SERVICE & PHILANTHROPY

 

In its very early years, Rotary was quick to realize that fellowship alone would not sustain a group and keep them together. There needed to be a purpose. The first service project was to buy a horse for a preacher in Chicago whose horse had died! Before too long, "THE OBJECT OF ROTARY" was born.

 

The object of Rotary is to “encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.” How do we attempt to fulfill this object?

  • The development of an acquaintance as an opportunity for service.

  • High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and 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 his or her personal, business and community life.

  • The advancement of international understanding, good will and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.

 

The Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club continually seeks additional ways to serve the community and the world. Some of what we do is through "service", the rest through "philanthropy".

 

SERVICE

Members have participated in a Wilson County-Rotary Club Habitat for Humanity build, have installed air conditioners in homes, have delivered dictionaries to all 3rd graders in Wilson County.  

 

PHILANTHROPY

A list of some of the organizations receiving support from the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club are:

 

 Wilson United Soccer League

 Cumberland University Scholarships

 Books from Birth

 Catherine's Orchestra for All

 Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

 Sherry's Run

 WC Veterans Plaza and Museum

 Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

 100 Club of Wilson County

 Boy Scouts of America

 Empower Me Center

 Girl Scouts of America

 Habitat for Humanity

 LHS Food Program

 LSSD - Child Nutrition Program

 LSSD - Family Resource Center (Uniforms)

 Wilson County Community Help Center

 Wilson County Senior Citizens Center

 WC Emergency Services Rehab Association

 WC Junior Swine Association

 WC Senior Center

 WC Chamber of Commerce