Posted on May 20, 2021
The Rotary Club of Plattsburgh has resumed its in-person weekly meetings at MHAB Life Skills Campus at 14 Dormitory Drive off Idaho Avenue on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. The club is also broadcasting the meetings via ZOOM and recording them for members to view. 
 
 

 
Below are a listing of current meetings available.  Click on the link for the Zoom meeting you would like to view.
 
Note:  Depending on usage, you may be able to view the recording direct from the Google file. Other times, you may have to download the file due to traffic or the file format. 
 

JULY 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (43 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Sean Lukas, General Manager, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. / Clinton County Landfill
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (35 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Nicole Laurin, Rotary Club President / First Regular Meeting

JUNE 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (28 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Ellen Bouchard, Rotary Club President / Last Regular Meeting (Held at the Rotary Club Centennial Park, Plattsburgh, NY)
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (33 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Julia Devine, Working Group Member / Turtle Sculpture Project
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (38 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Anthony King, VFW Great Chazy River Memorial Post 1418 Quartermaster / The Wall That Heals Traveling Exhibit
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (51 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Justin Ihne, CEO of the Plattsburgh YMCA / The Y on the Oval

MAY 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (48 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Michael Cashman, Supervisor, Town of Plattsburgh / Battlefield Memorial Gateway
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (50 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Peter Cadieux, Chair / 35th Annual Rotary International Fishing Classic
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (17 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Susan Nadeau Hagar, Lake Champlain Basin Program / Lake Champlain low water levels
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (57 Minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Michael Cashman - Supervisor, Town of Plattsburgh & Christopher Rosenquest / Plattsburgh Town & City - Collaboration Way

APRIL 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (50 Minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Kimberly Davis, Clinton County Treasurer / Clinton County Finances
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (47 Minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Mark Luken, president and CEO, Behavioral Health Services North, Inc./ Growth of BHSN
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (50 Minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Julie Stalker, Senior Outreach Director for JCEO, & Darleen Collins, Director of the Clinton County Office for the Aging / Getting Help for Senior Citizens During the Pandemic
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - Weekly Meeting ( 58 Minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Daniel Stec, NYS Senator (45th District) / Recently Approved State Budget and Other Items of Interest 

MARCH 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - Weekly Meeting ( 57 Minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Alexander Enyedi, President of SUNY Plattsburgh / One year as President and Strategic Planning 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - Weekly Meeting ( 55 Minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Theresa Hayden, Rotarian and a licensed realtor with the Z Group Real Estate, and Matthew Boire, owner/president of CDC Real Estate /  How the pandemic has impacted the commercial and residential markets (sales, leasing, rental)
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - Weekly Meeting ( 56 Minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Wouter Rietsema, MD, Vice President, Population Health & Information Services at The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital / What's next after Vaccination for Covid-19?
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (44 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Community Resource Officer Brad Miller of the Plattsburgh City Police / Developments at the City Police Community Center
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (39 minutes) 
Topic: Club Assembly

FEBRUARY 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (51 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Christopher Kirkey, Ph.D., director of the Center for the Study of Canada and Institute on Québec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh / Canada's Expectations with the Biden Administration
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (45 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Billy Jones, NYS Assemblyman (D - A.D. 115th) / COVID-19 Vaccinations, Road Salt Contamination, Clinton Annex and other state issues
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (41 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Rotarian and NCUGRHA President Jackie Madison / North Star Underground Railroad Museum Grant Funding
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (44 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: How small businesses are coping with the pandemic / Assistant Director Angela Smith & Business Advisor Tony Searing, SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center at Clinton Community College

JANUARY 2021 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (60 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Scott Christiansen, Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Olympic Regional Development Authority / Update on ORDA
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (22 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Nicole Hylton-Patterson, Director, Adirondack Diversity Initiative / Commemorating Martin Luther King (Thanks to Mountain Lake PBS) 
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (51 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Dr. Daniel Lake, Chair/Associate Professor of Political Science, SUNY Plattsburgh / Analysis behind President Trump's election loss and the storming of the U.S. Capitol
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 - Weekly Meeting (51 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Honorable Chris Rosenquest, Mayor of the City of Plattsburgh / Plans for City as newly-elected mayor

DECEMBER 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (30 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Rotarians Doug Chaves, Courtney Chandler, Cornelia Forrcence, Keith Tyo & former Club President Jon Cooper (Mystery Guest) / Senior Member Talks
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 - (No weekly meeting due to the holidays)
 
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (40 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Holiday Music / Rotarians Stanley Ransom & Peter Cadieux
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (38 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Outside Art - Plattsburgh's Public Art Project / Amy Guglielmo and fellow artist Julia Devine
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (64 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Annual Rotary Club Corporate Meeting
 

NOVEMBER 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (55 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Jesse Feiler of Friends of the Saranac River Trail / Phase Two of the Saranac River Trail to extend the trail and build two walking bridges
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (68 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Wouter Rietsema, MD, Vice President, Population Health & Information Services at The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital / Latest Update on COVID-19
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (56 minutes) 
Speaker/Topic: Stan Jennings, North Country Red, White and Blue
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (30 minutes) NOTE: The first 15 minutes of the meeting were not presentable due to technical problems with Internet connectivity. The video is blank for the first 40 seconds of the video.
Speaker/Topic: Bonnie-Leigh Black, Program Director with the Behavioral Health Services North and a Rotary Past District Governor / Pandora's Pandemic 0 A Focus on Hope & Resilience, Why Leaders Need to Transform how

 

OCTOBER 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (55 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Garry Douglas, President & CEO, North Country Chamber of Commerce / COVID-19's Impact on the U.S. - Canada Border Communities
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (53 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Margaret Searing, RN BSN, quality coordinator and planning section chief for the Clinton County Health Department / Clinton County's Public Health Response to COVID-19
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (41 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Stan Ransom, past Rotary Club President, current Rotarian and author / “America’s First Black Poet; Jupiter Hammon of Long Island"
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (46 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Hadi Mortada, Rotary District Governor / Official Visit with the Rotary Club of Plattsburgh

 

SEPTEMBER 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (44 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Bruce Garcia, CEO of JCEO of Clinton and Franklin Counties, Inc. / Overcoming Food Insecurity in NNY
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (62 minutes)
Topic: Club Assembly
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (44 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Michael Cashman, Town of Plattsburgh Supervisor / Update on future plans for economic growth in the town
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (30 minutes)
Topic: Christina and Stan Ransom / Battle of Plattsburgh Videos
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (21 minutes)
Topic: Picnic at Rotary Centennial Park / Vacation Raffle Winners Chosen

 

AUGUST 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (39 minutes)
Speakers/Topic: Jason Greer, Vanessa Cicarelli, & Amiee Baker / Upcoming documentary "SHE"
 
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (76 minutes) NOTE:  Actual meeting begins at 12:07 into the recording.
Speaker/Topic: Chris Kreig, Airport Director, Plattsburgh International Airport / Response to COVID-19 and future operations
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (36 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Thom Hallock, host & producer of Mountain Lake Journal / The difficulties of news gathering during the pandemic
 
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (68 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Dr. Alex Enyedi, President of SUNY Plattsburgh / Reopening of college with COVID-19
 

JULY 2020 MEETINGS

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (61 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Declan Breen, Rotary Youth Exchange Program
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (48 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Ann Mazzella and Jen Zeisloft of RAMP / RAMP by Coryer Staffing
 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - Board Meeting (42 minutes)
 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (47 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Dr. Michelle Cromwell, Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence/Chief Diversity Officer at SUNY Plattsburgh
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (56 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Kelly Metzger, Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance
 
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (48 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Club President Ellen Bouchard, First meeting
 

JUNE 2020 MEETING

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (36 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Club President Josh Kretser, last meeting
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (46 minutes)  
Speaker/Topic: Scott Storms, Peru Middle School, From Classroom to Virtual School and back again
Monday, June 15, 2020 - Board Meeting (21 minutes)
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (50 minutes)  
Speaker/Topic: David Rye, Youth Exchange Student from Columbia
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - Weekly Meeting (50 minutes)
Speaker/Topic: Peter Cadieux, Rotary Fishing Classic