About the Club - Club Introduction
The Rotary Club of Bombay Pier is a part of Rotary International, 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.
Rotary Clubs are non-political, non-religious organizations and open to all people regardless of race, colour, creed, religion or gender. There are 34,282 Rotary clubs worldwide and 1.2 million individuals called Rotarians who have joined these clubs.
The Rotary Club of Bombay Pier also popularly called as RCBP, is known as one of the young, vibrant and dynamic clubs of Rotary District 3141, currently, we are 89 members strong. The average age of our club members is around 48 years. RCBP was chartered in 1992 and is now in its Twenty Fifth year. RCBP is an association of warm hearted and hard-working individuals who are always ready to lend a hand. The members of the club are professionals like Businessmen, lawyers, chartered accountants, doctors and architects.
At our weekly meetings, members catch up with friends, hear what’s happening in our communities and share plans and exchange ideas for creating lasting change. Being a member of the Rotary Club of Bombay Pier will give you the chance to develop skills like public speaking, project management and event planning. You’ll meet interesting people from your community and around the world. Our club’s differing occupations and cultures, give us a unique perspective. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable.
Every RCBP Rotarian's primary motto is "Service Above Self" and our secondary motto is "One profits most who serves best."
Rotary Club of Bombay Pier’s distinct point of view and approach gives us unique advantages:
• We see differently: Our multidisciplinary perspective helps us see challenges in unique ways.
• We think differently: We apply leadership and expertise to social issues—and find unique solutions.
• We act responsibly: Our passion and perseverance create lasting change.
• We make a difference at home and around the world: Our members can be found in your community and across the globe.
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service
2. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
3. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;
4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Every Rotarian follows the “4-Way Test” and considers the following questions in respect to thinking, saying or doing
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIP?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
How Do We Work?
Our impact starts with our members—people who work tirelessly to solve some of our communities' toughest challenges. Our efforts are supported by Rotary International, our member association and The Rotary Foundation, which turns generous donations into grants that fund the work of our members and partners around the world. Each Club is led by their members—responsible leaders who help to carry forward our organization's mission and values in their elected roles.
What does it take to be a RCBP leader?
Integrity, expertise, and a commitment to service—all the qualities that make Rotary members extraordinary. We look for these qualities in all our leadership positions, including our elected President and Board of Directors, who lead the club, our appointed Trustee Chair and Board of Trustees, who run the Clubs Charitable Trust.
What Causes Do We Support?
Since 1992, Rotary Club of Bombay Pier (RCBP) has been actively involved tackling important issues such as help empower youth, enhance health by fighting diseases, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, promote peace and eradicate polio.