The Object of Rotary

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The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal 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 ideal of service in each Rotarian'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.

The "Object of Rotary" is one of Rotary's Guiding Principles.