The Rotary Club of Rye, New York, Inc.
                   P.O. Box 404
                  Rye, NY 10580
 
 
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Rye Rotary was pleased to have District Governor Mahbub Ahmad present to the club on November 22. We discussed many topics from the district to what we can do in the community to continue to grow our successful club. 
 
We also gather donations (socks, shirts, boxers) for the General Needs veterans organization (https://www.generalneeds.org/).
 
Thanks to all that came and donated.
 
 
 
 
 
Rye Rotary extends a huge thank you to our special speaker last Friday, County Executive George Latimer for inviting us to hold our luncheon at his office in White Plains! Both he and County Legislator Catherine Parker were kind enough to share their time and speak to us about the workings of our local government and the multitude of responsibilities that encompasses. The Westchester Board of Legislators building is an impressive place!
 
 
Club Information

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.
Whitby Castle
330 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY  10580
United States of America
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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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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Steve Yamada
    December 19
Anniversaries:
  • Noriko Yamada
    Steve Yamada
    December 13
  • Frank Goldszer
    Mary
    December 27
Join Date:
  • Angela Sculti
    December 4, 2015
    4 years
  • Terry McCartney
    December 11, 2015
    4 years
  • Pamela Dwyer
    December 20, 2014
    5 years
  • Debbie Moran
    December 29, 2016
    3 years
 
Club Executives & Directors  (* = Board Member)
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
President*
Vice President*
Treasurer*
Secretary*
Immediate Past President*
Director - Membership*
Director - Administration*
Director - Public Relations*
Director - Service Projects*
Director - Rye Rotary Foundation*
Sergeant at Arms
Historian / Senior Advisor
Webmaster
 
 
 
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