1.  Friendship: In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic needs of humans: the fellowship.  This is one of two reasons why Rotary began in 1905.

 2.  Professional contacts: This was the second reason for the emergence of Rotary.  Everyone needs a network of contacts.  Rotary consists of a cross section of professions from a community because Rotarians are involved in all commercial sectors and professionals, and help each other.

 3.  Personal Growth: Involvement with Rotary encourages personal growth in the area of human relations.

 4.  Leadership experience: Rotary is an organization of leaders and successful people.  Serving in Rotary positions is the greatest experience in leadership.  One learns how to motivate, influence and lead those who are already leaders.

 5.  Performance civic community: The connection with a Rotary club makes better citizens.  Typically, the Rotary Club brings together the most active citizens of a community.

 6.  Updated information: The weekly meetings of a club seeking to keep members updated on what's happening in the community, nation and world.  We discuss various topics presented by guest speakers.

 7.  Fun: Rotary is fun.  All weekly meetings, club projects and social activities and service are fun and interesting.  Additionally, service is fun.



8. Public Speaking: Many people who join our organization are afraid of public speaking. Rotary provides excellent experience in public speaking, building self-confidence and exploits opportunities in the communications field.

9. Citizen of the World: Every Rotarian wears a pin that says Rotary International and is welcomed and encouraged to attend meetings of more than 33,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographic regions. There are only a few places in the world that do not have a Rotary Club. In Rotary we make friends in the local community and world.

10. Assistance during trips: Because there are Rotary clubs in many places, very often Rotarians who needed a doctor, lawyer, hotel, dentist, advice, etc.., while traveling have found assistance through Rotary.

11. Entertainment: Every club organizes meetings and entertainment activities, which are very important to bring some fun to our busy working lives or businesses. In Rotary we share organized conferences, conventions, assemblies and institutes, as well as information, guidance and Rotary service, as well as provide entertainment.

12. Improving Social Skills: Every week and at various events and functions, Rotary develops one's personality and interpersonal skills, providing an ideal environment for people who like to socialize.

13. Family Programs: Rotary provides one of the most comprehensive programs for youth exchanges in the world, it sponsors clubs in high schools and universities for future Rotarians, it includes spouses in many of its programs and events, and provides a wide variety of useful activities that engage families in the core values of Rotarians.

14. Professional knowledge: It is expected that every Rotarian will seek improvement in their profession or occupation, serve on committees of professional services and participate in the dissemination of his or her profession among the younger colleagues in their field. Rotarians seek to get everyone to always serve the best through our professions, and recognize the worthiness of all useful fields and occupations.

15. Ethical Values: Rotarians apply the Four-Way Test in all their activities, which reflects their ethical standards. It is hoped and encouraged that members act ethically in their professions as well as in their personal relationships.

16. Cultural Awareness: The Rotary world’s members include people from almost all religions, cultures, races, nationalities and political beliefs. In Rotary, we have the most prominent citizens of the most varied fields of human knowledge. Rotarians come in contact with other cultures and are eager to work and help people from everywhere. Consequently, they become better citizens in their own countries.

17. Prestige: Rotary members are prestigious people - business leaders and professionals in the fields of art, government, education, finance, law, medicine, sports, military, religion and many others. Rotary is oldest and most prestigious association of clubs dedicated to the delivery of service in the world. Its ranks include executives, directors and prominent professionals, or influential people accustomed to making decisions.

18. Nice people: Above all, Rotarians are nice people. They are individuals who believe that the value of each person is to have a good heart and not the personal glory.

19. Absence of an official creed: Rotary International espouses no particular political or religious positions; our members do not follow any official creed. We are an open and transparent society of men and women who believe in the value of helping others.

20. Opportunity to Serve: Rotary is a club dedicated to the providing service. A Rotary’s highest concern is humanity; its most valuable product is its members’ dedication to serve.

The best reason for becoming a Rotarian is the opportunity to help our neighbors and the well-being that comes as a direct result of our actions.