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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Upcoming Guest Speakers

**Meetings are temporarily on Zoom due to COVID-19 concerns. Please email for information or to attend a meeting.**

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July 25, 2022 Guest Speaker:  District Governor, Jennifer Strong Topic: Time is the only commodity that once we spend it, we can't get it back. How do we make Service Feed Self. She spoke about the difference of being a Rotarian and why we are Rotarians. She shared her "why" and asked President Elect,

July 18, 2022 The meeting was presided over by Past President Carly Robbins Thought of the Day: Chuck Ellsworth elicited chuckles with a funny anecdote about his grandson.  The lesson was, “Be careful what you wish for!” Guests: We welcomed a number of guests today, including former Rotaract Christine Tyson,

July 11, 2022 Past President Mindy Sehon was acting President, stepping in for President Jerry Reece who is recovering from an illness and hopes to be back in the near future. The theme for this Rotary year is Imagine Rotary. The Flag Salute was led by Nancy Dean.  Ziggy was

June 27, 2022 Club President Klark Swan presided over the beginning of the meeting before she was debunked. Flag Salute- Past District Governor, Michael Juric led the flag salute Thought of the day: Carly Robbins talked about leadership. Guests: There were so many guests today.  Including but not limited to

June 20, 2022 Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Thought of the day: With summer solstice nearly upon us, President Klark sang the praises of summertime for our thought of the day. Guests: Many guests joined us today, including Kelsie of Lost Coast Rotaract, Molly of Arcata Main

June 13, 2022 Club President Klark Swan presided over the meeting. Flag Salute: By our newest member, James “Danny” White. Thought of the day: Greg Williston.  Greg talked about the rewards of getting involved in Rotary such as becoming a host family.  He just went to the wedding of a

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

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

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

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.