Tag: GeneralHistory

  • 扶輪一詞在中國並沒有特許專利

    扶輪一詞在中國並沒有特許專利

    `Fú lún’yī cí zài zhōngguó bìng méiyǒu tèxǔ zhuānlì zhōnghuá fú lún shǐ yánjiùyuán liújìnghéng 2013 nián 10 yuè 1 rì `fú lún yī cí zài zhōngguó bìng méiyǒu tèxǔ zhuānlì’, zhè shì zhǐ, gēnjù guójì fú lún de xìnxī, jiézhì běnwéndìnggǎo dāngrì, zài zhōnghuárénmín gònghéguójìngnèi (bù bāokuò xiānggǎng, àomén liǎng gè tèbié xíngzhèngqū) bìng…

  • Rotary in Asia – January 1959

    Rotary in Asia – January 1959

    There are 5,500 miles, as the jet flies, between the Straits of the Dardanelles and Tokyo Bay. Between is the world’s hugest continent, and over half the earth’s population. And here in Asia and Asian isles are 25,000 Rotarians- members of more than 620 Clubs in 26 lands. Since 1919, when Asia’s first Rotary Club…

  • The First 25 Years (1905-1930) – Building the structure that made Rotary great

    The First 25 Years (1905-1930) – Building the structure that made Rotary great

    FOR MANY YEARS, this quotation from Ralph Waldo Emerson hung on the wall of the office of Paul P. Harris: “He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare.” It was in quest of friends- friendship-that Paul, at the turn of the twentieth century, began to think in terms of bringing business…

  • Kowloon West Rotary Club Project Concern 1963 – Doctor Afloat: Hong Kong

    Kowloon West Rotary Club Project Concern 1963 – Doctor Afloat: Hong Kong

    We ARE AWAKENED each morning by the sprinkle of coins falling on the deck. But we don’t mind. It is a pleasant alarm.” Martha Turpin flashed a warm smile. “You see, out here we have been accepted and the awakening each morning indicates that the people want what we have to offer.” The offering is…

  • Planet Rotary – History of the Rotarian Magazine since 1911

    Planet Rotary – History  of the Rotarian Magazine since 1911

    It was in 1911 that Rotary decided it needed a magazine to inform club members. That magazine was called Th National Rotarian. It wasn’t very long before the Rotarians who were coming together around the world wanted a publication of their own as well. In 1915, the first regional magazine started up, serving club members…

  • ROTARY The View from Sixty – The 60th Anniversary in 1965

    ROTARY The View from Sixty – The 60th Anniversary in 1965

    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

    Rotary Clubs with Charter Numbers in the Republic of China 1919-1952

    Rotary Clubs with Charter Numbers in the Republic of China 1919-1952 1 July 2014 Club Name Charter No. Charter/Re-admitted Date Termination Date 1. Shanghai 上海扶輪社 545 1919-10-01 1943-12-31 1946-03-27 1951-10-16 2. Tientsin 天津扶輪社 1444 1923-05-10 1943-12-31 1946-09-17 1952-01-24 3. Peking # 北京扶輪社 1814 1924-08-30 Peiping # 北平扶輪社 (1928) 1943-12-31 1946-08-14 1951-06-26 4. Canton 廣州扶輪社 3509…

  • The Rotary Districts and Governors in the Republic of China 1919-1951 – 中華民國的扶輪地區與歷任總監1919-1951

    The Rotary Districts and Governors in the Republic of China  1919-1951 – 中華民國的扶輪地區與歷任總監1919-1951

    When and How Mongolia was grouped into R.I. District 3450? 1 February 2015 January 2015 marked the 20th year of Rotary in the democratic nation Mongolia (Монгол Улс). However, for the first 5 years, the only Rotary Club in this country—The Rotary Club of Ulaanbaatar (Улаанбаатар Ротари клуб)—was non-districted. Until 1 July 2000, this land-…

  • 75 Years of Rotary in China – 扶輪在中國75年

    75 Years of Rotary in China – 扶輪在中國75年

    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 country’s largest port The main window for the opening of the world.…

  • The Long Road Back To China

    The Long Road Back To China

    THE LAUNCH OF TWO PROVISIONAL CLUBS IN THIS ONCE ROTARY RICH NATION HERALDS A NEW ERA OF EXTENSION IN ASIA, BY WEN HUANG This 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,…

  • The Rotary Foundation Educational Programs Before 1970

    The Rotary Foundation Educational Programs Before 1970

    The Rotary Foundation Educational Programs Before 1970 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…

  • Early History of The Rotary Foundation before 1950

    Early History of The Rotary Foundation before 1950

    Early History of The Rotary Foundation before 1950 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.…

  • Stories Behind The Four-Way Test

    Stories Behind The Four-Way Test

    Stories Behind The Four-Way Test 1January 2016 January is the Vocational Service Month of Rotary. It may be the right time for all of us to review and to observe one of the guiding principles of the Rotary Movement world-wide. These principles have been developed over the years to provide Rotarians with a strong, common…

  • Early History of Vocational Service in Rotary

    Early History of Vocational Service in Rotary

    By Will R. Manier, Jr., Nashville Rotary Club, Tennessee, U.S.A.June 1936 (Rotary International President 1936-1937) Great as was his vision and fine as has been his contributions to our Rotary movement, Paul Harris never dreamed Rotary in a single dream, but Rotary has been an evolution, a composite, of many men’s thinking.Our conception of Vocational…

  • The First 75 Years of Rotary in Asia – 扶輪在亞洲的最初七十五年

    The First 75 Years of Rotary in Asia – 扶輪在亞洲的最初七十五年

    The First 75 Years of Rotary in Asia1 June 2019 “There is one fact that stands out clear and huge as Mount Olympus, or Fujiyama for that matter, and that is the fact that all countries need all other countries; not one of them can be spared. We need not be jealous of each other’s…

  • Rotary in China commenced with The Birth of the Shanghai Rotary Club in 1919

    Rotary in China commenced with The Birth of the Shanghai Rotary Club in 1919

    Rotary in China commenced withThe Birth of the Shanghai Rotary Club in 1919 1 July2014 The Rotary Club of Shanghai (上海扶輪社) was the “father” of Rotary in China, and was the first Rotary Club formed in The Republic of China (中華民國) in 1919(as well as the second Club formed in Asia). That was 95 years…

  • Rotary and Its Founder – The Story of a Man and a Movement

    Rotary and Its Founder – The Story of a Man and a Movement

    Rotary and Its Founder, The Story of a man and a movement An extract from The Rotarian June 1926 by Paul P. Harris. On the shore of Lake Michigan, the second largest of North America’s great inland seas, sixty miles north of Chicago and twenty-five miles south of Milwaukee, lies a small city called Racine.…

  • Why the Rotary Year begins on the First of July – 為什麼扶輪年度從 7 月 1 日開始

    Why the Rotary Year begins on the First of July – 為什麼扶輪年度從 7 月 1 日開始

    Why the rotary year begins on the first of July by 1 july 2015 rotary’s first fiscal year began the day after the first convention ended. This is the group photo of the convention of the rotary clubs of America held in rotarys birthplace, Chicago, in 1910. 1910, ever wonder why the rotary year begins…

  • Why and How was The Rotary Foundation Scholarships initiated in 1947

    Why and How was The Rotary Foundation Scholarships initiated in 1947

    Why and How was The Rotary Foundation scholarships initiated in 1947 1 November, 2016November 2016 is“The Rotary Foundation Month”. The year 2017 will be the 100thAnniversary of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, and will also be the 70thyear of the establishment of The Rotary Foundation scholarship program. Offering scholarships for overseas advanced studies improved…

  • The First Meeting of Rotary in Room 711 – 扶輪的第一次會議

    The First Meeting of Rotary in Room 711 – 扶輪的第一次會議

    The First Meeting of Rotary The 23rd February each year marks the anniversary since the Thursday of 23 February 1905 when Paul Harris, his friend and client Silvester Schiele, friend Gus Loehr and acquantance Hiram Shorey met in Gus’s office in the Unity Building in Chicago, USA, in Room 711. Here is the account in…