It is an extension of each member’s home. It is purely a social organization. Though many members are movers and shakers within the business community, this is not purely a businessman’s club–the club’s purpose is serve its members. It knows nothing of politics nor religion except that its members may or may not be of one persuasion or another. The Pendennis Club is a traditional gathering of friends, where decency, decorum, civility, good manners and the social graces are still very much in style.