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About Us

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Rotary Club of Santa Clara

The Rotary Club of Santa Clara, established in 1936, is dedicated to serving the local and world community. Composed of business and community leaders, the club designs its many projects to represent the Rotary motto of Service Above Self.

Santa Clara Rotary supports the community with many projects: Steps for Success, Christmas for Kids, college scholarships, Enterprise Leadership Conference, Interact and Rotaract clubs, speech contests, and special grants awarded to local organizations. In addition to making major financial contributions to the welfare of the city of Santa Clara, Rotarians have strongly supported many international projects such as the Rotary goal of global polio eradication.

Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. To learn more about the club and membership, please visit our website at

P.O. BOX 111
(408) 981-8611

Club Tax ID is 94-6179401 - 501 (c) 4

Rotary Club Foundation the Tax ID is 77-0386744 - 501 (c) 3

Where we Meet

The Rotary Club of Santa Clara meets at 12:15 PM every Thursday at the Marianiís Restaurant & Inn

The meeting starts with an introduction of visiting Rotarians and guests, announcements of club activities and projects, followed by a speaker 1:00 PM. The meetings are promptly adjourned at 1:30 PM
Marianiís Restaurant & Inn
2500 El Camino Real
Cardinal Room
Santa Clara, CA 95051


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