Rotary Club of Ojai

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Ojai

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Soule Golf Course Banquet Facility
1033 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA  93023
United States
Mail address: PO Box 511
Ojai, CA 93024
Club Executives & Directors
Past President
Club Service
Community Service
International Serv
Vocational Service
Youth Service
Membership Chair
TRF Chair
Family of Rotary
Public Relations
RC Ojai Education Foundation
Club Bulletin Editor
Global Grants
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Bill Hatch
    October 2
  • Mike Malone
    October 2
  • Nathan Kaehler
    October 4
  • Randall Roth
    October 7
  • Bob Davis
    October 9
  • Dietrich Schmidt
    October 10
  • Janet Campbell
    October 11
  • Bruce Brockman
    October 27
  • Bill Gilbreth
    October 30
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Bill Hatch
    October 2
  • Susan White
    October 31
  • Mike Malone
    Lisa Malone
    October 24
  • Dewayne L. Boccali
    October 26
Join Date:
  • Berkley Baker
    October 2, 1998
    18 years
  • Deirdre Daly
    October 7, 2011
    5 years
  • Allan J. West
    October 8, 1993
    23 years
  • Marc Whitman
    October 8, 2014
    2 years
  • Jeff Loebl
    October 23, 2009
    7 years
  • Grant Kemp
    October 26, 1990
    26 years
Home Page Stories
The REMINDER (Current Club Newsletter)

Taste of Ojai is Sunday October 23, 2016 at the Ojai Valley Inn.
More than 50 adults gave the low-down on their careers to 170 high school seniors from Nordhoff and Chaparral High Schools at the Rotary Club of Ojai’s Career Day on April 27, 2016.
Read on for the latest update on our project for Economic Development for Women in Rural Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tony Thacher was inspired by the documentary "Ghost Town to Havana" to collect and transport baseball equipment for the kids of Cuba.
Rotary has always recognized how essential clean drinking water is for all people.  So in February, 2016, when the International Service committee of our Rotary Club of Ojai became aware of the immediate need for clean drinking water for children in a village school in India, they took immediate action.
THANK YOU from the Planning Committee
Rotary Club of Ojai helps local students realize their dreams by providing over $65,000 in college and vocational scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors through its Educational Foundation (RCOEF).
There were over 170 programs during the two day Peace Conference in Ontario, California (San Bernadino County) which included remarkable speakers and projects relative to peace…. locally and globally.
Community Service
Oct 21, 2016
SOAR: Steve Bennett and SustainVC
Find out more about the SOAR/SustainVc initiatives on this year's ballot (PT)
Oct 28, 2016
Ojai Valley Green Coalition
Dark Skies Initiative
Nov 04, 2016
Wade Nomura, Past District Governor
The Rotary Foundation
Nov 11, 2016
Alex Ameter, Bronze Star Medalist, US Army
Alex Ameter served in Korea and Afghanistan in 2014
Nov 18, 2016
John Broesamle, Political Historian
The Story Behind the Election: Trump, Clinton, Sanders, and the Subject that Americans Hate
Nov 25, 2016
Dec 02, 2016
International Service Update
Updating our club on the International Service Projects we are doing
Dec 09, 2016
Celeste Matesevac
Search Dog Foundation (PT)
Dec 16, 2016
Susan Kapadia and Renee Mandala- OjaiCares (LB)
OjaiCares Cancer Resource Center, Ojai
Dec 23, 2016
Dec 30, 2016
Jan 13, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
Robin Gerber, author/speaker (DD)
Leadership the Ruth Handler Way
Jan 27, 2017
Rick Ridgeway - sb
Family Services at Patagonia - How the business benefits
Feb 24, 2017
Paul Jenkin -sb
Taking Down Matilija Dam
Mar 10, 2017
Terri Wolfe (dd)
Help of Ojai
Mar 17, 2017
Tania Parker - sb
Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
Mar 24, 2017
Ojai Living Treasures Presentation
Presentation by this years Living Treasures
Mar 31, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Tennis Tournament volunteer - sb
Ojai Tennis Tournament
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