Avenues of Service – Part of RGHF’s Tenets and Symbols
|Avenues of Service – Part of RGHF’s Tenets and Symbols|
For years, Rotary�s commitment to Service Above Self has been channeled through the four Avenues of Service, which form the foundation of club activity. To get started on a project, think broadly about how your club and its members could contribute within each avenue. (Also see “Object” and Resolution 23-34)
Club Service focuses on strengthening fellowship and ensuring the smooth functioning of Rotary clubs. Learn about effective club service in Membership and Training.
Vocational Service involves club members serving others through their professions and aspiring to high ethical standards. Rotarians, as business leaders, share skills and expertise through their vocations, and they inspire others in the process.
Community Service is the opportunity Rotary clubs have to implement club projects and activities that improve life in the local community.
International Service encompasses efforts to expand Rotary�s humanitarian reach around the world and to promote world understanding and peace. It includes everything from contributing to PolioPlus to helping Rotary Youth Exchange students adjust to their host countries.
|The Avenue of New Generations recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults involved in leadership development activities, community and international service projects, and exchange programs that enrich and foster world peace and cultural understanding.|
|Sources include Rotary International and the 25,000 articles of RGHF. Posted 2 May 2010 by Jack Selway
When it comes to investing your money, there are a number of options. There are a number of avenues for one to invest in too. Some of them are:
One can invest in barren land or a built up property. The built up property can be a house or an office space that can be rented out. This investment will earn you a steady income on a monthly basis as you are bound to collect rent monthly. Such an investment is ideal for those who cannot keep a close watch on their investment and can’t maintain it. When the place is rented out, you will only have to worry about collecting the rent on time. The maintenance, cleaning, etc of the place will be taken care of by the tenants themselves.
When you invest in barren land, it is a little more work than investing in a constructed property. You will have to wait till the land is chosen for some construction purpose. You can sell it to the builder for a good profit or hold on to your property and sell it once it is built. However, for you to continue owning the land when the developer builds on the land, you will have to enter into a joint venture agreement
Investing in various currencies across the world can be a good mode of investment. The currency value keeps changing due to the economic conditions and one can earn well in the difference in the exchange rate. There is a lot of risk involved in this mode of investment as the fluctuations are more and a small event in any of the countries around can trigger a chain reaction and change the value of their money
One of the most lucrative yet confusing mode of investment. One must know a little about stocks and the market, before they can go ahead and invest some money. There are traders and trading companies to help you invest in the market. They will do all the analysis and the calculations for you and all you will be required to do is sign the papers permitting them to move your funds. If you are not too keen on interacting with another person, you can always opt for one of the automated trading platforms like The Brit Method.
One of the most sought after and less complicated instrument in the stock market. One can either win big or lose big in this mode of investment. All you will have to gauge is, if the stock market will go up or come down? If your prediction is right, you win big, if your prediction is wrong, you will lose all the money you invested.