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Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana

 
 
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April 7, 2018
1. The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana Marker
Inscription.
The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana

Was chartered December 1, 1916. It is the fourth oldest club in Louisiana and the 259th in the Rotary world.

As of 2007, there were over 32,000 clubs in 200 countries with more than 1,200,000 members.

Rotary International is an international organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, promote high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

Rotary's motto, "Service Above Self", exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the organization's members.

The Four Way-Test

Followed by Rotarians worldwide in their business and professional lives, the Four-Way test was created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932. It has been translated into more than 100 languages.

Of the Things We Think, Say or Do

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?

(NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin planted a Four-Way Test pin on the "Moon's Surface" in July 1969).
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Location. 31° 18.681′ N, 92° 26.667′ W. Marker is in Alexandria
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April 7, 2018
2. The Four-Way Test Marker
, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street and Murray Street, on the left when traveling south on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria LA 71301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Courtland Manning (a few steps from this marker); Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Post-Civil War Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Fulton Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Rapides Parish Governors (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Rapides Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Guaranty Eagles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
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April 7, 2018
3. The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2018.
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