June 2017
West Seneca Club
Rotary District 7090 - "The Best of Friends District"
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Welcome to the West Seneca Rotary

West Seneca

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:45 AM
Alton's Restaurant
2221 Transit Rd - Elma NY
Banquet Entrance on left side
Buffalo, NY  14224
United States
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Third Annual West Seneca Red White and BBQ Golfapalooza Charity Golf Tournament benefiting WNY Veteran Programs on Friday August 11th.The Tournament is a 2 part event.  The morning and afternoon will be spent Golfing at Elma Meadows and afterwards we will be heading to Kotecki's Grandview Grove for a Great Evening with BBQ, Free Local Beer and Wine Tastings (Rusty Nickel Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing Co, Midgard Winery and more), Chinese Raffle, 50/50, horse shoe tournament, live music and so more.
Register for Golfapalooza
Jerry Sullivan, President, Habitat for Humanity Buffalo, provides an informational update at the May 11th meeting.
PE Ed presents a Paul Harris Fellowship Award pin to Jean Kovach.

Safeguard your identity and support community service projects.

This is the third semi-annual Shred It community service fundraiser provided by the West Seneca Rotary.

It is a safe and convenient way to destroy documents that contain personal information.

Rotarians will be on duty to help unload your boxes.

You can watch the documents being dumped into the shredder’s hopper.

Donation of $10/ file box (10X11X15).

Cash, check, credit card accepted.

Receipts available.

The West Seneca Public Library is expanding, renovating and positioning for the future. The Library is a critical information and cultural resource for the community  and the Rotary is pledged to provide support.West Seneca Rotary is consulting and planning strategies for enhanced involvement.
Home Defense Training -- Guest speaker at the January 13th meeting of the West Seneca Rotary will be David DiTullio of Defensor, Inc. David’s program will focus on just one of the several courses offered by Defensor.

If you live in the Town of West Seneca or have an interest in forward-thinking community development, you will not want to miss the January 6th meeting of the West Seneca Rotary.
West Seneca Rotarians team up, all day long, at International Tops on Orchard Park Road, to ring the bell for the Salvation Army.
Visit and presentation recognized by West Seneca membership
Around the world every district governor visits every Rotary in their district at least once during their term. The governor visits to meet members, encourage and recognize their efforts and promote goals and vision for the Rotary year.
Development, success and vision for the Larkin Center of Commerce.
Jerry Bastedo, Executive Director, Penn Dixie Paleontological & Outdoor Education Center, will be the featured speaker at the October 7, 2015 meeting of West Seneca Rotary. His topic will be about the extensive educational programs provided and the history and development of the Penn Dixie site..
Hear Jake Schneider, Schneider Design Architects, present information about the “History of Buffalo Architecture.” The meeting is Wednesday, September 9, 2015; 7:45 a.m.
West Seneca Rotary meeting of Wednesday, September 16, 2015 features Brian Cosgrove, West Seneca Police, Patrol Lieutenant
Greater Buffalo Metropolitan Crime Stoppers is a not-for-profit public group serving the counties in Western New York and Ontario, Canada. Their objective is: “…to make our communities safe from violent felons, educate students on crime prevention and remove illegal weapons from our streets
Africa’s only polio-endemic country marks one year since its last case of the disease.
In 1988, there were 350,000 cases of polio annually, in 125 countries — about 1,000 cases per day. Rotary and its partners have reduced that figure by more than 99.9 percent, and in 2014, there were fewer than 400 cases in the entire world.
West Seneca Rotary encourages the community to support Rotary’s efforts to end polio by visiting endpolio.org to donate and to learn more.
One of the focal points of The Rotary Foundation is “Peace and conflict prevention/resolution.” The Rotary Club of West Seneca would like to invite you to consider these two events:
Kim Wittkugel will be presenting a status report on 4 libraries, furnished by the West Seneca Rotary, in Monterrey, Mexico. Basic Education and Literacy is a major focus of The Rotary Foundation.
Jessica Sherman, LMSW, Face 2 Face Director, Kids Escaping Drugs, Inc., will be the featured speaker at the July 8, 2015 meeting of the Rotary Club of West Seneca. Everyone is aware of the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse but not always sure about intervention.
Come to have breakfast with the Rotary Club of West Seneca and hear Jessica’s message about the services and success of Kids Escaping Drugs Face2Face program.
Presented by:  Nando Silenzi, President and CEO, J.S. Specialty Foods Inc [adapted using information from Nando’s LinkedIn page]
Come to have breakfast with the Rotary Club of West Seneca and see, hear and taste Nando’s message about the Italian Pizzelle.
“The Object of Rotary” – this is number 4 – “the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
To that end…
Please join us on Thursday, June 25 for a Celebration and Planning Session of the Peace Education Project (PEP) at the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (742 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209), at 5:30-7:30 pm.
Only 19 days left to the District 7090 Rotary Leadership Institute
event at Niagara College, 135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake on June 6.
How many members is your club sending - 4,3,1,0 ??? Are some of these your incoming club officers and board members…send at least one more for your club. How many other members are attending?
DON’T FORGET - RLI is a powerful tool to grow member and club strengths and help maintain member retention. No Lectures Here!
Charles LeFevre, IV, Executive Director, Family Promise of Western New York, will be the featured speaker at a Rotary Club of West Seneca meeting. This breakfast meeting is Wednesday, May 13, 2015; 7:45 a.m.; Alton’s Restaurant, 2221 Transit Road, Elma. The cost of $10 includes breakfast. For additional information: www.facebook.com/WestSenecaRotary.
Scott Dobe will be the featured speaker at the West Seneca Rotary meeting of Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Join the Rotarians for breakfast and learn about the past, present and pending future of the Center and the valuable services it provides.

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