What is Rochester Rotary?

Mission Statement
We are a member-centered service organization enriching the lives of our world neighbors, city youth and people with disabilities.

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Download a Membership Brochure

Membership Proposal Card

Charitable Times 2016

Rochester Rotary Club, A Century of Community Service 1912-2012 Book

Rochester Rotary Club 1936-37 Scrap Book


We are a service organization with a rich history of over 100 years in the Rochester community. Working together, more than 350 professional men and women live out Rotary International’s motto of "Service Above Self " in all that they do for the Rochester and world communities.

The Rochester Rotary Club is just one of more than 32,000 Rotary clubs and 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide. Chartered in 1912 as the 36th club of Rotary International, the Rochester Rotary Club carries on the Rotary tradition of service through friendship and FUN through major program areas:

  • Friendship
  • Service
  • Resources

Rotary 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

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
180 Linden Oaks, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: 585-546-7435
      Fax: 585-546-8675