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A seat commemorates the centenary of 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:Strickland Road, Brighton Rotary Lookout, Kingston Park, 5049
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.038898
Long: 138.516715
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Link:http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 23rd February, 2005
Front Inscription

THIS SEAT HAS BEEN DONATED BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF KINGSTON PARK TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF ROTARY ON 23RD FEBRUARY 2005 AND IN APPRECIATION OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR THE CLUB SINCE ITS FOUNDATION IN FEBRUARY 1982.

Source: ACPH
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