What is the Rotary Club of Milpitas?
The Rotary Club of Milpitas was established in 1953, and is one of the most active and well know service organization in the community.. We are a leadership organization working together to make a difference. Our members include local business, professional and civic leaders. We form lasting friendships through our shared Rotary experiences including weekly meetings with interesting speakers, committee meetings and projects, social events and group service projects within our community and internationally.
Why Join the Rotary Club of Milpitas?
Impact starts with our members — people like you who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
Four Way Test
From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the worlds' most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is the Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herber J. Taylor (who later served as RI president when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy.
This 24 word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by the Rotary in 1943, the Four Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions: