The History of Rotary International and District 3450

The History of Rotary International and District 3450

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The Past District Governors of District 3450 – Hong Kong, Macau and Mongolia
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General History 通 史

Rotary Club Charter Number

Rotary Club Charter Number

Rotary Club Charter Number

國際扶輪第3450地區簡史 (The History of District 3450 in Chinese)

國際扶輪第3450地區簡史 (The History of District 3450 in Chine…

國際扶輪第3450地區簡史賀錦平前地區總監2009年07月賀錦平前地區總監以簡易筆觸介紹自1919年首個扶輪社在上海出現,到1931年香港成立首個扶輪社至21世紀的今天,娓娓道來,讓我們只需花數分鐘時間即可了解3450地區發展史,實為不可多得的歷史文獻。從一位渴望交友的寂寞男士開始,扶輪發展至今,已成為其中最具影響力的國際性服務團體。104年前,第一個扶輪社只有四人。今天在全球的200個國家和地區中,已建立超過32,000個扶輪社,約1,200,000名社員。

The Original Purpose of Rotary

The Original Purpose of Rotary

The original purposes of Rotary By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian)23 February 2014.In 1930, the Rotary Club of Chicago —The Rotary Club Number One— has a committee at work in the endeavor to prepare a history of the Club.  An examination was made of all the available literature of the early ...

The Recovery of the "Peking Bell"

The Recovery of the “Peking Bell”

by Rotarian Jim PringleLast updated: 18-06-1998 Rtn Bob Wilson, of RC Hong Kong South, could hardly believe his eyes. He had been visiting a home on Hong Kong’s posh Peak to look at furniture and artifacts that were on sale, and had not found anything of interest. Then, on his way out, he glanced at a ...

The History of the Rotary Club of Peking

The History of the Rotary Club of Peking

by Hermann G. Heid Last updated: 24-10-1998 I am grateful to all of you affording me this opportunity to discuss a topic which has fascinated me for some 3 years now: the history of the RC Peking. The old Shanghai and Peking Rotary Clubs were closely intertwined; as a matter of fact all Chinese Clubs were closely ...

RI District 3450 The Evolution of The Geographical Limit

RI District 3450 The Evolution of The Geographical Limit

District 3450 did not always incldue the territory it does now. Below is the timeline showing the evolution of District 3450’s geographical limit: 1960 – 1978 District 3450 Taiwan / Hong Kong / Macao 1978 – 1987 District 3450 Northern Taiwan / Hong Kong / Macao 1987 – 1991 District 3450 Hong Kong / Macao1991 – 2000 District 3450 Hong Kong / ...

The History of District 3450

The History of District 3450

By Past District Governor Peter K. P. Hall From a lonely man’s hunger for friendship, Rotary has become the most influential international service organization today. For one club with only four members 103 years ago, Rotary today has more than 32,000 clubs with an estimated 1,200,000 Rotarians in 200 countries and regions.

THE HISTORY OF ROTARY'S MOTTOES

THE HISTORY OF ROTARY’S MOTTOES

Rotary’s official mottoes, Service Above Self and One Profits Most Who Serves Best, trace back to the early days of the organization. In 1911, He Profits Most Who Serves Best was approved as the Rotary motto at the second convention of the National Association of Rotary Clubs of America, in Portland, Oregon. It was adapted from ...

Our Rotary Clubs 我們的扶輪社

Macau Rotarians led school project in China's rural mountains

Macau Rotarians led school project in China’s rural mountains

In China’s Du’an Yao Autonomous County, villagers have a saying: “Ten percent land, the other ninety rocks.” I’m traveling through the “three goats area” – its name describes the flinty creatures, the rugged territory and, in particular, the stubbornness of its people – with Li Wei, a minister in the Du’an government, and Stella Kan, ...

 

Our District 我們的地區

Hong Kong Rotarians joint fight against SARS - 2003

Hong Kong Rotarians joint fight against SARS – 2003

Hong Kong Rotarians joint fight against SARS – 2003 By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 March, 2017 The months of March to June in 2003 was the unforgettable hard time of the entire Hong Kong population, economically and socially, due to the outbreak of SARS which led to the discouragement of public gatherings resulting ...

Eminent Rotarians 傑出的扶輪人

Sir Kenneth Fung Ping-Fan (Hong Kong)

Sir Kenneth Fung Ping-Fan (Hong Kong)

Sir Kenneth Fung Ping-Fan A Prominent Rotarian of the Rotary Centennial by Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 May 2014 Dr. The Honorable Sir Kenneth Fung Ping-Fan (馮秉芬爵士), Kt, K.St.J., C.B.E., O.B.E., LL.D., D.S.Sc., J.P., (1911-2002), a prominent politician and businessman, was selected by Rotary International “A Prominent Rotarian of the Centennial” representing the Hong Kong ...

John Louis Marden (Hong Kong)

John Louis Marden (Hong Kong)

The District Governors Father and Son George Ernest Marden & John Louis Marden of The Rotary Club of Hong Kong by Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 July 2015 George Ernest Marden (馬頓) (1892-1966) George Ernest Marden, affectionately known as “Gem” in Rotary, was the first Hong Kong citizen served Rotary International as Director in ...

George Ernest Marden (Hong Kong)

George Ernest Marden (Hong Kong)

George Ernest Marden, affectionately known as “Gem” in Rotary, was the first Hong Kong citizen served Rotary International as Director in 1951-1952, and concurrently the Chairman of The Rotary Foundation Fellowships (i.e. scholarships). In the early 1920s, Gem joined the Shanghai Rotary Club (上海扶輪社), and later was elected Club President in 1928-1929. After the World War ...

Dr. Wong Po-Yan黃保欣 (Kowloon West) - The First Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong

Dr. Wong Po-Yan黃保欣 (Kowloon West) – The First Chairman of Airpor…

中文版在第 10-16 頁 九龍西區扶輪人 — 黃保欣博士 香港機場管理局首任主席 Kowloon West Rotarian Dr. Wong Po-Yan, GBM, CBE, DBA, DSSc, JP The First Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 15 August 2019 Dr. The Honorable Wong Po-Yan (黃保欣), G.B.M., C.B.E., D.B,A., D.S.Sc., J.P. (1923-2019), the first Chairman 1995-1999 of The Airport Authority Hong Kong (香港機場管理局), ...

Dr. Raymond Wu (Kowloon West)   鄔維庸醫生  (九龍西區)

Dr. Raymond Wu (Kowloon West) 鄔維庸醫生 (九龍西區)

中文版在第 7-11 頁 九龍西區扶輪人 — 鄔維庸醫生 心臟科醫師倡導精神康復服務四十年 Kowloon West Rotarian Dr. Raymond Wu, GBS, OBE, FRCP, JP Cardiologist Advocated 40 Years Psychiatric Rehabilitation By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 3 October 2016 Dr. Raymond Wu (鄔維庸醫生), G.B.S., O.B.E., F.R.C.P., J.P. (1937-2006), President 1980-1981 of Kowloon West Rotary Club (九龍西區扶輪社) in Hong Kong, was the first Chairman 1966- 2006 of ...

 

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