Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise
Viva La Smithtown !   
Celebrating our 11th Anniversary !
 

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Congratulations to Past President Andrew Ratway. He is our clubs most recent recipient of the Paul Harris Fellows. Secretary, Otis Thornhill made the presentation during our 2014 Induction dinner at Napper Tandy's June 25, 2014

 
 

Congratulations to Gary & Anita Schnirman!  On Tuesday June 25th 2013 Son Jack Schnirman, Long Beach City Manager, joins the LI PRESS Power List of the 50 most influential people on Long Island.

 
 
 
 

 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
 
 
Many Many Thanks to Adrienne for Coordinating Our Book Donation Effort.
 
 
This money goes to the Rotary Foundation earmarked for The Gift of Life.

       

 
 
The 50/50 proceeds go toward the Clubs administration.
 
 
 
 
 

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Welcome to our club!

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

 
 
 
 
 
Photo: Parent's talk to your kids about it educate them on how dangerous texting & driving can be…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Look Who's Talking

Aug 07, 2014
Helen Boxwell
Empower to Read
Aug 14, 2014
Joy Rootkowski
IRIE Horseback for Special Needs Children
Sep 11, 2014
Andrea Ramos-Topper
Children's Center at the Cohalen Court Complex
Oct 16, 2014
Rob Goldman
Taste Program
Nov 06, 2014
Firefighter Cancer Support Network
Nov. date is tentative
 
 

Did You KNOW...

Computer Safety
This is not meant to scare or warn anyone about how to handle your computer & smart phones. I don't profess to be anywhere near an expert. I just thought I would pass this information along, if it makes sense and you are concerned then give it a look.
If you are on the computer and visiting and logging on to various websites, ie: Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Google, AOL your bank, Craigslist for example. You know by now that you need a username and password. If you're like me you may be using the same or similar password on numerous sites. From what I've read this is a BIG NO-NO!
About a year ago I discovered a website called Dashlane (dashlane.com). This site will store your usernames and passwords. It will if you want create strong passwords for you. The cost to have this on your computer or device is FREE. (There is a premium version for $29 that will sync your information across your multiple devices).
 
There is a current internet threat warning which reads:
 
"What is the CCS Injection vulnerability? The CCS Injection vulnerability in OpenSSL allows someone to intercept communications between a vulnerable device and a vulnerable server by way of a man-in-the-middle attack. That means a well-placed attacker can see what information a site sends you and what you send a site. The biggest factors at risk are your personal data - your email, passwords, payment information, or personal details.
 
If you would like to know more about this then use this link, there is no obligation or danger to go here: (copy & paste this link to your browser and hit enter)
 
https://www.dashlane.com/threatcenter?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=opensslbug&utm_term=en
 
Good Luck,
Steve
Sgstare2000@Yahoo.com
 
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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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