Membership provides a meaningful way to give back to the Society and to ensure the future growth and excellence of the Library's collection, research facilities and website content. Membership fees help fund a variety of the Society's historical records collections and preservation projects. Life memberships contribute substantially to the Endowment Fund which ensures the future financial strength of RVGS.
Interested persons of any age are eligible and welcome to join. Member privileges include:
RVGS currently offers three types of individual paid membership categories, as follows:
Annual Membership includes all privileges listed above. The fee is $40 for each individual and $15 for each additional person in the same household. The membership expires one year from the month of joining.
Life Membership includes all privileges listed above as well as special recognition in Society publications and on a special plaque in the Jackson County Genealogy Library. The fee is $500 for each individual. The membership expires at the death of the donor and cannot be transferred.
Life Benefactor Membership includes all of the privileges of a Life Membership. The fee is $5,000 for each individual. The membership expires at the death of the donor and cannot be transferred.