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 The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise made sure children in a local Suffolk County shelter had some new clothes for the holidays.

 
 
 The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise presents check to Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry
 
 
This money goes to the Rotary Foundation earmarked for The Gift of Life.
July 1 2015 thru Aug 1 2015 $142

       

 
 
The 50/50 proceeds go toward the Clubs administration.
July 1 2015 thru Aug 1 2015 $180
 
 
 
 
 

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Smithtown Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:45 AM
Millennium Diner
156 East Main Street
Smithtown, NY  11787
United States
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The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise and the The Smithtown Fire Chiefs Organization Presented Checks for $4550 each to The Firefighter Cancer Support Network and The Stony Brook Burn Unit
 
 

 
Our most recent fundraiser...A huge Success For ALL
 
 
 
 

 
   
 
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The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise &
The Smithtown Fire Chiefs Organization are
Co-Hosting this years Snowball
We will be honoring The Firefighter Cancer Support Network and
The Stony Brook Burn Center
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If your having a couple of libations with lunch or dinner, you better have Alan's business card in your glove compartment. He came to our club and had everyone's attention.
 
 
 
 
 
P.P. & Pres. Elect Cara Vercellone, with Rotary Jeopardy producers Jacob & Isabella.
 
 
 

It's time for an all-out assault on heroin

 
 
 
 
 

Look Who's Talking

Sep 29, 2016
Kathleen Lanese
Autism Speaks
Oct 06, 2016
Dimitrios Giouzepis
Parenting Coach
Oct 13, 2016
Nov 03, 2016
No Day Meeting
Octoberfest at Smithtown Landing
 
 

Did You KNOW...

Thanks to our Secretary and Past President, Otis Thornhill for this information:
 
HOTEL KEY CARDS
Ever wonder what is on your magnetic key card?
Answer:
a. Customer's name
b. Customer's partial home address
c. Hotel room number
d. Check-in date and out dates
e. Customer's credit card number and
expiration date!

When you turn them in to the front desk your personal information is there for any employee to access by simply scanning the card in the hotel scanner. 
An employee can take a hand full of cards home and using a scanning device, access the information onto a laptop computer and go shopping at your expense.

Simply put, hotels do not erase the information on these cards until an employee reissues the card to the next hotel guest. 
At that time, the new guest's information is electronically 'overwritten' on the card and the previous guest's information is erased in the overwriting process.

But until the card is rewritten for the next guest, it usually is kept in a drawer at the front desk with YOUR INFORMATION ON IT!

The bottom line is: Keep the cards, take them home with you, or destroy them. 
NEVER leave them behind in the room or room wastebasket, and NEVER turn them into the front desk when you check out of a room. 
They will not charge you for the card (it's illegal) and you'll be sure you are not leaving a lot of valuable personal information on it that could be easily lifted off with any simple scanning device card reader.

For the same reason, if you arrive at the airport and discover you still have the card key in your pocket, do not toss it in an airport trash basket. 
Take it home and destroy it by cutting it up, especially
through the electronic information strip!

If you have a small magnet, pass it across the magnetic strip several times. Then try it in the door, it should not work. It erases everything on the card.

Information courtesy of: Metropolitan Police Service.

PLEASE FORWARD to friends and family
This is pretty good info. Never even thought about key cards containing anything other than an access code for the room!
 
 
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