Record Details

NGORotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI)
AddressRIBI, Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6PB
Telephone01789 765411
Background InformationRotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) is the umbrella body for local Rotary clubs, associations of active or retired business people and professionals, formed to undertake community service. The Rotary movement was first established by Chicago lawyer Paul Harris in 1905, and now has 1.2 million members worldwide, with more in 58,000 in Britain and Ireland. The first Rotary club in the British Isles came in 1911, and the current name for the umbrella body was adopted in 1922. Source:
Year Created1913
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesBritish Association of Rotary Clubs (1913-1922)
Related OrganisationsAssociation of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland; Rotary International; National Association of Round Tables of Great Britain and Ireland (RTBI);
KeywordsGender; Governance and citizenship; Recreation & sport.
Last Edited ByJRM at 16/03/2007 13:30:03