Making a difference through Rotary
August 23, 2017
In 1905 Paul Harris, a Chicago attorney, formed the first Rotary Club. His thought was for "professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas, form meaningful, lifelong friendships and give back to their communities." For over 110 years these directives have been met. Now composed of more than 34,000 clubs, the organization is known as Rotary International.
In 1934 the first Rotary Club in Whitehall was formed. Since that time they have been very active in providing scholarships, recycling of aluminum, hosting the International Dinner, Bicycle Safety in Schools, updating and...