The Rotary Club of Salem is the largest and oldest Rotary Club in the Salem, Oregon metro area. The club was organized in Sept., 1919, and has an official charter date of Jan. 1, 1920. The club's usual meeting place is the Salem Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Salem. Occasional off-site meetings are held, usually at the Willamette Heritage Center (about 5 minutes away). Having almost 200 members, the club is both very friendly and very active. Almost 50 committees give members ample and diverse opportunities to pursue the Five Avenues of Service.