West Bay Rotary Club
P O Box 1033
Camden, ME 04843

The West Bay Rotary Club of Camden, Maine was chartered in May of 1986. A small group of charter members decided to create a breakfast club and obtained the sponsorship of the well-established Camden Rotary Club. The Camden club continues as a successful luncheon club.  West Bay has grown in membership and dedication to the spirit of Rotary over the years.

The members have made many significant contributions to the Midcoast community and to the greater Rotary world. Each year the club has made financial and hands-on contributions to worthy projects and organizations in the area. It has provided vocational scholarships to assist students and heating oil funds to the three area towns for distribution. Members have supported local organizations such as Midcoast Habitat for Humanity, Knox County Homeless Coalition, One Less Worry, local food banks, and many others . While doing this, the club has supported programs of Rotary International such as the world-wide program to eradicate polio.

West Bay Rotary has five major fundraising events:  Chili Challenge, eWaste+, Duck Derby, Chowder Challenge, and Christmas Tree Sales/Santa’s Pass-Me-Down Workshop.  Members park cars at the National Toboggan Championships, sell entry tickets at the Maine Boats & Home Show, and provide  support for many other community projects.

Membership in West Bay Rotary provides an opportunity to share with others the ability to accomplish significant results when members work together for the good of others.  For over 30 years, West Bay Rotary Club has been a fine example of "Service Above Self", helping make the Midcoast better  one family, one child, one person at a time.

West Bay Rotary meets on Thursday mornings from 7:30 am until 8:30 am at the First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843. Many members come as early as 7:00 am for breakfast and fellowship.

Visit our website at https://www.westbayrotaryofmaine.org/

Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/westBayRotary/

Email us for information about our club at westbayrotaryinfo@gmail.com

 



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Thank you to our GOLD Annual Sponsor Etienne Perret

Thank you to Etienne Perret for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. Etienne Perret is one of the world's premier designers of colored diamond jewelry. Best known for his bridal designs in 18kt gold, platinum and Gem Ceramic, he is also ...
West Bay Rotary Chowder Challenge

West Bay Rotary is proud to be a part of the 2019 Camden Windjammer Festival. The 2019 Chowder Challenge will be held at the Camden Public Landing on Saturday, August 31st from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 & under. Net proceeds from the event will ...
Entrepreneurship Workshop - Starting Your Own Business

West Bay Rotary Club of Camden and Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education will present its 2019 class in entrepreneurship for people who are interested in starting their own business. Classes will be held each Wednesday 6:00-8:00 pm, October 9 – November 6 at CHRHS. Topics will cover the ...
West Bay Rotary Backpack Program Helps Local Kids

It's back to school time and that means West Bay Rotary's Backpack Program is back. Because of this program, up to 70 local students will receive backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to this program. In 2012, Barbara Heard started the West Bay Rotary Backpack Program and has been the ...
Thank you to our GOLD Annual Sponsor Edward Jones

West Bay Rotary would like to thank Edward Jones financial advisors Ken Gardiner and Tom Griffith for their continued support as a GOLD annual sponsor of our events. They help make all of our events possible, including the annual Chowder Challenge. At Edward Jones, the approach they work ...

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