Q: How do I become a member of the 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties?
A: Becoming a member is easy. Simply fill out an application and make a $100 minimum donation. You can get an application online by clicking on the Membership Application link on our home page or for more information, please contact Membership Committee Chairman, Fred Romonowski by email.
Q: How long do memberships last?
A: Memberships last for one calendar year. You can join the 200 Club at any time throughout the year, and then renew your membership each January.
Q: What does the 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties do with the donations?
A: The Club uses the donations to assist the families of police, fire and rescue workers who have risked or lost their lives in the line of duty. Donations also provide scholarships, valor awards, and funding for a variety of community projects related to police, fire and rescue.
Q: Are donations made to the 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties tax deductible?
Q: How long does it take donations to reach families needing assistance?
A: The Club strives to present checks to families within 24 hours of a tragedy.
Q: Who is eligible for a 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties scholarship?
A: See the “Scholarship Applications” section for up-to-the-minute information.
Q: How many scholarships does the 200 Club award each year?
A: Each year, the Board of Directors of the 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties performs an assessment of its financial health and it budgets some of its financial resources to be distributed in the form of scholarships, which will change from time-to-time. The amount of each scholarship and the number of scholarships, that are awarded each year, is solely at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors also selects the Scholarship Committee chairperson, the Scholarship Committee members and it establishes the guidelines under which the Scholarship Committee operates.
Q: Where can I find out information on the Annual Cape/Atlantic Memorial Service and Brunch, as well as previously held Cape/Atlantic Memorial Services and Breakfasts?
A: See the “Events Past and Future” section of this website.
Q: Does the 200 Club recommend following any specific procedures in the event that a tragedy occurs in a department?
A: The 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties offers a Line-of-Duty Fatality Guidebook to public safety departments. The crisis manual contains guidelines to implement if a fatality occurs in the department. To learn more about the guidebook or for information on how to obtain one, click on the Line-of-Duty Fatality Guidebook link on the Club’s home page, or click here.