Halifax in Halifax Region, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
Rotary Performance Platform & Lookoff/ Scéne et belvédère des clubs Rotary
In honour of the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International, Rotary Clubs of Halifax are pleased to join Waterfront Development Corporation limited in creating this performance platform and lookoff as a gift to the people of the Halifax Regional Municipality, and to the many visitors who enjoy our beautiful boardwalk.
Rotary International, founded in 1905, is the oldest service club in the world. The Rotary Club’s humanitarian service encourages high ethical standards in all vocations and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
Rotary has many projects, including its ongoing efforts to eradicate polio throughout the world. Over $500 million has been contributed to this cause alone since the 1980’s.
Le Rotary International, qui a été fondé en 1905, est le plus ancien club
Le Rotary gère de nombreuses initiatives, dont les efforts continus déployés afin d'éradiquer la poliomyélite dans le monde. Le club a versé plus de 500 millions de dollars en faveur de cette cause depuis les années 80.
Erected by Rotary Clubs of Halifax.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 44° 38.707′ N, 63° 34.119′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Region. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax NS B3H 4P8, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pier 21 (within shouting distance of this marker); Georges Island (within shouting distance of this marker); There Was Once a Very Special Ship (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); France and Canada (about 120 meters away); Lebanese Immigrants (about 180 meters away); Giovanni Caboto (about 210 meters away); The Grand Dérangement (about 210 meters away); Norway (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
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