Close of Auction Event - September 29
Rye'sAbove Art Fundraiser 2022
Rye'sAbove is back for 2022!  
 
Bidding is now OPEN - click HERE to place your bid and get in on the action. Bidding will be open until the closing of the auction event of Sept 29th!
 
We are still accepting sponsors - click HERE to become a SPONSOR!!!
 
Rye'sAbove is a joint project between The Rotary Club of Rye and The Rye Arts Center to uplift the community through the arts while supporting educational programs in the region. Rye’sAbove will feature butterfly sculptures decorated by local professional artists. These pieces will be displayed in Rye throughout the summer and will be available for purchase at an auction in the fall.
 
Home Page Stories
Yesterday we were fortunate to be invited to help out the Helping Hands for the Homeless & Hungry to stuff over 2000 backpacks with brand new back-to-school supplies for children living in shelters & transitional arrangements! What a fulfilling morning.
 
Club Information
We meet In Person
Fridays
Whitby Castle
330 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580
United States of America
Rye Rotary meets weekly at Whitby Castle. Lunch meetings are on Fridays at 12:00 pm, except for the first Thursday of every month when we meet at 6:00 pm for dinner.
Join our Club!
Thank you for visiting with us and for your interest in Rye City Rotary.   We hope the readily available information on our web site will help you keep up-to-date with our programs and activities, and contribute to your learning about our club and its role in the community.  
 
You can receive additional information including how to be proposed for membership from any of our club members or by contacting: 
 
Melanie Ciraco - Membership Director
Cell: 917 991-4724
Email: ciraco.melanie@gmail.com

WHY JOIN ROTARY

Service Opportunities
Club members have many opportunities for humanitarian service, both locally and internationally. Service programs address such concerns as health care, hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and the environment. Rotarians experience the fulfilment that comes from giving back to the community.
 
Professional Networking
A founding principle of Rotary was to meet periodically to enjoy camaraderie and enlarge 
one’s circle of business and professional acquaintances. As the oldest service club in the world, Rotary club members represent a cross-section of the community’s owners, executives, managers, political leaders, and professionals - people who make decisions and influence policy.
 
International Awareness
With more than 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries & geographical areas, Rotarians gain an understanding of humanitarian issues through international service projects and exchange programs. One of Rotary’s highest objectives is to build goodwill and peace throughout the world.
 
Friendship
Rotary was founded on fellowship, an ideal that remains a major attraction of membership to- day. Club members enjoy the camaraderie with like-minded professionals, and club projects offer additional opportunities to develop enduring friendships. Rotary club members who travel have friendly contacts in almost every city in the world.
 
Good Citizenship
Weekly Rotary club programs keep members informed about what is taking place in the community, nation, and world and motivated to make a difference.
 
Family Foundations
Rotary sponsors some of the world’s largest youth exchange, educational exchange, and scholarship programs. Rotary clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for young leaders and involve family members in a wide range of social and service activities.
 
Entertainment
Social activities give Rotarians a chance to let loose and have fun. Every Rotary club and district hosts parties and activities that offer diversions from today’s demanding professional and personal schedules. Conferences, conventions, assemblies, and social events provide entertainment as well as Rotary information, education, and service.
 
Ethical Environment
Encouraging high ethical standards in one’s profession and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of Rotary from its earliest days. In their business and professional lives, Rotarians abide by The Four-Way Test:. Of the things we think, say or do:
1) Is it the TRUTH?
2) Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3) Will it BUILD GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
 
Leadership Development
Rotary is an organisation of successful professionals. Team building, fundraising, public 
speaking, planning, organisation, and communication are just a sampling of the leadership skills that club members can exercise and enhance. Being a Rotary leader provides further experience in learning how to motivate, inspire, and guide others.
 
Diversity in Membership
Rotary’s classification system ensures that a club’s membership represents a variety of the community’s professional men and women, including leaders in business, industry, the arts, government, sports, the military, and religion. Rotary clubs are non-political, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.
 
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Upcoming Events
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Eric Byrne
    September 3
  • Melanie Ciraco
    September 8
  • Frank Goldszer
    September 10
  • Hal Schwartz
    September 21
  • Richard Flahive
    September 27
Anniversaries:
  • Richard Martinelli
    September 14
Join Date:
  • Eric Byrne
    September 27, 2019
    3 years
 
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