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To extend the hand of friendship and fellowship to new ABA members/subscribers of the Bell Tower, through written correspondence.


  1. Interest and time to write letters of welcome
  2. Talent to project friendliness in letters and to provide information on ABA to new members


  1. The President will appoint committee members.  The members will select a Chair.
  2. The Committee Chair should send a "Welcome to Committee" letter to each new committee member and enclose a sample letter that could be used for new member letters. Sample letter should indicate the nearest local chapter and contact information.
  3. Distribute new member names to Letter Writers when received from the Membership Chair.
  4. Keep records of new member names and the letter writer to whom each was assigned.
  5. Inform each letter writer of details on recording postage expense and payment by Treasurer.
  6. Letter writers writing welcome and personal letters do not need to use the ABA Logo.  The envelope return address should state ‘The American Bell Association, c/o Letter writer’s name.  The address may be the writer’s personal address or the official ABA address.  Within the letter it should be clear that you are writing from the American Bell Association.


All ABA positions (officers, appointments, coordinators and committee chairs):

Review your Job Description and send any updates or note of ‘no changes’ to the Job Description Coordinator towards the end of your annual term.
Remit to Treasurer all expenses, with receipts by the end of fiscal year, March 31st.  Committees, whose budgets are large, remit expenses with receipts for payment periodically.
Prepare an annual report for your position and email/mail the report to the Secretary no later than one month before convention.
If a Discussion Form is sent to you by the Secretary, complete and return by email no later than one month before convention.

Important information for name and logo copyrights:
In any print communications there must be the use of the trademarks for the name and logo for ABA.
The first time the organization’s name appears it must be capitalized with the registered trademark following.  THE AMERICAN BELL ASSOCIATION®. 
For the registered trademark: ctrl+alt+r will work on most keyboards.  ®
The name of The Bell Towersm must have a superscript sm after it. 
The sm superscript can be made by clicking the superscript icon in your word processing program sm.
The logo must be the official logo of ABA with the registered trademark.