Installation Program

         Newcomers Annual Installation Program (May)

(This is suggested traditional outline of our annual Installation Luncheon program. The details of the program are kept secret from the incoming President!  Position folders and Member Directory Cover are designed with her motto, colors and logo. Members are invited to wear her colors to Luncheon.) (Procedure Note: Before Lunch, current President reigns, considered Old Businessincluding thank you to outgoing Board Members. After Lunch is new Business of swearing in of new President and she conducts rest of meeting including swearing in of new Board.)


Current President: 12:00 pm - Welcome & greetings; Thank you to outgoing Board Members; Thank you to Installation Committee, General announcements, Birthday greetings.

The outgoing Executive Vice-President presents Club gift and thank you remarks to outgoing President.

Lunch served

Current President: begin program after ladies are finished eating.


Current President: calls incoming President to front and administers oath of office;

 Oath: Do you promise to promote friendship and good will throughout the community

and to faithfully carry out your duties?  If so, signify by saying yes (pause for

her response).

Outgoing President: It is our privilege and pleasure to install you as our duly elected President for the 20__-20__ year. (lead applause)

Traditionally the incoming president is treated to a program introducing her to the Club with songs, skits or any other entertaining fun program developed around her likes, favorites, colors etc. A brief talk should tell the members her background & biography highlights. 

Outgoing President announces incoming Presidents motto which is also the theme for our new year! This motto is chosen by the Installation Committee and/or the incoming President and should always include the words ‘’Friends or Friendship.

Incoming President is given gifts as tokens of our appreciation for the coming years work, while explaining that they are her favorites.

Incoming President makes comments/speech if she wishes to, then calls her new Board Members to front, swears them in, and gives them their position folders. The outgoing Decorations Chairperson provides gift to incoming Board Members based on theme/favorites of incoming President.

 Oath: Do you promise to faithfully carry out the duties of your position for the

enhancement of Newcomers and Friends of Santa Clarita for the 20__- 20__ year?

If so, please signify by saying yes (pause for response).

Incoming President: We hereby pronounce you duly appointed members of the Board.

New President: Conduct Opportunity Drawing. Close meeting                                        


 January 2017   B.Boren


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