The Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro lives up to the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self” as it continues to embark on humanitarian missions meant to establish peace and goodwill not only in its district but throughout the world as well.
Mindanao’s biggest club, also recognized as The Mother Club, was organized on April 22, 1948. From a small group 17 charter members, it has constantly grown over the years.
The Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro is made up of distinguished professionals, business and community leaders who share the common passion of serving the community selflessly. It is a non-religious, culturally diverse and non-political club that strives to promote equality and high ethical standards among men through project and activities that cater to various sectors of society advocating the importance of education, health improvement, and poverty alleviation are prioritized and regularly carried out by the club and its members.
As with all Rotary Clubs, the Cagayan de Oro Mother Club adheres to the Four Way Test in everything that the members think, say and do:
- Is it the TRUTH?
- Is it FAIR to all concerned?
- Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
- Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Truth, fairness, goodwill, better friendships, concern for others — these are the values that the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro tries to foster in order to fulfill their mission of “Service Above Self.”