2016–17 Rotary Serving Humanity
RI President John F. Germ chose Rotary Serving Humanity as his theme for 2016-17. Noting Rotary’s unique ability to bring together committed professionals to achieve remarkable goals, Germ believes that ‘now is the time to capitalise on our success: as we complete the eradication of polio, and catapult now is the time to capitalise on our success: as we complete the eradication of polio, and catapult Rotary forward to be an even greater force for good in the world’.
Rotary Foundation Centennial
Arch Klumph’s idea for an endowment fund dedicated to ‘doing good in the world’ planted the seed of The Rotary Foundation in 1917. Thanks to his vision and staunch advocacy, and the extraordinary generosity of Rotary members worldwide, that fund has become one of the world’s leading humanitarian foundations.
Learn about the people and events that have made our Foundation a powerful force for good. This quote is taken from The Rotary Foundation website. Follow this link to learn more about the history of The Rotary Foundation.