The Object Of Rotary

The Object Of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
  • First.  The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • Second.  High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his/her occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • Third.  The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his/her 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.

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