ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Amended Articles of Incorporation of West Coast Muscle Car ClubThe undersigned, acting as incorporators of a corporation under the Not for Profit Corporation Act of the State of Florida, adopt the following Articles of Incorporation for such corporation:
Name and OfficesThe name of the Corporation is West Coast Muscle Car Club, Inc. hereinafter referred to as the Corporation. The period of duration of the Corporation is perpetual unless dissolved according to Article IV of these Articles of Incorporation and in compliance with Florida law. The registered office of the Corporation shall be at such location in the state of Florida as may be appointed by the Board of Directors. The Corporation also may have offices at such other places as the Board of Directors may appoint or the purposes of the Corporation may require. The Corporation has created and maintains a website for communication of information to its members as well as visitors. The website address is: Westcoastmusclecarclub.com
PurposesThe Corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and other nonprofit purposes including the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501C(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. The Corporation may receive and administrate funds for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501C(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The Corporation is empowered to hold any property, dispose of any property, invest or reinvest principal or income in such manner as the judgment of the Director’s decide will best promote the purposes of the Corporation. In addition to charitable purposes, the Corporation will promote special interest automobiles; educate the public concerning special interest automobiles; promote special interest automobiles as a constructive sport; promote safety in driving; educate regarding automobile maintenance and improved vehicle operation. No part of income of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of any member, Officer or Director of the Corporation, with the exception that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or on behalf of the Corporation affecting one or more of its purposes. No part of the activities of the Corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, or act on behalf of any political campaign for any candidate for public office.
Officers and Board of Director’sThe method of appointment of the Officers and Board of Directors is established in Section Six of the Corporation By Laws.
MembershipThe rights and obligations of members and membership shall be established in the By Laws of the Corporation. No member may be granted a direct or indirect ownership interest in the assets of the Corporation.
DissolutionUpon winding up and dissolution of the Corporation, the assets of the Corporation remaining after payment of all debts and liabilities shall be distributed to an organization recognized as exempt under section 501C(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to be used exclusively for charitable and or educational purposes. Such organization shall be determined by majority voice vote of the membership. If the Corporation holds any assets in trust, such assets shall be disposed of in such a manner as may be directed by decree of the Circuit Court of the district in which the Corporation’s principal office is located, upon petition thereof by the Attorney General or by any person concerned in the liquidation.
Amendment of ArticlesThe Board of Directors, with the consent of membership, shall have the authority to amend, modify, restate, repeal or change these Articles of Incorporation by majority vote provided that such new or modified changes remain qualifying purposes under Section 501C(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
IncorporatorsIn witness whereof, the undersigned have made and subscribed to these Articles of Incorporation at Naples, Florida on the 3rd day of January, 2011. __________________________ ____________________________ __________________________ ___________________________ State of Florida, County of Collier Signed and sworn before me this 3rd day of January, 2011 in the State of Florida, County of Collier. ______________________________ Notary Public, Collier County Florida Certificate for the service of process within the state, naming agent upon who process may be served. In compliance with Sections 48.091 and 617.0501, Florida Statutes, the following is submitted in compliance with said Act: The West Coast Muscle Car Club, Inc. desiring to organize under the laws of the State of Florida with its new office as indicated in the Articles of Incorporation, at Naples, County of Collier, State of Florida has named ___________ as its agent to accept service of process within the State.
AcknowledgmentHaving been named to accept service of process for the above-styled corporation, at place designated in this certificate, the undersigned hereby agrees to act in this capacity, and agrees to comply with the provision of said Act relative to keeping open said P.O. Box.
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