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This Aggie Update eNewsletter contains information on the continued significance of Dallas A&M Club membership, as well as upcoming club activities & local-area Aggie events of note - including our next AGGIE MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME WATCH PARTY on Friday at Christies Sports Bar & Grill.

In addition, the 2018 DAMC scholarship application submission deadline is Thursday; scroll down for details.

Support the DAMC while shopping at AMAZON, TOM THUMB, and KROGER; each of these retailers provides easy program opportunities for the DAMC to benefit from your everyday purchases; registration instructions are included below.

3x your impact! Of special note: Amazon is tripling the donation amount to 1.5% for the DAMC when customers make their first eligible AmazonSmile purchase from March 12-31.


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DAMC SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The 2018 DAMC scholarship application submission deadline is Thursday, March 15. Spread the word amongst your family, friends, and associates; and don't let worthy Aggieland-bound high school seniors from Dallas County miss out on this opportunity to potentially receive significant scholarship funds to supplement the cost of tuition & fees. Visit the SCHOLARSHIPS page on the DAMC website for more information.
SUPPORT THE DALLAS A&M CLUB / ACTIVATE OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP FOR 2018

Membership-related gifts are the foundation of our annual fundraising efforts and allow the Dallas A&M Club to award considerable scholarships each year to multiple deserving Dallas-area high school seniors that will be attending Texas A&M, to also occasionally contribute to important endeavors at Texas A&M, and to maintain club-related programs in Dallas County for former students of Texas A&M.

Dallas A&M Club membership applications may be submitted via the MEMBERSHIP page on the DAMC website. Please note that annual memberships are valid January 1 through December 31. In addition, your lifetime or annual donation to the DAMC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

THANK YOU again to all who donated by activating or renewing their membership in 2017; your support of the DAMC allowed us to make a huge impact!


IMPACT OF YOUR ANNUAL GIFTS / DONATIONS

Founded in 1902, the Dallas A&M Club has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to Dallas-area students attending Texas A&M - with 33 Aggies benefiting from our primary scholarships this fall. As the primary chartered A&M Club for Dallas County, the DAMC has also generously given back to The Association of Former Students by contributing to the following programs: Building Enhancement Campaign, Endowed Aggie Ring Scholarship (3), Endowed Diamond Century Club, Endowed Scholarship Fund, Annual Fund, and the Corregidor Muster Memorial Fund.

In addition to giving to The Association of Former Students, the Dallas A&M Club has funded President's Endowed Scholarship (3), Regents' Scholarship, Southerland Aggie Leadership Scholarship, Endowed Sul Ross Scholarship (2), Aggie Veteran Scholarship (3), Endowed Senior Boots Scholarship (2), and Endowed Opportunity Award - while donating additionally on occasion to other significant endeavors of the Texas A&M Foundation and the 12th Man Foundation.


THIS WEEK'S ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

For specific details, click on activity/event name below or select CALENDAR tab on DAMC website: DallasAggies.org

AGGIE MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME WATCH PARTY
Friday, March 16 at 11:00am
Christies Sports Bar & Grill: 2811 McKinney Avenue

FRIDAY LUNCHEON
Friday, March 16 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Tupinamba Cafe: 9665 N Central Expressway


SAVE THE DATE / SPREAD THE WORD

For specific details, click on activity/event name below or select CALENDAR tab on DAMC website: DallasAggies.org

DALLAS AGGIE MUSTER - Phil Miner '80
Saturday, April 21
Gilley's Dallas: 1135 S Lamar Street

26th ANNUAL AGGIE CRAWFISH BOIL
Saturday, April 28
The Sports Garden: 1850 E Belt Line Road in Coppell


AmazonSmile

Support the Dallas A&M Club while shopping on Amazon. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the DAMC every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you will find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price on eligible purchases to the DAMC. When next shopping Amazon, please start your shopping experience via: smile.amazon.com. On this first visit to AmazonSmile, you will need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Once the Dallas A&M Club is selected, every eligible purchase you make when shopping via smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. Just remember to always start at smile.amazon.com.
TOM THUMB GOOD NEIGHBOR

Support the Dallas A&M Club while shopping at Tom Thumb. Complete the Good Neighbor Program form by linking your Reward Card to the DAMC account: charity #5451; and then drop the form off at the courtesy booth of your neighborhood Tom Thumb. Up to three Tom Thumb Good Neighbor charitable organizations may be linked to each card; your total purchase amount will be divided equally. Tom Thumb will then pay the DAMC quarterly a percentage of our account total; so be sure to use your Reward Card every time you shop!
KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS

Support the Dallas A&M Club while shopping at Kroger. The Kroger Community Rewards Program requires enrollment by linking your Kroger Plus Card to the DAMC via your Kroger digital account by simply signing into your account, accessing the account summary, scrolling down to the Community Rewards section, and selecting the Dallas A&M Club, organization #54552. Once complete, all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! Kroger will then pay the DAMC quarterly based on our percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending of all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations.
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