Welcome to the Rotary Club of Palm Springs!
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Chartered in 1941

Palm Springs Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
360 North Restaurant (BEGINNING JULY 2nd)
360 North Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA  92262
United States
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Aug 20, 2014
Thomas Smith
Vocational Training Team to India
Aug 27, 2014
Rod Hendry
Cal State University in the Desert
Sep 03, 2014
Ellen Goodman
Palm Springs Unified School District Foundation
Sep 10, 2014
Nona Watson CEO - PS Chamber of Commerce
What's up with the Chamber

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President 2014-2015
President 2015-2016
President 2013-2014
Club Administration Director
Public Relations
Community Service Director
International Service Director
New Generations
The Rotary Foundation
Vocational Director
Membership Director

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Michele Mician, City of Palm Springs Sustainability Manager becomes the newest member of the Rotary Club of Palm Springs. The club is thrilled to welcome Michele to the Rotary network and continue the great history she has with Rotary!
Palm Springs Animal Shelter Director Marilyn Arcoli-Arcaroli addressed the Rotary Club of Palm Springs and provided insight into the operation and goals of the organization operated by the non-profit, Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. In her talk, Arcoli-Arcaroli shared heartwarming stories about the situations and lives of the animal at the state of the art facility, as well as the ins and outs of running such a facility.
Rotary Club of Palm Springs Welcomes new member Chuck Van Paemel. Van Paemel, is a former Rotary President from Chester, California where he was a leader in developing the local Interact club.
Two local leaders, Nadine Koehler and Tommy Adamo were inducted on July 2nd as the newest members of the Rotary Club of Palm Springs. The club is pleased to welcome these long time residents and local leaders into the club!
Measure J Oversight Commission Chairman Robert Moon addresses the Rotary Club of Palm Springs to update the members on projects funded by the the April 2012 sales tax increase.
Emmy Award-Winning broadcast reporter Hank Plante speaks at Rotary Club of Palm Springs.
Former PSUSD Executive Barbara Stanford inducted into the Rotary Club of Palm Springs
City of Palm Springs Library Director Jeannie Kays updates the Rotary Club of Palm Springs on current activity at the library and upcoming plans for the Welwood Murray and renovations at the Main Library.
The Rotary Club of Palm Springs inducts new member  Dr. Ryan Saunders.

With 18 students from Palm Springs High School’s “Partners in Education/Work Experience Program” in attendance, President Anita Gray convened the February 12th weekly luncheon meeting of the Palm Springs Rotary Club.

County Supervisor Benoit provides updates on Riverside County operations including the Salton Sea, County Jail solutions and more.
This week's speaker was Louisa Castrodale, the Arts Coordinator for the Palm Springs Unified School District.  Ms. Castroldale informed members of the numerous types of arts programs alive and flourishing in our school district along with the profound impacts these programs have on students of all ages.
Terri Nerad Joins Palm Springs Rotary Club
At the January 8th meeting,  the Rotary Club of Palm Springs was pleased to welcome Terri Nerad into the Club.  Terri has been a great supporter of the Club for years, working side by side with her husband and former club member Dr. John Nerad...
Rotary Club of Palm Springs Presents Paul Harris Recognition Award to Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD

Wednesday November 6th at 1p.m. found Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. speaking to the Rotary Club of Palm Springs at the Spa Hotel.  His visit gave the club the opportunity to honor him with the coveted Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellow award, in recognition of his ongoing  service to mankind through his humanitarian efforts in Haiti and as a caring physician.  


President's Message


Welcome to The Rotary Club of Palm Springs!

Thanks so much for visiting our website.   We are a group with a sincere desire to make a difference locally and around the world, and hopefully have a little fun along the way.   If you live in our area and would like more information about our Rotary club send me an email and participate in one of our community service projects or have lunch with us.  If you are a visiting Rotarian for a few days or a few months, we invite you to attend our luncheon meetings held each Wednesday at Noon.


Warmest Regards,

Thomas Smith

Rotary Club of Palm Springs

President 2014 – 2015


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