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Adding Hope to the Journey Mural
The Story Behind This Mural
With the artist’s commission sponsored by the Rotary Club of Maryborough, and located on the wall above the King Kong Sales facade, this mural celebrates 85 years of Rotary in Maryborough and 110 years internationally. Rotary is an international organisation whose purpose is to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. On the right is Paul Harris, a lawyer from Chicago, USA who established Rotary in 1905. On the left is Mr. Stewart Corser, the first president and the founding father of Rotary in the Maryborough-Fraser Coast region. The visual depicts the legacy of these men through their work with Rotary to improve our world – the Rotary emblem, depicted as the sun, shines its light on all people in need. The inclusion of a cat and dog in the mural acknowledges the work done by local Rotarians to assist in animal welfare.
Contributors to this Mural
The Maryborough Mural Project relies entirely on the generosity of volunteers and sponsors from our local community. The artist’s commission was funded by the Rotary Club of Maryborough. The Committee would like to thank Rai Whitten, Ms Tracey Christoffel and Ms Tracey Gray for their time and expertise in coordinating this mural. We would also like to acknowledge and thank Mr Colin Albrand and the following businesses for their kind sponsorship of the Adding Hope to the Journey Mural: