celebrating 82 years of service to our community and the world
The Rotary Club of Port Allegany
Rotary Club Of Port Allegany
Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives.
A Rotary club contains a diverse group of professional leaders from the community that the club serves, playing an active part in International and World Community Service.
Membership in a Rotary club offers a number of benefits, including:
- Effecting change within the community.
- Developing leadership skills.
-.Gaining an understanding of, and having an impact on, international humanitarian issues.
- Developing relationships with community and business leaders.
Road Clean Up
A local project
performed 3 times a year.
Through Rotary's service programs, a
Rotary Club can have a significant
effect on the quality of life in its
community. Rotary Foundation
programs offer opportunities to form
international partnerships that help
people in need worldwide. Presently,
there are 1.25 million Rotarians
throughout the world in 190 countries,
which make up 31,500 Rotary clubs.
What we do locally...
Community projects that have been
provided by our local Rotary
• Town square gazebo
• Community swimming pool
• Tennis and Basketball courts
• S,W. Smith Library Fund Raisers
• Annual Christmas Party for C.A.R.E.
for Children Kids
• International Student Exchange
• Children's Safety Programs
• Multi-phasic Blood Testing Program
The 4-Wav Test
From the earliest days of the
organization, Rotarians were
concerned with high ethical standards
in their professional lives. One of the
world's most widely printed and
quoted statements of business ethics is
What we do internationally...
All Rotarians worldwide are united in a
campaign for the global eradication of
polio. In the 1980's, Rotarians raised
$240 million to immunize the children
of the world to completely eradicate
polio from the world by 2005; by 2010,
the PoIioPlus program will have
contributed $850 million, and countless
hours of volunteer effort to this cause!
The Object of Rotary:
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:
1. The development of acquaintance as
an opportunity for service;
2. 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;
3. The application of the ideal of
service in each Rotarian's personal,
business and community life;
4. The advancement of international
understanding, goodwill, and peace
through a world fellowship of
business and professional persons
united in the ideal of service
"The 4-Way Test", which was
created by a Rotarian, and later
adopted by Rotary;
"Of the things we think, say, or do:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all
Rotary Motto: "Service Above Self
Rotary Mission Statement:
The mission of Rotary
International is to support its
member clubs in fulfilling the
Object of Rotary by:
• Fostering unity among member
• Strengthening and expanding
Rotary around the world;
• Communicating worldwide the
work of Rotary; and
• Providing a system of