MEMBERSHIP: (Must be renewed by APRIL 1st OF EACH YEAR)
Dues of $20/member: $30/couple annually includes a 1 year subscription to the BUFFALO IRISH TIMES.
ONLY Buffalo Irish Center $150.00 members (GAAA: Gaelic-American Athletic Association) who hold current GAAA membership cards will pay $10.00/member: $20.00/couple for BIGS dues. GAAA members must submit photocopy of a current GAAA membership card.
$500 = MEMBER + 1
$350 = SINGLE
$200 = SINGLE GAAA
* BIGS is a 501c3 not-for-profit, tax-free organization with library & museum status. Membership is tax deductible.
The BUFFALO IRISH TIMES is used as our vehicle for unlimited FREE queries and members may submit genealogical articles. Please include QUERY on BACK of this application form.
1. To create an Irish family database center in Buffalo, in conjunction with the Buffalo Irish Center, as in the heritage centers in Ireland. This goal will take years of collecting materials and in-depth correspondence with the heritage centers in Ireland for their guidance.
2. To encourage the Irish community to participate by submitting their own family genealogies and histories to be made available to others doing Irish research. Not limited to Irish families of Western New York.
3. To collect, preserve, and make accessible genealogical records relating to the Irish. We will index and publish various records dealing with Irish immigrants in America.
4. To provide genealogical workshops for the Irish community and represent the Irish of Buffalo at various events throughout the year. *
By joining the GAELIC AMERICAN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (G.A.A.A.) you become a member of the Buffalo Irish Center. The initial membership fee is $150.00 with an annual renewal fee of only $25.00. Membership may be listed as individual or husband and wife with one voting right. Your membership includes a subscription to the BUFFALO IRISH TIMES, GAAA Newsletters, reduced rental of halls, voting rights, and more. Dues must be paid yearly by March 31st to maintain active membership status. For further information email: email@example.com