ROTARY is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
ROTARY is the world’s first service club. The first Rotary club was founded in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 23 February 1905. Rotary International celebrated their 100th anniversary in Chicago in June 2005.
ROTARY is some 1.2 million service-minded men and women belonging to more than 32,176 Rotary clubs in 166 nations.
ROTARY allows you to join leaders, exchange ideas, and take action.
Motto: Service Above Self
What does Rotary do?
ROTARIANS meet weekly for fellowship and interesting and informative programs dealing with topics of local and global importance. Membership reflects a wide cross-section of community representation.
ROTARIANS plan and carry out a remarkable variety of humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs that touch people’s lives in their local communities and our world community.
The Four-Way Test
Of the things we think, say or do:
- Is it the TRUTH?
- Is it FAIR to all concerned?
- Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
- Will it be BENEFICIAL TO ALL CONCERNED?