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          Friendship 501 5 Participate in a Business Professionals of America orientation activity for new chapter members or a chapter activity of providing Business Professionals of America orientation for the student body (identify the involvement, activity, and audience)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 502 5 Attend an official Business Professionals of America local chapter meeting   5 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 503 5 Attend an official Business Professionals of America local chapter social function (identify the type and location)  3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 504 5 Attend a Business Professionals of America regional leadership conference (identify the region and conference)  3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 505 5 Attend a Business Professionals of America state leadership conference (identify the conference) 3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 506 10 Attend a Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference (identify the conference) 3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 507 10 Attend a Business Professionals of America chapter meeting or function of a Business Professionals of America chapter at a different school (identify the meeting and school)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 508 5 Serve as a host/hostess to a guest at a local, regional, or state function (identify guest, involvement, and function)  3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 509 5 Attend a function of a different school or organization; does not need to be Business Professionals of America related (identify the function and school)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 510 15 Visit a different school to assist in the establishment or reactivation of a Business Professionals of America chapter (identify the school, group, and your involvement)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 511 5 Volunteer office services for a faculty member (identify services performed and for whom) 3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 512 10 Participate in a Business Professionals of America recognition activity for school personnel (identify involvement and activity) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 513 5 Participate in a special activity you have planned for your parents/guardian/spouse (identify the involvement, activity, and persons) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 514 10 Prepare and send a minimum of five appreciation letters to businesses for Business Professionals of America support (identify quantity and purpose) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 515 10 Submit a story and photo to the BPA official Facebook and Twitter page promoting BPA (facebook.com/businessprofessionalsofamerica, @National_BPA)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 516 10 Volunteer a friendship service on a one-to-one basis (e.g., babysitting, raking leaves) for a shut-in, homebound, disabled, or similar person; does not need to be a chapter activity (identify person, service, and circumstances)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 517 5 Establish an e-mail acquaintance that lives in another state  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 518 5 Establish an e-mail acquaintance that lives in another country  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 519 10 Attend a social event with another chapter 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 520 10 Attend a Fall Leadership Conference  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 521 5 Recruit one new chapter member (identify the new member recruited) 4 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 522 10 Recruit five new chapter members and apply for the national Member Recruiter Award (identify the new members recruited) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 523 20 Visit a school other than yours and exchange ideas with another career/technical student organization (i.e., DECA, FFA, TSA) (identify the school, topics, and organization) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 524 5 Recruit one new alumni division member (identify the new member recruited)  5 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 525 5 Recruit one new middle level member (identify the new member recruited) 5 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 526 15 Exchange ideas with another career/technical student organization (e.g., DECA, FFA, TSA) within your school (identify the topics, and organization)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 527 15 Prepare and send a minimum of five appreciation letters to community members for Business Professionals of America support (identify quantity and purpose)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 528 10 Establish and maintain an email acquaintance with a Business Professionals of America  member from a different chapter 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 529 10 Participate in the Service Campaign Challenge presented by the National Officer Team 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 530 5 Participate in Chapter Social Week and post a picture on Twitter using “#BPASocial” (identify the social activity) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Friendship 550 5 Miscellaneous:  any Business Professionals of America friendship activity not specified in the above codes (identify the activity completely) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)

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