Club Information
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Ojai - #674
We meet In Person
Fridays at 12:00 PM
Aquinas Center of St. Thomas Catholic Church Activity Center
185 St. Thomas Drive
Ojai, CA 93023
United States of America
(Note: Club does not meet at above location on 4th Fridays) Mailing Address: Post Office Box 511, Ojai, CA 93024
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Taste of Ojai 2023!

A Journey of Food, Wine, and Art

2:00-5:30PM - Sunday, April 16, 2023 - Libbey Park

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Proceeds from Taste of Ojai benefit the Rotary Club of Ojai Educational Foundation. The Rotary Club of Ojai and its Educational Foundation have raised nearly one million dollars over the last two decades with Taste of Ojai being our primary fundraising event. Nearly $130,000 of scholarships are awarded each Spring to Ojai students for Fall enrollment at a recognized college, university, community college or technical school, with over 400 scholarships awarded to date. In addition, each year more than $30,000 of community grants are awarded to Ojai schools and non­ profit organizations.

Rotary Club of Ojai is celebrating its 75th Diamond Anniversary Gala with a fun-filled evening on Saturday June 3rd from 4-8 p.m. at the scenic Upper Ojai Ranch of Rotarian Dewayne Boccali & his wife Marilyn, 11675 Ojai Santa Paula Rd. Ojai, CA
Rotarians and friends will gather in a spectacular “pink moment” ranch setting beginning with wine tastings from Boccali’s vineyards in a fully working barn with music and tasty appetizers from 4-5:30 p.m. A beautiful sit-down buffet dinner and program on the lawn under the oaks with fellow Rotarians and special guests will follow to celebrate Rotary Club of Ojai’s 75 years of “Service Above Self”.
Rotary Club of Ojai was first co- chartered in 1948 by the Rotary Clubs of Santa Paula & Ventura, both established century old clubs in their own right!
For more info call 805.340.7575

75th Co-Chairs, Cheree Edwards & Tony Thacher. 
The Rotary Club of Ojai Educational Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023 year.


You must be a resident of the Ojai Valley and a graduating senior who will enroll in a college or university or junior or community college, career/technical, vocational, or certificated program in the next fall term.

For information regarding the Rotary Club of Ojai Educational Foundation click on

To apply for a scholarship, click on


In celebration of Rotary Club of Ojai’s 75th anniversary year, we’re giving $25,000 to Ojai Valley area non-profit organizations.  Organizations that serve residents anywhere in the Ojai Valley are encouraged to apply.  This year’s focus will be on projects with an environmental, youth and/or educational impact. 
Submit completed applications to before the February 28 deadline.
Please click on the link below to read a great story by Leslie Bouche, Chair of the International Committee.  It describes the efforts to generate a global grant for Prashanti International School in India.  It provides details of the grant and lists the many Rotary Clubs and other partners which provided the support.  The story was written for the District 5240 newsletter.
Rotary Club of Ojai: International Service Committee
The Rotary Club of Ojai’s International Service Committee (ISC) is a very active part of our Club. Over the past several years, we have developed long-term, close working relationships with communities in several countries such as Roatan, Niger, India, Bosnia, Ghana, and Cuba. Ojai Rotary has provided grants to support and help create sustainable, positive change in the areas of medical care, economic development, education & literacy, and water & sanitation. Here is a partial list of our club’s international projects:
Community Service
Club Executives & Directors
Co-President Elect
Past President
Community Service
Club Service
International Serv
Vocational Service
Public Relations
Youth Service
Membership Co-Chair
Member at Large
Rotary Club of Ojai Education Foundation
Family of Rotary
Interact/Youthact Advisor
RYLA Coordinator
The Rotary Foundation
Polio Plus Chair
Club Bulletin Editor
Programs Chair
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Cheree Edwards
    April 13
  • Judy Pugh
    April 28
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Brad Hall
    April 13
  • Lawrence Wilde
    April 3
  • Randall Roth
    April 16
Join Date:
  • Haady Lashkari
    April 1, 2011
    12 years
  • Marty Pops
    April 2, 1998
    25 years
  • Tessa Turner
    April 22, 2022
    1 year
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