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12-September-2016
12-September-2016

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A plaque commemorates the 100th anniversary of Rotary International in February 2005.
 

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:Dulong Road, Dulong Lookout, Burnside, 4560
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.626461
Long: 152.912711
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:23-February-1905
Actual Event End Date:23-February-2005

Dedication

Front Inscription

In 1969 the Rotary Club of Nambour
installed the original plaque on this
site, to identify local landmarks.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary
of Rotary International on 23 February
2005, the Rotary Club of Nambour
updated and refurbished the plaque.

Source: MA
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