Welcome to the online home of the Coos Bay – North Bend Rotary Club! Want to learn more about how you could make a difference as a Coos Bay – North Bend Rotarian? Just email [email protected] and let me hear from you!
This year our theme is “Create Hope in the World” and under the leadership of Rotary International President Gordon McInally and District Governor Jim Polk, this is exactly what we’re doing. As Rotarians, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves.
We are People of Action: Our priority is Service Above Self.
We see differently: Our multidisciplinary perspective helps us see challenges in unique ways.
We think differently: We apply leadership and expertise to social issues — and find unique solutions.
We act ethically and responsibly: Our passion and perseverance create lasting change.
We make a difference at home and around the world: Coos Bay – North Bend Rotarians are your friends, neighbors, community and business leaders uniting to advance solutions to problems at home and abroad.
Yours in Rotary Service,
President Bill Grile
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Meet the President
Bill Grile is the 2023-2024 president of Coos Bay – North Bend Rotary Club. He served previously as the Club’s president in 2000-2001, and later as president of Springfield (Oregon) Rotary Club in 2009-2010.
The Coos Bay – North Bend club honored Bill as Rotarian of the Year in in 2002. Rotary District 5110 honored Bill as Outstanding District Leader (2014) and District ... more tarian of the Year (2015). Bill has served District 5110 in a multiple leadership roles. He was District Governor in 2018-2019.
Bill is a Major Donor to the Rotary Foundation, Bequest Society Member, Paul Harris Society Member, charter member of the District 5110 Polio Plus Society and a Foundation Triple Crown recipient.
Bill is retired from a 35-year career as a land use planner and local government public administrator.
Bill was raised in the Midwest and graduated with degrees in geography from Carroll University (Waukesha, Wisconsin) and Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona). He and his wife Linda live in Coos Bay where Linda is retired as founder and CEO of South Coast Hospice. The couple have four adult children and seven grand-children, all living in Oregon. less