President's Message
Christy Swatzell
member photo

The Bakersfield East Rotary Club was chartered on December 23rd, 1952. This year, we are celebrating our 65th anniversary! Our club motto for 2017-18 is "We are 65 and we care". 

If you can leave your stress behind for just one hour and are willing to have fun in the brotherhood and sisterhood of East Rotary, then you need to come to our meetings!


Christy Swatzell - President 2017/18


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Officers of the Year:
Deputy Richard Giannelli and
Captain Kris Reynolds

Deputy Richard Giannelli of Kern County Sheriff Office.  He was introduced by Sgt Dunbar

Fire Fighter of the Year:  Captain Kris Reynolds of Bakersfield Fire Department.  He was introduced by Battalion Chief Frando

They both received a plaque and a gift certificate.  Both had many associates, friends and family members in attendance.

This little guy just loved his origami bird given to him by President Christy. 
Kern County Sheriff's Office
Family and friends visiting the club

Bryan Oberg

When and why?
I became a member of Rotary in December 2013. I wanted a community service network of friends that could help me grow as a businessman and as a person. 
Classification? Photographer.​​​​​​
Wife Mikela
Son Ethan (3)
Daughter Rylee (1) 
Softball is life... 
Something to share
Watch for a classification shift for me coming this June!​​​​​​​
Backpack to Success Philippines -
Children international Project!
After meeting shenanigans
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mark Ramsey
May 1
Melinda Westfahl
May 4
Scarlett Sabin
May 9
Gary Creott
May 17
Michael Burger
May 17
Ron White
May 19
Bryan Oberg
May 20
Scott Begin
May 30
Spouse Birthdays
Susan Begin
May 20
Li Gibbs
May 25
Ron White
May 1
Doug Amstutz
Jan (Sunnie) Amstutz
May 20
Jimmie Soto
Dilania Soto
May 20
Greg Braun
Ann Braun
May 23
Larry Moxley
Susan Moxley
May 23
Mark Ramsey
May 29
Join Date
Phil Franey
May 1, 1984
34 years
Susan Gill
May 1, 1997
21 years
Amanda Frank
May 3, 2013
5 years
Christy Swatzell
May 3, 2011
7 years
Steven Gibbs
May 3, 1991
27 years
Doug Amstutz
May 29, 1984
34 years
Fernando Aguirre
May 30, 2014
4 years

Melinda Westfahl Wardrobe Consulting

Michael Burger Probate Referee

Mike Brazzell

Michael Burger MAI

Christy Swatzell

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