Welcome to the Rochester Rotary Club!

COVID-19 Update
Rochester Rotary Club meetings have been cancelled through the end of April. We look forward to getting together as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, please help us support the Rochester area community by donating to Neighborhood House or other charities or helping OPC with their senior outreach program.
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We meet Tuesdays at 12:10 PM
River Crest Banquet Center
900 West Avon Road
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 81523
Rochester Hills, MI 48308
United States of America
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Major Upcoming Events

Masters Tournament Raffle Drawing

The Masters Tournament has been postponed along with the drawing, but the prize package is still available for whenever the Tournament is rescheduled.
 
 

Annual Wine & Beer Tasting @ Bordine's

The 2020 Wine Tasting has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued to those who request one but if you'd like to hold onto your ticket, we will honor this year's tickets at next year's event.
 
Speakers
Zeljko Milicevic, Music Director and Conductor
Apr 28, 2020
Rochester Symphony Orchestra
RYLA Report
May 05, 2020
No Club Meeting
May 26, 2020
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The Latest from Rochester Rotary
Juliane Morian is the Director of the Rochester Hills Public Library. After graduating from the University of Michigan’s School of Information she began her library career in a non-traditional way as a usability specialist for a web design firm. Soon after, she transformed her passion for the user experience into public librarianship. She has also worked at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library (in Macomb County, MI) as the Associate Director and Head of User Experience.
Peter is re-joining Rotary to remain engaged with active members and leaders in the community. The values and actions of Greater Rochester Rotarians are fundamental building blocks of the strength, generosity and ethics found throughout our neighborhoods, schools and other organizations.
Sharon has been active in the Rochester community through her involvement with many location organizations such as the Rochester Chamber of Commerce where she is a member of the Rochester Chamber PCN Group and an Ambassador.
Samantha counts Seniors, spending time up north, traveling, and volunteering among her myriad interests. She joined Rotary in hopes to expand her network, have a presence in her community, and to give back to her neighbors both near and far.
Typical Club Accomplishments & Activities

Grants Totaling Over $100,000/Year

Local & Regional Charities

  • Neighborhood House
  • Rochester Community Schools Foundation
  • Rochester Area Youth Assistance
  • Dutton Farms
  • Dynamic Kids - Rochester Hills
  • Grace Center for Hope
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Haven
  • Know Resolve
  • Older Person's Commission (OPC)
  • Paint Creek Center for The Arts
  • Community House
  • Rotary Gateway Park
  • Rochester Christmas Parade

Youth Programs

  • Eight, 4-year College Scholarships
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awakening (RYLA)
  • International Youth Exchange Program
  • Job Shadowing
  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Oakland University Rotaract Graduate Scholarship

International

  • Casa Colibri Medical Mission – Guatemala
  • “Play For Peace" Project – Nigeria, Africa
  • Polio Plus (Global Polio Eradication, established in 1988)
  • Rotary Club of Accra-Spintex-Accra  Ghana, Africa (school)
  • Shelter Box

Annual Hands-On Service Projects

Local & Regional Charities

  • Assistance League - assistance with “Operation School Bell”
  • Neighborhood House
    • Packed school supplies for “Back-to-School” event
    • Sort Christmas presents for Christmas Party
    • Rotary Christmas Party (with presents & Santa Claus for needy kids)
    • Load trucks to “Stamp Out” hunger
  • Older Person's Commission (OPC): Act of Kindness & Meals on Wheels
  • Polio Plus (October Polio Awareness Month
  • Rotary Club of Accra-Spintex-Accra  Ghana, Africa (school)
  • Rochester Christmas Parade: Float - with Interact involvement
  • Grace Center for Hope
  • Literacy Program: Greater Rochester Area
  • Salvation Army - Bell Ringing at Lagniappe in Rochester
  • Rotary Gateway Park operations (a peaceful area we built for our community)

Youth Programs

  • 5 Local Area High School Interact Clubs (ACE, Adams, Rochester, Stoney Creek, and Avondale High Schools) (a collaboration with Rochester Communities Schools)
  • Scholarship Recipient Recognition Luncheon
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awakening (RYLA)
  • International Youth Exchange Program
  • Job Shadowing
  • Grace Center for Hope
  • Oakland University Rotaract Club (a collaboration with Oakland University)

International

  • Polio Plus (Polio Eradication Globally: created in 1988 to eradicate polio globally) add web link
  • Casa Colibri Medical Mission – Guatemala
    “Hands-On” Clint Support & Literacy Project Teaching Teachers English

Social Activities

  • Club Christmas Party – Members and spouses celebrate the years accomplishments
  • Club Golf Outing (social event and fundraiser)
  • Presidents Transition Dinner - Members and spouses congratulate the immediate past President for a job well done and welcome the incoming Club President.
  • Rotary Gateway Park picnic –
  • Rochester Christmas Parade – Rotarians and youth affiliates celebrate the Christmas season together

Leadership Activities

  • Monthly Club Board Meetings
  • Regular Rochester Rotary Charities, Inc., Board Meetings
  • Committee Meetings
  • Fundraising Project Team Meetings
  • Past President’s Dinner – Leadership feedback regarding Club initiatives
  • President’s Appreciation Dinner – Club President expresses appreciation to Board Members for their support during his term 
Click HERE to see a typical list of Rochester Area Affiliate High School and College Clubs Accomplishments
Rotary Gateway Park
 
The Rotary Gateway Park is a hidden gem in downtown Rochester. Built by the Rochester Rotary Club in 1997, the park features beautiful flower beds, a cascading water feature, and benches to sit and enjoy a few quiet moments. The Rochester Rotary Club continues upgrade and enhance the park through the volunteer efforts of club members and funding from the purchase of memorial bricks.
 
CLUB LEADERSHIP
President
President Elect
Secretary
Vice-President/Weekly Programs
Treasurer
Director
Director
Youth Exchange
Membership
Charities President
Rotary Foundation
Assistant Treasurer
Assistant Secretary
Immediate Past President
Website Administrator
Executive Secretary
Public Image
Youth Services
Youth Services
Youth Services
Grants
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