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Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club Membership Level & Benefits

Full Membership

Adult = $150. with a charitable tax receipt for $75.*
Couples = $200. with a charitable tax receipt for $100.*
Youth under 18yrs. = $30.* (no receipt necessary)
Associate = $50. (See Privileges below)

Includes a Name tag*

Full membership includes:

  • Demonstrations & presentations **
  • Access to an extensive reference library
  • Carving project which includes the blank and the eyes ***
  • Guest lectures**
  • Open membership (you can attend all the meetings)
  • The opportunity to become part of the executive
  • Voting privileges
  • Access to the Members Only website

** Most are free, but there may be a small fee

*** One blank and eyes (if applicable) are included in membership. Additional blanks and eyes may be available at a cost.

Associate Membership

Contribution: A minimum donation of $50.00 given or sent to the Treasurer, or through Canada Helps, which includes:

  • Limited membership privileges
    – you are limited to attending only 5 meetings during a club year
    – demonstrations and presentation** are included in the 5 meeting limit
    – Carving project blanks and eyes (if applicable) may be available for a cost
  • No voting privileges but invitation to attend at the Annual General Meeting
  • Access to the Members Only website
  • Access to an extensive reference library
  • A tax-deductible receipt
  • Free admission to the Show

** Most are free, but there may be a small fee

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (with teaching beginning at 7:00 pm).

Meetings start the 2nd Thursday of September (Thursday September 14, 2023) and generally end in April of each year.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please contact one of the Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club (GVWC) members, as to meeting locations and time sometime changes.

Meeting Location

Weekly meetings are held at the Manheim Community Centre, Kitchener, Ontario. Take Ottawa St. out of the city (towards Trussler Road) straight into Mannheim. When you enter Mannheim, look to the left for a small flower/gift shop called White Lily (bottom of the hill). Turn left on the next street, called Mannheim Road. 2~3 minutes down Mannheim Road you will see the sign (on the left) for Mannheim’s Park and Community Center.

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