A member from your club made a new Rotarian friend from abroad at the Rotary Convention and now is excited about the prospect of hosting this friend. Your fellow member wants to use club funds to sponsor that trip. Although the trip won’t be linked to a club program or activity, the visitor would attend club meetings and help with the club’s ongoing projects. Your fellow member wants her guest to experience and understand your country’s culture and values. She’d like other members to take the visitor out for lunches and dinners and to see tourist attractions. But you’re not comfortable using club funds for the visitor’s trip because you don’t see the value for your club. What do you do?
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