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Travis Walker
Mar 08, 2021 12:00 PM
Meet Santa Paula's new Police Chief
Officer Heather van Hemert
Mar 22, 2021 12:00 PM
and K-9 partner, Django; Santa Paula Police Department
Celina Zacaris
Mar 29, 2021
California State University - Channel Islands
Kat Selm, Nature Conservancy
Apr 19, 2021 12:00 PM
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Rotary Club of Santa Paula

Santa Paula

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Flight 126
824 E. Santa Maria Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060
United States of America
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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”.

 
 
We are so happy to welcome new members Susie Willeford and Ellie Ramirez to our Rotary club! They are pictured with their sponsors Gary Nasalroad and Al Guilin.
President Elect Bob Orlando made a new friend at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg, Germany. Please meet Peace Taremwa, Past Assistant Governor, RC Kajjansi, Tanzania and  Uganda. We pride ourselves in Rotary to define our community as not just the city we live in, but the world we live in. 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jerry Friedrich
    March 1
  • Walter H. Adair, Jr.
    March 1
  • Jeanne Eigner
    March 7
  • John Nichols
    March 19
  • Alfonso A. Guilin
    March 24
  • Stephanie Becerra
    March 27
  • Scott A. Dunbar
    March 29
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Becci Orlando
    March 24
Join Date:
  • Tanya Torres
    March 9, 2020
    1 year
  • Stephanie Becerra
    March 12, 2018
    3 years
  • Jose Melgar
    March 13, 2017
    4 years
  • Otto L. Schimmel
    March 17, 2003
    18 years
  • Chris Wilson
    March 26, 2007
    14 years
  • Bob Orlando
    March 27, 2006
    15 years
  • Ramsey Jay
    March 31, 1986
    35 years