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Being a member of Rotary, and in particular, a member of  Skagit Rotary club brings with it some expectations and obligations:

As a member of the Skagit Rotary club you are expected to abide by the Object of Rotary, namely:

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.

In addition as a member of the Skagit Rotary club you are expected to be able to apply the The Four-Way Test of things we say and do:

1. Is it the Truth?

 

2. Is it fair to all concerned?

 

3. Will it bring goodwill and better friendship?

 

4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

These are the basic principles applied to a member of Rotary.