Rotary Celebrates its 107th Birthday


It all began on Feb. 23, 1905 in the City of Chicago, Paul Harris, Gustavus Loehr, Hiram Shorey and Silvester Schiele met to talk about their personal experiences. During this meeting Harris presented his general plan for their club meetings. The world’s first service club was born; the Rotary Club of Chicago.


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Rotary members focus on projects that address today’s humanitarian challenges including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water and environmental concerns while encouraging, supporting and recognizing high standards in all vocations.
The Rotary Club of St. Maarten in advance of today’s 107th birthday, celebrated during the regular Wednesday meeting held at Greatbay hotel. President Rebecca Low and Past District Governor Reinier Heere cut the cake while past presidents, Past District Governor Aadu Abel, incoming president Elie Bendaly and members looked on. Rotary Club of St. Maarten joins Rotary clubs around the world in recognizing the day this service club was born.