FILED 

JAN 16 1990

Office of the Secretary of State

Corporation Division

 

 

ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

 

WASHINGTON NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT - 24.03

 

Pursuant to the provisions of RCW 24.03 of the Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act, the undersigned adopts the following Articles of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation:

 

(1) The name of record of the corporation is: The Northwestern Chapter of the American Rock Garden Society (Now known as the North American Rock Garden Society).

(2) The following amendment to the articles of incorporation was adopted on: June 28, 1989.

The following statement is being inserted in Article III as shown below:

This organization is organized exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

ARTICLE III

Section 1. PURPOSES. The purposes for which the corporation is organized are as follows:

1.1 This organization is organized exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

1.2 To encourage, study and promote:

a) The cultivation, conservation and knowledge of alpine/rock garden plants, their value, habits and geographical distribution.

b) Interest in good design and construction of rock gardens.

c) Meetings and exhibitions.

d) Plant exploration and introduction of new species and forms.

e) Study of history and literature on the subject.

f) Exchanges of experience and knowledge between members and groups.

(3) Check and complete one of the applicable statements:

( ) ______________ was the date of the meeting of the members at which the amendment was adopted. A quorum was present at the meeting and the amendment received at least two-thirds of the votes which members present or represented by proxy were entitled to cast.

(X) The amendment was adopted by a consent in writing by at least two thirds of the members entitled to vote thereto

( ) There are no members, or no members having voting rights. The amendment received majority vote directors in office at a meeting of the board held on__________________

 

January 15, 1990 {Arthur P Dome President signature}

(Date)

 (Signature and title of officer)