Rotary District 7190
 
Serving New York's Capital District
and Beyond
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This is my last column, since the current Rotary year ends at the end of this month. It’s been a great year and has gone by very quickly. The clubs and the district accomplished a great deal and we have wonderful leadership chosen for the next 3 years with DGE Fred Daniels, DGN Tammy Heckenberg and DGND Larry Jones.
 
Please remember to send in your PolioPlus and Rotary Foundation donations. We have a way to go to meet our goals, and traditionally many clubs wait until June to send in their dollars. Please try to do so by June 15 at the latest so that your contributions will be counted against your current goals. It’s the Rotary Foundation’s Centennial year. Let’s do our best to make it special.
 
Please continue to work on membership for your club between now and the end of the Rotary year. Every club can use new members with enthusiasm and dedication to the great work they do. Many clubs have held membership events over the last few weeks. Now is the time to follow up with those prospects and if they are interested, add them as members.
 
The RI Convention in Atlanta is shaping up to be a great event with speakers like Bill Gates and Jack Nicklaus. For those attending, we will be having a district social event on Monday June 12 from 5 to 7pm. We have almost 50 Rotarians and guests registered. We hope to see many of you on June 12.
 
Remember the District Changeover, at River Stone Manor in Scotia on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Time to change the guard and start a new Rotary year!
 
It has truly been a privilege to serve you and your Rotary Clubs. I wish you all a peaceful and relaxing summer and a great Rotary year 2017-18.
 
As always, thanks for all you do for Rotary!
 
DG John

Something for every Rotarian

For the first time in 5 years, the Rotary International Convention returns to the USA! It will be held in Atlanta, and will feature a celebration of the Rotary Foundation Centennial. If you have never been to a Rotary International Convention, this is a great time to do it. You will have a chance to meet Rotarians from over 130 countries, and make new Rotary friends while renewing old acquaintances. In addition, you will hear about exciting club projects from around the world and share what your club is doing. The general and breakout sessions are world class and the House of Friendship offers amazing chances to learn and share. We hope that 40 to 50 Rotarians and guests will attend from District 7190. Register soon since this will be a truly popular Convention!

We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.
 

 

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

 
Upcoming Events
  • Rotary Night at the Joe 2017
    Jul 27, 2017
    7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • RYLA
    The Edge
    Sep 23, 2017
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Oct 14, 2017
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Nov 18, 2017
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Dec 09, 2017
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Jan 13, 2018
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Feb 03, 2018
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA
    Skidmore College
    Mar 10, 2018
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • RYLA Celebration Dinner
    Mar 10, 2018
    5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
 

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