What is Rotary?Our motto is "Service above Self." Rotary is the number one service club in the world! Men and women of all countries, races, and creeds join together to serve their communities and to further peace and understanding!Rotary is the most dynamic, effective, and accomplished service organization in the world. From eradicating polio to educating and training the leaders of tomorrow, Rotary is a force for education, health, hope, and peace in local communities and around the world.Rotary clubs support community projects and activities! In Osceola County, Rotary awards college and technical scholarships; helps with local schools (including band, choral, athletic, science, and career programs); supports such agencies as the Council on Aging and Junior Achievement; assists with childhood disease innoculations; and strives to work closely with local chambers and other civic groups. Rotary builds the future! Rotary sponsors business, cultural, and youth exchanges; and grants international education scholarships for local leaders. Rotary's Polio-Plus campaign successfully built a coalition of organizations to with a goal of eradicating polio from the face of the earth by the year 2005. Although Polio was not eradicated by 2005, as of July 20, 2016 the World Health Organization reported just 19 cases of wild poliovirus in 2016. Rotary strives to better our community and to build world peace and understanding.