ABOUT THE ROTARY CLUB OF KINGSTON
Rotary Year 2020 - 2021
Rotary Club of Kingston
Board of Directors
President: Paul Elsley
Vice-President: Elsabé Falkson
Past President: Peter Merkley
Secretary: Bob Mallette
Treasurer: Peter Merkley
Board Secretary: Elsabé Falkson
Rotary International President
Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Molln
Rotary Club of West Ottawa
The FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think, say, or do:
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
The OBJECT OF ROTARY
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.
High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to their personal, business and community lives.
The advancement of international understanding goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional women and men united in the ideal of service.
Rotary AVENUES OF SERVICE
We channel our commitment to service at home and abroad through five Avenues of Service, which are the foundation of club activity.
Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.
Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. More info
Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. More info
International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more. More info
Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as Rotaract, Interact, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Rotary Youth Exchange. More info