The below advertisement was placed in The Guardian newspaper on Nov. 10, 1942. It is not the most politically correct ad by today's standards, however, this was a function of those times. 
 
The history of this Club is amazing. It is nice to see that our Club is still involved in supporting children with disabilities, as it was in 1942. It is also interesting to note that support for youth programs such as Air Cadets is still in favour at the Rotary Club of Charlottetown with the International Youth Exchange Program, etc. Also, a recent Club survey indicated that Youth of PEI are still a top priority of the Club. Also, interesting to note that the basis of our Remembrance Day Program/support for military traces back to the World Wars and our support for Youth in setting up Air Cadets in in PEI in the 1940's.
 
The Caption reads as follows:
 
"The Charlottetown Rotary Club which attained its Charter in 1917 is celebrating its Silver Jubilee at the Charlottetown Hotel on Tuesday evening, November 10th when the star attraction will be guest speaker, Rev. E. Leslie Pidgeon, D.D., President of Rotary International in 1917-1918, the year of Charlottetown's admission. Dr. Pidgeon also happens to be an Islander, with a world wide reputation. During its existence, the Rotary Club has stood behind the most worthwhile public movements here, and has especially distinguished itself by adopting the Crippled Children Campaign as its own particular branch of Red Cross service, raising no less than $20,000 for the carrying on of good work. Another of its outlets in public service was the founding of Air Cadets, but for which action on their part there probably would have been no Air Cadets in our midst. All citizens will join in congratulating the Rotarians on attaining this Red Letter day in their history, and cherish the hope that the Club may long be spared to continue its beneficent work. "
 
 
 
 
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