Avenues of Service
For years, Rotary’s commitment to Service Above Self has been channeled through the Avenues of Service, which form the foundation of club activity.
This “Avenue” promotes the development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.
It involves the activities necessary to make the Club function successfully and achieve it’s goal.
This "Avenue" represents the opportunity that each Rotarian has to represent the dignity and utility of one’s vocation as an opportunity to serve society.
Rotarians promote and foster high ethical standards in business and professions and promote the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations.
This “Avenue” relates to the activities that Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community.
Particular emphasis is given to helping children, needy families, the aged, the handicapped, and those most in need of assistance.
Rotarians strive to promote the ideal of service in their personal, business, and community lives.
Maintain contacts with Ridgetown civic leaders and the local organizations pursuing civic improvements.
Develop projects which will improve living conditions in the Ridgetown community.
Promote recognition in the Ridgetown community of the benefits created by Rotary Club of Ridgetown.
Pursue regular cleanups of the Adopt-A-Highway segments of Highway 21 from the edge of town to Highway 401.
Coordinate with Town of Ridgetown for the timely cleanups of other community areas.
Find and pursue other opportunities for our club to contribute to improving the local environment.
Donate books to the Ridgetown District High School library.
Donate over $1000 annually to scholarships at RDHS and Naahi Ridge P.S.
This "Avenue" encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary’s humanitarian reach around the globe and to promote world understanding and peace.
Rotarians can support International Service by sponsoring a project in another country, seeking international project partners to support projects in their own communities, or by personally volunteering at an international project site.
New Generations Service
This "Avenue" recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, service projects, and exchange programs.