Rotary Clubs in China 我們的扶輪社

Shanghai Rotary Club opens National Campaign against Smallpox in 1926

Shanghai Rotary Club opens National Campaign against Smallpox in 1926

May 15, 2024

Shanghai Rotary Club initiated National Campaign against Smallpox, 1926 By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 December 2015 Since the inception of the 6 Areas of Focus by Rotary International in recent years, December every year is designated as “Disease Prevention and Treatment Month”, commencing from this Rotary Year 2015-2016. The concern on disease prevention and treatment is not …

1926

The Birth of Canton Rotary Club 廣州扶輪社 in 1931

The Birth of Canton Rotary Club 廣州扶輪社 in 1931

February 5, 2020

The Birth of Canton Rotary Club (廣州扶輪社) in 19311 September 2015 This piece of history is referred to the Canton Rotary Club (廣州扶輪社) formed in the first republican nation in Asia –The Republic of China (中華民國). The Club was organized at the year-end of 1931 and was later admitted to Rotary International in spring …

1931

Nanking Rotary Club Marked Foundation Day in 1936

Nanking Rotary Club Marked Foundation Day in 1936

May 15, 2024

Nanking Rotary Club Marked Foundation Day in 1936 By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 23 February 2016 “Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves. ” ~~Paul Harris, Rotary founder Rotary started with the vision of one man — Paul Percy Harris (19 April 1868 – 27 January 1947). The …

1936

Many Firsts in the Rotary Club of Hong Kong

Many Firsts in the Rotary Club of Hong Kong

August 18, 2020

Many FIRSTs in the Rotary Club of Hong Kong 1 July 2020 The British Crown Colony Hong Kong located at the south China coast was the first prospect of Rotary International to extend Rotary landing on the continent of Asia. The story has to be dated back to June 1918. In his annual …

1939

Shanghai Rotary Club Beggars Town Project 1940

Shanghai Rotary Club Beggars Town Project 1940

March 11, 2023

“Receive – Reform – Regenerate – Restore” Shanghai Rotary Club Beggars Home Project 1940 1 July, 2014 The Rotary Club of Shanghai (上海扶輪社) joined hands with the Shanghai Municipal Council (上海公共租界工部局) and the Salvation Army (救世軍) in 1940 to solve thousands of beggars’ problem. A Beggars Home was erected for the purposes of “Receive, Reform, Regenerate, Restore” the homeless. Into the large …

1940

Chengtu Rotary Club Launched Anti-TB Campaign 1945-05

Chengtu Rotary Club Launched Anti-TB Campaign 1945-05

May 15, 2024

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1945-05

History of the Rotary Club of Macau

History of the Rotary Club of Macau

March 9, 2023

The idea of setting up a Rotary Club in Macau was raised for the first time in 1938. However, due to the Pacific War, the idea did not become a reality at that time. In 1946 when Macau and Hong Kong began to recover from the effects of World War II, the idea of forming …

1947

Hong Kong Rotary Club – Charity Ball in aid of Kamp for Kids – 1950

Hong Kong Rotary Club – Charity Ball in aid of Kamp for Kids – 195…

April 27, 2024

Rotary Club Ball in aid of poor children is a success Newspaper clipping dated: 15 April 1950 More than 600 people packed the Sky Room ballroom last night on the occasion of the Hong Kong Rotary Club’s dinner-dance in aid of Kamp for Kids. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., the affair lasted until 1 a.m. It was described by …

1950

A Day of Outing for 30 Blind Girls at the Holiday Camp - Hong Kong Rotary Club

A Day of Outing for 30 Blind Girls at the Holiday Camp – Hong Ko…

December 7, 2019

In 1951, seeing the post-war refugee stream in the British Crown Colony Hong Kong, and striving to help assimilate them, the Rotary Club of Hong Kong (香港扶輪社) took a special interest in the children –huddled in rude homes and rarely eating all they want –and looked for ways to help them.The way soon appeared.Raising some …

1951

The Birth of The Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club in 1954

The Birth of The Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club in 1954

April 27, 2019

The Birth of The Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club in 1954 and its Charter President Fung Hon-Chu, OBE, JP by Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 April 2014 The Rotary Club of Hong Kong Island West (香港西區扶輪社) was admitted to Rotary International on 12 April 1954. It is the 4th Rotary club formed in …

1954

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club - Some Remarkable Stories

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club – Some Remarkable Stories

November 3, 2019

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club Some Remarkable Stories by Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 April 2014 The Rotary Club of Hong Kong Island West (香港西區扶輪社) used to be one of the prominent clubs in Hong Kong since its inception in 1954. Here are some of the remarkable stories that may gain your round of …

1962

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club Home for Typhoon Wanda Disaster Victims in 1962

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club Home for Typhoon Wanda Disaster Vict…

March 14, 2023

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club Home for Typhoon Wanda Disaster Victims in 1962 by Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 April 2014 In late 1962, the Rotary Club of Hong Kong Island West (香港西區扶輪社) built a Rotary Village that provided homes for typhoon-stricken families. Covering what was formerly a barren hillside on Mount Davis (摩星嶺), the Village (see …

1962

Rotary under the Communist Guns - a Taipei Rotary Club outpost of mercy thrives

Rotary under the Communist Guns – a Taipei Rotary Club outpost o…

January 14, 2020

Rotary under the Communist Guns–a Taipei Rotary Club outpost of mercy thrives 1 August, 2017 In the January 1965 Issue of《The Rotarian》magazine, there was a report from an American newspaper columnist Tom Dammann with such a title: “Rotary Under the Communist Guns –on Matsu within artillery range of Communist China, a Rotary outpost of …

1964

Kowloon Rotary Club - Project Mobile Dental Clinic

Kowloon Rotary Club – Project Mobile Dental Clinic

March 16, 2023

《The Rotarian》 September 1968 (NOTE) Leader of the Lutheran World Service, then, was Rev. Karl Ludwig Stumpf (施同福牧師), German, President 1964-1965 of the Rotary Club of Kowloon (九龍扶輪社), Hong Kong. More than 25,000 patients have been started on the road to dental health in this compact mo- bile dental clinic, fully equipped for surgery, which was presented to Lutheran …

1968

Lingnan College Interact Club 1970 - 嶺南書院國際少年服務團 (1970)

Lingnan College Interact Club 1970 – 嶺南書院國際少年服…

November 3, 2019

Part of the beneficiaries; the other part is given to the poor by the Rural Committee to the eastern part of Lantau. After the distribution of the cold clothes was completed, the staff members returned to Hong Kong in the afternoon. The group’s work camp is still the first time. The local father said that going …

1970

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club – CUHK Pre-Employment Workshop 1972

Hong Kong Island West Rotary Club – CUHK Pre-Employment Workshop 197…

May 18, 2024

The fourth Pre-Employment Workshop for the third- and fourth- year undergraduates of the University was held on 24th and 25th May on the University Campus in Shatin. The Workshop, organized by the Appointments Service, brought together 241 students and 60 community leaders and members of staff of the University to discuss all facets of graduate placement. The Workshop received a generous contribution from …

1972

Kowloon Rotary Club - Project Careers on Wheels 1976

Kowloon Rotary Club – Project Careers on Wheels 1976

March 17, 2022

Kowloon Rotary Club – Project Careers on Wheels 1976 This mobile career guidance unit is provided by the Rotary Club of Kowloon to the Hong Kong government. The Careers on Wheels van extends to a display area of nearly 50 m² 538 ft.² Allowing small scale exhibitions to be set up in the most densely …

1976

Hong Kong Island East Rotary Club - Project Computer Learning for Disabilities

Hong Kong Island East Rotary Club – Project Computer Learning fo…

March 9, 2023

A career guidance manual published by the Rotary Club of Spic Nagar, India, offers young people information on various vocations and how to prepare for them through school and related work experience. They have distributed their 370-page book, titled “Tomorrow-Challenges and Choices,” to young people free of charge. • Rotarians of Wangaratta, Vic., Australia, recently presented three “Pride of Workmanship” awards to outstanding workers in their community. The …

1982

Kowloon East Rotary Club - Clean and Green Scheme 1985

Kowloon East Rotary Club – Clean and Green Scheme 1985

March 17, 2022

A Clean Competition, Over 5500 people in Hong Kong turned out with shovels and a little bag in their hand to compete in the clean and green scheme, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kowloon East. They diligently collected litter, planted trees, cleaned picnic and campsites, and fought brushfires in 12 national parks. The massive cleanup …

1985

The Rotary Club of Hong Kong - Home of Many Honorary Doctorates and Fellows

The Rotary Club of Hong Kong – Home of Many Honorary Doctorates …

February 4, 2022

The Rotary Club of Hong Kong Home of Many Honorary Doctorates and Fellows By Herbert K. Lau (劉敬恒) (Rotary China Historian) 1 July 2019 The month of July in the year 2019 marks the 100 years of Rotary development in the greater China since the inception of the Rotary Club of Shanghai (上海扶輪社) in 1919. Within the 13 districts and 1 …

1992

Hong Kong Northeast Rotary Club - School Project in remote Chinese villages

Hong Kong Northeast Rotary Club – School Project in remote Chine…

March 13, 2023

Chinese and Filipino clubs fight illiteracy with bricks In a remote village in Ruyuan County in the People’s Republic of China, most of the 200,000 residents are illiterate and live hand to mouth on a modest farming income. Even though the villagers manage to survive, members of the Rotary Club of Hong Kong NorthEast want a …

1998

Kingspark Hong Kong Rotaract Club - Project Spina Bifida Concerns

Kingspark Hong Kong Rotaract Club – Project Spina Bifida Concern…

March 13, 2023

In East Asia/South Pacific, the Rotaract Club of Kingspark, Hong Kong, was recognized for its “Spina Bifida Concerns” campaign, which aims to heighten public awareness of the condition. Rotaractors organized a fun fair and solicited funds from corporate donors to benefit the Childhood Spina Bifida Support Group of Hong Kong, and worked closely with their …

1998

Hong Kong Northwest Rotary Club - Literacy Project in Chinese Mainland

Hong Kong Northwest Rotary Club – Literacy Project in Chinese Ma…

March 9, 2023

The Rotary Club of Hong Kong Northwest is involved in an effort to print classic Chinese texts for distribution in China’s schools. The project is aimed at strengthening literacy skills for the country’s youth and exposing them to venerable, mostlv Confucianist works. The club has already printed some 60,000 books. Once the books are distributed to schools, a teacher reads aloud to the …

2001

Kowloon North Rotary Club – Donated computers to Ulaanbaatar high school, Mongolia – 2001

Kowloon North Rotary Club – Donated computers to Ulaanbaatar high scho…

May 2, 2024

Hong Kong Rotarians donate computers to Mongolian high schools The Rotary Club of Kowloon North, Hong Kong, donated U.S. $25,000 worth of computers to high schools in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Pictured: William Benter, past president of the Rotary Club of Kowloon North, points to one of the new computers, while RI Vice-President Gary Huang (left) observes.

2001

Macau Rotarians led school project in China's rural mountains

Macau Rotarians led school project in China’s rural mountains

October 2, 2019

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, …

2003

Kowloon East Rotary Club - First 100% Major Donor Club of The Rotary Foundation

Kowloon East Rotary Club – First 100% Major Donor Club of The Ro…

March 14, 2023

THE ROTARY FOUNDATION HAS SCORED A MAJOR MILESTONE that even founder Arch C. Klumph might not have envisioned. “I’m happy to announce tonight that we have our first 100% Major Donor Club: the Rotary Club of Kowloon East in Hong Kong” said 2006-07 Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Luis Giay at the RI Convention’s Major Donor …

2003

Hong Kong - Polio Eradication Fundraising Campaign

Hong Kong – Polio Eradication Fundraising Campaign

March 14, 2023

truly was a worldwide effort, Scott points to the estimated $50 million contribution from U.S. clubs and districts. “If not for Rotary and the United States, this polio eradication] initiative would really be in financial straits,” he says. Lou Piconi, chair of the North American PEFC Committee, notes the contributions of young people in Interact and …

2003

Beijing Rotary Club (Provisional) heads AIDS Charity Event

Beijing Rotary Club (Provisional) heads AIDS Charity Event

February 14, 2024

Provisional club heads AIDS charity event Members of China’s provisional Rotary Club took a significant step toward raising AIDS awareness by hosting the country’s first major AIDS charity event. The black-tie affair, organized by members of the Provisional Rotary Club of Beijing, established in 2001, featured a formal dinner and performances by some of the country’s …

2003

Hong Kong Rotarian Chiefs of St. John Ambulance Organization

Hong Kong Rotarian Chiefs of St. John Ambulance Organization

November 30, 2021

Hong Kong Rotarian Chiefs of St. John Ambulance Organization The Rotary Club of Hong Kong (香港扶輪社) has been the home of 6 volunteer-chiefs of the Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Organization (香港聖約翰救護機構) and 5 of them had also served as Rotary International officers. These 6 past club presidents in the chronological order of their years were: (1) Arthur W. …

2004

Khuree Rotary Club - Project Test for Life

Khuree Rotary Club – Project Test for Life

March 16, 2023

on 15 December 2016 (1) Mongolian Project Test for Life In order to provide health information to the public, with women in particular, about cervical cancer early detection, awareness and prevention, the Rotary Club of Khuree, Mongolia, started broadcasting 10-minute radio programs twice a week on FM stations in Ulaanbaatar, with the support of the Health Department of the …

2005

Chung Chi College Rotaract Club - Rural Village Project 2006 - 崇基學院扶輪青年服團

Chung Chi College Rotaract Club – Rural Village Project 2006 &#8…

November 17, 2019

From December 28, 2006 to January 2, 2007, a total of 31 undergraduate students enrolled at the Chinese University of Hong Kong went to Xitan Town, Qingxin County, Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province. Datuntou Primary School serves as a service exchange. The event was named “Love and Qingyuan, warm in the mountains.” 譚亦斯葉麗勤孫慧珊冼智山潘珮雯 李景謙洪偉豐鄭逸鵬陳文瑤蘇文慧 劉卓耀趙家誠陳志豪黃耀章朱少雯 潘珮雯陳寶儀蘇文慧鮑天毓陳寶儀 譚亦斯周寶儀周寶儀鄺淮萱陳婉珊 …

2006

Macau Rotaract Club - Goodwill Ambassador to Mongolia 2007

Macau Rotaract Club – Goodwill Ambassador to Mongolia 2007

November 9, 2019

Goodwill Ambassador To Mongolia 2007 澳門親善大使.蒙古國文化交流之旅 Activity Report 活動報告 Goodwill Ambassador To Mongolia 2007 Program Details1 Message from Project Coordinator . 5 Message from Project Chair . 7 Message from Committee8 Message from Trip Leaders9 Delegation List . 10 Itinerary11 Ambassadors Report . 13 Table of Content Rotaract Club Of Macau Program Details 1 Aims of the Program Benefits …

2007

澳門濠江扶輪社 - 廣西北海 - 水井和圖書館項目

澳門濠江扶輪社 – 廣西北海 – 水井和圖書館…

March 14, 2023

For a long time, the social friends of the Haojiang River in Macao have been full of love. They have donated money in the mainland of the motherland, and Fu Lingke is sleepy, and the egg has been praised. On the occasion of the golden autumn of 2007, through the new publishing bureau in Beihai …

2009

Hong Kong Rotary Club - Mobile Clinic for Mongolia – 2017

Hong Kong Rotary Club – Mobile Clinic for Mongolia – 2017

April 27, 2024

SCMP.COM Companies Hong Kong’s Rotary and Land Rover clubs turn an old truck into a mobile clinic for Mongolia’s poor Clubs raise over HK$800,000 to renovate Aussie six-wheel drive and send it on a cancer- screening mission to Ulan Bator Topic | Motoring William Wadsworth Published: 2:52pm, 16 Jun, 2017 Hong Kong’s Rotarians could soon save …

2017