Rotary Club of Rossmoor California

"Service Above Self"


Joining Our Club

Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. A Rotary club contains a diverse group of professional leaders from the community that the club serves.

Rotarians are members of Rotary clubs. Rotary clubs belong to Rotary International. To become a Rotarian, you must be invited to join a Rotary club by a member of that club.

A qualified candidate for Rotary club membership is an adult of good character and good business, professional, or community reputation. The candidate fits the following criteria:

  • Works or lives within Rossmoor or within a city/unincorporated area immediately adjacent to Walnut Creek.
  • Holds or is retired from an executive position with discretionary authority in any worthy and recognized business or profession and/or community volunteer work.
Membership in the Rossmoor Rotary Club is by invitation. If you are interested in learning more, please ask a current member, or email Jackie Giffin, Membership Chair.

Membership Benefits:

See what some current Rotarians say about Rotary.

  • Friendship – Rotary provides two of the basic human needs: friends and fellowship.
  • Personal Growth – Rotary allows you continued growth in human relations and personal development.
  • Leadership Development – Rotary is made up of a group of leaders. Serving in Rotary is like a college education in leadership.
  • OnGoing Education – Every week you hear a new speaker. You learn about Rossmoor, California, Contra Costa County, the USA and World.
  • Fun – Rotary is fun! Club meetings are fun! Club projects are fun! Raising funds for worthy causes is fun!
  • Improved Speaking Skills – Public Speaking is the single biggest phobia in our society. Rotary provides an avenue to improve your speaking skills.
  • World Citizenship – Rotary has 1.2 million members, about 32, 000 clubs, in more than 200 countries.
  • Go to any Club in the world and you are treated as an important friend.
  • Youth Programs – Rossmoor Rotary has a new group of young members and activities. Rotary at large has high school Interact clubs, Youth Exchange Programs, and Camp Royal Leadership program locally.
  • Code of Ethics – Rotarians live by the 4-Way Test.
    • Is it the TRUTH ?
    • Is it FAIR to all concerned?
    • Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
    • Will it be BENEFICIAL to  all concerned?

Imagine a world where everyone did this?

  • Cultural Awareness – Rotarians come from a cross-section of every conceivable background whether it be religious, political, ethnic, etc.  Rossmoor has a new membership program with emphasis on Youth and Diversity.
  • Opportunity to Serve – The product of Rotary is SERVICE Locally and Internationally. This is the best reason to join! A CHANCE TO DO SOMETHING FOR SOMEONE ELSE!