The Central Virginia Blacksmiths Guild (herein afterwards
known as the Guild) is organized exclusively for educational purposes,
including the following: to encourage and facilitate the establishment
of training programs for aspiring smiths; to disseminate information
about sources of material and equipment; to expose the art of
blacksmithing to the public; to serve as a center of information about
blacksmithing for architects, interior designers, other interested
groups and the general public. Further, the Guild is organized
exclusively for educational purposes .
. . .No part of the net earnings of the Guild are to the benefit of,
or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private
persons, except that the Association shall be authorized and empowered
to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered. . .
Membership is open to ALL for an annual membership fee.