Rochester Rotary Annual Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser Reaches New Heights

The Rochester Rotary Club is preparing to welcome spring with its biggest-ever Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser. After growing steadily for several years, the 2016 event was capped at 600 tickets. This year’s will have the same limit, but the food, wine, and silent auction will take the event to a completely new level. The 2017 event, taking place on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m., will boast almost 20 local restaurants, eight wine and beer tasting tables that will please the most … [Read more...]

Three Checks Three Charities

On December 20, Rochester Rotary Charities, the non-profit element of the Rochester Rotary Club, made three different donations to local causes totaling over $10,000. As part of an ongoing commitment to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House, Dr. Jay Eastman, President of Charities and former Rochester Rotary President, presented Kathy Losinski, Executive Director of Neighborhood House, with a check for $5,000. Minutes later, Dr. Eastman also presented Mary Lee Kowalczyk, Executive Director of … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Golf Ball Drop, Raffle, and Charity Event

Charity Golf Outing The Rochester Rotary Charities will be hosting a golf outing on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Pine Trace Golf Club, 3600 Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Since 1952, the mission of the Rochester Rotary Club is to provide “Service Above Self”, through our club, to our community, and to the world. Throughout the years our charitable organization has touched every sector of community life from education to health, human services, youth and senior … [Read more...]

Rotary Sponsors a Kids’ Christmas Party

The Rochester Rotary Club held a children’s Christmas party on Saturday, December 17th for 42 children and their families. Partnering with the Rotary were Rochester Area Neighborhood House, St. Andrew Catholic Church, Rochester Hills Public Library and Cranks Catering of Macomb Township. “This is the third year we have held the party and it has become a much anticipated holiday event for the members of our Rotary Club,” said Rotary President Karen Lewis. “The invited children and their parents … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Celebrates the Holidays

The Rochester Rotary Club is one of more than 32,000 Rotary clubs and 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide. The group of roughly 100 professional men and women from the Rochester community strive to live out Rotary International’s motto of “service above self,” enriching the lives of world neighbors, city youth and people with disabilities every day. For more information on guest speakers and becoming a member of the Rochester Rotary, visit Photo Attached: Rochester … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Hosts Speakers During August Luncheons

(ROCHESTER, MICH.) – Every month, the Rochester Rotary Club hosts a variety of  speakers at its weekly luncheons, each with a different affiliation, speaking about a different topic. Meetings are at 12:10 p.m. every Tuesday. Unless otherwise noted, they are at Rivercrest Banquet Center, 900 W. Avon Road in Rochester Hills. August continues with the following speakers: Aug. 23 Pamela Mathers, PhD, principal of Hamilton Elementary School in Troy Mathers will present her school's … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Hosts the Great Golf Ball Drop

On August 15, golf balls will be dropped out of the sky onto the green at Oakland University for a chance to win $5,000. Participating in this fun game is easy. Simply send a check made out to Rochester Rotary Charities to: Rochester Rotary Charities c/o Dr. Jay Eastman 1251 Washington Road Rochester Hills, MI 48306   The cost is $25 for one ball and $100 for five balls. A golf ball will be labeled with your ticket number and a ticket stub will be sent to you. When the balls are dropped … [Read more...]

New Board for the Rochester Rotary Club 2011

Rochester Rotary Club recently announced it’s 2011 board of directors. These directors took seat in July and will serve for one year.   Photographed from L to R: Roger Roller Treasurer, Alan McCellan Assistant Treasurer, Rhonda Panczyk Assistant Secretary, Karen Lewis President, Jeff Whitby Secretary, Jay Eastman Vice President.  (Absent Cary Riggs, President Elect) … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Hosts a Golf Outing for Autism Research

On Monday, August 15th the Rochester Rotary Charities, a 501(c)3 organization, will be hosting a golf outing at Oakland University’s R&S Sharf Golf Course.   This 27th annual charity golf outing will benefit the Oakland University Center for Autism Research Education & Support and Rochester Rotary Charities (OUCARES).  Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start begins at noon at Oakland University’s R&S Sharf Golf Course.  The outing will be organized in a four-person … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Teams Up with Docs in Southwest Detroit Clinic to Promote Literacy

Reading aloud to young children is the single most effective tool for developing language and literacy skills.  Covenant Community Care and the Rochester Rotary Club have joined hands to make sure the children of southwest Detroit have the basic language skills they will need to learn to read.   The Covenant Community Care clinic at 5716 Michigan Avenue is a medical and dental facility dedicated to providing primary health care to the uninsured and under-insured in southwest Detroit.  Dr. Mary … [Read more...]