Membership to the Arch Social Club is open to all men, and is by invitation only.
“We are strong moral men who believe in service to our community, preservation of our culture, friendship and brotherly love.”
In 2016, we are looking for at least 100 suitable men to carry on the Legacy and the Traditions that have preserved Arch Social Club for over 100 years. We are looking for men who can make things happen. We are looking for mature, dedicated, respectful, trustworthy and dependable gentlemen who believe in community and charity service, preservation of our culture and our institutions, friendship, unity and brotherly love.
To become a member you must be a man of good character and sound health.
You must be 25 years or older, and have two (2) sponsoring club members bring you into The Club.
You must obtain a membership application and pay the required initiation fee.
You must pass a physical examination and an investigation background check. The Club may require that you take a drug test.
You must be interviewed and voted into the Club by the membership at a monthly meeting.
Upon being accepted and initiation as a new member, you will receive the Constitution & Bylaws of The Arch Social Club, Inc. You will be provided with a Membership Card and one (1) permanent Guest Card. The Financial Secretary will inform you of all finances such as weekly dues, building fund, and tax that all members are obligated to pay. Each new member will serve a one (1) year probationary period. In order to maintain membership and remained in good standing in The Club. YOU MUST fulfill your non-financial obligations to The Club also by attending Arch Social Anniversary and Memorial Services. You must abide by all of the club’s rule and regulations. We have two (2) meeting a month which comprise twenty-four (24) meetings a year. As a member, you should attend at least one (1) meeting a month. You are obligated to volunteer and render some time and service per year assisting the House Chairman and the Board of Trustees as you learn the various facets of running your social Club.
TO BE A CANDIDATE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARCH SOCIAL CLUB YOU MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO BE INTERVIEWED AT OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS. WE MEET AT 7:30 P.M. ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OR THE THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. FOR RECRUITMENT INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS, CALL THE ARCH SOCIAL CLUB AT (410) 669-9856 OR (410) 668-7345. ASK FOR BRO. TSHAMBA OR BRO. SOZUFE OR BRO. (TC) CHAVIS.