About Rotary

Rotary was founded in 1905 by Paul Harris and three business colleagues in Chicago, USA.


100 years on, Rotary is now a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 31,000 Rotary clubs located in 167 countries.


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:



The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;


High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.







Events

  • Wed 29 Mar 2017
  • Business Meeting
  • Wed 05 Apr 2017
  • Fellowship
  • Wed 12 Apr 2017
  • Clive Livingstone: Life before Rotary
  • Sun 16 Apr 2017
  • Boot, Craft and Produce Fair

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