Fwd: RE: [dfwgeocaching] The Breakfast!
- This thread comes from the dfwgeocaching email list but I thought it would
be worth considering for when we get around to organizing a local group.
T-Storm seems to be an bottomless well of info when it comes to codes,
laws, precedents, etc.
>From: "DKT1" <dkt1@...>
>Subject: RE: [dfwgeocaching] The Breakfast!
>If we're going to organize, I like the idea of "Geocaching Association" in
>part because of what is inferred by it. Texas has code to help protect the
>members and officers of non-profit associations, like hobby clubs, from
>being sued for their personal assets because of club-related issues and
>liabilities. This keeps them from having to incorporate to get these
>protections. The code is referred to as the TUUNA Act... Texas Uniform
>Unincorporated Non-profit Association Act. The code doesn't require an
>association to file with the Secretary of State's Office, but they can for a
>fee of about $25 IIRC. But the name NTG Assoc represents us that way nicely.
>On a logo... well, I just not very artist nor creative, so I'm afraid you'll
>need to look elsewhere for that! But as you might imagine, I do know where
>to get epoxy and cloisonne pins done! :-) :-) The set-up fee has come down
>quite a bit from what it was a number of years ago, and pins are priced the
>same regardless of the number of colors.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Martin Puller [mailto:martinp13@...]
> > I like the "North Texas" part... I agree that we're more than Dallas and
> > Fort Worth. "Geocaching Association" is a bit more formal than just
> > "Geocachers". People might not know what "geocachers" are, but they know
> > what an "association" is. :)
> > I've worked up a couple of logos, but after a week I didn't like
> > them.
> > <snip>
> > -----------------
> > At 11:50 PM 3/11/2002, GeoPuccini wrote:
> > > <snip>
> > >
> > >I like the idea of a name and a logo.....<snip>
> > >Wouldn't it be fun to have pins with our logo that
> > >could be placed in far-away caches?
> > >
> > >-Puccini