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03-June-2015
03-June-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
A sundial commemorates the 75th anniversary of Rotary International which was founded in 1905. 

Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.

The first Rotary Club was formed when attorney Paul P. Harris called together a meeting of three business acquaintances in downtown Chicago, at Harris' friend Gustave E. Loehr's office in the Unity Building on Dearborn Street on February 23, 1905.

Location

Address:Jordan Esplanade, Jetty Foreshores Park, Coffs Harbour, 2450
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.307717
Long: 153.138628
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1905
Approx. Event End Date:1980

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1980
Front Inscription
               Rotary
            International


    ROTARY CLUB
              OF
COFFS HARBOUR SOUTH

THIS SUNDIAL WAS ERECTED
TO COMMEMORATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY
OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL

                                 Swaney 52 5390
Source: MA
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