2011.07 06 Buena Park Rotary Club Short History up-dated July 2011
A brief HISTORY of Buena Park Rotary Club, California 90620 USA
Club number 822 in District 5320
Buena Park is located in the center of Southern California. When our Rotary Club was chartered in 1955, Buena Park was a farming community. Knott’s Berry Farm is a well-known tourist destination in Buena Park. One of our first members was Walter Knott. Our Club meets at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant each week for Lunch.
Buena Park’s Charter meeting was on Oct 18, 1955. We were one of the first service clubs in town. Buena Park was sponsored by Norwalk Rotary, Norwalk was sponsored by Whittier Rotary in 1951, and Whittier was sponsored by LA 5 Rotary in 1922.
Our club sponsored:
Savanna High Interact, Anaheim, CA in 2004, Buena Park High Interact, Buena Park, CA in 2005, North Orange County Community Rotaract, Buena Park, CA in 2005, Hope International University Rotaract Fullerton, CA in 2006, and Soka University Rotaract, Aliso Viejo, CA in 2006.
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