The Rotary Clubs of Rochester Minnesota

Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self.

Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any political or religious organizations.

Find out more about each of the Rochester Rotary clubs by following the links to their individual club pages.
Rochester Rotary Risers
Hilton Garden Inn
7:00 a.m.
Greater Rochester Rotary
Doubletree Hotel
12:10 p.m.
The Rotary Club of Rochester
Kahler Grand Hotel
11:30 a.m.
Rochester Rotaract
see website
Wednesday (2nd each month)
6:00 p.m.

Related Links

  List of Rochester Rotarians

  Greater Rochester Rotary Facebook Page

  The Rotary Club of Rochester Facebook Page

  Rochester Rotaract Facebook Page

Rotary US Bank Holiday Classic 


District 5960

        Rotary Youth Protection Information

 Rotary International

Current Rochester Rotary Events
09/23/2014   Tue  Rochester Risers Rotary Meeting
Time: 7 am
Location: ROTATION DAY: Rochester Off-Campus Charter School Tour
Program: Meet at ROC (behind Lourdes School) for a tour of the campus and a program about ROC.
09/24/2014   Wed  GRR Rotation Day
We are not meeting at the Doubletree today - Rotation Day. See the home page for you assignment
09/24/2014   Wed  Rotary Information Meeting
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Custom Alarm Conference Room (1661 Greeniew Dr SW)
This meeting is by invitation only for proposed members of The Rotary Club of Rochester.
09/24/2014   Wed  Wine Down Wednesday
Location: Thyme Restaurant & Lounge (220 South Broadway Ave)
Time: 5 pm
Rotarians and their guests are invited to attend this event. No reservations are necessary.
09/25/2014   Thu  Rotary Meeting
The Rotary Club of Rochester
Location: Kahler's Heritage Hall
Time: Meeting 12-1 pm (buffet begins at 11:30 am)
Program: "MN Teen and Adult Challenge" - Hear about their mission to assist individuals in gaining freedom from chemical and alcohol addictions and other life-controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. The 100 bed Rochester facility opened January 2014 and is home to a long term recovery program and a short term residential treatment program. The two programs effectively serve men with a broad spectrum of addiction issues. Teens and women are served at other Minnesota locations.
Presenters: Center Director Tom Truszinski
09/30/2014   Tue  Rochester Rotary Risers Meeting
Time: 7 am
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
Program: After the Harvest-Food Preservation
You're in for a treat! Brenda Davis will share all the tricks of the trade for preserving food to last until the next garden bounty.
10/01/2014   Wed  Greater Rochester Rotary Weekly Mtg
Location: DoubleTree Hotel (Downtown Rochester MN)

Meeting Time: Noon - 1 pm (buffet lunch starts at noon with the meeting starting around 12:20 pm)

Program: Panhandling in Rochester
How Government Issues take a life of their own

Presenter: Terry Adkins - Rochester City Attorney

Host: Mike Van Straaten
10/02/2014   Thu  Rotary Meeting
The Rotary Club of Rochester
Location: Kahler's Windsor Room
Time: Meeting 12-1 pm (buffet begins at 11:30 am)
Program: "The Association of Fundraising Professionals Serving the Philanthropic Community" - Rotarians Vicki Allen, Mark Neville, and Stacey Vanden Heuvel will discuss the background and activities of the Southern Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. This program is not a pitch, rather it is a promise, of how fundraising professionals are serving donors and the community through education, advocacy, and ethical practice. The area’s leading Awards for Philanthropy program and how philanthropy is celebrated in our area will be a highlight, including mention of the many Rotarians in our community that have been recognized for their generosity and service by AFP.
10/06/2014   Mon  Channel One Service
Location: Channel One Building (131 35th St SE)
Time: 6-8 pm
Contact: Mike O'Fallon
10/08/2014   Wed  Community Food Response
Location: Bethel Lutheran Church
Time: Two shifts between 1:15-6:45 pm
Contact: Phil Karsell
Rotary Club of Rochester Community Service