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, Homes and Harbor 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.

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West Bay Rotary Chili Challenge

Help West Bay Rotary choose the best chili in the Midcoast and help charities at the same time. Local restaurants will serve up their best chili at the annual West Bay Rotary Chili Challenge and you can be a judge. You get to try them all and vote for your favorite. Net proceeds from the event ...
Thank you to our GOLD annual sponsor Baird: The Ogier ...

Thank you to Baird: The Ogier Hall Group for being a GOLD annual sponsor of all of our events, including the Christmas Tree Sale Fundraiser & Pass-Me-Down Gift Shop. Baird is an international wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm. The same values Baird was ...
Thank you to our GOLD annual sponsor Edward Jones

Thank you to Edwards Jones financial advisors Tom Griffith and Ken Gardiner for their continued support of our events as GOLD annual sponsors. They help make all of our events possible, including the Christmas Tree Sale Fundraiser & Pass-Me-Down Gift Shop. At Edward Jones, the approach they work ...
West Bay Rotary Christmas Tree Sale Fundraiser

Christmas trees, wreaths, and gifts from local artists are all available for sale. This year's Pass-Me-Down Gift Shop will include gifts and glass-blowing experiences from Jacobson Glass Studio and jewelry from Etienne Perret. Weekdays - 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Weekends - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 ...
FINAL WEEK for Unique Custom Jewelry from West Bay ...

Looking for some beautiful jewelry for your loved one for Christmas? Stop by the West Bay Rotary Pass-Me-Down Christmas Tree Shop and check out this beautiful custom jewelry from Etienne Perret. Etienne has donated this jewelry and several other pieces, so the club will keep 100% of the proceeds ...

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