Who we are

The Heart of Texas Bears (HOT Bears, HOTB) is a 501(c)(7) social and community service group of “Bear” men and their admirers, located in Austin, Texas.

The current Heart of Texas Bears, Incorporated, was chartered by the State of Texas in 1998. Our main purpose is to have fun and enjoy the brotherhood of Bears and Bear-admirers while we support other local service organizations.

We are proud to be a supporting member of the Texas Conference of Clubs.

Our mission statement (as stated in the bylaws) reads:

The Club was founded on the truth that people need to maintain fellowship and fraternity with others of like mind and interest. The Club exists to:

Current Officers

Current Club Bylaws

You can read our current bylaws on the web or you can download a copy in Adobe Reader (PDF) format.

Contacting Us

For information on other ways to contact us, please refer to the Contact Us page.

Legal Stuff

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This page was last updated on 09-Feb-2014.

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