In Rotary, we believe in the marathon and not the sprint!

(Image from International Marathon Fellowship of Rotarians /

Congratulations to the following Rotary clubs that have welcomed new members as of July 31. They are now part of an organization that is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being and the value of Service Above Self.

  • Bakersfield Breakfast
  • Bakersfield Twilight
  • Camarillo
  • Carpinteria
  • Carpinteria Morning
  • Central Coast Passport
  • E-Club of One World
  • Fillmore
  • Los Olivos
  • Nipomo
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Barbara North
  • Santa Maria
  • Santa Maria Breakfast
  • Westlake Village

Congratulations to the following clubs for holding steady and maintaining 100% retention as of July 31:

Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Bakersfield, Bakersfield Breakfast, Bakersfield East, Bakersfield North, Bakersfield Twilight, Buellton, Camarillo, Camarillo Sunset, Carpinteria, Carpinteria Morning, Carpinteria Sunset, Cayucos, Central Coast-Passport, China Lake, Conejo Valley, Delano, E-Club of One World D5240, Fillmore, Goleta, Goleta Noontime, Grover Beach, Indian Wells Valley, Kern River Valley, Lompoc, Los Olivos, Montecito, Moorpark, Moorpark Morning, Morro Bay, Newbury Park, Nipomo, Ojai West, Oxnard, Oxnard Sunrise, Paso Robles, Paso Robles Sunrise, Pismo Beach Five Cities, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Daybreak, San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara North, Santa Barbara Sunrise, Santa Maria, Santa Maria Breakfast, Santa Maria South, Shafter, Simi Sunrise, Solvang, Tehachapi, Templeton, The Five Cities ECO, Thousand Oaks, Vandenberg Village, Ventura East, Ventura South, Wasco, Westlake Village, and Westlake Village Sunrise.

We are on our way to DG Savi’s goal of 1,000 new Rotarians in District 5240. To date, we have 23 new Rotarians.

From the Membership Toolbox:

Need help with membership? We have people who are ready, willing and able to help your clubs out with membership. Feel free to reach out to our District Membership Chair Lee Ginsburg (RC Westlake Village) if you have questions or need assistance.

Until next month…. Let’s GROW ROTARY!

Scott Phillips
District Administrator
Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime