Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian servive, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
The Object of Rotary: Four Avenues of Service
- Club Service – involves all of the activities necessary for Rotarians to perform to make their club function successfully.
- Vocational Service – is a description of the opportunity each Rotarian has to represent the dignity and utility of one’s vocation to other members of the club.
- Community Service – pertains to those activities that Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community. If frequently involves assistance to youth, the aged, handicapped and others who look to Rotary as a source of hope for a better life.
- International Service – describes the many programs and activities that Rotarians undertake to advance international understanding, goodwill and peace. International Service projects are designed to meet humanitarian needs of people in many lands.
The 4-Way Test of things we think, say or do
For five decades Rotarian have been using The 4-Way Test as a practical yardstick in their business, community and personal affairs. The 4-Way Test does not provide answers. It asks question that Rotarians must answer.
The 4-Way Test of things we think, say or do:
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?