Membership

Join The Grand River Bead Society

 Membership Fees:

(For Aug 1, 2022-Jan 31, 2023 now available, get yours!)

PLEASE NOTE:

If you are paying by PAYPAL, please return to this page to click on PAYPAL link.

Wondering what the Grand River Bead Society meetings are like? Haven’t been able to attend in-person meetings?

Now’s your chance to get to know us as more than a Facebook group!

  • Starting  August 1st, 2022-January 31st, 2023 you can become a member or renew for only $25
  1. Fill out the Membership form
  2. Pay online with PAYPAL (includes Visa or MasterCard), or by e-transfer to Treasurer.grbs@gmail.com (if you live in Canada and use online banking. Copy and paste the email to send transfer through your bank account. You cannot click this email address to send it).

For Paid Members only

  • Join us for monthly Zoom meetings
  • Join us for an extra special guests. Past Presenters have included: Floor Kaspers, Jean Powers, Sue Charette-Hood and other amazing Artisans 
  • Have lots of fun with fellow beaders!
  • Memberships are now available for August 1st, 2022-January 31st, 2023!

Memberships are registered to a person, not a business. Memberships are not transferable.

For more information contact the membership coordinator

Membership Benefits

We have good relationships with the following:

  1. Canada Beading 
  2. BeadFX
  3. That Bead Lady 
  4. Guelph Arts Council

More Member Benefits

  • Informative newsletter delivered to your inbox, monthly
  • Interesting, informative, and fun monthly meetings, which include Guest Speakers, demonstrations, and workshops.
  • Network with other bead ‘fanatics’ to expand your knowledge and resources through meetings, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Inspire & be inspired by others during our Show’n’Tell portion
  • Updates on special bead deals, and bead classes
  • Membership rates at GRBS organized shows or special events
  • Exchange of beads/supplies after every meeting
  • Learn about new techniques and resources with take home information and kits
  • Information about local craft shows and others sales opportunities; participate in the Society’s booth and sponsored workshops.
  • Participation in Community Service activities and Outreach Programs.
  • A voice in suggesting programs and activities that will help you and your artwork