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Price: $25.00 

Complied by the Rochester Women’s Club, it is a 2 volume set containing 900 recipes, plus Rochester food lore and historical information. All proceeds will fund Sesquicentennial events in 2018-2019.

To order: Please call Raetta Laningham 217-415-0785 or email:



Price: $15.00 

The official 2018 Rochester Sesquicentennial Calendar is ready for distribution for a donation of $15.00.
The full-color calendar features pictures and history of Rochester residents, sites, churches and state-winning sports teams. The donation will be used for our community’s upcoming 150th celebration in September 2019.
Various businesses and all churches will also offer the calendars. For more information, please text Nancy Miller at 217-899-7490


Commemorative coin for 2018, honoring 200 years of settlement in Rochester and the Bicentennial of Illinois Statehood

All proceeds will benefit the Rochester Sesquicentennial celebration!