Club Information
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Ojai - #674
Ojai
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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The Rotary Club of Ojai Educational Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023 year.

DEADLINE TO APPLY – MARCH, 17, 2023

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 ojairotaryedfoundation.org

To apply for a scholarship, click on ojairotaryedfoundation.org/apply-for-scholarship/

 

 
 
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 ojairotarygrants@gmail.com before the February 28 deadline.
 
 
 
 

Taste of Ojai 2023!

A Journey of Food, Wine, and Art

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

Get your tickets and view all the details now at www.tasteofojai.org

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.

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
 
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Club Executives & Directors
President-Elect
Co-President Elect
President
Co-President
Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
Community Service
Club Service
International Serv
Vocational Service
Public Relations
Youth Service
Membership Co-Chair
Membership
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:
  • Bob Skankey
    February 4
  • Mike Weaver
    February 5
  • Fred Coleman
    February 7
  • Andy Gilman
    February 9
  • Gregory Webster
    February 16
  • Marc Whitman
    February 26
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Susan Weaver
    February 27
Join Date:
  • Bryant Huber
    February 10, 2017
    6 years
  • Don Reed
    February 12, 2010
    13 years
  • Fred M. Fauvre
    February 13, 1976
    47 years
  • Catherine Lee
    February 19, 2002
    21 years
  • Terry Twichell
    February 25, 1994
    29 years
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Speakers
Kimberly Cluff
Feb 03, 2023
Native American Children & The Law
Get Acquainted Talks
Feb 10, 2023
Franz Lidz
Feb 17, 2023
Journalism: British v. American Style
Ashwin Manthripragada
Mar 03, 2023
Environmental Education by Example
Jonathan Swift, PhD. - Thacher School
Mar 17, 2023
From Ojai to the Stars
Chuck Graham
Apr 07, 2023
Carrizo Plain — America's Serengeti
Get Acquainted Talks
May 12, 2023
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Second woman nominated as Rotary International president

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