Rotary District 1390
THE HISTORY OF DISTRICT 1390, FINLAND
A Part of Our History of Rotary in Europe
Prepared by the district and not verified by Rotary Global History
Finland has a 6 rotary districts. District 1390 is located in the middle of the country, and it includes parts of Stock-Häme, the Central Finland, Tampere and Päijät-Hämeen provinces (see map).
The district has 58 rotary clubs, with a total of approximately 2,400 members. The district's northern-most club is Pihtipudas and the southern-most North Shore. The district has sponsored one Rotaract Club (members 18-30 years of age)
District 1390 has, for Rotary's way, traditionally active in youth exchanges. More than half of club-to send and receive an annual exchange of students. The district has regularly sent about 30-35 students each year.
The whole of Finland's student exchange program supports about 150. We are most active in the youth exchange circuits. A district goal is that each club will send at least one exchange students. The goal is to send to about 55 exchange students to different districts and countries, each year.
acknowledgements to the District Board, Clubs, Members and Webmaster of the District
posted by RGHF Webmaster Greg Barlow. September 2008