Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. The members of Columbia Patuxent are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. Our Rotary club contains a diverse group of professional leaders from the Columbia and Howard County area, dedicated to the motto Service above self!
Interested in more information? Download this document called Rotary Basics.
There's also plenty of information on the Rotary International web site.