Apex is a non-political and non-sectarian Service and fellowship club opened to both Male and Female between the ages of 18 to 45 years.
HOW IT BEGAN THOUGHT & ORGANISED BY:
Ewen Laired, Langham Proud and John Buchan the three young Australians who triggered the name ” APEX” in 1931.
PLACE OF INCEPTION & DATE : City : Geelong, State : Victoria, Country : Australia, March 10, 1930.
FORMATION OF FIRST CLUB : Geelong Youngman’s Business Club.
ADOPTION OF NEW NAME : APEX CLUB in 1931.
FIRST CLUB OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA : At Singapore in the year 1956.
APEX LOGO :
The logo of Apex is used by all the Apex members all over the world. It is a equilateral triangle. The ‘arm of the triangle indicates that everybody in Apex is equal. The logo is in three colours. The sun and the rays are of golden colour, the borders have blue while the field is red.The three sides of the triangle the ideals of service, citizenship and fellowship. The word “Apex” meaning the principle, was chosen to represent the height of ambition. The rays within the triangle represent the rising generation of youth.
AIMS : SERVICE, CITIZENSHIP, FELLOWSHIP
REQUIREMENTS : Sincere adherence, Cherish the desire to contribute a little extra for the less fortunates, sacrificing ego for better fellowship.
FIRST CONFERENCE : Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
OBJECTS OF APEX :
a) To foster active interest in the civic, commercial, social and moral welfare of the community.
b) To encourage high ethical standards in business and profession and to effect and interchange, of ideas as a means of increasing efficiency and usefulness.
cl To promote and participate in genuine good fellowship.
d) To establish contact with youths of other countries. Membership cover a wide diversify 61 occupations and is open to men and women between 18 to 45.
DIFFERENCE OF APEX WITH OTHER CLUBS
1) The membership age is limited between 18 to 45 years. `
2) Believes in physical participation rather contribution.
3) A National organisation with international relations which have enough scope to make International fellowship and understanding and national reputation.
IDEALS OF APEX :
To make the ideal of service the basis of all enterprise.
To develop by example a more intelligent and aggressive
To provide a means of forming enduring friendships rendering altruistic service and building better communities.
To promote international understanding and fellowship.INVOCATION: For good food. For good fellowship. And the privilege to sreve we give thanks.