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 by each Rotarian of his
occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
Third. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his 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.
The Lufkin Rotary of Lufkin, Texas
The Lufkin Rotary of Lufkin, Texas was founded 30 years after the beginning of Rotary itself.
Rotary International granted a Charter to The Lufkin Rotary on January 18, 1934 in the Hotel Angelina's Grand
Ballroom located in the Heart of Lufkin, Texas in Angelina County.
At that time, The Lufkin Rotary became Rotary International's Club Number 3641 joining a group of more than
28,000 active clubs today. The worldwide Rotary membership consists of over one million persons in 162 countries
and geographical regions.