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Brief histories of the "First 100" Clubs

Rotary Club of Albany 68

Rotary International District 7190

Chartered 1 May 1913

 

Rotary Club of Albany was chartered just three months prior to the fourth convention of Rotary. What was then the "International Association of Rotary Clubs" gathered 930 delegates in Buffalo, New York 18-21 August of 1913.

 

Albany became the 68th club in Rotary and the sixth from the State of New York. The club came into Rotary during the term of RI President Glenn Meade of Philadelphia, the first president of the international organization.

 

Today, the 128 members meet at Yono's Restaurant at the Armony Center, corner of Central & Colvin Ave. each Thursday at 12:15 PM. For information, call 518-448-5060

 

"Empire State" first 100 clubs

NY6

Buffalo 28

Rochester 36

Syracuse 42

Binghamton 64

Albany 68

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