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Rotary Trivia Quiz

These 5 randomly selected questions are about Rotary International, the Foundation, or our district. See how much you know about your favorite organization. Click the radio button to reveal the answers ...

  1. The Rotary Foundation was created in 1917 by Rotary International's sixth president:
    Paul Harris
    Edgar F. 'Daddy' Allen
    Gustavus Loehr
    Sylvester Schiele
    Arch C. Klumph
    Arch C. Klumph, 1916-1917 R.I. President, founded the Foundation  [ID:12]

  2. The first Rotaract club was chartered in Charlotte, NC in 1968. To commemorate that beginning, which month contains the 'World Rotaract Week?'
    The Charlotte club was chartered March 13, 1968, so March has 'World Rotaract Week.' Incidentally, March was originally designated 'World Rotoract Month' until R.I. renamed it 'Water and Sanitation Month.'  [ID:28]

  3. First Lady Hillary Clinton spoke to which club in District 7230 on September 5, 2000?
    White Plains
    New York City
    Staten Island
    The audience of more than 170 people welcomed Hillary to the Rotary Club of White Plains regular lunch meeting. See   [ID:45]

  4. In what year was the Paul Harris Fellow award initiated?
    Rotary established the recognition in 1957 to encourage and show appreciation for substantial contributions to what was then the Foundationís only program, Rotary Foundation Fellowships for Advanced Study, the precursor to Ambassadorial Scholarships.  [ID:67]

  5. When was the first Rotary convention?
    On 15 August 1910, Paul Harris convened the first Rotary convention. At the time, there were 16 clubs in the United States. They shared the Rotary name and had similar objectives, but no central office or constitution.  [ID:70]

The Rotary Club of White Plains is Club 5043, District 7230, Zone 32, Region USCB, Federal tax ID 13-6111471. The "Foundation of the Rotary Club of White Plains" is tax exempt, New York State #219346, tax ID 13-6165380.

The Rotary Club of White Plains was chartered October 1, 1919, charter number 540. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1712, White Plains NY 10602. Website created August 2001.

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