Introduction to Rotary and Rotaract by Rotaract Jumeirah

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This is an introduction about Rotary and Rotaract prepared by the Rotaract Club of Jumeirah - Dubai, UAE:


<ul><li>1.Introduction toRotary and Rotaract<br />By Rotaract Club of<br /></li></ul> <p>2. Introduction to Rotary<br />Video: <br />This is Rotary<br />3. Rotary at a Glance<br />Founded in 1905<br />Members: 1,222,293<br />Clubs: 34,118<br />Districts: 530<br />To read more:<br />4. Mission of Rotary<br /> The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. <br />To read more:<br />5. The Four-Way Test<br />For Rotary, The Four-Way Test is the cornerstone of all action. It has been for years, and it will be in the future. Of the things we think, say or do:<br />Is it the truth?<br />Is it fair to all concerned?<br />Will it build goodwill and better friendships?<br />Will it be beneficialto all concerned?<br />To read more:<br />6. Avenues of Service<br />For years, Rotarys commitment to Service Above Self has been channeled through the Avenues of Service, which form the foundation of club activity.<br />Club Service: focuses on strengthening fellowship and ensuring the effective functioning of the club.<br />Vocational Service: encourages Rotarians to serve others through their vocations and to practice high ethical standards.<br />Community Service: covers the projects and activities the club undertakes to improve life in its community.<br />International Service: encompasses actions taken to expand Rotarys humanitarian reach around the globe and to promote world understanding and peace.<br />New Generations Service: recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities<br />To read more:<br />7. Rotarys Youth Programs<br />Video: <br />Turn New Generations into theNext Generation of Rotarians<br /><br />8. Youth Exchange Program<br />Youth Exchange is an exchange program for secondary school students. <br />Students travel to other countries to learn about the culture and the language as well as act as a cultural ambassador for their own country.<br />To read more:<br />9. RYLA<br />Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) are intensive training programs for youth ages 14-30.<br />These usually consist of a seminar, camp, or workshop, generally 3-10 days in length, organized by Rotarians at the club or district level. <br />To read more:<br />10. Interact<br />Interact is a service club for young people ages 14-18. <br />Sponsored by local Rotary clubs, Interact clubs give young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills and meeting new friends. <br />Click hereto watch a videoabout Interact<br />To read more:<br />11. About Rotaract<br />12. About Rotaract<br />Rotaract is a service club for students and young professionals ages 18-30.<br />Sponsored by local Rotary clubs, Rotaract clubs provide young adults with opportunities to develop leadership skills, responsible citizenship, and promote international peace and understanding.<br />13. Rotaract at a Glance<br />Official Program Since 1968<br />Members: 200,169<br />Clubs 8,703<br />Countries/Geographic Areas: 171<br />Rotaractorsin Action (video):<br />To read more:<br />14. About District 2450<br />11 countries<br />Armenia Bahrain Cyprus Egypt Georgia Jordan Lebanon Sudan South Sudan Palestine UAE<br />To read more:<br />15. Areas of Focus<br />Professional Development<br />Community Service<br />International Service<br />Club Service<br />To read more, check out the Rotaract Handbook:<br />16. 1. Professional Development<br />Increasing knowledge and developing skills<br />17. 2. Community Service<br />Improving quality of life in the community<br />18. 3. International Service<br />Promoting international understanding<br />19. 4. Club Service<br />Developing membership and fellowship activities<br />20. RotaractJumeirahs Club Officers<br />President<br />Vice President<br />Secretary<br />Treasurer<br />Professional Development Committee Director<br />Community Service Committee Director<br />International Service Committee Director<br />Club Service Committee Director<br />PR &amp; Social Media Committee Director<br />To read more, check out the Rotaract Handbook:<br />21. How To Join Us?<br />To know more, please visit our<br />22. Thank You<br /></p>


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