Montecito Rotary Welcomes New Member – Connor Rehage

President John Glanville, Connor Rehage and Diane Gabriel Conner Rehage has been sponsored by Diane Gabriel and has attended lunch and other events at our Club over the last three months; a number of us have had a chance to meet and chat with Conner. Conner was born and raised in Santa Barbara (fortunate guy!), Continue Reading »

Montecito Rotary Club “2014 Golf Classic”

Click on the image to view in greater detail Montecito Rotary Club’s 2014 Golf Classic! Participation and Sponsorship forms are located at under “Download”, then “2014 Golf Classic Forms”. Come join in the fun!!! For more information about attending a Tuesday luncheon at the Montecito Rotary Club or joining the club, please contact Club Continue Reading »

Santa Barbara Airbus Makes the District 5240 Gala in Westlake a Breeze to Attend!

For those Club Members who attended the District 5240 Gala in Westlake this last March 15, one of the benefits was a easy ride down and back courtesy of Eric of Santa Barbara Air Bus. Going above and beyond the call of duty, Eric and Santa Barbara Air Bus picked up the attendees and delivered Continue Reading »

Races Have $30k Goal, Rotarians Use Money for Clean Water – Rotary Club of Westlake Village

With a focus on clean water and sanitation for impoverished communities, the Rotary Club of Westlake Village wants to raise at least $30,000 at its Community Street Festival and 5K/10K Run/Walk for Global Clean Water on April 6. “Contaminated water causes 1.5 million deaths a year; 2.5 billion people live without basic sanitation, and 1 Continue Reading »

Welcoming Guest Speakers from Engineers Without Borders – Rotary Club of Goleta

Rotary Club of Goleta president Mike Pitts and program chair Dick Temple welcomed two active members representing Engineers Without Borders, Terrisa Duena, M.E., Ph.D., of NextGen Aeronautics and Stephanie Hassoldt, president of the Santa Barbara/Ventura chapter of EWB, as guest speakers, who talked about their water project in Tanzania. Brian Rocha, a member of the Rotary Club Continue Reading »

Members Spend a Day Harvesting Fruit for Foodbank – Rotary Club of Goleta

Rotary Club of Goleta president Mike Pitts and his wife, Cecilia, helped Merilee Lamar, community service chair, round up Rotary Club members on Sunday for a day of harvesting fruit for the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County at Dos Pueblos Ranch. The fruit will be distributed to low-income families and shelters throughout Santa Barbara County. If Continue Reading »

Rotary Club of Santa Barbara Selects Roosevelt’s Alison Throop as Elementary Teacher of Year

The Rotary Club of Santa Barbara has selected Alison Throop, a first-grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in the Santa Barbara Unified School District, as its outstanding elementary teacher of the year. Since 1986, the club has honored outstanding teachers from South Coast schools. Each year, it awards a secondary, elementary and special-education teacher with Continue Reading »