Officers & Directors
The New York Rotary Foundation is a 501 c (3) Organization
Jack Cole knows about the “war on drugs” from several perspectives. He retired as a Detective Lieutenant after a 26-year career with the New Jersey State Police—fourteen in narcotics, mostly as an undercover officer. His investigations spanned cases from street drug users to international “billion-dollar” drug trafficking organizations.
Our newest member Antoine Chiquet was inducted into Rotary Club of New York at our Apr 23 meeting. Antoine has co-founded a non profit organization called “Komo Learning Centres” involved in community development in Uganda.and is also on the board of the Segal Family Foundation.
Meet Ryan Igbanol
Ryan is a Senior Vice President of Compliance at Citibank, and holds an LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law from the University of London’s Queen Mary College. He also earned a Juris Doctorate from William and Mary School of Law and is passionate about combating hunger and homelessness as well as youth development.
More about Ryan inside....
RCNY Holds NYFD Recognition Day
Our annual NYFD Recognition Day will be May 7 at our regular meeting. We'll be addressed by Daniel A. Nigro, the NYPD's 33rd Fire Commissioner and we'll do special honor to Captain William Grant, this year's chosen Hero.
A unique opportunity to honor a beloved Rotarian, Barney Barnet, a member of Rotary Club of New York from 1991 - 2015 and Alternate Rotary Representative to the UN. Barney's many acts and chairities are notable, expecially in regard to Rotary. Join District 7230 on May 31st in his memory and in support of Polio Plus.
In between her scholastic activities, Salisha Henry is also a Law Enforcement Explorer in the NYPD 69th Precinct Explorer Post in Brooklyn. An explorer for the past two years, she currently holds the rank of Corporal. During her time, Salisha has received accolades for over one hundred hours of community service, exploring excellence, and has had the opportunity to serve as Commanding Officer for a Day at the 69th Precinct.
Mark Your Calendar for July 16
Our 2015-16 Installation event will be an evening cocktail reception. It will be a great opportunity to introduce friends and colleagues to Rotary and bring them into the club, while having a really fun and elegant evening. At the 3 West Club on July 16 from 6-8 pm.
More details will follow soon.
On March 19, 2015 at the regular luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of New York the sole and most important purpose was to show the well deserved respect to one of Rotary's truly greats, Sylvan “Barney” Barnet. The celebration of Barney's life included readings, a toast and presentations to Bruce Barnet, Barney's son.
Educational Toys Allay Fears
Sunday March 1st saw an unusual get-together. Fredlee Ann Kaplan of Gift of Life International along with members of The UN Rotaract Club and of Rotary Club of New York met to create medical play dolls for hospitalized children in GOLI's Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in El Salvador.
Caucasian Friendship Days - Mar 18-20, 2005 - Ankara, Turkey
The entire event was co-moderated and co-chaired by International Services Division of RCNY (Giorgio Balestrieri and Kaan Soyak) and fully coordinated under the guidance of Sylvan (Barney) Barnet. More than 400 Rotary Club members from Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Yerevan and Gyumri (Armenia), California (District 5230 and 5300), New York (the Host Club of America and the United Nations) and District 2430 (Turkey) participated in the Caucasian Friendship Days, March 18-20, 2005 in Ankara under the Chairmanship of District Governor Erhan Çiftçioglu.