Lancaster Rotary Timeline    

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First Rotary club organized in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Second club formed in San Francisco, California, USA

First Rotary convention held in Chicago

First club outside US formed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Endowment fund, forerunner of The Rotary Foundation, established

Lancaster Rotary became club 375 with 25 charter members
4-Way Test formulated by Chicago Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor

Forty-nine Rotarians help draft United Nations Charter in San Francisco

Rotary founder Paul Harris dies; first 18 Rotary Foundation scholarships


First Interact club formed in Melbourne, Florida, USA

Rotary Foundation launches Matching Grants and Group Study Exchange programs

RI's largest convention, with 39,834 registrants, held in Tokyo

Rotary announces PolioPlus program to immunize all the children of the world against polio

Council on Legislation opens Rotary to women;
Rotary clubs chartered in Budapest, Hungary, and Warsaw, Poland, for first time in almost 50 years.

Rotary Club of Moscow chartered first club in Soviet Union

Preserve Planet Earth program inspires some 2,000 Rotary-sponsored environment projects

Western Hemisphere declared polio-free

Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution established

Western Pacific declared polio-free
30,000th Rotary club chartered

     
 Meetings: Mondays at Noon • Lancaster Country Club • 3100 Country Club Rd SW • Lancaster, Ohio.

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