Articles of Incorporation

1975

I. The name of this corporation shall be Eureka Valley Promotion Association.

II. The specific and primary purposes for which this corporation is formed are educational and charitable, specifically the study and dissemination of information concerning planning issues affecting the Eureka Valley of San Francisco. This shall include the instruction of the public on subjects useful and beneficial to the community as they relate to the purposes mentioned above, the lessening of the burdens of government, the combating of community deterioration, lessening of neighborhood tensions, the elimination of prejudice and discrimination, defense of human and civil rights secured by law, and the erection or maintenance of public buildings, monuments, or works.

III. Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and powers, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the primary purpose. of this corporation.

IV. This corporation is organized pursuant to the General Non-Profit Corporation Law of the State of California and does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof and it is organized for nonprofit purposes.

V. No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office.

VI. The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to educational and charitable purposes meeting the requirements for exemption provided by Section 214 of the Revenue and Taxation Code of the State of California and no part of the net income or assets of this organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer, or member thereof or to the benefit of any 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 Two hereof. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities of the corporation, shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation, or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes and which has at the time established its tax exempt status under Section 5oi(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United State Internal Revenue Law). if this corporation holds any assets in trust, or the corporation is formed for charitable purposes, such assets shall be disposed of in such a manner as may be directed by decree of the superior court of the county in which the corporation has its principal office, upon petition therefore by the Attorney General or by any person concerned in the liquidation, in a proceeding' to which the Attorney General is a party.

VII . The number of members of the board of directors shall be twelve. The number of members of the board of directors herein provided for may be changed by a bylaw duly adopted by the members of the corporation. The names and addresses of the persons who are to be the initial members of the board of directors are as follows: Sue Hestor, 4536 20th Street; Jude Laspa, 4426 19th Street; Elsa Strait, 204 Grandview; Dorice Murphy, 175 Yukon; Sidney F. Gage, Jr., 4637 18th Street; Bert Schwarzschild, 363 Douglass; Dan Sullivan, 564 Liberty; Jeff Shopoff, 318 Caselli; Frank Fitch, 544 Noe; Charles Rozema, 560 Noe; Tom Karnes, 4529 18th Street; and one vacancy, all of San Francisco, California.

VIII. The county in this State where the principal office for the transaction of the business of the corporation is San Francisco.

IX. The name of the unincoporated association which is being incorporated is Eureka Valley Promotion Association.

In witness whereof, the undersigned, being the president and the secretary, respectively, of Eureka Valley Promotion Association, the unincorporated association which is being incorporated hereby, have
executed these Articles of Incorporation this 24th day of January, 1975.

/signed/

Sue C. Hestor

/signed/

Elsa Strait

STATE OF CALIFORNIA )§

COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO)

On this 24th day of January, 1975, before me, B.J.Paciorettyy, a Notary Public for the State of California, personally appeared Sue C.Hestor and Elsa Strait, known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the within Articles of Incorporation, and acknowledged to me that they executed the same.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and

affixed my official seal on the day and year first above written.

OFFICIAL SEAL

/signed/

Notary Public

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AFFIDAVIT

STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) §.

COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO )

Sue C. Hestor and Elsa Strait it, being first duly sworn, each for herself, deposes and says:

That Sue C. Hestor is the president and that Elsa Strait is the secretary of Eureka Valley Promotion Association, the unincorporated association mentioned in the foregoing Articles of Incorporation; that said association has duly authorized its incorporation and has authorized the undersigned, as said officers, to execute the Articles of Incorporation.

/signed/

Sue C. Hestor

/signed/

Elsa Strait

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 24th day of January, 1975.

OFFICIAL SEAL

/signed/
Notary Public

Working to Improve Life in Eureka Valley Since 1881