Welcome to the Rochester Rotary Club!

 
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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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Meet the Author of "Soldiers of a Different Cloth," John Wukovits

When: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 from Noon-1:30pm
Where: River Crest Banquet Facility 900 W Avon Road Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Why: Learn about John’s new book detailing the inspiring stories of thirty-five Notre Dame chaplains and missionaries who, while garnering little acclaim, performed extraordinary feats of courage and persistence during World War II. Plus, get the chance to meet the author and ask questions!
 
Join the Rochester Rotary Club for their weekly Tuesday luncheon at River Crest Banquet Facility. Enjoy a FREE meal, learn about some of the club’s latest volunteer efforts, charitable donations, and social activities, and hear from author John Wukovits about his new book, “Soldiders of a Different Cloth.”
 
Speakers
Jodi McKay
Oct 22, 2019
Children's Book Author and Literacy Advocate
John Wukovits
Oct 29, 2019
Author of WWII Book, "Soldiers of a Different Cloth"
Daniel Knudsen, founder Crystal Creek Media
Nov 12, 2019
"The Christmas Coupon" Movie Release
No Club Meeting
Dec 24, 2019
Christmas Eve
 
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The Latest from Rochester Rotary
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.
Our 2019 Charity Golf Outing was a record-setting event. We had 63 golfers and raised $15,562.01 thanks in large part to our incredible list of 45 Hole Sponsors.
 
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Rochester, Michigan. Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional persons with common goals and interests to provide community and humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. I am honored to serve as the 2019-2020 Rochester Rotary Club President.
Our 2019 Masters Golf Ticket Raffle was an incredible success, exceeding the results of 2018! 255 tickets were sold out of a maximum of 300 and the effort raised $10,200 for our club's charity efforts.
 
2017 Club Accomplishments & Activities
June 2016
Community House
Sponsored and served Father’s Day Dinner
 
August 2016
Neighborhood House - Back-to-School Program
Sorted school supplies and backpacks for distribution

Neighborhood House
Set up desks for their new computers

Golf Outing and Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser
40 Rotarians and guests raised $23,500 for charity

ALSM
Loaded trucks for Operation School Bell distribution and delivery to schools

September 2016
OPC
Peeled apples for Art & Apples Festival

Rotary Gateway Park
Fall cleanup and winterized the park

Grace Centers of Hope
Prepared and served dinner

October 2016
Lobster Fest
Annual Club and Community social event
 
November 2016
Interact Day
35 Michigan high school Interact members joined an all-day conference to learn more about Rotary’s extensive and global youth programs, improving Club communications, collaboration and project management

Job Shadowing
29 High School students mentored by local Rotarians

December 2016
Poinsettia Sales
Raised $13,600 through sales of Poinsettias

Neighborhood House Kids Christmas Party
Hosted Christmas party for local children who wouldn’t have otherwise had one

Rochester Christmas Parade
Rotarians and High School Interactors decorated a float and marched in the Christmas parade.

February 2017
Grace Centers of Hope
Prepared and served dinner
 
April 2017
Rotary Gateway Park
Spring cleanup to prepare for the community to enjoy

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference
11 Rochester area high school Interact members attended in a 3-day leadership conference at Camp Copneconic

Wine Tasting Fundraiser
640 Rotarians and local community leaders raised $30,500 for charity
 
May 2017
Neighborhood House
Helped load and unload trucks to “Stamp out Hunger”

Awarded 5 Scholarships
Given annually to Outstanding Rochester area high school graduates

June 2017
OPC Walk/Run
Helped run event
 
Total Fundraising: $72,500
  • Clinton River Watershed
  • Exchange Student Program
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
  • Loop Park Cleanup
  • Neighborhood House
  • Rochester Community Schools Scholarships
  • Rochester Christmas Parade
  • Rotary Gateway Park Clean-Up
  • Community House
  • Literacy Project in Guatemala
  • Teaching teachers English
  • Guatemala Literacy and Medical Supplies
  • Rotary International Matching Grants
  • Guatemala Medical Mission
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Kids Back-to-School
  • OPC Act of Kindness
  • Polio Plus
  • ACE High School Senior Trip
  • Paint Creek Center for the Arts
  • Rotary Foundation
 
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.
 
 
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President - Tom Neveau
President-Elect - Ron DiLiddo
President Nominee- Rodney Hulbert
Secretary - Jeff Whitbey
Assistant Secretary - Wayne Hodges
CharitiesTreasurer - Ron Lichtle
Club Treasurer - Vince Mattina
Director -David Blair
Director - John Gaber
Director - Ann Peterson
Director - Tim Duncan
Literacy - Annette Werner
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Foundation - Marjorie Lockwood
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