Rotary Club of Munich Interntional
Club ID – 59258 District – 1842
Founded – 1928
President: Bortolo Venturelli Secretary: Dr. Maximilian Pluta
Meeting Weekly on a Monday at 20:00
Hilton Munich Part Hotel, Am Tucherpark 7, München, 80538
Munich is of Europe’s most visited cities, full of monuments and fabulous museums. It is a place with memories of yesterday, both good and bad, but is very much a city living in its present. Today, with some 1.3 million inhabitants, 16% of whom are foreigners, Munich is the third-largest city in Germany. It is also the Germans’ first choice as a place to live, according to various polls, and is a major economic centre for north-south European trade, high-tech microelectronics and other industries. It also has a huge publishing center and a burgeoning number of film studios.
Read more: muenchen.de
Today we are sending greetings to the Rotary Club of Munich International, Germany
This is an English speaking Rotary club made up of male and female Rotarians of different nationalities presently residing in Munich.
This year’s President is Bortolo Venturelli taking over in July from Thorston Amann who held the position for 15 months taking the club out of the Covid-19 Pandemic period.
The most famous club member was the writer: Thomas Mann. Paul Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate.
The club has a busy calendar of fundraising events including a Joint Rotary Bike Ride made up of members from the Munich International Club and the other 4 Rotary Clubs based in the Munich area,
The club also supports local a Charity Hike, a local Charity Bike Ride, and an interesting Artificial Intelligence vs Natural Stupidity Competition!
One of the main fund raising events held on the 5th May 2023 this year was the Annual Classic Car Rally with 50 cars completing over a 170km course in the foothills of the Alps. This was the first event since the pandemic and previously had been staged over a number of years.