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The Object of Rotary


THE 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.