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  Andreas Runggatscher
  Rotary Club of New York
    32 Merriewold Lane North
    Monroe, NY  10950

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Rotary Club of New York Wine/Art Extravaganza!
Mark your calendars! Come indulge in an evening of Wine and Art with RCNY! We'll be tantalized with a selection of fine wines from Mallee Estate Wines of Australia and presentations about art by Joseph Jacobs, an independent art historian, author, and museum director and curator.

Fri Oct 7 at the exclusive Baccarat Hotel & Residences. 6-9 pm

Official Signing of Agreement
On the evening of Sep 22, RCNY entered into partnership with UN Women and the RCNY Foundation to increase empowerment and education for adolescent girls and young women in Sierra Leone and other developing countries, in the context of poverty eradication and the achievement of gender equality. The partnership is entitled "A.G.R.E.E." (Adolescent Girls Renew Educate Empower)

Speaker Dr. Donna Gunn
A nice crowd was gathered to listen to the presentation of Dr. Donna Gunn about Rotary 3D Limbs and her work for Africa’s Promise Village. Past President Jan Brown presided over the meeting. PDG and Trustee Helen Reisler had arranged for this most interesting and well received speaker. She was accompanied by Rotarian Kristine Shelstad and a young future Rotarian gentleman and assisted in the preparation of the PowerPoint presentation.


Luncheon Meetings to Move Beginning Oct 13
Beginning on Oct 13, 2016, our regular weekly meetings will be moving to the beautiful Union League Club of New York City. It's located at 38 East 37th St. at Park Ave. 
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Child Welfare and Human Services
Eric Brettschneider entered the field of child welfare and human services in 1967. Among other accomplishments he has served as Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Human Resources Administration and he was appointed co-chair of the New York State Office of Court Administration Advisory Committee on Court Interpreting in 2015.
Please note, this is our first luncheon at the Union League Club of NYC.

Hurricane Impact in NY
Kieran Bhatia is a postdoctoral associate at Princeton University in their Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. He is affilliated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is currently conducting research that aims to understand the sensitivity of hurricanes to climate, and the impact of hurricane changes on storm surge change.
District 7230 BBQ Olympics
Immediate Past President Jan Brown is shown receiving a banner from Rotary Club Meerbusch member Dr. Christian Quack at the First Annual BBQ Olympics.on Sunday the 25th in Riverside Park

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Kids Day at Children's Hospital at Montefiore
The mission of Kids Day is to support kids with cancer and their families by changing how we view therapy. It's a day of volunteering, filled with love, creativity, laughter, and countless smiles.

More on the story and photos inside:

How “America’s Host Club” Responded to 9-11
Watch an eloquent and historical video created in 2011 by Rotary International and featuring narration by Helen Reisler, who, as the first woman president of RCNY, was on her way to conduct a weekly Club meeting, when the horror occurred.. Helen spearheaded our club's amazing response to the tragedy.
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RCNY President meets Rotarians in Turks and Caicos
On on Aug 27, President Can Erbilgin met with Rotarians from Turks and Caicos at the Rotary Club of Providenciales, District 7020. Cordial Rotary Friendship was exchanged and a possible cooperation of joint club projects was discussed.

Bridges to Prosperity
We just finished building our bridge in Panama and celebrating with the community. It was an incredible experience, and we had an extraordinary team including Bridges to Prosperity staff, Bridge Corps engineers, volunteers, and the community of La Candelaria. I have included a photo of the completed bridge and the celebration.
For RCNY Funding of Hospital in Buchcarest
We have received a letter and message of thanks for one of our charitable acts. It begins, "We at Gift of Life International (GOLI) are excited to express our deep appreciation to the Rotary Club of New York for their generous contribution to the Rotary Foundation Global Grant that is funding our partnership with the Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital in Bucharest, Romania. This Grant is helping with the construction of the cardiovascular center and the emergency units within the hospital....."

Events for Sep & Oct 2016
The Rotaract Club of New York at the United Nations has a busy fall schedule.

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Annual Entries Now Available
As our members may recall from past years, RCNY has once again obtained guaranteed entries to the Nov 6, 2011 NYC Marathon. If you know anyone that is interested in running the Marathon under the Team NY Rotary colors please refer them to our now-open website www.teamnyrotary.org where four entries are still available. Fundraising will be done through Crowdrise but the steps are listed on the site. For questions kindly contact Andreas Runggatscher at ny.rotary@verizon.net or 212.633.1311.

Join Us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn - Join our Linkedin Group!
To be more active in Social Media, RCNY encourages you to "Like" our Facebook Page. Share with friends. Post stories, and news.

Any good act of Rotary is welcome!
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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Andreas Runggatscher at ny.rotary@verizon.net