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  Rotary Club of New York
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    Chester, NY 10918

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Honoring Memorial Day
In recognition of Memorial Day (celebrated on Monday May 29), there will be no meeting on Thursday June 1st.

Subtle-Energy Sciences
Subtle-energy sciences include remote viewing, crop circles and related subjects. Dr. Hein is the Director of the Institute for Resonance in Boulder, Colorado.

Moving Ahead
Installation day at the UN Rotaract Club took place on Thursday May 25. PDG and PP New York Rotary Club, Helen Reisler, stopped by to congratulate outgoing Rotaract President, Maria Gozon on her successful year and to wish new President Chris Daley, a productive year ahead.
    Photos inside.

Memorandum of Undertanding Signed
We are most excited to announce that an MOU with the Rotary Club of Freetown, Sierra Leone has been ratified and that we have partnered with our Rotarian friends in that country as ground partners for our AGREE Project!
    Photos & Details inside.

International Breakfast - May 17
Our featured speaker was William Yotive, Model UN Coordinator for The World Federation of United Nations Associations. He has worked previously as Director of Research for Seasame Street and it's developmental impact on children.
    Read the report and share pictures of the meeting inside.
Gearing Up for 2017-18
In preparation for the upcoming Rotary year 2017-18, President Elect Dr. Jasmin B. Cowin has appointed the following Rotarians to the various Committees/Division Chairmanships: Membership Chair, Tommy Head; Speaker Chair, Jan Brown; International Service/Breakfast, Can Erbilgin; Service Above Self, Scarlett Pildes; and Youth Service, Larry Cohen. And just recently Theodore Perednia. Other appointments will be announced as they occur.
    Photos inside.
Healing Global Poverty
May 10, 2017: Larry Cohen and Helen Reisler are shown at a District 7230 group meeting at The Harvard Club with  the Acting CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation, an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty.    www.mcc.gov
    More information & larger version of the photo inside.

Early Summer Break - June 15 - no Meeting
The Rotary Club of New York will not hold it's regular meeting on Jun 15 so we can all enjoy a summer break.
We won't be holding a meeting on Jul 6 either.

Firefighter Recognition Day
RCNY celebrated our 47th annual Firefighter Recognition Day at this week's luncheon meeting. We were addressed by FDNY Chief James Leonard and presented our Hero of the Day Award to Firefighter James P. Lee of Rescue 1,.
    Read the full report and share pictures of the meeting inside.

A Prospect for Peace
The Rotary Club of New York and The International Forgiveness Institute, Inc. have entered into a Joint Declaration for Renewing Communities through Forgiveness Education.
    Read the Declaration inside.
Strategic Action Plan
Sat May 6 saw a Rotary District 7230 Forum for Developing a Strategic Action Plan. Shown in the photo, L to R: Ronnie Davila, District Rep Rotaract NY; Zinab, Past-Pres. Rotaract NY; Drew Kessler, Asst Rotary Coordinaror Zone 32; Jasmin Cowin, RCNY President-Elect; Maria Gozon, Rotaract NY; Abit Ragbeer, District Secretary/Trainer Rotaract.
Refugee Projects
On Apr 28 RCNY and the Rotary Italian delegation working on Refugee Projects jointly with the United Nations paid a visit today to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Firas Kayhal and Andrew Painter - both Senior Advisors/Liaisons.
    Details & photos inside.

Interfaith Speaker
Dr. Haque is affiliated with the California-based non profit organization Islamic Networks Group. The mission of ING is to promote peace and mutual understanding through education. Her presention is entitled "Getting To Know American Muslims and Their Faith"
RCNY's Commitment Honored
RCNY was given recognition at the Rotary District 7230 Conference on Saturday Apr 8 for our Club’s support of Polio Plus. The award was unexpected and the trophy was gratefully accepted by Larry Cohen on behalf of all club members. It's a tremendous encouragment for us to continue our Campaign.
    More details inside.

Independence Day Hiatus
In honor of the Fourth of July Holiday, RCNY will be taking a summer break on Jul 6.

The following week (Thur. July 13) is our 2017-18 Installation Day. Please take note and mark your calenders.

Incoming President, Officers & Board for 2017-18
Rotary Club of New York cordially invites you to be our Guests at the Installation of Incoming President Dr. Jasmin Cowin, our new officers and board members. Our guest speaker will be Belinda S. Miles, Ed.D., President of Westchester Community College.
Help us welcome our new officers as we head into our 108th year.

    Details & Reservation info inside.
RCNY International Breakfasts at the UN
The Rotary Club of New York started “International Breakfast Meetings at the UN" more than 15 years ago, under the leadership of it's members such as the RI Representative to the UN, the late Barney Barnet and Josef Klee. These meetings have become an integral part of RCNY’s official Rotary meetings. You may have received communications from Matts Ingemanson regarding another breakfast meeting under the title "Grassroots Breakfasts" referencing Rotary. We wish to make it clear that these events have neither anything to do with our RCNY International Breakfast Meetings at the UN.

                            Full letter from RCNY President Can Erbilgen inside.

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Events for May/June
The Rotaract Club of New York at the United Nations has a busy schedule.

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