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Dorothy Molter Museum Memberships
Dorothy spent her life inspiring wilderness travelers with her strength, gentility, and spirit. Today, you can join the only organization dedicated to keeping the “Root Beer Lady’s” story a living inspiration for generations to come. You’ll want to join right now to be the first to know about the museum’s exciting plans and program and receive the special benefits offered only with annual membership in the Dorothy Molter Memorial Foundation.
For additional ways to support the museum, please scroll to the bottom of the page.
Easy online Membership enrollment and renewal
Each of the following memberships is a yearly membership. Buy clicking “subscribe” your membership is conveniently renewed each year as your credit card is charged annually by PayPal. You may cancel at any time.
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP: $25
Individual members receive free admission to the museum, a 10% discount on exclusive Dorothy Molter memorabilia, and the foundation newsletter.
$25 automatically renewed yearly
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP: $40
Family membership allows the immediate family free admission to the museum, a 10% discount on Dorothy Molter memorabilia, and the foundation newsletter.
$40 automatically renewed yearly
BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP: $100
Your business will be listed in the foundation newsletter to advertise your business. You will be entitled to the wholesale price on root beer, a 10% discount on other merchandise, and ten (10) complimentary admission tickets for your customers which offers free admission for one person and a $0.50 reduction for other members in the party (a value of at least $45).
$100 automatically renewed yearly
PADDLER MEMBERSHIP: $150
Your name will be listed in the foundation newsletter and a paddle with the individual or company name will be placed on Dorothy’s paddle fence. You will receive free admission to the museum, a 10% discount on merchandise, the foundation newsletter, and complimentary admission tickets. An annual maintenance fee of $25 for the individual listing or $100 for the business listing is required to renew this membership each year.
Buy your initial Paddler membership here $150
Renew your Paddler Individual membership here $25 (Renewal only)
Renew your Paddler Business Membership here $100 (Renewal only)
|The following memberships are a ONE-time charge to your credit card on PayPal.|
LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP: $500
This membership makes you a member of the Dorothy Molter Memorial Foundation for your lifetime. It includes free admission to the museum, a 10% discount on the merchandise, the foundation newsletter, a paddle on the paddle fence, one of Dorothy’s root beer bottles, copies of her Christmas letters, a copy of a Bob Cary “Root Beer Lady” print, and your name engraved on the “Life Members” plaque in the museum administrative building.
One-time charge of $500.00
FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIP: $1000
This membership makes you a member of the Dorothy Molter Memorial Foundation for your lifetime and includes all of the Lifetime Membership benefits.
PLUS you will also receive a copy of Bob Cary’s book, The Root Beer Lady, along with your personal certificate of appreciation.
One-time charge of $1000.00
Every year, the museum holds a fundraising raffle where the prize is a Wenonah boat. This year’s raffle boat is a gorgeous, 17-foot, 58-pound Tuf-weave® tandem canoe with a striking red finish. Tickets are available at the museum in Ely with cash/check/debit card or via postal mail with a check. Tickets are $5 each with the drawing held on October 31, 2015 – ticket holders do not need to be present to win.
Amazon Smile and Amazon Wish List
Amazon offers two opportunities for you to make a charitable contribution to the Dorothy Molter Memorial Foundation (museum) while you shop online!
- Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
- AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
- Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.
Amazon Wish List
The Dorothy Molter Museum has created a “wish list” through Amazon.com for items that staff need to keep the museum running smoothly. Ink cartridges, printer paper, cleaning supplies and bird seed are commonly used products that are included on the list. By selecting a wish list item (or comparable product), Amazon will arrange to ship it directly to the museum! To view the museum’s wish list click here.