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The Toledo Rotary: Service Above Self / Local and Global Actions

 
 
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The Toledo Rotary: Service Above Self
From its inception on May 3, 1912, Toledo Rotary members take pride in supporting and enhdncing our local community and the world. They take active roles in building fellowship with other community leaders and work together to promote positive change.

Rotary Club of Toledo
The Toledo Rotary Club Foundation's gift to Middlegrounds Metropark was the largest donation ever awarded to a single organization in the history of the Club. To celebrate its first century of service, in 2012 the rotary club donated $300,000 to help make the Middlegrounds a space that all Toledoans can enjoy.

The 4 Original Rotarians
Sylvester Schiele
Paul P. Harris
Hiram E. Shorey
Gustavus E. Loehr Local and Global Actions
As early as 1916, Toledo Rotarians provided assistance to children with disabilities. Charles Feilbach School, today known as Glendale-Feilbach, was dedicated in 1918 and continues to improve the quality of lives of children of every ability. Through grants, the Rotary also continues to support many of our local

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children's charities.

Rotary Club of Toledo
Did you know?

Thanks to Paul Harris, a Chicago businessman, Rotary began in 1905. Today it has over 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Toledo Rotarians support local and international charitable organizations.

They have been strong supporters of an International campaign to eradicate Polio from the world. The campaign contributed over $1.5 billion towards the elimination of this disease.

Toledo's membership has over 400 business leaders.

The Toledo Rotary Club Foundation awards over $150,000 in grants annually.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is May 3, 1912.
 
Location. 41° 38.36′ N, 83° 32.117′ W. Marker is in Southside, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Ottawa Street 0.2 miles south of Clayton Street (Ohio Route 52), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home To Jeep / Middlegrounds Metropark (here, next to this marker); Bigger, Better, Quicker, Faster! / The Glass City (here, next to this marker); Ohio-Michigan War: A War Without Casualties / Canal Boom

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(here, next to this marker); Land in High Demand / Treaty of Fort Industry (here, next to this marker); The Oliver House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 0.7 miles away); Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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