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This is Rotary

Rotary is an opportunity to build lifelong friendships and experience the personal fulfillment of providing volunteer service to others.

An organization of business and professional leaders, Rotary provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and builds goodwill and peace in the world.

The world's first service club, Rotary began with the formation of the Rotary Club of Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 23 February 1905.

The club was started by a young lawyer, Paul P. Harris, and three of his friends. He wished to recapture the friendly spirit he had felt among business people in the small town where he grew up.

Their weekly meetings "rotated" among their offices, providing the new service club with its name.

Today, Rotary flourishes with some 30,000 clubs and 1.2 million men and woman as club members, providing community services in virtually every nation in the world.


The 4-Way Test
Object of Rotary
Avenues of Service
History
    Belleville
    Past Presidents
    The 4-Way Test
Tales of the Elders
Community Service
Rotary Grants

District Conference DVD

Fellowship & Discovery
featuring Stephen Lewis

Rotary Shares