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Who We Are
We are part of a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
We are a service organization, our purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
We are a non-political and non-sectarian organization open to all people regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.
What We Do
Our club members believe that we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Jointly with other 35,000+ clubs around the world, we work together to:
Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
Save mothers and children
Grow local economies
THE 4-WAY TEST
The Rotary "4-Way Test" has become an important fixture in Rotary- guiding Rotarians in their personal lives as well as in their professional lives.
The Four-Way Test From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy. This 24-word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The Four-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways.
It asks the following four questions: "Of the things we think, say or do:
Information on this page came from:
The The 4-Way Test page on the Rotary International web site.
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