Mission Statement

EIN: 47-3164069


The BES Class Reunion is an all-volunteer nonprofit corporation founded on January 1st, 2015 and incorporated on February 18th, 2015; to structure and promote class reunions for Alumni of the Belmar Elementary School (Monmouth, NJ), that is, to bring together its past and future graduates, their partners, family members, and friends in order to provide:

1.      A great foundation for future friendships.

2.      A chance to share lots of laughter, and memories.

3.      The ability to expand our professional network.

4.      An opportunity to catch up with each other and our elementary school teachers.

5.      An opportunity do something that will benefit everyone.

The secondary purpose of this corporation is to support, as an entity, the Belmar Elementary School (Monmouth, NJ), and its student body by:

1.      Making donations to the Belmar Elementary School in memory of our deceased classmates. The donation may be used as a scholarship or to buy something the school needs, such as equipment for the Physical Education Department or books for the library.

2.      Making donations to the Belmar Elementary School to set up perhaps an escrow account of some sort as seed money for future Belmar Elementary School reunions.

The corporation has not been formed for the making of any profit, or personal financial gain. The assets and income of the corporation shall not be distributable to, or benefit the Trustees, Board of Directors, or Officers or other individuals. The assets and income shall only be used to promote corporate purposes as described above. Nothing contained herein, however, shall be deemed to prohibit the payment of reasonable compensation to employees and independent contractors for services provided for the benefit of the corporation. This corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by a corporation exempt from federal income tax. The corporation shall not endorse, contribute to, work for, or otherwise support (or oppose) a candidate for public office. The corporation is organized exclusively for purposes subsequent to section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.