Rotary Club of Eureka & District 5130

The Rotary Club of Eureka is part of Rotary International District 5130. District 5130 runs from Napa and Sonoma in the South up to the Oregon border!

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May 23, 2022

Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Flag Salute: Wayne Wilson Thought of the day: Kate Witthaus “One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” Guests: Jeremy Campbell, Executive Director of Waterfront Recovery and James Danny White were introduced. They have both recently applied for

November 29, 2021

President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. BUSINESS The club meeting location for the next several weeks will be at the Inn @ 2nd & C Streets in Eureka. 113 turkeys were given to the Eureka Rescue Mission this year. Thanks to all who helped out. Kim Bauriedel brought a

April 4, 2022

Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Thought of the day: Tom Schallert shared a quote from Rotary founder Paul Harris: “It has been the way of Rotary to focus thought upon matters in which members are in agreement, rather than upon matters in which they are in disagreement.”

March 28, 2022

Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Thought of the day: In celebration of the changing seasons, Annalise Von Borstel shared a poem about the transition from winter to spring. Visitors: Mike, who works with our local Grocery Outlet, was a visitor today.  Mike is evaluating local Rotary clubs

March 21, 2022

Club Past President Mindy Sehon presided over the meeting. Dave Dillon: Mindy shared the news that long time club member Dave Dillon recently passed away.  Mindy shared the story of Dave’s life, his journey to Rotary, and his many contributions to our local club and regional Rotary District.  To honor

March 14, 2022

Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Thought of the Day: Kate Witthaus provided the Thought of the Day, which focused on the power and potential of young people.  Kate reminded us that “Everyone you admire was once a beginner”. Visitors: John Fullerton, former club member, was a welcome

March 7, 2022

March 7, 2022 There were no minutes for today’s meeting. There is however, a photo taken by Klark Swan of the meeting held at the Inn at 2nd and C in Eureka.

February 28, 2022

The meeting was opened at 12:05pm on Zoom by President Klark Swan. Darus Trutna led the pledge of Allegiance.  Klark provided the thought of the day- “There’s a lot going on in the world right now, I am proud that Rotary continues the good work that they do. Unfortunately, 8

February 14, 2022

The meeting was opened at 12:00pm on Zoom by President Klark Swan.  Happy Valentine’s Day! Mike Martin led the pledge of Allegiance.  Jerry Reece provided the thought of the day. Carly Robbins – Past District Governor Kenneth Moulton passed away recently.  He was an amazing Rotarian and friend. Donations to

The Four-Way Test

The Four-Way Test is a test used by Rotarians world-wide as a moral code for personal and business relationships. The test can be applied to almost any aspect of life. The test was scripted by Herbert J. Taylor an American from Chicago as he set out to save a distribution company from bankruptcy. It was later adopted by Rotary International.

Is it the TRUTH?

There is a timelessness in truth that is unchangeable. Truth cannot exist without justice.

Is it FAIR to all concerned?

The substitution of fairness for the harsh principles of doing business at arm’s length has improved rather than hurt business relationships.


Man is by nature a cooperative creature and it is his natural instinct to express love.

Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

This question eliminates the dog-eat-dog mentality and substitutes the idea of constructive and creative competition.