The club has 5 "areas" of service that we use to carry out our projects and programs.


Avenues of Service

The term "Avenues of Service" is frequently used in Rotary literature and information. The "Avenues" refer to the four elements of the Object of Rotary: Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service and Interna¬≠tional Service.


Although the Avenues of Service are not found in any formal part of the constitutional documents of Rotary, the concept has been accepted as a means to describe the primary areas of Rotary activity.

  •  "Club Service" involves all of the activities necessary for Rotarians to perform to make their club function successfully.

    • Lunch Programs

    • Administration of the Club

    • Public Relations

    • Special Events

  •  "Vocational Service" is a description of the opportunity each Rotarian has to represent the dignity and utility of one's vocation to the other members of the club.

    • 4 Way Test Essay Contest

    • PRLS

    • Vocational Service Awards

    • Respect for Law Dinner

    • Blue Jacket Awards

  •  "Community Service" pertains to those activities that Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community. it frequently involves assistance to youth, the aged, handicapped and others who look to Rotary as a source of hope for a better life.

    • Senior Center - monthly visit 

    • Local Projects - smoke alarms, wheel chair ramps, etc

    • Food Pantry Food Drive - monthly

    • Salvation Army Bell Ringing

    • Relay for Life

    • Holiday Christmas Tree at City Hall

  • "International Service," describes the many programs and activities that Rotarians undertake to advance interna¬≠tional understanding, goodwill and peace. International Service projects are designed to meet humanitarian needs of people in many lands.

    • Pediatric ICU Units in Vietman

    • Clean Water Programs

    • National Immunization Days

  •  "New Generations," simply means making Rotary and Rotary's goals and ideals of service and high ethical standards, attractive to younger people as a means to achieve its mission of world peace and understanding as well as to create a cadre of service minded individuals who will become potential Rotary members in the future. The key is mentoring youth through programs such as Rotaract, Interact, RYLA, Youth Exchange, Rotary Conference for New Generations, and other programs.
    • Burroughs High School Interact Club
    • Immanuel Christian School Interact Club

    • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards - RYLA

    • Academic Scholarships

    • Scholarship Dinner & Annual Auction

Source:    "Four Avenues of Service"

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