Service Above Self
The Rotary Club of Wichita is a service organization comprised of almost 400 business and professional leaders from the Wichita area. Organized in September 1911 as Club #30 of Rotary International, the Rotary Club of Wichita has advanced the ideals of service, understanding, goodwill and peace around the world for more than 100 years. Ours remains among the largest of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs worldwide.
Our motto, “Service Above Self,” guides us in our mission to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build peace and goodwill in the world.
The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
The Four-Way Test
We are guided by the principles outlined in the Four-Way Test. The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions:
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?