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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 and local-area Aggie events of note - including the opportunity to support AGGIE BASEBALL at DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY; and the March edition of the DFW SEC FANS MIXER. Of special note is that the 2019 DAMC SCHOLARSHIPS-APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE is Friday, March 15; scroll down for details.

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


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DAMC SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The 2019 DAMC scholarship application submission deadline is Friday, March 15. Spread the word amongst your family, friends, and associates; and don't let worthy Aggieland-bound high school seniors residing and/or graduating in Dallas County miss out on this opportunity to potentially receive $6,000 in 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 2019

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 using 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. Lifetime and active, dues-paying members (or donors) for 2019 are listed on the SPONSORS & DONORS page.

THANK YOU to all who have already donated by activating or renewing their membership in 2019; your support of the DAMC allows us to make a tremendous collective impact on Texas A&M!


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 32 Aggies benefiting this Spring from our primary $5,000 scholarship award.

As the foremost 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: Building Enhancement Campaign, Endowed Aggie Ring Scholarship (3), Endowed Diamond Century Club, Endowed Scholarship Fund, Corregidor Muster Memorial Fund, and The Association's Annual 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, Aggie Veteran Scholarship (4), Endowed Opportunity Award (3), Endowed Sul Ross Scholarship (2), Southerland Aggie Leadership Scholarship, Endowed Senior Boots Scholarship (2), and 1922 Fund Scholarship - 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 BASEBALL at DBU
Texas A&M vs. Dallas Baptist
Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30pm
DBU Horner Ballpark: 3000 Mountain Creek Parkway

DFW SEC FANS MIXER
Wednesday, March 13 from 6:00pm-9:00pm
II Brothers Grill & Bar: 8308 Preston Road in Plano

FRIDAY LUNCHEON
Friday, March 15 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Tupinamba Cafe: 9665 N Central Expressway

DAMC SCHOLARSHIPS
Application Submission Deadline
Friday, March 15 at 11:59pm


SAVE THE DATE / SPREAD THE WORD

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

JIMMY WILLIAMS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD BANQUET
Honoring Jess C. "Rick" Rickman III '70
Wednesday, March 20 at 6:00pm
Royal Oaks Country Club: 7915 Greenville Avenue

KICK 'EM AGS - GO Kickball
Thursdays, March 21-May 30
Norbuck Park: 171 E Lawther Drive
*Game times vary on Thursday evenings.

AGGIE WRANGLERS DANCE LESSONS
Saturday, March 23 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
First United Methodist Church Richardson: 503 N Central Expressway in Richardson

AGGIE FOR DALLAS - The Big Event
Saturday, March 30
Project & Location: TBA
*Details are being finalized and will be posted shortly.


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 using AmazonSmile. On your 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.
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 using your Kroger digital account. To manage: sign in to view details for enrolling in Community Rewards and select the Dallas A&M Club; our new non-profit organization number is VE092. 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.
TOM THUMB GOOD NEIGHBOR

Support the Dallas A&M Club while shopping at Tom Thumb. Print and complete the Good Neighbor Program link form in order to connect your individual Reward Card with our DAMC account: charity #5451; and then drop off the form 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!
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