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Bellevue LifeSpring Membership Circles

Bring a social aspect to your philanthropy and consider joining one of Bellevue LifeSpring’s Membership Circles. Membership circles are usually organized within neighborhoods or shared communities. Most meet once a month to discuss business, share program developments or support fundraising events.

As a Circle Member, you can directly participate in our organization and mission. Involvement in a circle, through volunteer time or financial contribution, varies from person to person and year to year. We welcome your participation at the commitment level of your choice.

Current Bellevue LifeSpring circle groups are:

Circle Chairs: Ken Russell, Theres’a Baumann
Membership: Both men and women who live and/or work in downtown Bellevue.
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month at 12:00 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Membership consists of professionals engaged with businesses in and around Downtown Bellevue, networking opportunities in support of the organization. Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including Adopt-A-Family, Annual Luncheon, Food & Basic Needs Pantry and Wine Event.
Circle Chairs: Judy Dugger
Membership: Women spanning multiple generations.
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at the home of a member.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including Adopt-A-Family, the Annual Luncheon, Breaktime-Mealtime and the Wine Event. Circle fundraisers including Christmas Cocktail party and Summer BBQs.
Circle Chair: Candy Turi
Membership: Women spanning multiple generations.
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m. at the home of a member.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including Thrift Culture and other volunteer opportunities. Circle fundraisers are held twice a year at a member’s home. Hold committee leadership and committee participation roles.
Circle Chairs: Sandy Clyne, Marcia Holland
Membership: Women spanning multiple generations.
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month at the home of a Circle member including an occasional “Dine Around” no-host lunch at a local restaurant following the morning meeting.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including volunteer opportunities with a focus on Thrift Culture and book drives for the Holiday Adopt-A-Family distribution. Circle fundraisers including garden-centered spring events.
Circle Chairs: Molly McConkey, Mary Norris
Membership: Women ages 30 to 90. Hunts Point Circle does require residency in Hunts Point to join the circle.
Meetings: 1st or 2nd Wednesday of the month at the home of a member.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including Annual Luncheon and Wine Event. Circle fundraisers including Fall Cocktail Party and June Luncheon, both held in members’ homes.
Circle Chairs: Carole Martin, Lois McIntosh
Membership: Women from Bellevue and beyond.
Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month at the home of a member.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in many Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including covering the first three Thrift Culture shifts on the 2nd Thursday of the month, as well as additional shop hours and tasks as desired. The Circle’s major fundraiser is an annual garage sale.
Circle Chairs: Joan Marshall, Sharon Northrup
Membership: Timeless women ages 40-80.
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month, September thru June 1st.
Support of Bellevue LifeSpring: Participation in Bellevue LifeSpring programs and events including Adopt-A-Family, Food & Basic Needs Pantry and Thrift Culture. Circle fundraisers including Yarrowfest Community Day to raise awareness and support Thrift Culture.

Membership Circles FAQ

Membership contributions begin at an annual contribution of $50 or 25 volunteer hours. Dues are collected by the end of September for the current fiscal year.
Some circles have annual circle dues over and above membership contributions to the organization.
No, a membership is good for one year – July 1 through June 30. Membership dues are paid in September.
As a member of Bellevue LifeSpring, you are part of a large network of friends that truly make a difference in the everyday lives of thousands of your neighbors. It’s a public statement that you stand for a stronger community and that you take action to back up your values by supporting an organization of like-minded neighbors to make an impact locally.
Your involvement level is up to you. As a member, you are invited to attend monthly circle group meetings, join committees, support fundraising program activities, volunteer in Thrift Culture, take leadership roles and more. Some members simply pay dues annually to continue their support of our organization.
A Life Member is a member of a Bellevue LifeSpring Circle that has been involved with the organization for 25 years or more. Because of their significant commitment, they are exempt from annual membership dues.

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