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  • Frank C. Aldrich (1907 - 1987)
    "partial obituary: Frank C. Aldrich, 80, of 101 Algonquin Drive was pronounced dead yesterday morning at Rhode Island Hospital after the car he was driving struck a tree on Narragansett Parkway at Howi...
  • Dr. Wells Coulson Stock (1909 - 1994)
    Obituary Wells C Stock, 85, died Dec 19, 1994 in Montpelier. He was born Aug. l4/1909 in Fish Haven, to Charles C. and Sophia Thompson Stock. He was raised in Fish Haven and graduated from Fielding...
  • Clyde Leroy Letterle (1928 - 2015)
    LETTERLE CLYDE L. Age 87, of Shaler Twp., on Friday, March 6, 2015. Husband of the late Mary Lou (Harr) Letterle; father of Bruce (Luann) Letterle, David Letterle, Alan (Karen) Letterle, Bob (Kelly) Le...
  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator
    Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein, born Dianne Emiel Goldman[2] (/ˈfaɪnstaɪn/; born June 22, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from California. A member of the Democratic Party, she has served ...
  • Luther H. Hodges, Sr., Governor, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1898 - 1974)
    Birth: March 9, 1898 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States Death: October 6, 1974 in Eden, North Carolina, United States Nationality: American Occupation: Government Official Source: «i»Alman...

Service Above Self

Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated human rights purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. It is a secular organization open to all people regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. There are 34,282 member clubs worldwide. 1.2 million individuals called Rotarians have joined these clubs.

Rotarians usually gather weekly for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to fulfill their first guiding principle to develop friendships as an opportunity for service. "It is the duty of all Rotarians," states their Manual of Procedure "outside their clubs, to be active as individuals in as many legally constituted groups and organizations as possible to promote, not only in words but through exemplary dedication, awareness of the dignity of all people and the respect of the consequent human rights of the individual." The Rotarian's primary motto is "Service Above Self"; its secondary motto is "One profits most who serves best." -- Wikipedia