Information for Prospective RotariansWhat would it take to change the world? Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self. Rotary International is one of the world's largest service organizations with more than 34,000 clubs in more than 200 countries.
Object of Rotary: To encourage and foster the idea of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular to encourage and foster:
FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service:
SECOND: High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
THIRD: The application of the idea of service in each Rotary's personal, business and community life;
FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Rotary Clubs around the world ALL subscribe to the principles of the FOUR WAY TEST:
Of the things we think, say or do. . .
IS IT THE TRUTH?
IS IT FAIR TO ALL CONCERNED?
WILL IT BUILD GOODWILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
WILL IT BE BENEFICIAL TO ALL CONCERNED?
Our Rotary club will provide:
Literacy Project - Distribution of Dictionaries to Third Graders in Washington County
Annual Auction & Sternwheel Cruise - (2011 recipient, Harvest of Hope; 2012 recipient, Free Clinic)
Did you know that the Marietta Morning Rotary Club. . .
Has social networking events? Like the one where we hiked and enjoyed each other’s company over a cook-out.
Provides an annual scholarship to a college student in honor of one of our Past Presidents, Mark Studenic?
Coordinates the Mid-Ohio Valley’s largest International Dinner, A Taste of the World, that features cuisine, culture and music from all over the world?
Has benefited from a variety of programs during our meetings such as: cutlery demonstration, zumba practice, Marietta ghost stories, history of Mid-Ohio Valley, Marietta College choir performance, and Etiquette Training?