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Nonprofit Corporation Articles of Incorporation

Pursuant to §617 of the laws of Florida, the undersigned majority of whom are citizens of the United States, do hereby submit these Articles of Incorporation for the purpose of forming a nonprofit corporation.
Article I.            Name of Organization
The name of the organization is Florida Raider Nation Inc.
Article II.           Principle Office
The corporation has a principal office. The street address of the principal office is:
911 Lake Jessie Drive
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Polk County
Article III.          Corporate Purpose
This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
Article IV.         Manner of Election
The officers shall be elected in accordance with methods and qualifications specified in the bylaws of the Corporation. In no event, shall the number of officers be fewer than three.
Article V.          Initial Officers
Name and Title:        David Covey, President
Name and Title:        Stacey Kleba, Treasurer
Name and Title:        Kirsten Black, Secretary
Article VI.         Limitations
No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article III hereof.
No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.
Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, this corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
Article VII.       Distribution of Assets on Dissolution
Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations as said Court shall determine which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.
Article VIII.      Registered Agent
Name:            David Covey, President
Article IX.         Incorporator
Name:            Kirsten Black
Article X.          Effective Date
These Articles shall be effective on April 29, 2016.
Having been named as registered agent to accept service of process for the above stated corporation at the place designated in this certificate, I am familiar with and accept the appointment as registered agent and agree to act in this capacity.

 

 

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