Charter Book #9, Pg. 551
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
OF THE POTOMAC VALLEY AQUARIUM SOCIETY, INC.
I hereby associate to form a non-stock corporation under the provisions of Chapter 2 of Title 13.1 of the Code of Virginia, and to that end set forth the following:
The name of this Corporation shall be Potomac Valley Aquarium Society, Inc.
The purpose for which the Corporation is formed is exclusively for the pleasure, recreation and other similar non-profitable purposes, as contemplated by Section 501(c)7 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. More specifically, the purposes of the Corporation are as follows:
The assets of the Corporation shall be at all times dedicated to the recreational purposes set out above, and none of the net earnings shall inure in whole or in part to the benefit of any private individual, association or corporation. If for any reason it becomes necessary to dissolve or liquidate the Corporation, the remaining assets of the Corporation, after its lawful obligation [sic] and all other requirements of law are meet [sic] and complied with, shall be transferred to conveyed to one or more corporations, societies, or organizations engaged in activities similar to those of the Corporation and qualify [sic] under Section 501(c)7 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as maybe [sic] specified in a plan of distribution adopted as provided by law or is [sic] directed by a Court of competent jurisdiction.
The Corporation may solicit and receive funds and property by gift, transfer, devise or bequest, and may administer and apply such funds and property only in the furtherance of the purposes set out in Article II above.
The Corporation shall not engage in any activities attempting to influence legislation, nor shall it directly or indirectly participate or intervene in any political campaigns on behalf of any candidate for public office of [sic] any other activity not within the purposes set out in Article II above.
The Corporation shall do any and all lawful things which may be necessary, useful, suitable or proper for the furtherance or accomplishment of the purposes and powers of the Corporation, and shall exercise all powers possessed by Virginia corporations of similar character, including the power to own, lease, contract for the purchase and sale of, and to mortgage or otherwise encumber, real and personal property.
Section I. Membership shall consist of four (4) classes
Section II. Rights of Membership
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GERALD ALAN HOFFMAN
The initial registered office of the Corporation is to be located at 6211 Old Glory Lane, Rixeyville, VA 22151, which is located in Culpeper County, Virginia. The name of the initial registered agent is Gerald Alan Hoffman who is a resident of Virginia, a member of the Board of Directors and whose residence is the same as the registered office of the Corporation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the subscriber hereunto signs his name to these ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION, dated this 15th day of November, 1984.
Gerald Alan Hoffman
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