How to describe Rotary to your friends and colleagues in three simple sentences:
Rotary is the world's first Service Club, created in 1905 by Paul Harris in Chicago. Today more than 1.2 million Rotarians in over 30,000 clubs worldwide provide local and international service, focusing on Poverty, Health, Hunger, Shelter and the Environment. In the past, Rotarians were male and professionals from the management class, but today's Rotarians are men or women over 30 from all walks of life who share the ideal of Rotary: "Service Above Self"