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On December 3, 2009, The Ostrander Family Association incorporated in the State of New York. An application for Federal tax-emempt status as a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization was filed in 2010 and approved on January 14, 2011. On March 1, 2011, the Washington State not-for-profit corporation was dissolved.

The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance approved the application for exempt status for income and sales tax. The OFA is registered with the Office of the Attorney General as a charitable oganization. OFA Members can deduct annual dues and donations to the OFA are tax deductible.

Please Note: We are no longer sending separate mailings of the Membership Renewal Notices. Please use the Membership Renewal Notice in the April issue of the OFA Journal to renew your annual membership which is due each July.

US Dues- $15.00

Canadian Dues - $20.00 Canadian (determined by annual currency rate as of Fiscal Year July 1st).

*Please make the check payable to: The Ostrander Family Association.

Please mail the renewal form and check to OFA Corresponding Secretary - Ken & Lois Artlip, 12455 W. Janesville Road, #308, Muskego, WI 53150.

Membership Offers To become a member of the Ostrander Family Association, please print and complete the Membership Form and mail it to Ken & Lois Artlip:

Ken & Lois Artlip
12455 W Janesville Road, Apt. 308
Muskego, WI 53150

Becoming a member of the Ostrander Family Association allows you to receive and contribute to the "Ostrander Family Association Journal", which is published three times a year. We will update your Family Tree if known or assist you where possible to complete your tree. Members take precedence and we maintain data in a single TMG database. With one data source for all Ostrander genealogy, it can be published or provided online in future. We aspire to make family information available to members, much like Ancestry.com but without the monthly expense to store you information and retrieve it. You will be included in all OFA Reunions and special research mailings. You will have access to the "Members Section" section of this website, which has several goals:

To foster better communication within the organization.
To allow members to better know each other.
To promote the exchange of genealogical information and ideas.

This is done by allowing members to post items on a Bulletin Board (which will eventually become interactive), communicate directly with most Board Members, and, access a future genealogical website bibliography.

Membership Information Contact: If you wish more membership information, please email: Peter J. Ostrander: pjostrander@optonline.net.