Saturday, June 23, 2007

MV Rotary Set 07-08 Goals

MVR will support the Foundation with a contribution of at least $1,500.

MVR will raise $8,000 to build a new ring for THE FARM, and equine therapy organization in Tewksbury. We plan on building the ring in the Summer of 2008.

We will continue the practice of giving $500 annual scholarship contributions to the High Schools in the 7 towns that we represent. We will look into giving scholarships to other schools in our area.

With the help of a marketing campaign and recruitment “sales contest” and sales tools as well as speakers and a public relations campaign the Merrimack Valley Rotary hopes to grow by 10 members.

New Member Orientation
We will develop a new member orientation program which will be given to all new members within a month of their arrival.

Service Programs (Locally and Internationally)
We will look into supporting a literacy program both locally (07) and internationally (08).

Community Support
The Club will put aside fund to help Rotary causes that are presented to us during the year).

Service Above Self Projects
The MVRotary will Seek out a least four acts of Service Above Self that the club can do for the community…these are events that will not cost the Club money but will involved the donation of time and/or caring.

Ambassadorial Scholar
In the Spring of 2008 we will submit an Ambassadorial Scholar candidate to the District.

Speaker Program
Look into the possibility of holding a speaker series of speakers on Antiques for a fundraiser for the club.

Public Relations
The Club will develop a speaker strategy geared at attracting people to the meeting as well as gaining local publicity. The Club will also develop some ongoing PR events to gain press.

Area Conference
The MVRotary will look into hosting at least one area conference that will involve the Clubs in the local area To be held on a Saturday morning. Speakers could include Fundraising, Recruitment, Foundation. and Computers. Breakfast and coffee…proceeds to go to the Foundation.

The Club By-Laws have not been updated since the Club has been formed. We will form a committee to update this document.

Vocational Project
The Club will conduct at least one vocational project during

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