Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.
'Service Above Self' Is the Rotary motto. The main objective of Rotary is service in the community, in the workplace and throughout the world.
Youth and leadership:
RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Award
Paul P. Harris, Founder of Rotary International
Today, Rotary is well known throughout the world for its dedication to service and international goodwill. Changing the world through service, was hardly the uppermost in the mind of Paul P.Harris when he founded the organisation on the evening of 23 February 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The 4 Way Test:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and better FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?