About Rotary

    • Rotary is a service organisation of business and professional people united worldwide who help those in need, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and work toward world understanding and peace.


    • Rotary is more than 1.2 million service-minded men and women belonging to some 33,000 Rotary Clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical regions.


    • Rotarians  meet weekly to enjoy each others’ company and discuss ways to serve others.


    • Rotary  is encompassed for the under privileged the ill and the disabled, who benefit from over 50,000 Rotary club service projects in the world each year.


    • Rotary runs the biggest non-government scholarship scheme in the world.


    • The Rotary Foundation gives more than $196 million every year to educational and humaintarian programmes which promote international understanding.


    • Rotary began in 1905 in Chicago.  The world headquarters are in Evnston, illinois, USA and the Secretariat of Rotary Great Britain and Ireland is at Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 6BP.