WHAT IS ROTARY? - A CENTURY OF SERVICE
ROTARY is a worldwide organisation of more than 1.2 million
business and professional men and women who are acknowledged
leaders in their communities and who put the ideal of service
into action. Rotarians are pledged to maintain high ethical
standards in their vocations and to serve their own communities
as they advance international understanding and peace.
ROTARY is an organisation of business and professional leaders
united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage
high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill
and peace in the world.
ROTARY is the world's first service club. The first Rotary
club was founded in Chicago, Illinois USA on 23 February, 1905.
ROTARY is some 1.2 million service-minded men and women belonging
to over 29,000 Rotary clubs in virtually every nation in the
ROTARIANS meet fortnightly for fellowship and interesting and informative
programs dealing with topics of local and global importance.
Membership is by invitation and reflects a wide cross-section
of community representation. Please contact John Mol on 0403 085 514 or Dalwyn McErlane on 0408 461 192 to confirm when our next meeting will be.
ROTARIANS plan and carry out a remarkable variety of humanitarian,
educational and cultural exchange programs that touch people's
lives in their local communities and our world community.
ROTARY is The Rotary Foundation which each year provides some
US $60 million for international scholarships cultural exchanges
and humanitarian projects large and small that Improve the
quality of life for millions of people.
ROTARY is PolioPlus, Rotary has successfully? worked with
national and international health organisations on the goal
of polio eradication by the year 2005, Rotary's 100th anniversary.
More than one half billion children in developing nations have
been immunised against polio through PolioPlus grants.
ROTARY CLUB OF AIRLIE BEACH
The Rotary Club of Airlie Beach was established on the 1st May
1981 with 27 members. Since then the club has grown
to over 40 members and has contributed hundreds of
thousands of dollars to local organisations. The Club¹s
major fundraising activities include the Community
Raffle, the Whitsunday Boat & Leisure Show and the MyWhitsunday
Rotary Telephone Guide.
The Rotary Club of Airlie Beach meets at the Cannonvale Reef
Gateway Hotel every Monday at 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm. Visiting
Rotarians please phone administration on 0408 461 192.