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Please follow the link below, to check out a District-5240 news article posted by our very own Leslie Bouché. The incredible work being done at the Prashanti School in Puri India, is a wonderful example of service above self and a heartwarming success story to boot. A special thanks to Leslie Bouché for sharing and for all your hard work! If you look carefully, you might just spot her amidst the many students.
Help us build the
Matilija Community Pavilion, completion slated for Fall of 2017!
2017 marks the Centennial celebration for the City of Ojai and the Matilija Jr. High School Auditorium holds a prominent place in that history. First built in 1929, as the “new” Nordhoff High School, today that original building serves as Matilija Jr. High. The majority of Ojai youth have attended Matilija before entering Nordhoff High or various private schools in the Valley, and this continued tradition make’s the Matilija experience a large part of our youth’s experience.
The Matilija Pavilion Project came from a joint desire of a number of community members to further enhance the auditorium for use by students and the community alike. With input from Matilija staff and Ojai Unified School Administrators and Board, the Pavilion Project was designed to accommodate outdoor classes, small assemblies and musical performances.
Many thanks to the organizations which submitted applications for the 2017 Ojai Rotary Community Grants.
The Rotary Club has allocated $23,500 for Community Grants in 2017.  Given this limit, we were not able to fund many very good proposals.
The selected awards were distributed to Topa Topa Elementary School, Summit School, Knitting in Recovery, Ojai Community Chorus, Ojai Center for the Arts, Nordhoff Visual Arts, San Antonio Elementary School, OVTC, Nan Tolbert Nurturing Center, The Girls Empowerment Workshop, Ojai Valley Green Coalition, Ojai Land Conservancy, MAESTRO: Nordhoff Music Department, Chaparral High School, HELP of Ojai, Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai CARES, and Ojai Valley Family Shelter.  For details, click on 2017 Community Grants.
The Ojai Rotary Club of Ojai Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship Program.
Scholarships Available:
  • One four year John and Ginger Wilson College Scholarship of $20,000 per year for 4 years (new).
  • 21 one year College Scholarships Most are for $3,000.  One is for $4,000.
  • 4 one year Career and Technical Scholarships for $2,000 each.
Completed applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee by March 17, 2017.  
For additional information, requirements, and applications, click on Rotary Club of Ojai Education Foundation.
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.
Community Service
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect Nominee
Past President
Club Service
Community Service
International Serv
Vocational Service
Youth Service
Membership Chair
Family of Rotary
RC Ojai Education Foundation
Club Bulletin Editor
Global Grants
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Roger Phelps
    January 24
  • Grant Kemp
    January 26
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Julia Taft Whitman
    January 1
  • Carin Huber
    January 6
  • Ronda Larue-Clements
    January 12
  • Louine Hunter
    January 17
  • Michael
    January 17
  • Rocky Kemp
    January 26
  • Leslie Bouché
    Bruce Bouché
    January 18
  • Bill Ghormley
    Karen Ghormley Ghormley
    January 25
Join Date:
  • Bob Davis
    January 7, 1972
    46 years
  • Jack Jacobs
    January 8, 1971
    47 years
  • Leslie Clark
    January 11, 2006
    12 years
  • Dewayne L. Boccali
    January 18, 1991
    27 years
  • Sandy Buechley
    January 23, 2015
    3 years
  • Donald G. Scanlin
    January 29, 1982
    36 years
Marty Babayco
Jan 19, 2018
Anatomy of a high school musical
Craft Talk
Jan 26, 2018
Rod Owen
Scott Daigre
Feb 02, 2018
James Hornstein, M.D.
Feb 16, 2018
Ethical dilemmas in medical practice
Robert Egan
Feb 23, 2018
The Ojai Playwrights Conference
Joey Buttita
Mar 02, 2018
KEYT-TV anchor and winner of "Amazing Race"
Craft talks
Mar 09, 2018
Jon Christopher, J.D.
Mar 23, 2018
Beowulf, "The Bear's Son."
Constance Rayhrer, MD
Apr 06, 2018
Your surgeon may be a robot
Living Treasures
Apr 20, 2018
The 2017 Living Treasure honorees
Arbor Day
Apr 27, 2018
craft talks
May 04, 2018
Living Treasures
May 11, 2018
Don Reed Scholarships
May 18, 2018
Craft talks
Jun 08, 2018
Dan Cohn (Sid's son)
Jun 22, 2018
Genetic science update and education
5th Friday
Jun 29, 2018
Rassin's 2018 presidential theme

2018-19 RI President Barry Rassin wants Rotary members to Be the

Rotary praises unsung heroes on World Polio Day

Rotary and the Gates Foundation host fifth annual World Polio Day to highlight progress in the fight to eradicate the

Rotary helps disaster victims

Rotary helps disaster victimsThe Rotary Foundation and Rotary clubs are helping communities battered by severe weather and

Rotary helps wildfire victims

Rotary helps wildfire victims Rotary clubs and the Rotary Foundation are helping victims of deadly wildfires in