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ROTARY - The View from Sixty - The 60th Anniversary in 1965 Picture for a moment 550,000 men Gathering each week in meeting places in 11700 communities in 125 lands .. Speech by RI President Charles Pettengill

Rotary Clubs with Charter Numbers in the Republic of China 1919-1952 By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 July 2014 Club Name Charter No. Charter/Re-admitted Date Termination Date 1. Shanghai 545 1919-10-01 1943-12-31 ...

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When and How Mongolia was grouped into R.I. District 3450? By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 February 2015January 2015 marked the 20th year of Rotary in the democratic nation Mongolia ( ). However, for the first 5 years, the only Rotary Club in this country---The Rotary Club of Ulaanbaatar ( )---was non-districted. Until 1 July 2000, this land- locked country was grouped into Rotary International District 3450, and the Club became the 49th member in the District. Twenty years ago in the fall of 1994, the Shatin Rotary Club () in the British Territory Hong Kong initiated to sponsor and to organize the ever first Rotary Club in the capital city Ulaanbaatar of Mongolia. Few months later, the Rotary Club of Ulaanbaatar was admitted to Rotary International on 10 January 1995. However, the new Club was not yet grouped under any district as determined by Rotary International. Without the supervision of a...

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Extract from the Rotarian 1994 The establishment of Shanghai Rotary Club and its initial service plan When Rotary was founded in Shanghai in 1919, at that time, Shanghai, the largest port in the Yangtze River Estuary in China, and it is also the countrys largest port The main window for the opening of the world. In the chaotic years after the First World War, on Hai has provided many development opportunities for new industries and businesses. China has experienced the end of the Manchu dynasty and the 1911 revolution Success, and has embarked on a bold process of reform. In Shanghai In addition to Chinese natives, there are still a large group of heroes, People from the U.S., Japan and European countries all set up in this ancient port Li business. The Rotary Club of Shanghai was destined to be in China from the beginning Rotary has played a decisive role in history. More about this source text Source text required for additional translation information Send...

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THE LAUNCH OF TWO PROVISIONAL CLUBS IN THIS ONCE ROTARY RICH NATION HERALDS A NEW ERA OF EXTENSION IN ASIA, BY WEN HUANGThis month, RI President Richard "Rick" D. King leads a delegation of Rotary leaders to China and Southeast Asia on a mission with huge implications for Rotary growth through extension. The trip, which follows the Asian Presidential Conference in Taipei (22-24 March), gives President King the opportunity to personally welcome into the Rotary family the members of the new provisional Rotary clubs of Beijing and Shanghai. The delegation will also meet with government officials to discuss policy issues relating to Rotary in China extension. Once the Chinese government finalizes policies and laws to allow international, non- were actively involved in local community governmental humanitarian groups, such as Rotary clubs, to operate freely, the provisional projects. Rotarians in clubs can be officially chartered, opening up a golden opportunity for Rotary growth in this...

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The Rotary Foundation Educational Programs Before 1970 By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1November 2016 In this Rotary Year 2016-2017, our Rotary Foundation of Rotary International turns 100. That is a century of Rotary members changing lives and improving communities all over the world. And that is definitely something worth celebrating. The Rotary Foundation is recognized as one of the most effective and well-managed charitable organizations in the world, with 12 consecutive four-star ratings from Charity Navigator and an A-plus rating from CharityWatch. The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Since it was founded 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than US$4 Billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. Through our Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects to provide clean water, fight disease,...

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Early History of The Rotary Foundation before 1950 By Herbert K. Lau () (Rotary China Historian) 1 November 2016 In this Rotary Year 2016-2017, our Rotary Foundation of Rotary International turns 100. That is a century of Rotary members changing lives and improving communities all over the world. And that is definitely something worth celebrating. November is Rotary Foundation Month of Rotary International. The Rotary Foundation is recognized as one of the most effective and well-managed charitable organizations in the world, with 12 consecutive four-star ratings from Charity Navigator and an A-plus rating from Charity Watch.The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Since it was founded 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than US$4 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. Through our Foundation, Rotary members have...

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