The first meeting for the purpose of organizing a new Rotary Club in the Seven Springs area was held on April 16, 1987, at the Seven Springs Golf & Country Club. Gregory Gay, Past President of the Rotary Club of New Port Richey conducted the meeting. Those in attendance were George Campbell, Joe Mancusi, Chuck Badgley, Randy Hutchinson, Bob Hugues, Bill Angle, Tom Sammons, Tom Pape, Tim Hunt, Mark Taylor, Kiran Kumar, Clyde Hobby, Jack Johnson, Bob Jacobson and U.B. Vasu.

A committee to charter a new club was established and a membership development committee was formed. Subsequent meetings were held each Thursday morning under the supervision of neighboring clubs in Holiday, New Port Richey and Port Richey. Rotarians Eddie Lees, Dick Wellman, Mike Stone and Ernie Stricsek assisted Greg Gay in pre-charter activities. The first formal guest speaker was Patty Jordan, a touring professional of the L.P.G.A.

The roster of prospective members increased with commitments from Vern Baldwin, Tommy Byrd, John Crouch, Tom Finn, Paul Horgan, Dewey Mitchell, Allen Crumbley, Rob Remisiewicz, Allan Brown and Al Alberti. District Governor Bill Leonard visited the group in mid-May and informed them that they had met the requirements for membership in Rotary International and could apply for our Formal Charter.

On the evening of May 29, 1987, a Charter Night Banquet was held at Seven Springs Golf & Country Club. Over seventy five new and visiting Rotarians, their wives and guests attended the event which was presided over by Gregory Gay and Governor Leonard. Sherwood White, Chairman of District 695 Interact was the Keynote Speaker.

Clyde Hobby was inducted as Charter President. Other Charter Officers were Chuck Badgley, President Elect; Bob  Hugues, Vice  President;  Bob  Jacobson,  Secretary; Tim Hunt, Treasurer; Allen Crumbley, Sgt-at-Arms; and Directors Vern Baldwin, Joe Mancusi, Dewey Mitchell, and Rob Remisiewicz.

The club started with an annual golf tournament as their major fundraiser, and in 1990 the club was given the opportunity to take over the Odessa Yukon Days Rodeo. It became the Odessa Rodeo and Festival, and turned into one of the top rodeos in the circuit, and one of the top fundraising events in Pasco County.

Throughout the years, the Rotary Club of Seven Springs has received a resolution of thanks from the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners; named Service Club of the Year by the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce several times; and recognized for our great fellowship and enjoyable meetings, making it a prime choice for make-ups by other Rotarians.

Weekly meetings have been well attended and have attracted speakers representing a cross section of business and civic leaders representing not only the Seven Springs area but the entire Bay Area community.
The Rotary Club of Seven Springs has staged several annual events which include: the Longleaf Triathlon, an Amateur Golf Scramble, and an Art Auction in addition to the Odessa Rodeo & Festival. These functions have helped with contributions to support many nonprofit organizations.

The Rotary Club of Seven Springs also participates in and consistently supports non-profit organizations and events held within our community. These include the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Joining Hands Community Mission, West Pasco Habitat for Humanity, Healthy Families of Pasco/Hernando, James P. Gills Family YMCA, Pasco Hernando Community College, Mitchell High School, Pasco County Adopt-a-Road Program, Sunrise of Pasco, HPH Hospice, The Center for Independence, The Pasco Education Foundation, CARES, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of FL and many other organizations.

As part of Rotary of Rotary International, the Rotary Club of Seven Springs has led the way and supported projects in Guatemala, Brazil, Dubai, Israel and India.

Through our fund raising efforts we have also been able to establish scholarships for deserving students at the local schools, and Community College.

The Rotary Club of Seven Springs initiated an Interact Club at J.W. Mitchell High School. This club has grown from an initial membership of 20, to now over 80 members. They have become a self-sufficient organization, and have donates over 2500 hours of community service hours each year. Students must complete an application and participate in a selection process for membership in this club.

We have the distinction of being the first club in the District to induct a female member: Kathy DeDomenico, who later became the first female Rotary President in the District.