Florida State University Alumni Association, established in 1909, is located in Tallahassee, Fla. It is a customer service organization focusing on services, programs, and activities that foster goodwill towards Florida State University. The association serves the university and its alumni, and promotes the general welfare of FSU as an institution for education, research, and public service. It also involves, encourages, informs, and stimulates interest among the community through its various programs. The alumni association s clubs include Society of Hosts, Dedman School of Hospitality, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality Administration, Florida State University Band Alumni Association, FSU Alumni Association's Circus Alumni, and FSU Emeritus Alumni Society.