HARI MEMBERS

 

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

A person or family of the Hindu faith can make an application for membership of HARI by completing and submitting an application (which can be downloaded from this site) for the approval of the Board of Trustees. Along with the application, a check for $ 51 towards annual membership dues will be required.. Family membership includes husband, wife, dependent children and dependent parents living in the same household. For additional details about Membership, please visit the Link "ABOUT HARI" and review ARTICLE III under Bye-Laws: "HARI Membership and Donation Form" and mail it to "HARI, 301 Steigerwalt Hollow Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070, USA or Click here to pay your membership online.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Membership of HARI entitles a person and his/her spouse to the privilege of attending and voting at membership meetings and to stand for election as a trustee or as an officer of the Executive Committee. Three months standing membership is required to hold any office. Only members who have paid their dues on or before September 15th of the year are eligible to vote. Additional privileges include enrollment in HARI's Sunday School, participation in temple programs and trips, renting HARI facility at a reduced rental, participation in HARI camps and retreats, participation in Yoga and other classes.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP

A person or family who has been approved for membership of HARI and is in good standing is eligible for Life Membership. Enrollment for Life Membership can be requested at the time of renewal of membership by payment of Life Membership dues of $ 600.

SENIOR MEMBERSHIP

Seniors, over the age of 65 qualify to become members of HARI at half the above rates, namely, $25 for annual membership and $300 for life membership.

VOLUNTEERING

Service to HARI is service to GOD as well as to our community. As a non-profit service-oriented religious/cultural/educational organization, HARI is always seeking volunteers for various tasks. Some activities that would be of benefit to all of us are exterior maintenance of the temple grounds by pulling weeds, collecting and disposing of trash and other discarded materials, planting of approved shrubs and flowering plants in accordance with the overall landscaping plan. In addition, volunteers are also required during major celebrations and special events to perform assigned tasks. Interested community members should contact President of HARI. Volunteers are also needed to teach Sunday School students in various academic areas such as Scholastic Achievement Test subject areas, fine arts, namely, classical music and dance. Interested people should contact the Director of Sunday School for further details.

 

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