Rotary - what's it all about?

A brief insight into the Rotary Community

Rotary is short for Rotary International - a worldwide association of local clubs for men and women in business or the professions who -

provide humanitarian service to the community at local, national and international level

encourage high ethical standards in all vocations

work for goodwill and peace in the world

Rotary was founded in 1905 and now has 1.4 million members in more than 30,000 clubs in 200 countries and 35 geographical regions. There are 1,834 clubs in Great Britain and Ireland with over 42,000 members.

Each club operates independently within a common constitution. Membership is drawn from the business and professional community. 

We are always pleased to hear from those wishing to join us.

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New Members 2019/21

more Induction of New Members in 2019/21

We are a breakfast Club and meet at 07.30 on Friday mornings.

About Our Club

more We are a breakfast Club and meet at 07.30 on Friday mornings.

Plymouth Citybus - our corporate partners

Our Corporate Partners - Plymouth Citybus

more We are proud to have Plymouth Citybus as partners. Citybus are invaluable in helping us deliver our Soup Run Service.

Our corporate partners DHS Boys are invaluable in facilitating a number of our key projects

Our Corporate Partners - Devonport High School for Boys

more Devonport High School for Boys are corporate partners and are invaluable in offering facilities to aid our projects.


more The Club is always on the lookout for interesting and topical speakers.

Our Founder

more Paul Harris

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