Articles of Organization

The following Articles of Organization reflect the rules of the club at the time of its incorporation in 1983. Please refer to the club bylaws for current practice.


Mira Sharon Jacobs 300 Buckminster Drive, Norwood, MA 02062

The above-named incorporator(s) do hereby associate (themselves) with the intention of forming a corporation under the provisions of General Laws, Chapter 180 and hereby state(s):

  1. The name by which the corporation shall be known is:

    Boston Beanstalks Tall Club Incorporated

  2. The purpose for which the corporation is formed is as follows:

    To promote tall awareness and provide social and recreational activities for men and women of above average status.

  3. If the corporation has more than one class of members, the designation of such classes, the manner of election or appointment, the duration of membership and the qualifications and rights, including voting rights, of the members of each class are as follows:

    Regular Member

    1. Any male person must be of a height not less than six feet, two inches (6'2") and that any female person must be of a height not less than five feet, ten inches (5'10"), all measurements being made in stocking feet and unadorned heads.
    2. They shall be at least 20 years of age.
    3. There shall be a vote taken at any business meeting to approve for membership all prospective members providing all requirements have been satisfied. Each regular member present at said business meeting shall have one vote. For admission into the club, approval must be by the majority. The type of vote (voice, hand, secret) shall be decided at said business meeting.

    Associate Member

    1. Any regular member who marries a person who does not meet the height and/or age requirement shall then both immediately become associate members.
    2. Any prospective person, by majority vote of the Executive Directors, who has met all the requirements for regular member status, except the height requirement.
    3. Any other person, by majority vote of the Executive Directors, deemed qualified.
    4. At the renewal date of the associate and honorary memberships, these memberships shall be reviewed by the Executive Directors. If decided by majority vote of the Executive Directors, these memberships can be reduced for whatever reason. For those memberships that are decided to be dropped, notification will be sent to these members and these members shall be deleted from the total club roster.

    Honorary Member

    1. Any person who upon majority vote of the Executive Directors has contributed some significant aspect for the advancement of the Boston Beanstalks Tall Club and/or to the concept of "tall awareness."
    2. Both Associate and Honorary members shall be permitted to attend social functions of the club, but shall have no legal voice in the affairs of the club.

    Affiliate Members

    1. Any member of an affiliated Tall Clubs International (T.C.I.) club applying for membership shall meet all requirements and qualification for regular members.

The responsibility and authority shall be vested with the Executive Directors to decide matters involving suspension and expulsion, as they see fit.

All memberships shall be renewed annually.

  • Other lawful provisions, if any, for the conduct and regulation of the business and affairs of the corporation, for its voluntary dissolution, or for limiting, defining, or regulating the powers of the corporation, or of its directors or members, or of any class of members, are as follows:
    1. The purpose of the club is to promote tall awareness and to provide social and recreational activities for men and women of above average stature.
    2. Net earnings will not inure to the benefit of club members.
    3. Upon dissolution of the club all funds and property of the club shall be given to a similar 501(c)(7) organization or to the state or local government.
  • By-laws of the corporation have been duly adopted and the initial directors, president, treasurer and clerk or other presiding, financial or recording officers whose names are set out below, have been duly elected.
  • The effective date of organization of the corporation shall be the date of filing with the Secretary of the Commonwealth or if later date is desired, specify date. (not more than 30 days after date of filing).
  • The following information shall not for any purpose be treated as a permanent part of the Articles of Organization of the corporation.
    1. The post office address of the initial principal office of the corporation in Massachusetts is:

      7 Palmeiri Drive, Hudson, MA 01749

    2. The name, residence, and post office address of each of the initial directors and following officers of the corporation are as follows:

      President: Mira Jacobs, 300 Buckminster Drive, Norwood, MA 02062

      Treasurer: Birgit Krumbiegel, 269 Belgrade Ave, Roslindale, MA 02131

      Clerk: Mary McEachern, 206 Lincoln Street, Winthrop, MA 02152

      Directors: (or officers having the powers of directors)

      John Clements, 7 Palmeiri Drive, Hudson, MA 01749

      Marcia Neil, 7 Palmeiri Drive, Hudson, MA 01749

      Fred Seagaard, 300 Buckminster Drive, Norwood, MA 02062

    3. The date initially adopted on which the corporation's fiscal year ends is:

      December 31

    4. The date initially fixed in the by-laws for the annual meeting of members of the corporation is:

      In the month of January, the first Friday or the earliest possible date.

    5. The name and business address of the resident agent, if any, of the corporation is:


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, and under the penalties of perjury the INCORPORATOR(S) sign(s) these Articles of Organization this 04 day of February 1983

I/We the below signed INCORPORATORS do hereby certify under the pains and penalties of perjury that I/We have not been convicted of any crimes relating to alcohol or gaming within the past ten years. I/We do hereby further certify that to the best of my/our knowledge the above named principal officers have not been similarly convicted. If so convicted, explain.

(Signed) Mira Sharon Jacobs

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