The Object of Rotary


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 of each Rotarian’s 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 of fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.