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Rotary Club of Oslo The First Club of Norway
OSLO ROTARY KLUBB
Charter no: 1211
Stiftet: 23. februar 1922
Charterdato: 1. juni 1922
Fadderklubb: Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA
Antall medlemmer: Ca. 200
Distrikt 2310 av Rotary International
∆resmedlem av Oslo Rotary Klubb:
H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon Magnus
Olaf M Oleson took the initiative of forming the RC Oslo after contacting his cousin Guardes Captain Ola Five who accepted the task.
OSLO ROTARY KLUBB -
The first and the largest Rotary Club in Scandinavia
It was the Norwegian-American US Senator Olaf M. Oleson who brought the ideas of Rotary to Scandinavia in 1921. Oslo Rotary Club - then Kristiania Rotary Club (the Capital of Norway changed its name to Oslo in 1924) - held its inaugural meeting later that year, when the first members of the board and the first president were elected.
Oslo Rotary Club was granted its Charter by Rotary International on June 1, 1922, and is consequently the oldest Rotary Club in Scandinavia. For the last decades the number of members has been slightly above 200.
We welcome you warmly as our guest during your stay in Oslo. Where and when we meet: We meet at the