June 6, 2004
Our next meeting on June
8th will be UN Day with the UN Ambassador of Finland Marjatta Rasi,
who is President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) 2004. She is also
a Rotarian at a Rotary Club in
Frances Vieta has written this Reporter of the Week with pictures of our last meeting’s Paul Harris Fellowship recipients. Thank you Francis, for a good report.
President Greg Lynch has written a new piece for the Presidential Page. It is called
WHY WE COME TOGETHER and
includes the following paragraph:
Perhaps, then I have begun to understand. When we raise our glasses and voices in festive celebration, we are really raising a torch in remembrance of those who have sacrificed that we may be free, for those who maintain the peace, far away yes, but not forgotten. Perhaps, in celebrating our common values, the ideals of service, of our freedom to question, of sharing friendship without fear, and even a full belly, we are “representing” for all of our fellow human beings who struggle to attain what we have, and who help us understand better what we hold dear: life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.
You can read Greg’s whole article on our website at www.nyrotary.org/president_greg/WHY_WE_COME_TOGETHER.htm.
Greg also asked me to
remind you about the District Paul
Harris Fellow Luncheon on Friday, June 11 at the Westchester Marriott in
The news media is full
of sad news about the death of Former President Ronald Reagan.
In addition to all the great things that are being said about President Reagan,
I would like to add that he also was a Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Pacific
I have often ended my
and do good things!”. Now that I only have a few weeks left of writing this newsletter, I received the following message from Rotary District 7230 Webmaster Ted Nygren:
I love your slogan and I intend to quote it widely:
Rotary is about having fun
and do good things!
But before I start quoting you, I wonder if, grammatically proper, it should be "doing" good things...
Anyway, if you don't
mind, I will adopt this great line and use it in
Thank you Ted for correcting my grammatical error and please feel free to use my quote as much as you wish.
Don't forget to reserve your table for our next meeting. You can
reserve via e-mail to our office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Andreas or
Ana at 212-633-1311. You can also fax in the RSVP form, which you can download
at www.nyrotary.org/bulletin2004/rsvp_06-08-2004.pdf. Our fax number is
212-633-1954. At our next meeting, the culinary staff at the
I usually don’t get into trouble for announcing what’s on the menu
for the next meeting, but that is exactly what happened last week when I
incorrectly wrote that we were going to have Salmon for lunch. It turned out
that a main feature of
June 1, 2004
Squash Flan with roasted almonds
Lasagne with wild board meat sauce
or a choice of
(if reserved prior)
Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Botter
Vernaccia di San Giminiano Ca' del Vispo -
Vigna in Fiore 1999 (white)
Merlot Altana 2001 (red)
Gourmet Bean 100% Colombian Coffee,
Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Tea
The luncheon and wines have been sponsored by:
IL COVO dell' Est Restaurant
210 Avenue A at
The meal was great. If you want to experience it again, you can do so at Past President Silvio Amori’s restaurant IL COVO dell' Est.
I recommend that you visit our
Rotary is about having fun
and doing good things!
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2. Rotary’s Global History Fellowship at www.RotaryHistoryFellowship.org
3. Rotary District 7230 at www.rotarydistrict7230.org
4. District 7230 Group Study Exchange Project at www.NewYorkCityRotary.org/GSE7230/
5. Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at www.rotaryryla.com
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