The Object of Rotary
The Objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a
basic of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST. The development of acquaintances an opportunity for service;
SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition
of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each
Rotarians’ occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal
business, and community life;
FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace
through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in
the ideal of service.
The Four-Way Test
the things we think, say or do
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all
Will it build GOODWILL
and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to