District Newsletter June 2017

“Rotary Serving Humanity” RI theme 2016‐2017 I believe everyone recognizes the opportunity to  serve Rotary for what it truly is; not a small  opportunity, but a great one; an opportunity of a  lifetime to change the world for the better, forever  through Rotary’s service to humanity.”   ‐‐RI President John Germ

Rotary was Founded on February 23, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, as  National Association of Rotary Clubs and became incorporated in the  State of Illinois on January 30, 1911.  In 1912 became International  Association of Rotary Clubs . The name Rotary International was  adopted 1922. 

Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide,  to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and to help  build goodwill and peace in the world. The main objective is service ‐ in the community, in the  workplace and throughout the world.

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