Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I want to join. Whom do I contact?
A: Membership dues, currently $30 per year, cover expenses such as luncheon room rental, guest speakers and other program costs, newsletter publishing and mailing, website maintenance, and other miscellaneous items.
Membership allows participation in all luncheons, programs, and social events. Membership benefits also include receipt of a monthly group activity newsletter, events calendar, and access to the members-only information and communication features of this website.
For more information, please send an email to email@example.com with your home address and phone number.
TO JOIN - Please click here: New Membership Application to download the application, and send it in with your check.
Q: I can’t remember or want to change my password. What do I do?
A: You may change your password independently by following these instructions: How to change your password
If you need more help please contact our web administrator and request a new password to be sent to you. firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I have moved and have a new address, phone number and email. Can I change any of those myself?
A: Once you login to the secure portion of our website, you can view your profile and make edits. You can always update your personal information; just be sure to save it.
Q: I need more information about Newcomers. Whom do I contact?
A: Our membership director will send you more information. Send your questions to email@example.com We hope to see you at a Newcomer event very soon!
Q: Is the Newcomers and New Friends of Greater Seattle a nonprofit organization?
A: Yes, Newcomers is a nonprofit social club. Member dues are not considered a tax deduction. Consult your accountant for advice.
Q: Can I print a hard copy of the Member Directory from the Newcomers web site?
A: Yes. Every month a list of our members is posted at the top of the Membership Directory page. Two lists are available. The first is sorted by last name and the second list is sorted by Zip code. The lists can be saved to your computer or printed. The page also allows you to search for individual members by First Name or Last Name. For detailed instructions CLICK HERE
Q: Is a list available of previous club members?
A: Starting in July 2017 an Alumni list was started and is available in the file posted on the top of the Member Directory page: http://seattlenewcomers.com/club-info/membership-directory/. We do not have a listing prior to July 2017.
Q: As a club member may I send emails to other members using the club web site?
A: Yes, all club members may send emails to other club member(s). However, only Activity Leaders and Board Members may send emails to Group distribution lists. If you need to send a communication to a Group, please contact the appropriate Activity Leader or a Board member.
For instructions on how to send an email to one or more individuals, please refer to page 4 of the Web User Guide http://seattlenewcomers.com/assets/uploads/2015/06/Web-Guide-Part-2-.pdf. If you need help please contact our Web Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events & Liability Disclaimer
All Newcomers events and activities are featured in the monthly Newsletter.
If you are an Newcomers member, you may participate in the Activities, Meetings, Lunches and special events listed. RSVPs may be required for certain activities due to venue constraints. Please contact the event coordinator for more details.
There is a no refund policy for cancellation of attendance after the reservation deadline.
Newcomer's members and their guests who participate in any of the activities, interest groups and social events do so at their own risk. Newcomers cannot be held responsible for any losses or injuries that may occur as a result of participation in such activities. Non-members may attend one or two events as a guest, then membership is required.