Avenues of Service
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. Based on the Object of Rotary, the Avenues of Services are philosphical cornerstone and the foundation on which club activity is based. There are 5 Avenues of Service:
Club Service -- the first Avenue of Service, involves action a member should take within the Williamsport Rotary Club to help it function successfully.
Vocation Service -- this second Avenue of Service encourages Rotarians to serve others through their vocations and to practice high ethical standards.
Community Service -- the third Avenue of Service, comprises varied efforts that members make, sometimes in conjunction with others, to improve the quality of life of those who live within Williamsport Rotary Club's locality .
International Service -- this Avenue of Service, encompasses those activities that members do to advance international understanding, goodwill, and peace by fostering acquaintance with people of other countries, their cultures, customs, accomplishments, aspirations, and problems, through reading and correspondence and through cooperation in all club club activities and projects designed to help people in other lands.
New Generations Service -- the fifth Avenue of Service, recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, involvement in community and international service projects, and exchange programs that enrich and foster world peace and cultural understanding.
Imagine... How would you make a difference... here... in our community?
By joining Williamsport Rotary Club, you have an opportunity to make a contribution to your ownn community and to communities around the world. Members join Rotary for many reasons, including community involvement, personal development, professional networking, and camaraderie with fellow members. But, perhaps the most important benefit is the satisfaction gained from making a real difference in the world.