The month of February is very special in the Rotary calendar because it includes the anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary held on February 23, 1905, now designated as the World Understanding and Peace Day.

Club Information
Welcome to Whidbey Westside!
Whidbey Westside

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Thursdays at 5:00 PM
China City Restaurant
1894 Scott Rd
Freeland, WA 98249
United States of America
Join us on Thursdays at China City, Freeland, WA. Fellowship 5:00-5:30 PM/Business meeting 5:30-6:30 PM. Zoom Meeting ID:7839146491. Visitors Welcome!
Congratulations RCWW!
For achieving ShelterBox HERO club recognition for Rotary Year 2023-2024. More  23-24 Rotary year HERO clubs are listed at the link below,check it out and Great Job RCWW!
Point in Time Count
Rotary club of Whidbey Westside was back again this year to help the South Whidbey homeless coalition with its yearly Point in time count . Haircuts, food,clothes and other helping items were given away to our homeless community as the count went on.
Thanks to all who came out this year to help count and serve.#Rotarylife #service
Congratulations Whidbey Westside 
At the Rotary District 5050 Annual Foundation dinner on November 19th, our club was recognized for its contributions and commitment to eradicating polio, particularly for its vital financial support to the End Polio Now: Countdown to History campaign—a heartfelt thank you to every member for your continuing support. 

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Westside Derby Gallops Back Saturday, June 1, 2024 

Giddy up, folks! It's time to saddle up for the 2nd Annual Westside Derby Day! The track heats up on Saturday, June 1, 2024, from 5-9 pm at the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds & Events Center Pole Building, Langley, WA.

Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside, this is no ordinary hoedown. It's a night of thrills and philanthropy! Every buck you bet supports vital Rotary grants, innovative programs, and transformative projects both at home and abroad.

🌟 Sponsors Wanted: Seeking stallions and fillies to champion our cause. Here's a hay-tastic opportunity: Sponsor a Hay Bale for just $50!

🏇🏼Pony sponsorships have dashed to the finish line and are SOLD OUT!

🎟 Don't trot - gallop! Secure your table of 8 before they race away.

Will you back the right horse and join us for an evening of exhilarating fun and community spirit? Place your bets on a good time and trot on down!

Contact Jane Helten for tickets & sponsorships: or 360-631-0752

🏇🏼🏆🎉 See you in the winner's circle! 🏇🏼🏆🎉

Congratulations Whidbey Westside 🎉
Our club has been awarded the Rotary Citation for the year 2022-23. This honor is a testament to our collective dedication, commitment, and hard work in furthering the goals of the Rotary.
From Past RI President Jennifer Jones, “Congratulations! Your club has earned the Rotary Citation, the most significant award a Rotary club can achieve for 2022-23. This past year, your club demonstrated a commitment to achieve its goals, which ultimately helps strengthen Rotary and shape our future.”
Thanks to each of you for your contributions and unwavering support!
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Thank you to all of our 2024 Westside Derby Sponsors! 
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Public Image
Youth Services
Director At Large
Club Administration
Club Services
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Aurora Echo
    February 12
  • Mary Enter
    February 14
  • Suzi Roehm
    February 6
Join Date:
  • Mark Lipson
    February 10, 2020
    4 years
  • Jim Rogers
    February 15, 2016
    8 years
  • Suzi Roehm
    February 18, 2019
    5 years
  • Tracy Schultz
    February 23, 2015
    9 years
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