www.monumentaustralia.org.au

100 Years of Rotary InternationalPrint Page Print this page

05-April-2017
05-April-2017
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole

The plaque commemorates 100 years of community service by Rotary International.

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:Murray & Union Streets, Pioneer Park, Gawler, 5118
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.596239
Long: 138.749742
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1905
Approx. Event End Date:2005

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th February, 2005
Front Inscription

Celebrating 100 Years Of Service
                         By
      Rotary International
       23 February 2005

President  A. Harris  Secretary R. Clinch

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design