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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 an ADULT SPELLING BEE, presented by and benefiting the Coppell Aggie Moms' Club; and the inaugural FOURTH SUNDAY BREW CREW. Scroll down for details.

Support the DAMC year-round 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.


CONNECT TO DALLAS A&M CLUB VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

     

SUPPORT THE DALLAS A&M CLUB / ACTIVATE OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020

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 members and active dues-paying members for 2020 now are listed on the SPONSORS & DONORS page.

THANK YOU again to all who have donated by activating or renewing their membership in 2019; your support of the DAMC allowed 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 30 Aggies benefiting this past Fall semester from our $5,000 (2018) or $6,000 (2019) 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

ADULT SPELLING BEE
Presented by & benefiting Coppell Aggie Moms' Club
Wednesday, February 19 at 6:30pm
Las Colinas Country Club: 4400 N O'Connor Rd in Irving

FRIDAY LUNCHEON
Friday, February 21 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Tupinamba Cafe: 9665 N Central Expy

FOURTH SUNDAY BREW CREW
Sunday, February 23 at 1:00pm
Legal Draft Beer Company: 500 E Division St in Arlington


SAVE THE DATE / SPREAD THE WORD

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

FRISCO COLLEGE BASEBALL CLASSIC
Friday, February 28-Sunday, March 1
Dr Pepper Ballpark: 7300 RoughRiders Trl in Frisco
*Featuring Aggie Baseball vs UCLA, Oklahoma State, and Illinois.

SINGING CADETS IN CONCERT
Presented by & benefiting Dallas County Aggie Moms' Club
Saturday, February 29 at 7:00pm
First United Methodist Church: 503 N Central Expy in Richardson


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 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. Kroger Community Rewards requires enrollment by linking your Kroger Plus Card to the DAMC using your Kroger digital account. Sign in to view details for enrolling in the Community Rewards Program and to select the Dallas A&M Club; our non-profit organization number is VE092. Once complete, just shop at Kroger and utilize your Plus Card (or enter your alternate ID) upon checkout. 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 registration form and then drop it off at the customer service desk of your neighborhood Tom Thumb (or email to: good.neighbor@tomthumb.com) in order to connect your individual Reward Card with our DAMC account: Charity #5451. Up to three Good Neighbor Program charitable organizations may be linked to each card; your total purchase amount will be divided equally. Tom Thumb will then quarterly pay the DAMC a percentage of our account total; so be sure to utilize your Reward Card (or enter your alternate ID) at checkout every time you shop.
ST. PETE'S DANCING MARLIN

Aggies receive 12% off with Aggie Ring. St. Pete's Dancing Marlin is a Dallas landmark. Walk inside and feel the sun shine across hardwood floors and vintage memorabilia. A multitude of swordfish and other creatures of the deep adorn the walls. St. Pete's is also warm, comfortable, intimate and chock full of atmosphere. It's a classic bar in a classic location: Dallas' historic Deep Ellum on the edge of downtown - at 2730 Commerce St.
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