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Rotary in Ukraine


First Rotary Clubs, which are part of District 2230, were registered by the Second World War: Uzhhorod - in 1929, Warsaw - in 1931, Lodz, Krakow - in 1933, Katowice, Gdynia - in 1934, Bielsko, Katowice, Lions - in 1935, Bidgosch - in 1936.

From 1991 to 1994 Ukraine, with all the clubs in the former Soviet Union, was a part of the ROD-1430 (Finland). In 1994, at the request of the Past-Governor of District 1680 (Alsace and Lorraine, France), RІ President Bob Barth and Board of Directors decided to appoint District 1680 RI to protectorate Ukraine. Leon Lozhel was responsible for Ukraine. Later Ukraine was allocated to an area expansion, and Leon Lozhel was appointed as a Presіdent Extentіon Admіnіstrator - PEA.

Since July 1999, SEA were eliminated, and the leadership of Rotary in Ukraine was adopted by Ukrainian Steering Committee of Rotary International, created by director Mario Grassi RІ in August, 1999 in Lviv. Myroslav Gavryliv (RC Lviv) was selected and approved as a Coordinator of the USC by the Board of Directors RІ.

In November 1999, the working conference RІ in Budapest under the leadership of the President RІ Carlo Ravitstsi made a project, which, after ratification by all the clubs of Poland, Ukraine and Belarus was adopted by the Board of Directors RІ in February 2000. This project involved the creation a single international ROD - 2230 that included Belarus, Poland and Ukraine on the basis of the current District 2230 (Poland), in July 1, 2000.

Pavlo Kashkadamov (RC Lviv) became the first Ukrainian District Governor of cadence in 2002/2003 In 2007, the District again was headed by the Ukrainian - Andrew Baganych (RC Uzhgorod), and in 2011 - by Myroslav Gavryliv (RC Lviv)

At present there are fourty Rotary Clubs in Ukraine Kyiv, Lviv, Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnitsa, Chernigiv, Cherkasy, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kirovograd, Mykolayiv, Odessa, Zaporizhia, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Alushta, Yalta, Kobylyaky and other cities) that brings together more than 800 Rotarians.