Some Famous Firsts in Rotary by Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian)1 January 2015 Was Paul Harris the first president of a Rotary Club? NO Was Paul Harris the first president of Rotary International? YES There is an easy explanation to this apparent contradiction. Although Paul Harris was the founder and organizer...

Dr. Li Shu-Fan -Governor of the 96th District 1947-1948 Conducted the First-Ever Rotary District Conference in Hong Kong By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian)1 February2016 One of the main philosophic convictions of my life has been the desire to leave the world a little richer than when I found it.~~ Li Shu-FanDespite...

Flag and Banner of Rotary InternationalBy Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian)1 September2013The Old FashionAn official flag was formally adopted by Rotary International at the 1929 InternationalConvention in Dallas, Texas, United States. The Rotary flag consists of white field with the official wheel emblem emblazoned in gold in the center of the field....

Golden Anniversary of Rotary International in 1955 By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 23 February 2015 Today is the 110th Anniversary of Rotary International since its inception in 1905. Certainly, 60 years ago today, there was the Golden Anniversary. Commencing the year of 1954-1955, Golden Anniversary congratulatory messages from heads of State...

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