Rotary Club of Hayward, California
Hayward Rotary Club is a non-partisan, non-political service organization. Our members are leaders in business, education, government, nonprofit, and community service. Rotarians come from many diverse walks of life, and we are united in giving back to our community. Hayward Rotary Club and Foundation have contributed millions of dollars of support to vital projects and programs that build a stronger future for Hayward and the world. Do you want to give back to the community in an organized way, in the company of distinguished community leaders? Do you have what it takes to become a Hayward Rotary Club member? Find out by attending our weekly luncheons, by talking to Rotarians, and by browsing this website. Learn more
2017 Outstanding Hayward Rotarian
Paul "The Godfather" Martin
The Richard W. Bowman Outstanding Hayward Rotarian Award is given annually to the Hayward Rotary Club member who best exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”, and whose contributions in the five Avenues of Service distinguish them among their peers. It is the highest honor Hayward Rotary Club bestows.
In 2017, the honoree was Paul "The Godfather" Martin.Other past honorees who are current members are: Charley Plummer, John Hunter, Ed Martins, Don Mai, Ed Avelar, Dick Bowman, Ken Meirovitz, George Pacheco, Bob Scheppler, Mona Diamantine, Bob Sakai, Brian Schott, Ed Mullins, and Larry Ratto.
Prospective honorees are nominated by fellow Rotary Club members, and the winner is selected by a Committee comprised of the past five honorees. The 2018 OHR Committee members are Paul Martin, Larry Ratto, Brian Schott, Bob Sakai, and Ed Mullins. Current Hayward Rotary Club members are encouraged to nominate a fellow Club member for this prestigious award.

The application period for Hayward Rotary Club Foundation Community Grants in 2017-18 is now closed. The deadline to apply was November 30, 2017. Grant awards will be announced in February 2018.
Hayward Rotary Scholars 2017The Hayward Rotary Scholar awards recognize students who demonstrate extraordinary skill and achievement in school. The award is bestowed upon Hayward students who achieve perfect scores on their standardized tests, perfect attendance, and perfect citizenship at school for a full year. In 2017, five students achieved Hayward Rotary Scholar status.


We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
1074 B St. (Masonic Hall)
Hayward, CA  94541
United States
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