Rotary Award

Home > Rotary Award


The Rochester Rotary Award is the oldest and most prestigious civic award in Rochester. This year marks the 85th year that Rochester Rotary bestowed the award.

The award recognizes a community member who has made significant contributions to others and to our region and who personifies Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” motto. An honoree must demonstrate exceptional community spirit, touch the lives of many citizens, and serve as a positive role model.


Please fill out the nomination form below for the 85th Annual Rochester Rotary Award by Friday, March 3rd.

• Complete this nomination form in its entirety.
• Submit letters from additional supporters of your nominee. (While we are sure your nominee has many advocates, please send no more than three letters.)
• Deadline for submission is Friday, March 3rd
• Supporter letters should be sent to:

Rochester Rotary Award Committee
Rochester Rotary Club
180 Linden Oaks, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14625

Questions? Call 585-546-7435 x201 or


Rotary Award submission 2023