Friends of Rocheport

P.O. Box  122, Rocheport, MO  65279


Christmas Tree Lighting Event

We will be collecting food and monetary donations for the Central Missouri Food Bank at the Community Hall.  Every $1 donated will provide 15 pounds of food. Checks should be made payable to the Central Missouri Food Bank.  Food items that can be donated include:

  • Boxed meals (Hamburger HelperĀ®)
  • Canned meats (chicken, tuna) 
  • Peanut butter & jelly 
  • Canned vegetables 
  • Hot & cold cereals 
  • Canned soup 
  • Canned fruit 
  • Pasta, rice

Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner Thank You

Winner of Baumgartner's Boone County Ham






The winner of the raffle for the Boone County Ham donated by Steve and Lynda Baumgartner was John Zondka.  Thanks to everyone who purchased their Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner tickets in advance and a special thanks to Steve and Lynda for their donation!!!

T-Shirt Contest Sponsored by Yates House B & B

Conrad & Dixie Yates, owners of Yates House Bed and Breakfast are sponsoring a t-shirt contest.  Purchase a Friends of Rocheport T-shirt and take a "cool" picture wearing your t-shirt. Submit it to Friends of Rocheport, P.O. Box 122, Rocheport, MO 65279 or e-mail your picture to:  for@friendsofrocheport.orgThe contest will end September 2015 when the entrants will be judged and the "coolest" picture will win breakfast for four (4) at Yates House ($60 value).

If you don't have a t-shirt yet, there are some t-shirts currently available at the Rocheport Museum and we plan on having more available at the Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner on November 8, 2014.

 Get creative and send in your photos wearing your Friends of Rocheport t-shirt!!!! You don't want to miss a chance for breakfast at Yates House!!!!

Friends of Rocheport Museum Closed Until May

The Friends of Rocheport Museum has closed for the season.  It will  open again in May.  Thanks to all the volunteers who worked at the museum or provided services to help in its operation!!!  Also, thanks to everyone who visited the museum this year!!

October 2014 Newsletter

The October 2014 Friends of Rocheport newsletter is here.  Thanks to Pat Cronan for putting it together!!!


If you would like to receive a copy of future newsletters sent to your e-mail account, please send your name and e-mail address to for@friendsofrocheport.org.  Sending by e-mail saves money, trees and is faster!!!

2014 Calendar of Events (Revised April 2014)

The Friends of Rocheport Board has released the calendar of events scheduled for 2014.  Be sure to mark your calendars or print the image and save it so you don't miss anything!!!  The calendar has been revised as of April 2014 to indicate that the Executive Board Meetings for April - October have been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.