What is Rotary?
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provide humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary unites leaders from all continents, cultures and occupations to exchange ideas and take action for communities around the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians in more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotarian’s work impacts lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world.
Our Motto: Service Above Self
Service Above Self exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of those 1.2 Million Rotarians worldwide. Globally, our service efforts are directed toward: Peace & Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Water & Sanitation, Maternal & Child Health, Literacy, and Economic & Community Development.