The Four-Way Test is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite it at club meetings:
Of the things we think, say or do
Read more about Rotary International’s Guiding Principles…
Rotary International is a professional organization focused on service and fellowship. It was started in 1905 by a young attorney names Paul Harris who wanted to get to know other business people in the city in professions other than his own.
Meetings were first held in the office and rotated from member to member.
There are over 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries around the world. We Rotary is proud to be one of those clubs.
Members of WE Rotary are citizens of the world. They are civic & community leaders, entrepreneurs, artists & dreamers, business owners, solopreneurs, visionaries, travelers and more. WE Rotarians value fellowship and service above self. They bring their vision for a more engaged society to every service project and community building activity that they are involved in. WE Rotarians have a dream of a more peaceful world and they plan to take an active role in getting there.
“WE take actions that speak peace through our actions for the world”
We meet online.
We are focused on projects that create opportunities for a more peaceful world.
We are using technology to bring great thinkers and problem solvers together.
We offer a variety of ways to get involved in our Club.
Rotarians all over the world are like-minded in that they have a heart for service and that they are motivated to help their fellow man. WeRotary.com takes this calling one step further. Our Club was formed by a group of Rotarians whose vision is to provide opportunities for people of different ages and varied backgrounds, from all over the world to gather to share ideas and develop strategies to progress toward a more peaceful world.
We channel our commitment to service at home and abroad through five Avenues of Service, which are the foundation of club activity.
Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.
Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Learn more in An Introduction to Vocational Service and the Code of Conduct.
Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. Learn more in
Communities in Action: A Guide to Effective Projects and this Community Service presentation (PPT).
International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.
Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as Rotaract, Interact, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Rotary Youth Exchange.
Visiting other Rotary Clubs is a awesome way to share fellowship and build new friendships. If you plan to visit a Club in person, be sure to contact our Club Secretary for a flag to exchange.
Rotarians all over the world seek out other Rotarians, not only to do business with, but to find ways to support each other in all of their endeavors.