Greg Lynch

President of the Rotary Club of New York



President Greg's Story Page

(click here)



District Governor "Sully", District

Governor Elect Don Lee and seven

Past District Governors came to celebrate

Greg Lynch's Inauguration

as our 90th President on July 8th, 2003

District Governor David "Sully" Sullivan and President Greg


Click here for more about Greg's inauguration

(including 21 photos)



President Greg Lynch’s

Inaugural Speech

 (click here)




59 New Paul Harris Fellows


There were 59 new Paul Harris Fellowships awarded this year.

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The Holy See in the

International Arena

His Excellency Archbishop

Celestino Migliore

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Speech at the International Service Division June 16, 2003

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New York Rotary Foundation

presented a $100,000 check

to NYU on Feb 10, 2004



President Greg Lynch (left) Foundation Chairman Mort Eydenberg (middle) and Dr. Bonvino from NYU (right)


Mort Eydenberg, Chairman of the New York Rotary Foundation, representing all of us from the Rotary Club of New York, presented a check in the amount of $100,000 to Dr. Bonvino, Senior Vice President of New York University Downtown Hospital. The check was in honor of the work done by the hospital during the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy. Dr. Bonvino spoke with deep gratitude and commitment to the hospital’s mission of always being available for unseen emergencies. The check, from our 9/11 Disaster Fund, will be used to enlarge the hospital’s emergency response areas.



New York Rotary Foundation

presented one more $100,000 check

to NYU on June 8, 2004



President Greg Lynch (left) Foundation Trustee and District 7230 Governor Nominee Helen Reisler (right) and Dr. Bonvino from NYU (middle).


Former New York Rotary President, New York Rotary Foundation Trustee and present District Governor Nominee, Helen Reisler, presented a second check of $100,000 to the New York University Downtown Hospital for its tremendous effort, dedication and assistance to the victims the 9/11 tragedy in downtown, Manhattan. This money was previously raised and put aside by the Rotary Club of New York as part of the 9/11 Disaster Relief Fund. Dr. Bonvino of the NYU Downtown Hospital accepted the check on behalf of the hospital, thanked the club for their generous donation and briefly stated that it will be used to purchase a new ambulance for the hospital. The New York Rotary Trustees were recognized by President Greg Lynch and all present for their role in making the fund very successful.



Louis J. Freeh

Former Director - FBI



TV Channels ABC 7 and WB 11 as well as Radio Station WNYC were present when Former FBI Director Louis J. Freed spoke at the Rotary Club of New York on December 16th, 2003




Visit to the Rotary Club

of Upper Manhattan


President Greg exchanges club banners on September 4th, 2003 with President Neil O'Connell of the Rotary Club of Upper Manhattan. Gift of Life Officer Jim Romeo took the photo. All three are also members of the District 7230 Group Study Exchange Committee.




Pictures & Impressions from the




Wednesday, May 12, 2004 – 6PM

On board the “Mystique”

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An Evening with our friends from the

Rotary Club of Milano Aquileia

Click here for the report with 21 pictures





We had a lot of fun at the

New Member Reception

Wednesday, September 24th, 2003

at Immediate Past President Silvio’s restaurant Il Covo dell’Est



Click here to see more photos from the event




Fellowship Day


September 30th, 2003


Bill DeLong was a sensation on Fellowship Day just back from Ghana with a present from the Queen Mother of Ghana.

Click here to see more photos from Fellowship Day



Evening of Harmony

October 17, 2003 at the National Arts Club


New York Rotary Director Lou DiPaolo had a great time during our Evening of Harmony. Lou also took many pictures of the event, which he has published at Click here to see Lou's photos.


Click here to read President Greg Lynch's speech at the Evening of Harmony.


Click here to read Jim Morita's Paul Harris Award Speech at the Evening of Harmony



Christmas Party for

under-privileged children


On December 17th, New York Rotarians teamed up with Santa and Fraternite Notre Dame to give a Christmas party for under privileged children in Harlem with many Christmas presents.


January 27th, 2004

in Scandinavia House


Main Speaker and New York Rotarian Erik Enroth

together with President Greg Lynch


Catered by Swedish Restaurant Aquavit

and Sponsored by Absolut Vodka


Click here to see 15 photos from Sweden Day!



Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden &

RI President Jonathan Majiyagbe



New York Rotarian Matts Ingemanson (middle) met with Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Rotary International President Jonathan Majiyagbe in Stockholm on August 13, 2003. Matts took the opportunity to invite the Crown Princess to come to our legendary Rotary Club on our Sweden Day.


Report from the Zone Institute 2003 in Burlington, VT

 By Paul & Gail Caruso

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Rotary District 7230

Group Study Exchange


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Rotary District 7230

lends its hands:


U.S. Fund for UNICEF

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Anonymous script dated 1692,

Found in St. Paul's Church in Baltimore, MD)

Submitted by Rotarian Voy Sobon


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Rotary Club of New York's

International Service Division helps develop

United Nations

Public Private Alliance for Rural Development!

Proposal for an Integrated Approach to Rural Development in Developing Countries for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development

Notes from

the historic June 18, 2003 meeting!


Notes from the Breakfast

with the President of Madagascar 25 September, 2003

Second Committee of the 58th Session of the UN General Assembly on 27 Oct, 2003



Rotary's UN Day 2004

October 4th, 2004

From left Rotary International President Elect Glenn Estess, Aide to the President Elect Don Osburn, RI Alternate Representative to the United Nations Sylvan "Barney" Barnet and Florence Chenoweth, United Nations, Director FAO Liason.

Click here to see more photos from the United Nations Day





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