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It's Time to Order Your Lobster, Rochester

They're flown in from New England and their sale will help benefit the Rochester Hills Public Library, Leader Dogs for the Blind, and other local organizations.

For the 14th year, the sale of fresh New England lobsters will help raise money for organizations across Rochester.

It's the annual Lobster Boil, hosted by the , and it's planned for Sept. 29. But you have to place your order by Sunday in order to get in on the fund-raising fun.

Here's how it works:

  • The lobsters are flown in the morning of Sept. 29 from New England. They weigh between 1 and 1.25 pounds.
  • You can choose a live or cooked lobster. If you're picking up a live lobster, you'll need to bring your own container to transport it. If you choose a cooked version, it will be wrapped and ready to serve — it will stay hot for up to two hours.
  • Lobsters are $18 apiece. If you're planning a party, you can buy 12 and get the 13th free.
  • The pick-up is a drive-through at the — you don't have to get out of your car.
  • Fill out your order at http://www.rhpl.org/rjwc/events.htm and mail to: RJWC Lobster Boil, P.O. Box 80743 Rochester, MI 48308-0743 no later than Sunday. You will receive an order confirmation card and a pickup time.
  • If you have questions or would like to order by phone, contact Cyndi at (248) 941-7991 or Linda at (248) 321-4493 or email catoupin@comcast.net.

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club that , friends of the and will be the recipients for their 2012-13 fundraising year.

kelly kamman September 14, 2012 at 03:59 PM
This is a great event! I already placed my order!
Lynn Marie Oates September 14, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Thanks Kristen! Hoping to sell a record amount of lobsters for these great receipents!
Debbi September 14, 2012 at 08:38 PM
I heartily recommend the lobster boil! We ordered 12 cooked lobster last year and enjoyed a lobster feast the first night and lobster soup the next. They are cooked to perfection and stay nice and hot until you're ready to eat them. We kept them in an insulated cooler until we were ready to come to the table. Yum!

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