Countdown to Constitution Day - 9/17/23

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Founders Club

  • Donating $1,000 or more before September 16
  • Reaching 100,000 students this year through your donation for Constitution Day
Benefits of this membership:
  • Exclusive invitation to the Spring Party for Founders Club Members only
  • The recognition of your contribution will be shown in the form of an appreciation picture and detailed explanation of your biography on this page
  • You will be considered a ‘Keeper of our Republic’
  • You will be featured at our annual Constitution Day Celebration in September of each year with special seating and free tickets.
  • By being a member of our Founders Club and helping us fulfill our mission, you are giving a huge contribution in raising future, proud defenders of the American Liberty.


The 917 Society Founders Cup winner is awarded in September at our Constitution Day Event for the Founder’s Club Members. The 917 Society board members award the Founders Cup to the Founders Club Member who we feel has worked most through the year to bring in other Founders and members and/or who has most helped with the outreach of our mission of distributing free pocket Constitutions to all US 8th grade students.

2022-2023 Founders Cup Winner

Dr. Arthur Carpenter

We are excited to announce Dr. Arthur Carpenter as Founders Cup Winner of The 917 Society. 
Dr. Carpenter is a Congressional Founders Club Member of The 917 Society, and he has tirelessly served as a volunteer helping deliver Constitutions all around the state and using his truck to haul pallets and worked in the warehouse. He is a true Patriot and Keeper of our Republic and we are honored to present to him this award.

Founders Club Members 2022

  • The Alvin and Sally Beaman Foundation
  • The Calligan Family Foundation
  • Church International/ Robin D. and Robin R. Bullock
  • Norma Crow
  • Dr. Ming Wang – President
  • Lee Beaman – Vice President
  • Amvets Tennessee
  • Dr. Arthur Carpenter
  • Restoration Foundation/Lulu Elam
  • Dr. Ming Wang
  • Dennis and Cathy Kolb
  • Ohio State Association of Veterans Service Commissioners
  • Rotary Club of East Memphis
  • Altrusa International Clarksville
  • Amvets of North Dakota Post 20
  • Daryl and Lorna Basse
  • Leonard Belmares
  • Jack and Denise Billings
  • Bernard and Margaret Blasengame
  • Randy Boyd
  • Jeff Burkhart
  • Curtis Carney
  • Gary Cooper
  • John and Kyong Dawson
  • Inger Denny
  • Ramona DeSalvo
  • Kip Dodson
  • Harvey Durham
  • U. S. Congressman Mark Green
  • Representative Bruce Griffey
  • Senator Ferrell Haile
  • Dwight and Cindy Haldeman
  • Jennifer Hamblin
  • Ed & Joni Hargrove
  • Ed Jackson
  • Jason Knight
  • Representative William Lamberth
  • Betsy Ligon
  • Representative Mary Littleton
  • Gary McBee
  • Rodgar & Reba McCalmon
  • Dr. Tracy & Cyndi Miller
  • Representative Jerome Moon
  • Mark Moore
  • Chuck Naab
  • Robert Nash
  • Daniel & Charlotte Nelms
  • Jan Nichols
  • James Peach
  • Aaron Pettigrew
  • Karen Mitchell Porter
  • Senator Bill Powers
  • Representative John Ragan
  • Senator Shane Reeves
  • Senator Kerry Roberts
  • King & Judy Rogers
  • Elyse Schlosse
  • Richard & Myra Simons
  • Bob Sircy
  • Stephen Skelton
  • Matthew Stowe
  • Summitt County Veterans Services Ohio
  • Mike & Teresa Tuttle
  • Warren County Veterans Services Ohio
  • Ted & Sharon Williams
  • Dave & Debbie Winters
  • Ira Work

Founders Club Members