Founded in 1966, the Rotary Club of Mendocino has been proud to serve Mendocino and the world. We have contributed over $1.3 million to scholarships and community services. Almost every nonprofit organization in the area has benefited from the fundraising efforts of the club.
We welcome new members! Benefits of membership include leadership and networking opportunities, local and global impact, cultural exchange, and lots of fun! Come to one of our weekly meetings or contact us to learn more!
Through our Avenues of Service, we support our local communities through youth scholarships, grants to nonprofits, disaster relief and hands-on projects. Globally, we are rebuilding a school and water system, and helping to eradicate polio.
Rotary Park, at the corner of Main and Lansing Streets in Mendocino, is now protected from commercial development and has become a popular venue for community events. Contact us to find out how to reserve Rotary Park for your event!
Over the last year Mendocino Rotary has continued its effort to make our community a better place to live while staying safe during the pandemic. We have met weekly by zoom and heard talks by community leaders on a variety [...]
Hands on projects are the way to get thing done! This time it was a group effort by our members and members of the Mendocino High School Interact Club. We planted rhododendrons, Douglas irises and pollinator beds, taking care to [...]
Rotarians Harold Hauck, John Cottle, Mike Sandys, Toby Wade and friend of Rotary spent three days last week raking leaves and mowing the grass in Mendocino Rotary Park. In the last few months picnic tables have been placed in the Park, and a [...]
Prez Gary opened our meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests: Dr. Mike Sandys from NCFHC, and Drew Rhoads, today's speaker. Today's Program: Drew shared with us the state of the unit after the recent fires in our immediate and [...]
Prez Gary opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests: Eleanor, Jenny and Eric. Today's Program Jenny Heckeroth, Executive Director of the Mendocino Area Parks Association (MAPA), shared information about Standish Hickey park. Jenny believes that being out in nature can [...]
Pres Gary opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Thought for the Day: “Don’t think, try.” “Ready, fire, aim.” Thanks, Jerry! “Great works are not accomplished by strength, but by perseverance.” Guests/Visiting Rotarians: District Governor Barbara Spangler and Assistant [...]