|Art. 3 - Aims
The objectives of the "AMENO ONLUS" Cultural
Association are to rediscover, protect, and promote, the historic, cultural,
and environmental heritage of Ameno and surrounding areas.
With the whole Cusio area being a popular destination
for discerning tourists, the Association's activities are intended to be
purely cultural, artistic and recreational; in particular the Association
is not in any way involved with seeking any financial return.
The specific objectives of the Association are
Keep alive the local traditions and recent local
history of Ameno, by means of a varied programme of events aimed at both
residents and visitors to the area, with particular focus on social/educational
events such as concerts, exhibitions and meetings.
Promote and encourage cultural events and activities
which will really value the local community and help it flourish.
Promote and encourage publications relating to
the local area.
Work to protect the natural environment and to
encourage the wider enjoyment of the local countryside.
Work to protect and restore the historic monuments
and works of art which the local area is endowed with, and to promote their
Implement campaigns to raise awareness, and to
encourage the proper enjoyment of the local cultural, historic, and environmental
heritage, which we view as irreplaceable assets to be passed on for the benefit
of future generations.
Work together with local bodies and other interested
organisations, and with schools and universities.
The Association reserves the right to undertake
any other initiatives that are in keeping with the aims outlined above.
To further these aims, the Association may
request grants and other financing, as well as
enter into any sort of agreement with public or private organisations;
undertake any other activity connected to the
Association's aims, or in some way related to the furthering of its objectives,
which might include: the publication of books, leaflets or other literature;
the editing or compilation of articles about meetings or seminars, or the
publication of any other study or research which by its nature or content
is relevant to, and furthers, the objectives of the Association.
Furthermore, the Association is free to engage
in any business transaction, involving property or otherwise, whether of
a commercial or financial nature, which is considered necessary or helpful
for the running of the Association or for achieving its aims, or is relevant
directly or indirectly, inasmuch as it is in keeping with these aims.