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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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On Sept 6 2018, Club President John Zollo welcomed out 3 newest members. 
Town Clerk and Rotarian Vinny Puleo swore the new members into the world of Rotary and our Great Club.
They say good things happen in 3's. We are very honored to have these 3 new members.
Pictured from L>R: Pres. John Zollo, Anthony Colletti - Director of Community Relations at The New & Beautiful Whisper Woods at Smithtown,
Smithtown Councilman, Tom Lohmann & Smithtown Councilwoman Lisa Inzerillo
On Sept 6 2018 The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise officially had their new slate of officers sworn in.
(Better Late then Never)
On right: Town Clerk Vinny Puleo assisted with the swearing in.
Pres. John Zollo, Pres Elect Gene Nally, Treasurer Deirdre Bolen, Secretary Cara Vercellone & 15x's Sgt at Arms Steve Stare
Our Speakers on Aug 23 2018 were Jane Lohmann and Jessica Heins.
Dancing Classrooms LI teaches middle school age children ballroom dancing. 
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(At this wonderful presentation were from L>R: Rotarian, Smithtown Clerk and 5x's Paul Harris Fellow Vinny Puleo, Past Club Sec'y Terry Wolf, Smithtown Councilman Tom Lohmann, Rotarian Larry Vetter, Pres Elect Gene Nally, Smithtown Supervisor & club member Ed Wehrheim, Past Club Treas Adrienne Giannadeo, From Dancing Classrooms LI Jessica Heins and Jane Lohmann, 4x's PP, Sec'y Extraordinaire, & Always Very Popular Cara Vercellone, Past Club Treas. Gary Schnirman, PP & Club Treas. Deirdre Bolen)
On Aug 9 2018 The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise Presented 2 checks of $3,000 to John Feal.
The funds were raised at the clubs annual fund raiser, The 2018 Disco Party.
(Presenting the check from L>R: Sgt at Arms Steve Stare, PP Andrew Ratway, PTreas Gary Schnirman, 2x Pres. John Zollo, JOHN FEAL, PP & Treas Deirdre Bolen, Rotarian Larry Vetter & Rotarian Peter Sciurca)
Over the summer of 2018 on Tuesday evenings the Smithtown Community Band performs outside the Brush barn. The Rotary Club of Smithtown takes this opportunity to set up a table and collect food and donations for the Smithtown Food Pantry. We have been doing this for a couple of years now and the community is starting to catch on. Cara and her children, Izzy & Jacob along with Gary & Anita Schnirman were there to greet the community and help with the food collections. Looks like they had a good time doing it.  yes
The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise is conducting a fundraiser to benefit The Feel Good Foundation and 911 Responders.
The event is a Disco Dance Party at the Watermill Inn.
District Governor Wendy Walsh visited The Rotary Club of Smithtown this morning. Very inspiring and 
motivating and can she fill a room. Thanks Wendy for a GREAT MEETING!!
On March 30, 2017 The Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise, represented by past president Cara Vercellone (L), presented a check to the Smithtown Food Pantry for $1,000. This was in addition to a large donation of packaged and fortified meals that were supplied through the Feed Long Island initiative coordinated by Rotary clubs across the Island. With Cara are 2 of the wonderful volunteers that help run the Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry. - See more at:
Our most recent fundraiser...A huge Success For ALL
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
Did You KNOW...
Thanks to our Secretary and Past President, Otis Thornhill for this information:
Ever wonder what is on your magnetic key card?
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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The 50/50 proceeds go toward the Clubs administration.

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