The Rochester Rotary worked hard during the 2016/2017 year and accomplished a lot. Keep reading to see some of the organizations we've helped and the money we raised.
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

Loaded trucks for Operation School Bell distribution and delivery to schools

September 2016
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