Rotary's Guiding Principals

Related Pages
Photo Albums

Rotary's Guiding Principles

Throughout Rotary's history, several basic principles have been

developed to guide Rotarians in achieving the ideal of service

and high ethical standards.

Object of Rotary First formulated in 1910 and adapted

through the years as Rotary's mission expanded, the Object

of Rotary provides a succinct definition of the organization's

purpose as well as the club member's responsibilities.

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;