterprising Women is a network of women business professionals from the metro west area of Massachusetts. NEW was formed to provide business support, education, networking and marketing opportunities, and to help facilitate both personal and professional growth for it's members.
NEW is a non-profit business organization. The fiscal year shall begin on September 1.
Membership shall be open to any women business professional or entrepreneur in the metro west area and beyond.
Prospective members are welcome to attend one meeting as a guest and are expected to complete an application and pay dues at the second meeting, or pay a “walk-in” fee of $20.00 for each subsequent meeting they attend.
Continuing membership shall be contingent upon being up to date on membership dues. Annual dues ($70.00 per year) shall be payable in full by the first meeting of the fiscal year. Initial dues for new members joining after March 30th shall be pro-rated to $50.00 for the remainder of the year (ending June 30th). The Co-facilitators shall set the dues schedule on an annual basis. Dues are not refundable.
Members are expected to be respectful of each person and her business. Any concerns between members shall be brought before the Co-facilitators. Membership can be revoked by a two-thirds vote of the Co-facilitators.
The dates of the regular meetings shall be set by the Co-facilitators who shall also set the time and place.
Notice of each meeting shall be given to each member by e-mail and on the NEW web site not less than ten days before the meeting date.