The Rotary Club of Mercersburg
PO Box 54
Mercersburg, PA 17236
lizamain37@gmail.com

The Rotary Club of Mercersburg meets every Thursday, Noon - 1pm at the Moose Club, 107 Landis Dr., Mercersburg PA. For more information: PO Box 54, Mercersburg, PA 17236 or lizamain37@gmail.com.

The Four-Way Test
In 1932, Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor created The Four-Way Test, a code of ethics adopted by Rotary 11 years later. 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?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

History
The world's first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris, an attorney who wished to capture in a professional club the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth. The Rotary name derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among members' offices.

The Object of Rotary
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

Mission
The mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

Rotary Club of Mercersburg’s local giving
  • James Buchanan High School Extra-Curricular Activity Fund
  • Mercersburg Baseball/Softball Association
  • Fendrick Library
  • JBHS Scholarships
  • Mercersburg Summer Program
  • Dictionary Project
  • Santa's Toy Box