Become a Member

The Point Betsie Lighthouse was restored and is maintained thanks to lighthouse friends like you who choose to become members. Protecting our treasured 1858 beacon on the Lake Michigan shoreline from weather and age requires constant maintenance.

Your membership dues help preserve and protect the historic Point Betsie Lighthouse and keep the lighthouse and Boathouse Museum open for thousands of visitors every year. Please consider a Basic Annual Membership available at the senior, individual, or family levels. Basic Annual Memberships are $30 for an individual senior, $35 for a non-senior, individual or $60 for a family.  We have also developed a Leadership Circle Annual Membership. These membership levels have an increased level of annual giving. All members will receive our newsletter twice a year and a Point Betsie Lighthouse bumper sticker. Family Membership and all Leadership Circle Annual Memberships will receive two tour tickets. A 15% Gift Shop discount is provided at the $250 annual level and above. A recognition gift is sent to our members at the $500 annual level and up. Finally we will be hosting a recognition event for $1000 annual members.

Membership LevelAnnual Cost
Senior$30
Individual$35
Family$60
Fog Signaller$100
Lamplighter$250
Beacon$500
Lifesaver$1000

You may also wish to make a contribution toward preserving and protecting the lighthouse. We are grateful for contributions in any amount.  You can, if you wish, contribute in honor of, or in memory of a friend or family member.  Remembrances are published in our semiannual newsletter. We are an approved 501 (c) (3) organization, so your contribution is tax deductible.


TO PAY BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER:

  1. Print and complete our Membership and Contribution Form
  2. Make check or money order payable to: The Friends of Point Betsie Lighthouse
  3. Send membership form and payment to: P.O. Box 601 Frankfort, MI 49635-0601

TO PAY ON LINE BY CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD:

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