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:

  • the development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • 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;
  • the application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life; 
  • the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideals of service.