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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 December editions of our AGGIE BUSINESS LUNCHEON and AGGIE HAPPY HOUR. Of special note are the toy drive that accompanies this month's happy hour and the annual GIG 'EM ALL THE WAY PUB CRAWL. Scroll down for details.

AMAZON donates to the Dallas A&M Club when you do your holiday shopping at AmazonSmile. Please also consider supporting the DAMC while shopping with 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.


CONNECT TO DALLAS A&M CLUB VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

     

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 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 2018 are listed on the SPONSORS & DONORS page.

THANK YOU to all who have donated by activating or renewing their membership in 2018; 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 33 Aggies benefiting this fall from our primary $5,000 scholarship award.

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 BUSINESS LUNCHEON
Wednesday, December 5 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Tupinamba Cafe: 9665 N Central Expressway

AGGIE HAPPY HOUR & TOY DRIVE
Wednesday, December 5 from 5:30pm-8:30pm
Clutch: 2520 Cedar Springs Road

FRIDAY LUNCHEON
Friday, December 7 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Tupinamba Cafe: 9665 N Central Expressway

GIG 'EM ALL THE WAY PUB CRAWL
Saturday, December 8 from 1:00pm-6:00pm
Uptown: BBC, Blackfriar Pub, Clutch, and Kung Fu Saloon


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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