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Napoleon in Henry County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Napoleon Rotary Club

District 6600

 
 
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Photographed By Craig Doda, October 5, 2021
1. Napoleon Rotary Club Marker
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Founded in 1905, Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides community and humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 31,000 Rotary clubs located in 166 countries.

The Rotary celebrates every year, to challenge each local club to undertake a project that would directly benefit the community in which they live.

The Napoleon Rotary Club is proud to have had the opportunity to serve the community.

Napoleon Rotary Accomplishments
• Provide Scholarships to many Napoleon Area Students.
• Built two Shelter Houses in Napoleon for public use.
• Built a 123 person capacity Rotary Lions Community Center that is used for the benefit of Napoleon and Henry County.
• Provided $10,000.00 to the Henry County Hospital.
• Provided $10.000.00 to the Henry County Community Foundation, Inc.
• We were a participant of Rotary International to eradicate polio off the face of the earth.
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We were a participant of Rotary International M. E. S. A. (Medical Equipment and Supplies Abroad) provided a refurbished ambulance, hospital beds, artificial limbs, and other medical equipment and fire equipment, hats, jackets, boots, gas masks, two dentists chairs, and eye examination equipment etc. to Central Americans Countries.
• Built a small animal building at the Henry County Fairground.
• Helped construct water wells in Haiti through Rotary District #6600.
• Donated several park benches through out Napoleon. • Provided monetary contribution and labor in the construction of Napoleon's "Kids Kingdom."
• Monetarily supported "Together We Can Make A Difference Initiatives."
• Supported the Napoleon's "Symphony of Trees."
• Donated to the Veterans Memorial Park of Napoleon.
• Provided a Santa House for children of the Napoleon area.

The Four-Way Test
1. Is it the Truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?


The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster;

First The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

Second High ethical standards in business and
Napoleon Rotary Club Marker image. Click for full size.
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professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupation as an opportunity to serve society3;

Third The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

Fourth The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 41° 22.762′ N, 84° 8.054′ W. Marker is in Napoleon, Ohio, in Henry County. Marker is on West Maumee Avenue (County Road Z) west of Huddle Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 780 W Maumee Ave, Napoleon OH 43545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Napoleon Lions Club (here, next to this marker); Flood of 1982 (approx. Ό mile away); Civil War Camp Latty (approx. half a mile away); Glenwood Memorial (approx. half a mile away); C.C. "Bud" Rodenberger (approx. half a mile away); World War Veterans Memorial Trees
Napoleon Rotary Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 5, 2021
3. Napoleon Rotary Club Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); You Are On The Buckeye Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napoleon.
 
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Photographed By Craig Doda, October 5, 2021
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Photographed By Craig Doda, October 5, 2021
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 8, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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