Rotary International, the world’s first service club organization, is made up of 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Its members form a global network of busi- ness, professional, and commu- nity leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Rotary’s motto, Service
Above Self, exemplifies the hu- manitarian spirit of the organi- zation’s more than 1.2 million members.
“ Rotary lets you give something back, in the knowledge that you belong to the largest family of givers.”
— Deanna Ann Duguid, Indonesia
Strong fellowship among
Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterize Rotary worldwide. Rotary enjoys a rich and
sometimes complex tradition and organizational structure, with many programs that can be confusing to new and even not-so-new members. The following pages offer a basic Rotary education — the fun- damental knowledge that will make every member better in- formed about Rotary and proud to be a Rotarian.
BASICS Now online at www.rotary.org/rotarybasics
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