Rochester Rotary


What: The Rochester Rotary Club will be releasing approximately 1,000 golf balls from a helicopter above the practice range at Oakland University; this is the third year the club has hosted the annual golf ball drop in conjunction with the Rochester Rotary Club golf outing. Rotarians and the general public are able to purchase balls to drop from the helicopter and the ball that lands closest to the pin receives a $5,000 cash prize.

When: Monday, Aug. 11 at 12:45 p.m.

Where: Katke-Cousin’s Golf Course – 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester 48309

Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 586.817.8414,; Sara Przybylski, EAFocus Communications, 248.877.9200,

About Rochester Rotary
Celebrating 60 years as a club in 2014, Rochester Rotary is one of 34,000 member clubs of Rotary International, which has more than 1.2 million members and raises and disburses funds for charitable, educational and scientific purposes. Monies are raised through social events and service projects organized by the club, ‘fines’ collected at Rochester Rotary meetings and gifts offered to the club through members and supporters.

The club welcomes new members who live or work in Rochester, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township. For membership information, contact Jeff Whitbey at Rochester Rotary meets each Tuesday at noon at the River Crest Banquet Hall on Avon Road and Livernois in Rochester Hills. Learn more at

About Rotary International
Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who hail from 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. Learn more at