Object of Rotary

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 fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.