Good Citizenship: Membership in Rotary makes one a better
citizen. Weekly Rotary club programs keep members informed about what is
taking place in the community, nation, and world. Rotary's expansive
network of clubs and programs provides extensive opportunities for
service and interchange.
World Understanding: Rotary members gain an understanding of
humanitarian issues and have a significant impact on them through
international service projects and exchange programs of RI and its
Foundation. The promotion of peace is one of Rotary's highest
Entertainment: Every Rotary club and district hosts parties and
activities that offer diversion from one’s personal and business life.
Conferences, conventions, assemblies, and social events provide
entertainment as well as Rotary information, education, and service.
Family Foundations: Rotary sponsors some of the world’s largest
youth exchange and educational exchange and scholarship programs. Rotary
clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for future
leaders. They involve family members in a wide range of social and
Ethical Environment: Rotarians practice a 4-Way Test that
measures words and actions by their truthfulness, fairness, goodwill,
and benefit to all. Encouraging high ethical standards in one's
profession and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of
Rotary from its earliest days.