A DEFINITION OF ROTARY
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders, united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in
The Four-Way Test all the things
we think, say or do.
First - Is it the Truth?
Second - Is it Fair to all Concerned?
Third - Will it Build Goodwill and better Friendships?
Fourth - Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?
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 a 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
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.