Rotary Melbourne turns 100
Quinto Scalzo, Past President of Rotary Melbourne (2016 -17), joins Michael regarding Australia’s first Rotary Club which opened in Melbourne on this day 100 years ago.
Originally founded by Paul Harris in 1905 in Chicago, USA, Rotary International is one of the world’s largest service organizations with 32,000 autonomous clubs in 166 countries, all providing an up-to-date and progressive representation of a community’s business, vocational, and professional interests.
Rotary is also the world’s largest Non-Government Foundation providing educational and humanitarian aid with more than 1.2 million Rotarians world-wide in over 150 countries and has a seat in the General Assembly of the United Nations in recognition of the efforts of its membership to foster goodwill and peace across national boundaries.
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