The Lakeside High School Dugout Club, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that was formed to assist the baseball program of Lakeside High School comprised of the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School teams (Gold and Purple). The functions of the Dugout Club include promoting the general welfare of student athletes, increasing school spirit and sportsmanship, and raising money to support Lakeside baseball.
Membership in the Dugout Club includes the parents/guardians of players on the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School teams; former players and their parents/guardians; the Lakeside Principal; Lakeside baseball coaches; and interested members of the community. Our email address is: LakesideDugoutClub@gmail.com. Annual dues are $30 per family [subject to change]. Elections for Dugout Club officers are held at the end of each spring baseball season. Following are the officers for 2020-21:
|Vice President:||Mike Reid|
|Facilities Chair||Doug Bourgeois|
|Fundraising Chair:||Steve Berry|
In order to provide transparency and maintain confidence in the actions of the Dugout Club’s board, written documents, such as general meeting minutes, financial reports, budgets, proposals, etc., are available upon request. Members are referred to the club’s Constitution and By-Laws, also available online, for a more thorough understanding of the organization.
Dugout Club Receives 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status
The Lakeside High School Dugout Club, Inc., received tax exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code effective as of March 10, 2008. In light of this status, contributions to the Dugout Club are deductible under section 170 of the Code. In addition, the Dugout Club is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under sections 2055, 2016 or 2522 of the Code.
Thanks to Greg Haan for the significant amount of work required to accomplish this important milestone for the Dugout Club.