1. The rotary fits my lifestyle very well

    “I’ve been a Rotary for 40-plus years, and the reason I am in the Rotary Club of Santa Monica and love Rotary is that it fits my lifestyle very well. I am a person who likes to help people who need help, and I have been doing this for many, many, many years. I think Rotary is a mountain. For example, in our community service committee, we’re helping people all around the world who are less f…Read More

    Nat Trives
  2. It really has been a life-changing experience for me

    “I joined the Rotary over 35 years ago in order to be with like-minded business people who love giving back to the community. It also gave me an opportunity to network with people who have the same great standard for moral ethics and business, and it really has been a life-changing experience for me.”…Read More

    Bill Chillingworth
  3. I like Rotary Club’s social action programs, and that I get to know nice people

    “I tried Rotary because Matt Williams and I conversed at a sushi bar, and I liked the Rotary Club’s social action programs that he talked about. I also liked that he said it was a social club, and that I would get to know nice people.”…Read More

    Greg Abrams
  4. We have common values and I like to serve

    “I joined the Rotary Club of Santa Monica to end polio. And also because of friendship; above all, friendship. Rotary has become my social life.” “The Rotary is my social life, and it’s a people that have common values with me. I also joined the Rotary because I like to serve.”…Read More

    Lisa Alexander and Len Lanzi
  5. I love the people and the purpose

    “I actually joined the Rotary Club of Santa Monica for business, but what ended up happening is that I fell in love with it. Even though I do get business from it, even if I didn't, I would absolutely keep going. I love the people and the purpose that it gives me, and the opportunity of service”…Read More

    Andrea Gressinger