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  Andreas Runggatscher
  Rotary Club of New York
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    Chester, NY 10918

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Writer and Policy Analyst
Our speaker for Nov 9, Brian Stewart, is a writer and policy analyst who has covered domestic and foreign affairs for the Wall Street Journal, National Review, Jerusalem Post, The Daily Beast and The American Interest, among other publications. His topic will have to do with the Middle East.

Awareness for RCNY Causes Raised
Our Oct 14 event, #RotaryWalks, has had a very successful outcome. Much awareness for RCNY causes was raised thanks to the vision of President Jasmin Cowin along with the support of Gift of Life and our own Rotaractors.
    more details inside.
James Kushner updates on Relief
The Rotary Club of Inwood, in coordination with the Rotary Club of New York, has been on the ground with relief efforts since the slew of recent hurricanes made landfall in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. RCNY has already donated $25,000 to these effort, but much more is needed.
    more details inside.

International Breakfast - Oct 18
Our featured speaker will be: Manuel Bressan, a Political Affairs Officer with the UN Dept. of Political Affairs. His topic will be "Blood Diamonds" Meetings are at the UN Church Center, 1st Ave/44th St., 10th floor
Advance reservations required. Reserve now.
    More information inside.
Our Evening at Moeller's Gallery
Share a video of our recent evening get-together at Moeller Fine Art Ltd. on East 64th St. This evening event, generously sponsored by RCNY member Achim Moeller was all about camaraderie, community, and friendship. The gallery specializes in 19th and 20th Century masterworks, regularly organizng museum-quality exhibitions in its New York and Berlin premises.    click to view

Fall Break - Oct 26
This meeting has been canceled in order to catch up a bit. Let's get out and enjoy the leaves. The next meeting will be on Nov 2 in the evening.

President Dr. Jasmin B. Cowin to Speak
Clean Water For Children's 2nd Annual "Clean Water for Children Gala Fundraiser" on Nov 2 will feature RCNY President Dr. Jasmin B. Cowin as guest speaker.
    More details inside & reservations link.
Evening Celebration of Rotary Walks
Come join us on Thursday evening Nov 2nd at a celebration of the success of our Rotary Walks event. The event will be at the showroom of Customize Fashion House - 28 West 37th St. from 6 - 8 pm. No charge to members. Please reserve by contacting Andreas Runggatscher at executivedirector@nyrotary.org
    More details inside.

World-Wide Traction
Our RotaryWalks initiative is gaining world-wide traction. The Rotary Club of Beed Midtown, arranged a RotaryWalks event at Beed City in support of Mission Indradhanushya.
    details & photos inside.
Peacebuilding with Fun
The Institute for Economics and Peace, in cooperation with the NYC Rotary Club and others, conducted a fun and educational role-playing event to demonstrate their quantitative approach to peacebuilding in Battery Park, NYC, in honor of the 2017 International Day of Peace. Our Club President, Jasmin Cowin led the group focused on a sound business environment as a key factor in creating sustainable peace, as per IEP research findings.
    photos inside.

The Great American Jukebox
Ed Liss, a world-class authority and collector of jukeboxes, joins with documentary filmmaker Andrew Stein to produce a definitive history, "The Great American Jukebox." which highlights the musical periods during which jukeboxes were a large part of American culture including Jazz, Big Band, Rhythm and Blues and early Rock and Roll.
    more details inside.

At the Union League Club, NYC
The meeting featured speaker Anthony Gardner, Senior VP of Government & Community Affairs at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and a special performance of the national anthem by international singing star, Princess Long Long.
    photos inside.      video of meeting
Welcome Princess Long Long
Princess Long Long, a multi-talented international star, is shown here receiving an RCNY Honorary Membership from President Jasmin Cowin at our Sep 28 meeting after her singing of the National Anthem. She's performed at prestigious venues in the US and abroad including Lima Peru, Hong Kong and China. Long Long is the recipient of awards and accolades from many organizations.
   more photos inside.
From Dr. Jasmin Cowin, President
On behalf of The Rotary Club of New York, Host Club #6, its members, families, and friends we offer our deepest condolences and prayers to the families and friends of the victims who lost lives or faced injury at the deadly shooting yesterday. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We share your mourning and sorrow and send you our love and support during this tragic time. For those injured, we hope, wish and pray for a full and speedy recovery.

Yours in Rotary,
Dr. Jasmin B. Cowin, President


Send some Help to Houston
RCNY has set up a Houston Disaster Relief Fund to enable members and friends to send help to victims of Hurricane Harvey. Our normal compassion is increased by Houston's major support to us during RCNY's 9/11 fundraising efforts.
The needs for Texas are being further assessed in conjunction with the District. Once the rescue operations have concluded our club together with the District will work with our Texas Rotary clubs to see where we can help.
We hope for full participation of our membership for this Texas relief fund.
    More details inside.

Promotion for Rotary Walks
On Aug 3, President Cowin met with Regional Governor of Gabrovo, Republic of Bulgaria, Mrs. Nevena Petkova. This was a highlight of President Cowin's friendship trip to Bulgaria to promote Rotary Walks and International Rotary Friendship.
    details & photos inside.

International Breakfast - Sep 20
Our speaker today was Gligor Tashkovich. As a financial entrepreneur, his career includes a two-year mandate as Minister for Foreign Investment of the Republic of Macedonia. His topic was "Witnessing the Birth of a Nation."
    View the PowerPoint outline of the meeting inside.

View our Breakfast Videos Archive
We've now gotten our International Breakfast Videos organized into a very accessible archive. There's a link above in the menu just below our website banner, but to save some time, you can also just click here.

Attention Past Members/Rotary Alumni
During the Board of Directors meeting on July 13, 2017 motions were made to encourage past members/Rotary Alumni rejoin for the first year at a 50% reduced fee and that members who bring in a member who pays the full membership fee will receive a $250 dues reduction with the following dues cycle. Both incentives were approved unanimously. Contact Andreas Runggatscher for further information.