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:
  • John Russell
    December 4
  • Ren Adam
    December 9
  • David Watson
    December 10
  • Larry Beckett
    December 16
  • Donald G. Scanlin
    December 21
  • Berkley Baker
    December 26
  • Carl A. Gross
    Donna Gross
    December 13
  • Bruce Brockman
    December 14
  • Allan Jacobs
    December 17
  • Bob Daddi
    December 17
  • Bill Hatch
    December 22
  • Mary Hatch
    Bill Hatch
    December 22
  • Jim Combs
    December 27
Join Date:
  • Alice Chesley
    December 1, 2006
    10 years
  • Jerry Kaplan
    December 3, 1999
    17 years
  • Bret Bradigan
    December 7, 2001
    15 years
  • Cheree Edwards
    December 9, 2011
    5 years
  • Dietrich Schmidt
    December 14, 2001
    15 years
  • Ren Adam
    December 21, 2007
    9 years
Home Page Stories
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
Happy Holidays
Dec 08, 2016
Dec 09, 2016
Susan Kapadia and Renee Mandala- OjaiCares (LB)
Dec 16, 2016
OjaiCares Cancer Resource Center, Ojai
Dark - Christmas
Dec 23, 2016
Dark - New Years
Dec 30, 2016
Club Assembly
Jan 13, 2017
Robin Gerber, author/speaker (DD)
Jan 20, 2017
Leadership the Ruth Handler Way
Rick Ridgeway - sb
Jan 27, 2017
Family Services at Patagonia - How the business benefits
Gary Wilde, President and CEO. of CMH (dd)
Feb 03, 2017
The State of the Hospital
Fred Coleman, coaching HS sports
Feb 17, 2017
Coaching soccer and cross country,
Paul Jenkin -sb
Feb 24, 2017
Taking Down Matilija Dam
Terri Wolfe (dd)
Mar 10, 2017
Help of Ojai
Tania Parker - sb
Mar 17, 2017
Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
Ojai Living Treasures Presentation
Mar 24, 2017
Presentation by this years Living Treasures
Dark - Fifth Friday
Mar 31, 2017
Peter Strauss - dd
Apr 07, 2017
Botany is a theatrical production and a true labor of love
Tennis Tournament volunteer - sb
Apr 14, 2017
Ojai Tennis Tournament
Christy Madden, Pay For Success (PTA)
Apr 21, 2017
Privatising reducing recidivism in ex-prisoners
Arbor Day
Apr 28, 2017
Jamie Bennett or Gina Gutierrez - sb
May 12, 2017
Ojai Music Festival
Jacqueline Winspear, author (LB)
May 26, 2017
Bestselling author, longtime Ojai resident
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Convention: City of peace
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