Rotary International is a humanitarian service organization which brings together business and professional leaders in order to provide community service, promote integrity, and advance goodwill, peace, and understanding in the world. It is a non-political and non-religious organization. 
Some Rotary Facts
Rotary Motto: Service Above Self
Behavior Code: 4 Way Test
Focus: 7 Areas of Focus
President: Jennifer E. Jones (July 2022 – 2023
2022-2023 Presidents Theme- Imagine 
Rotary International Contact # 1 (866) 976-8279
Founder: Paul P. Harris
Founded: February 23, 1905, Chicago, IL
Headquarters: Evanston, IL
Official language: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish

A Bit of History

Rotary started with the vision of one man — Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago on 23 February 1905, so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships.   - Rotary founder.

Over time, Rotary’s reach and vision gradually extended to humanitarian service. Members have a long track record of addressing challenges in their communities and around the world.

Service Above Self Motto was established in 1989 the Council on Legislation as the principal motto of Rotary, because it best conveys the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service.

Rotary's Seven Service Areas of Focus: The Trustees of The Rotary Foundation have identified the seven areas of focus: 

  • Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Clean Water and Sanitation.
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Basic Education and Literacy
  • Economic and Community Development
  • Supporting the Environment

Whatever Rotary may mean to us personally, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.