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912 Vestal Parkway East
Basement Dining Room
Vestal, NY  13850
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Club President George Schwarztrauber present a check for $500 to the Vestal High School Interact Club.  Vestal Rotary is a sponsor of the Interact Club's entry into the Canstruction competition to be held at the Oakdale Mall April 23-27, 2017
Lori Welch (l), Nicole Sonthivongorath (center left), Club Vice President Ted Wolf (c), John Bayne (center right) and Steve Day (r)
Nikki Nesbit (center) was inducted into the club on Monday January 23.  She is pictured here with her sponsor, Richard Matsushima (l), Membership Chair Pete Griffiths (center right) and President George Schwarztrauber (r)
Julie Chambers (center left) was induced into the club on Monday January 9, 2016.  She is pictured with her sponsor Steve Day (far left), Membership Chair Pete Griffiths (center right) and Club President George Schwarztrauber (far right).  Welcome Julie!
Rotarian Kevin Webb gives the "Thumbs Up" sign while shopping at Kohl's On December 27th
Vestal Rotary announced three new Paul Harris Fellows at its January 9th meeting.  Receiving the award were Andrew and Michael Matsushima, sons of District Governor Richard Matsushimaq, and Michiko Ogawa for her assistance with District's 7170 Peony Project.   Also, pictured receiving his Paul Harris Plus 3 pin from Paul Harris Chair Danielle Bulger was club President George Schwarztrauber.  Congratulations all!
The 2016 Holiday Food Packing Team!
Daisy Dawson (l), Elliott Weissmann (c) President George Schwarztrauber (r)
2016-17 Exchange Students Orientation.  September 17, 2016.
Pictured are 2016-17 District 7170 Inbound Students along with 2015-16 Rebound Exchange Students.
On August 22, 2016 Club President George Schwarztrauber welcomes our 2016-17 inbound exchange student, Valentin (Val) B.  Val presented our club with a banner from his home club Veriers-Vesdre, Belgium.  Welcome Val!
George Schwarztrauber (l) was induced as the 60th club president and the first to ever serve a second term.  Teri Mahonski (r) is pictured "Passing the Gavel" to the new president.  
Gordie Vinson (left), Pastor Mike Willis (center), George Schwarztrauber (right)
Daisy Dawson (far l), Kevin Webb (l), Membership Chair Pete Griffiths (c), Jeff Ahearn (r), President Teri Mahonski (second r), Mark Capobianco (far r)
Club Golf Tournament and Wine Tasting May 21, 2016 Afton Golf Club
Matt Conlin was inducted into the club on April 25th, 2016  
He is pictured her with his sponsor Andy Papaleo (r), Membership Chair Peter Griffiths (l) and Club President Teri Mahonski (far left)
Carol Belva (l) received her Paul Harris +4 pin on March 7, 2016 from Club President Teri Mahonski (r)
Congratulations Carol!!!!
Attendance Credit Policy
Revised January 11, 2016
It is the policy of the Vestal Rotary Club to award attendance credit as follows:
  • Attending a regular meeting of another rotary club.  In addition to an attendance credit, Vestal Rotary Club members will be eligible for dues (monetary) credit upon presentation of a receipt from the club visited.
  • Hosting a Board Meeting. 
  • Attendance at a Vestal Rotary Club Board Meeting
  • Participation of at least 30 minutes on the Rotary International eClub website.
    • Providing our exchange student with a special community or cultural experience. 
    • Recruitment of a New Member.  The new member sponsor is entitled to four total credits, one for each quarter following the induction of the new member.
    • Recruiting a host family for our exchange student.  The club member would be entitled to four total credits, one for each quarter. 
    • Attendance at one of the following club activities:
      • Nursing Home
      • Dick’s Open
      • Club Picnic
      • Chamber Holiday Luncheon (includes dues credit)
      • December Holiday Party
      • Holiday Can Packing
      • Coats for Kids
      • Valentine’s Day Dinner (includes dues credit)
      • RYLA Interviews
      • Exchange Student Interviews
      • St. Patrick’s Day Party (set up, clean up or working the event is worth 2 credits.  Simply attending the event is not worth any attendance credits.)
      • District Conference/Events.  Up to one credit for each day attended.
  1. Attendance/dues credits for attending another rotary club meeting require the submittal of receipt from the rotary club signed by the secretary of the club visited.
  2. For all other attendance credits club members are responsible for notifying the club secretary in writing or via email of the event and date that triggers the attendance credit. 
  3. All attendance credits are eligible to be used during the program year in which they are earned (July – June).  Any credits not used by June 30th are forfeit.