Welcome to Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Club!


The Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Club welcomes Rotarians and other visitors to its Monday meetings. The club is now meeting in-person at the Westin for those members/guests who are vaccinated.  Additionally, the meeting will be broadcast via Zoom as an option.  Please refer to President Raegan Matthews at RaeganM@gmail.com for Zoom access. The club meets at the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008.  A buffet lunch with salads and hot entrees is open at noon, with the business meeting beginning at 12:20 pm. 

The Club, chartered in February 1980, has over 75 members. The membership is very active and committed to the Rotary principle of "Service Above Self."  The club sponsors an energetic Interact Club at Carlsbad High School and each year sends both facilitators and students to the annual RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) conference for high school juniors and the Rotary LEAD symposium for eighth graders. The club sponsors Oktoberfest --this year's Oktoberfest will include an "Opening Day Event" at the Strawberry Fields with a German meal and fun AND Carlsbad restaurants supporting both Carlsbad Rotary Clubs in the Oktober-FEAST element of the festivities for the entire month of October.  Check out the website for event and restaurant specifics: http://www.RotaryOktoberfest.org. This is the 39th anniversary of the Rotary Clubs of Carlsbad Oktoberfest.  Proceeds from Oktoberfest are shared with Carlsbad charities and used by the club for its many local community projects. The club also sponsors an annual "Brewfest" with craft brewers. This year's event is in the planning stages.

Additionally, the club also supports the AVID program at Carlsbad High School with a business and ethics conference, a literacy project and book fair at Jefferson Elementary School,  organizations in Carlsbad assisting food insecurity, the homeless, the Carlsbad Educational Foundation, Hospice of the North Coast, The Assistance League of North Coast, Casa de Amparo, the North County Food Bank, the Veterans Association of North County, La Posada, Stand Up for Kids, the Carlsbad Boys and Girls Club, the Women's Resource Center and the CHS Music Festival. 

VISION STATEMENT FOR 2021-2022:  Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary provides opportunities for service, leadership, friendship and personal growth.

MISSION STATEMENT FOR 2021-2022:  By emphasizing "Service Above Self" the club selects programs and projects which enhance the global community, build relationships, provide fellowship and encourage personal growth.

The club's emphasis is on community service and leadership development in young people and its members. The club advances programs and projects dealing with the seven areas of focus of Rotary International including (1) basic education and literacy; (2) community and economic development; (3) maternal and child health; (4) water, sanitation and hygiene; (5) disease prevention and treatment; (6) peacebuilding and conflict resolution; and (7) the environment.  Members of Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary have options to be involved in hands-on local projects as well as Rotary International projects.

If joining a dynamic group of people interested in providing service and taking action is of interest, please contact the Membership Chair Jani Jackson at jani@developyourteam.com.