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Do You Know?

1.The game  of  basket ball was created by Dr. James Naismith

in December 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts to condition

young athlets during cold months.

2.Melvin Jones and fellow Chicago businessman found  Lions Clubs

to improve the community. The first convention takes place at the

Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas(1917). Lions clubs became international

by chartering a club in Windsor, Canada.Main purpose of the Lions Club

is to take an active interest in the  civic, cultural, social and moral welfare

of the communiity. Motto of the Lions Club-”We Serve”

3.In 1824 an Englishman named Joseph Aspdin invented  Portland cement

by burning finely ground chalk and clay in a kiln until the carbon dioxide

was removed. It was named ”Portland Cement” because it resembled the

high-quality building stones found in Portland, England.

4.Rotary is where neighbors, friends and problem solvers share ideas,

join leaders and take action to create lasting change. Paul P. Harris

was a Chicago Illinois attorney. He founded Rotary International,

the world’s  first service club on 23 February, 1905.

Source:Collection.

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