From our Bylaws:

About the Sacramento Swiss Helvetia Verein
This Swiss organization shall be known as SACRAMENTO HELVETIA VEREIN.
The headquarters of the Verein shall be located in the City and County of Sacramento, State of California.

Purpose
The purpose of the Verein is to cultivate friendship and sociability among its members, maintain and strengthen understanding and appreciation of Swiss heritage and provide comfort in sickness and at death.





Detailed Information About Applying



1. Our club is a Non-profit Fraternal Organization uniting Families' with Swiss Heritage and Friends interested in Switzerland and Swiss Culture, together in the Sacramento area.


2. Application Fee $10. $36 a year, annual due per person.


3. Our fiscal year runs: January - December.


4. It is an active club, meeting monthly and sharing annual events throughout the year.


5. We encourage active membership, although you are welcome to participate as much or as little as you wish. The more you get involved, the more you get from the club. We think you will enjoy the community.


TWO WAYS TO APPLY: Application link here


1. Fill out the membership application by printing from the link above. Follow mailing instructions.


2. Or, call our president, Martha Friedrich who will guide you through the process and assist you in answering the questions. Text or call 916-835-6805.


ONCE A MEMBER:


1. You are welcome to attend our monthly social meetings followed by a light supper.

-We meet the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm, except for the month of July (no meetings in July). Currently our meetings are held over Zoom, and the link is emailed out prior to the meeting.


2. You will receive a seasonal Yodeler newsletter.


3. Email notifications of events and updates will arrive.


4. The Club's website is continually updated, so please check it monthly, along with the Sacramento Swiss Facebook Page as another means to keep in touch with other members.


5. You will also be invited to all our Seasonal Annual Events.








The more events you attend, and the more you volunteer, the more you will "feel" like you're a part of something! Even in this confusing and scary time in the world, zoom meetings and social distance interactions have been a wonderful help and joy to all of our members who participate.


We encourage you to become a working part of the Swiss Club because we would love your participation and we feel that you will learn more and meet more people along the way. We appreciate any contribution of your time and energy, and would love you around for as much or as little as your schedule allows.


We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into the Sacramento Helvetia Verein!