A Statement from The Rotary Club of Stafford
June 10, 2020
The Rotary Club of Stafford is deeply concerned by the ongoing tensions dividing our
fellow citizens. There is no place for racism or intolerance in this world, country and
Rotary prides itself on service above self, a core tenant of our mission throughout our
service. Our club is a diverse group of community leaders built on the foundations of
respect, trust and friendship. Any event that conflicts with these morals is of deep
Each time we gather, we pledge allegiance to fairness to all concerned and to build
goodwill and better friendships. We think, say, and do actions of which we are proud.
To overcome inequality, we pledge our influence in the local community for good. We
will strive to educate our communities to be the positivity we want to see in the world
and know there is an equal future for everyone.
An international organization, we know diversity is what brings us together. Different
ideas and experiences shape the world daily and make us who we are.
We condemn racism, brutality and violence. We support understanding, tolerance and
Be the change you want to see in the world. Be the role model for our children’s
children. Be a citizen who puts others above yourself. Be a mentor for those seeking to
understand. Be a person who exemplifies the ideals of Rotary.