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Rotary Club of Santa Paula
Santa Paula

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:00 PM
Flight 126
824 E. Santa Maria Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060
United States of America
Home Page Stories
Thank you President Marilyn Appleby for another very successful and fun Rotary year! We appreciate your leadership, commitment and friendship. Congratulations to John Marquez, Rotarian of the Year and Stephanie Becerra, Gale Mason award recipient! Much deserved by the both of you. A sincere thank you to Scott Dunbar as he was welcomed into the Paul Harris Society for his generous support of the Rotary Foundation. Your care provides Rotary support and makes a difference throughout the world. The gavel has been passed to John Procter.
Renaissance High School and Vista Real Charter School Seniors may inquire in their school office. Santa Paula High School Seniors have instructions on the flyer below. Apply Today!! The deadline is April 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm. No late entries will be accepted.

Meet Marilyn Appleby, our 2021-2022 Santa Paula Rotary President!

It is an honor to be your Club President for the Rotary Year 2021-2022. I truly admire the experience and talent each member brings to the Rotary Club of Santa Paula. 

This past year has been difficult with Covid, but our Club remained unified, serving our community well. As we gather back together and reconnect, we have the opportunity to move ahead in the new year even stronger.  

I look forward to serving with you in a new year of:

  •           Service, Fellowship and Fun!

Here’s to a great new Rotary year!

Marilyn

 
 
We are so proud of our 2021 Cardinal Juniors. These students were nominated by the high school department heads. They were reminded to apply for scholarships in March 2022. 
Congratulations!! Kenya Valdez, Ryan Gomez, Luis Magana, Valerie Bautista, Emmanuel Medina, Diego Murillo, Jamie Rodriguez, Anahi Chavez, Emiliano Molina, Erika Gutierrez, Chloe Hernandez and Ana Duran.
The Rotary Club of Santa Paula is very proud to announce we will award $35,000 in scholarships for 2021! The application package is available on the link below. Applicants must be graduating seniors from the class of 2021 from Santa Paula High School or Renaissance High School located in Santa Paula, CA.
Today is Veteran's Day 2020. It has been a year like no other which has given us an even deeper appreciation for our Veterans. Thank you for your strength, courage, sacrifices,  experiences you have shared, and those you still carry silently. You have made a difference. You have given us the gift of freedom. Thank you for serving our country. God Bless America
The Rotary Club of Santa Paula was proud to make a donation to the Spirit of Santa Paula! Service Above Self and supporting our community is our mission.
Our Rotary club made a donation in the name of former Rotarian and Community friend, Randy Axell. Randy was a treasured friend and will be missed by all. We are so grateful for his commitment to Santa Paula Art Museum and the Santa Paula community. In addition, we made a donation to the Santa Paula Art Museum who has matching funds available. The museum is open! Stop by for a beautiful visit and holiday shopping.

Capture the beauty of Santa Paula, the purpose of Santa Paula Beautiful Photo Contest is to showcase the breathtaking variety of scenic beauty, landmarks, buildings, nature that abounds in our community.

  1. This contest is open for online submissions only via email at RotaryContest@santapaularotary.com
  2. Photos must be submitted before October 12, 2020 at 11:59 pm. PST.  Any submissions after this deadline will not be included in the contest.  
  3. Photos submitted must be at least 640 pixels on the shorter side, and no more than 2000 pixels on the longer side. Images should be no larger than 2MB. Photos must be in JPEG format.
  4. You may submit one photo for this contest. 
  5. You are required to provide a unique title & description for each image submitted.
  6. All entries must showcase the beauty of Santa Paula and immediate adjacent areas.
  7. There must be no border(s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and/or marks on the images. 
  8. Basic editing, including color enhancement, the use of filters, and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the photos. 
  9. A panel of professional photographers from Santa Paula will judge all entries and select three winning photos. The winners will be announced October 14, 2020.
  10. There will be three prizes: first prize; a 20x24 printed photo of the winning image, mounted, laminated and framed with a canvas texture on it (value $250.00).  Second prize a 16x20 printed photo of the winning image, mounted, framed and laminated with a canvas texture on it (value $200.00).  Third prize: an1 1x14 printed photo of the winning image mounted, laminated and framed with a canvas texture on it (value $150.00)
  11. Printed winner’s photos will be available for pick up only at Melgar Photo Studio. 951 E. Main St. Santa Paula, two weeks after winners are announced.
  12. Contact information to be included with your submission.

(Name and phone number)

By participating in this contest, you are allowing the Rotary Club of Santa Paula to publish the photograph on, including but not limited to, the Rotary Club of Santa Paula web sites, and other electronic and print promotional materials and in print media.

Immediate family members of Santa Paula Rotary Club members and members will not be allowed to participate.

Don't be frightened! Yes Pumpkin Patch at Limoneira Ranch will be closed October 2020 due to Covid 19, but we will be back October 2021. Keep an eye out here on Facebook in the fall. We will see you online for some fun activities! We will miss you in person, but look forward to seeing you online very soon.🎃👻 and in person 2021!
Please help us welcome our new Rotary President, John Marquez!
John is a life-long resident of Santa Paula. He has been married to his wife Gina for 28 years. They have two children, Jazmin and Denay.
 
He is currently the Executive Director of the Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce. John is involved in numerous programs and organizations in Santa Paula.
 
“I am truly honored to serve as the 2020-2021 Santa Paula Rotary President. This year’s Rotary theme is “Rotary Opens Opportunities” As we face the uncertainty of this pandemic, it is more important than ever that we work together. Our club is committed to opening new opportunities to serve, support and grow our community.
 
Thank you to everyone who has supported our club over the years. We appreciate the passion and commitment of our citizens to help make Santa Paula a better place to live”.

 
 
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Rotary awards its highest recognition to HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales

Rotary awards its highest recognition to HRH Prince Charles, Prince of WalesKIGALI, Rwanda (June 24, 2022) – Celebrate Community, a joint initiative of the four major volunteer service organizations, will launch this year

Melodies and memories

The nonprofit Music Mends Minds, launched by Rotary member Carol Rosenstein, provides people with memory loss an opportunity to reconnect through song.

Imagine Melbourne

Join us to Imagine What’s Next at the 2023 Rotary International Convention in Australia

Rotary and ShelterBox renew global partnership

Rotary and ShelterBox renew global partnership

Why Rotary is committed to mangroves

When Lindy Knowles thinks back to his childhood in the Bahamas, a particular tree is the backdrop of the best memories: the mangrove. Spindly, with twisted roots, mangroves thrive in tidal areas around the islands, including a creek near his grandmother’s house. Knowles learned to fish among

 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Paul Blewett
    June 18
Anniversaries:
  • Paul Chounet
    V Chounet
    June 10
Join Date:
  • Bob G. Russell
    June 1, 1984
    38 years
  • Chris L. Bartelson
    June 1, 1978
    44 years
  • Scott A. Dunbar
    June 1, 1985
    37 years
  • Katherine Becker
    June 11, 2018
    4 years
  • Carol McMullin
    June 14, 2021
    1 year
  • Lisa Tate Soury
    June 14, 2021
    1 year
  • Jeanne Eigner
    June 22, 2020
    2 years
  • Vivian Mullett
    June 24, 2019
    3 years