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Rotary 75th Anniversary : 28-November-2012
Rotary 75th Anniversary : 28-November-2012

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A clock commemorates the 75th anniversary of Rotary International.

Rotary International (also known as the Rotary Club) is an international service club 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.

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 Street, Colac, 3250
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.339598
Long: 143.587587
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Clock
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd February, 1980
Front Inscription

Presented To The People Of
The Colac District
By The Rotary Clubs Of
Colac & Colac West
On The Occasion Of
The 75th Anniversary
Of Rotary International
23rd - 2 - 1980

Back Inscription

This Clock Was
Upgraded And Relocated
22 - 9 - 1998

The Rotary Four Way Test
Of Things We Think, Say Or Do.

Is It The Truth ?
Is It Fair To All Concerned ?
Will It Build Goodwill And Better Friendships ?
Will It Be Beneficial To All Concerned ?

Source: MA
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