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Grove Society


 

 

A SPECIAL
 INVITATION
TO JOIN



Help preserve a unique part of our heritage


 

Generations of students, faculty, staff, and alumni have enjoyed the beauty, solitude, and comfort that comes from a walk through The Grove on a spring day, or a tailgate party on a football weekend that bonds families, friends, and colleagues.  The Grove is more than a gathering place.  It's a classroom, a park, and an auditorium.  But mostly, it's a beloved sanctuary of wonderful memories.  The Grove is truly a unique place.  And for this reason, The Grove Society has been established to provide a means for continued support. 

The Grove Society is a membership organization dedicated to preservation of The Grove and its role in the life of Ole Miss.  Funds derived from membership provide for the maintenance and upkeep of The Grove and for costs associated with sports activities as thousands visit the campus each year.

Grove Society Founder
For an annual contribution of $1,500, Founders will receive designated parking for each home football game (check availability), a personalized parking permit, and a special auto decal.  For the first year of membership only, Founders will receive one brick in The Grove Walk of Champions. 

Grove Society Member
For an annual gift of $100, members receive a special Grove Society window decal.

Walk of Champions
In addition to becoming a member of the Grove Society, supporters can for $250,  purchase inscribed bricks that will pave a Walk of Champions, which will extend from the Student Union to University Avenue.  Proceeds from the sale of bricks support scholarships and academic enrichment

Print
Yes, I want to become a Grove Society Founder
       $1,500 per year.  (Membership includes reserved parking
       at all home football games, one brick for the first year of
       membership and a special window decal.) 
To be added to the waiting list, please contact the Alumni Office.

Yes, I want to become a Grove Society Member
       $100 per year.  (Members receive a special window decal.)


Yes, I want to purchase an inscribed brick to be placed in
       the Grove Walk of Champions. $250 per brick
Name:_______________________________________________
Address:_____________________________________________
City:___________________________State:_____Zip:________
Phone:______________________Class Year:______________

Enclosed is my check for $1,500 to become a Grove
     Society Founder

Enclosed is my check for $100 to become a Grove
     Society Member

Enclosed is my check for $____ for ___ bricks @ $250 each.


You may charge my
Visa Mastercard in the amount of $_______
Card #____________________________Exp. Date ____/_____
Signature:____________________________________________


PLEDGES ARE ENCOURAGED

I pledge $______payable over ____ years.
Payments will be made as follows (mark appropriate method:)
$______ monthly
  quarterly
  semi-annually
  annually
  by bank draft
Payments to begin on ___________________________(date)

Signature______________________________________________
My employer will match my gift

Company Name:________________________________________

Employee Name:_______________________________________
If purchasing a brick, Please print name as it is to appear on the brick.  Each brick will have up to three lines of embossing, with up to 14 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation.  If you would like to purchase more than one brick, please place inscriptions on a separate sheet and attach it to this form, or additional forms may be obtained by calling (662) 915-7375.

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Make checks payable to:
The University of Mississippi Foundation

Mail to:
P. O. Box 249
University, MS 38677-0249

For online giving, log on to http://www.umfoundation.com/makeagift/


The Grove Society is a project of The University of Mississippi Alumni Association in cooperation with The University of Mississippi Foundation.  For additional information, contact the Alumni Association at (662) 915-7375.