As a global network of community volunteers, Rotary’s motto is “service above self,” and exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the 1.2 million members worldwide.
The Rotary Club of Santa Monica, chartered in 1922, is one of the largest and most active Rotary Clubs in the Greater Los Angeles area. With over 120 business and professional leaders who live or work in the community, the Club has long enjoyed a reputation as being the hub for Westside men and women dedicated to improving their local and worldwide communities.
Weekly meetings allow members to enjoy club fellowship along with networking events and enrich their professional and personal knowledge and connections. By participating in club service projects, members learn about local and international philanthropy.
Serve your community.
Rotary’s Guiding Principles
The purpose of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
- The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.
- The practice of high ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
- The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life; The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.
From cleaning the L.A. River to bringing fresh water to remote villages in Myanmar and El Salvador, The Rotary Club of Santa Monica serves our community and those just like ours around the world.
Click below to see a calendar of events and service opportunities!
ERADICATE POLIO. STOP AIDS. PROMOTE PEACE. SPREAD LITERACY. GIVE WATER.