Letter Sample #129 – Welcome a new member to the club or society

GT Writing Task 1 (Letter Writing) Sample # 129

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You are a member of a club or society for the past few years. A new member has recently joined, and you would like to welcome him/her to the club or society.

Write a letter to this new member. In your letter,

  • welcome the member
  • give a brief overview of the activities of the club or society
  • mention what to expect from him/her as a member

Write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear ……………………, 


Model Answer:

Dear Mr Brian,

I would like to wish you a warm welcome to our club. I am sure everybody is eagerly waiting to meet you as our newest member.

I believe you already have a good idea about the activities of our club. However, as a custom, I would like to give you an overview. First, we are a club of private members, and we look after them, their family members and close relatives whenever they need help. Apart from that, we do some voluntary and philanthropic work for the benefit of our community and town. Our community works include but are not limited to, planting trees, helping poor and homeless people, and collecting and distributing food and clothes among destitute people.

We are highly pleased to have you with us, and I believe you would enjoy your club membership benefits, privileges and community work with us. You are expected to pay a membership fee of $50 each month and attend fortnightly club meetings. All other tasks are voluntary basis and you can participate in them at your discretion.

Once again, I welcome you to our circle, and I hope that you will feel pleased to be a part of the club.

Yours sincerely,

David Hanson

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