Board of Directors

President
President-Elect
President-Nominee
Treasurer
Sergeant At Arms
Secretary
Immediate Past President
Director at Large -- 6/30/16
Director at Large -- 6/30/16
Director at Large -- 6/30/16
Director at Large -- 6/30/17
Director at Large -- 6/30/17
Director at Large -- 6/30/17
Director at Large -- 6/30/17
Director at Large -- 6/30/18
Director at Large -- 6/30/18
Director at Large -- 6/30/18
Membership Co-Chair
Membership Co-Chair
Marketing/Public Relations Chair
Foundation Chair
International Service
Community Service Co. Chair
RYLA
Youth Exchange
Community Service Co. Chair
 
 

Annual Rotary Club Bed Races to Roll, Sept. 12

Bed races and the Battle of Plattsburgh may not have much in common. However, the Rotary Club of Plattsburgh will be sponsoring the Sixth Annual Bed Races as part of the 2015 Battle of Plattsburgh Commemorative Weekend. And, the Rotary Club of Plattsburgh is seeking 32 teams to compete for a first place prize of $500. MORE
 

Georgia, Vt., youth big winner with top walleye

Larrabee holds on in trout division, Salmon prize goes to LaBounty


 

Cole Lemieux of Georgia, Vt., holds his first-place 7 lb. 4 oz. salmon he caught on the first day of the Rotary International Fishing Classic.​

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ Young Cole Lemieux of Georgia, Vt. walked away the big winner in the 29th Annual Plattsburgh Rotary International Fishing Classic.  Lemieux,  reeled in a 7 lb., 4.0 oz. walleye in Day 1 (Friday) of the competition and held on for first place in the walleye division throughout the weekend. 

Steven Larrabee of West Danville, Vt. held on to the lead in the lake trout division throughout the weekend with his 17 lb., 13.5 oz. catch on Friday although there was a late challenge at the end of the tournament Sunday by Jesse Humphrey of St. Albans, Vt., with a 17 lb., 1.0 oz. catch weighed in at Essex, NY.  In the salmon division, James LaBounty of Grand Isle, Vt., remained in first place with his 9 lb., 8.5 oz. fish he caught on Friday as well.
 
Tournament Co-Chair Kyle Brister said the Rotary club was very pleased with this year’s fishing classic. 

“Considering the windy conditions throughout the weekend, we saw a flurry of activity each day, especially late Sunday morning as anglers rushed in to get their last fish weighed before the end of the tournament,” said Brister. “On behalf of the Rotary Club of Plattsburgh, I want to thank those anglers who have continued to participate in this fishing classic year after year.” 

This year, 531 anglers from 11 states and the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec, participated in the three-day tournament. The total payout for the Rotary club’s tournament was $10,185. First place in the individual competition netted each division winner $1,697.50 while first place in the team competition earned $2,125.00.  MORE
 

 

 

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