About our Club
The Rotary Club of Devonport North is a community based club with 43 members drawn from a wide cross section of business and professional persons in the Devonport region. All members are volunteers.
Members are actively involved in a variety of charitable and community projects, both locally and overseas, raising funds and providing support services to those less fortunate. Club members enjoy great fellowship working together at club projects, programs and dinner meetings.
Weekly dinner meetings are normally held each Thursday night at the The Central (Formby Hotel) Formby Road, Devonport, Tasmania commencing at 6.00 pm for 6.15 pm start and generally finish approximately 7.30 pm. Visiting Rotarians and guests are welcome to attend.
This website provides more information about the Rotary Club of Devonport North, activities and projects undertaken, programmes supported on local, national and international basis.
What is Rotary?
Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are non political, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
To find out more about Rotary please visit Rotary International Website
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:
First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
Second: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
Third: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;
Fourth: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.