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26-November-2020
26-November-2020

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A number of trees commemorates the 75th anniversary 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:Willowbridge Grove, Willowbridge Reserve, Stonyfell, 5066
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.937082
Long: 138.671695
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event Start Date:23-February-1905
Actual Event End Date:23-February-1980

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th February, 1980
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Plaque :

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formation of Rotary International members of the Burnside Rotary Club planted trees in this reserve on 29th February 1980.

Source: MA
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