Friends of Rough River Lake, Inc is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to promote Rough River Lake in joint cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rough River State Park.  Together, we sponsor several events each year and award two $1,000 Scholarships to deserving high school seniors. 
Look at our calendar of events this year and come join us as a member volunteer !!
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Triathlon Winners

The Friends of Rough River sponsored the 2017 Dam Triathalon Saturday August 12 with 56 participants competing the event.  The triathalon started with an 8 mile kayak paddle course, followed by a 10 mile bike ride, and concluded with a 2 mile run.  

Randy Gilbert won first place in the Men's Division with Joe Ranburger 2nd, and John Pitonyak finishing 3rd.

Perry Mathis won first place in the Women's Division with Susan Roehrig 2nd, and Cassie Holley finishing 3rd.
Michael and Jamie Wilson won the Tandem Team Division.
Pictured are the winners of the 2017 Dam Triathalon with Friends of Rough River Sponsors Don & Suzanne Myers and Dave Dillman (Rough River Hardware) along with members Jan Ventura and Michelle Heuer.   

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Trash Bash

Please come help Friends of Rough River, Rough River Dam State Park and the US Army Corps of Engineers by picking up and dispensing of trash along the shores of Rough River Lake.

A little work, lots of fun and a great benefit to Rough River Lake.
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Clements Marine
Diane & Stuart Coleman Family
Deborah Fentress Family
Fentress Marine
First State Bank
​Galloway Family
Kessinger Concrete
Don & Suzanne Myers Family
Rep. Dean Schamore
Sherwood Marine
Leslie & Donna Stith Family

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