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1 A Brief History of The Durham Rotary Club C. D. Stanger June 10, 2013

2 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club History AGENDA ORIGINS PEOPLE PLACES PROJECTS

3 ORIGINS

4 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club The first four Rotarians -- Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, Hiram E. Shorey, Paul P. Harris. ________ February 23, 1905 Our 100th Year:

5 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club History Durham Rotary Club 2 nd Club in NC (Raleigh 1 st ) 196th Rotary Club Durham / Raleigh club exchanges “What is Rotary’s role in the community?” 1 st Project: Rotary Park / Band Shell

6 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club Charter Approved – January 1, 1916 Luncheon meetings 1 st and 3 rd 1:00 PM Meeting place: Malbourne Hotel Every Tuesday of the month, dinner meeting Dues: $10.00 per quarter, meals extra $1.00 fine for missing a meeting Big Ben alarm clock 1:05 PM – 25 cent fine if late Early Classification issues Durham Rotary Club History

7 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club History THE FIRST DURHAM ROTARY CLUB BUTTON

8 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club History

9 PEOPLE

10 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Our 100th Year: Marion Eugene Newsom Book & Stationary Purveyor Charter Member of Durham Rotary Durham Rotary President Rotary District Governor Rotary International President City of Durham Councilman, Mayor Brother of Dallas W. Newsome, Durham’s 1 st County Manager ( )

11 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Our 100th Year: Early Durham Rotary Duke University Presidents W. P. Few R. L. Flowers A. H. Edens J. D. Hart Douglas Knight

12 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Our 100th Year:

13 PROJECTS

14 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club’s 1 st Project Rotary Park (#1) Our 100th Year:

15 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Rotary Park (#2) In 1965, when the Durham Rotary Club celebrated its 50th Anniversary, it made a major gift to Durham of a Rotary Park at the intersections of Morgan, Mangum, and east Chapel Hill Streets. In the shape of a Rotary Wheel and centered with a fountain, the garden is maintained by the City, with many varieties of flowers, surrounded by dogwood and Bradford pear trees. Our 100th Year:

16 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Our 100th Year:

17 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club The Rotary Bandstand The Durham Rotary Club’s first civic project was the gift of a bandstand, constructed in 1916 in a downtown Durham park, where weekend musical concerts were given. It was moved nine years later to Bennett Place historic site where it remains today. In 1990 the club made major improvements to the bandstand, as its 75th Anniversary gift to Durham. Our 100th Year:

18 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Durham Rotary Club History TO BE CONTINUED…. !

19 DURHAM ROTARY CLUB CLASSIFICATION

20 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club The OTHER Accounting Banking Brokerage Construction Education Financial Planning Insurance Managemen t Real Estate Residential Commercial Video Production Money Banking / Investing CPA / Finance Fund Raising Services Architect / Consultant Community Volunteer Administration / Ops Marketing Health Physician / Nurse Administration Pharmaceuticals Arts Visual Performing Media Education Clergy Insurance Commercial Personal Technology Journalism Real Estate Residential /Commercial Development Mortgage Lending Law Lawyer /Judge Legal Services Government Money: Banking: McKoy, Henry Roessler, Ernest Tye, Earl W. Tompkins, Janene Nichols, Sam G. Draughon, Donald

21 DURHAM ROTARY CLUB CENTENNIAL WORKSHOP

22 History Club history in electronic book, video, etc. with a focus on: Rotary - Then and Now (History, Accomplishments, Civic and International Contributions, etc.) People in the club and their contributions to the community, leadership in Durham, etc. Past Presidents, award winners, (Rotarian of the Year, Fagan, Community Service), etc. Other ___________________________________________________________________ Signature Project/Service for the Centennial Commemoration Big Idea: "100 Acts of Service Above Self“ By our club members, partners, and others in and outside of the local community Could be in one Community Service area, e. g., "Read to a Child" or more varied ones Use to reinforce and promote RI's brand (“Service Above Self”) and our Club's brand (Connect, Collaborate, Serve) Use as club new membership recruiting tool: "Come and Test Drive Rotary" with projects throughout the year Create new Rotary club in Durham Culminate with a "100 Acts of Service Gala" to celebrate our Centennial Recognition for outstanding Acts of Service and the individuals responsible for them Highlight local and international acts and individuals Consider making this an on-going annual program and event DURHAM ROTARY CLUB CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION PRIORITIES WORKSHEET

23 Signature Project/Service for the Centennial Commemoration (continued) Durham History Museum Exhibit – Honoring 100 years of Durham Rotary Club history Rotary Site Commemoration (Bennett Place Rotary Band Shell, Durham Rotary Park), etc. Other ____________________________________________________________________________ Literacy: Involve all aspects of our club's Childhood Literacy Focus (i.e., Reading Rangers, Fill that Bus, Books in Hand, College Scholarships, etc ) Extend the reach for Reading Rangers to other clubs and across the Durham community - not simply for the Centennial Celebration, but ongoing - furthering a community-wide true Literacy Movement in Durham International Focus, which would involve our focus areas and projects planned and the connections we are building with Rotary Clubs around the world Other _____________________________________________________________________________ Fundraising In support our current focus, our Centennial celebration and our international focus Use Signature Project/Service for the Centennial as cornerstone for raising funds Book Drive Teaching Supplies Tutoring Scholarships Other ____________________________________________________________________________ DURHAM ROTARY CLUB CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION PRIORITIES WORKSHEET - II

24 June 10, 2013A Brief History of the Durham Rotary Club Communications Publicizing and Promoting our Centennial Projects and Events MultiMedia Campaign Radio/TV/Social Media interviews, ads, etc. Web site s Videos Collateral (Printed & Electronic) Giveaways Speakers Networking and After Hours events Shared events with other civic groups Other_________________________________________________ Create visibility and awareness of RI and our Club Who we are Why someone would want to join us How to join Other ______________________________________________________________ DURHAM ROTARY CLUB CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION PRIORITIES WORKSHEET - III


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