Welcome to the Rochester Rotary Club!

COVID-19 Update
Rochester Rotary Club meetings have been cancelled through the end of May. 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.
 
But if you really want to see us, you can catch up on our latest Online Meeting below or see previous Online Meetings here.
 
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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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Masters Tournament Raffle Drawing Rescheduled for October 27th

The Masters Tournament has been rescheduled for November and our Prize Drawing will now take place on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. There are still a few tickets left so click here to buy yours today!
 
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Wendy Jones
Jun 02, 2020
Next Steps 4 Seniors response to COVID-19
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David A. Dulio is Professor of Political Science Department and Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Oakland University. He teaches courses on campaigns and elections, Congress, political parties, interest groups, and other areas of American politics. Dulio has published twelve books, with two of his most recent being Michigan Government, Politics and Policy and Cases in Congressional Campaigns: Split Decision.
Jeff Fosnaugh’s career entails 24 years of teaching Science, 18 of them in Alternative Ed. His passion is for those that are typically looked over.  Every child is valuable and deserves love and attention, no matter what that child’s background or accomplishments.  Jeff’s purpose is to help his students realize their intrinsic value.
Bill has 27 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry as a branch manager, compliance officer, and financial adviser. He specializes in retirement planning, estate preservation, and long-term care planning. Bill and his partner have owned a financial services firm in Rochester for eight years. In 2016, they formed Stoney Creek Advisors, LLC an independent, fiduciary, fee-based Registered Investment Advisory firm (RIA).
Preston has worked at Morgan Stanley in downtown Rochester since early 2019.  He serves as a Financial Advisor helping both individuals and business manage and grow their wealth through thoughtful and detailed planning.  He enjoys building strong relationships with his clients and helping them achieve all their financial goals.
Ryan Deel has been a practicing attorney for almost 20 years. He is the Judicial Staff Attorney for Oakland County Probate Judge Linda S. Hallmark. The Oakland County Probate Court handles guardianships and conservatorships for adults, minors and the developmentally disabled; estates, wills and trusts; and involuntary mental health hospitalizations. Ryan's role is to provide legal advice to the Court and assist parties in reaching a resolution without judicial intervention. The most rewarding part of his job is finding creative ways to assist people in resolving very financially and emotionally charged issues. He also serves as the President of the Rochester Hills City Council. He was elected in 2017 as the city council representative for District 4. Prior to that, served as an elected member of the Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Directors.
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.
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
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Youth Services
Youth Services
Youth Services
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