WHO WE ARE
People of ActionRotary is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.
Rotary unites more than a million people (1.2 million members world wide)
Through Rotary clubs (35,000 plus clubs), people from all continents and cultures come together to exchange ideas, and form friendships and professional connections while making a difference in their backyards and around the world.
We Transform Communities
We take action locally and globally
Each day, our members pour their passion, integrity, and intelligence into completing projects that have a lasting impact. We persevere until we deliver real, lasting solutions.
WHAT WE DO
Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.
- Promoting Peace
- Fighting Disease
- Provide Clean Water
- Saving Mothers and Children
- Supporting Education
- Growing Local Economies
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As you know our Plymouth Rotary Club hosts Plymouth’s famous chicken BBQ each fall. In March 2020 when club members found out that the ER staff at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit needed donations of face masks for their staff we donated 400 masks from our BBQ supplies and club members businesses to help hospital staff keep safe. Rotarians in action!
In April 2020, our Club provided local medical staff and care givers with donations of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Hospital staff at St. Joseph Mercy on the COVID floor received 250 face shields and Community Opportunity House (COC) received face shields and a donation of $1,000 to purchase additional equipment. Our club proudly supports COC through out the year. COC is committed to enriching the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities through quality housing and comprehensive support. Read More!
The Four-Way Test
The Four-Way Test is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite it at club meetings:
Of the things we think, say or do
- Is it the TRUTH?
- Is it FAIR to all concerned?
- Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
- Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Rotary Youth Exchange builds peace one young person at a time.
Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students 15 to 18 years old are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 40 countries.
What are the benefits?
Exchange students unlock their true potential to:
- Develop lifelong leadership skills
- Learn a new language and culture
- Build lasting friendships with young people from around the world
- Become a global citizen
Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.
What are the benefits?
Connect with leaders in your community and around the world to:
- Take action to make a difference in your school and community
- Discover new cultures and promote international understanding
- Become a leader in your school and community
- Have fun and make new friends from around the world