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North Shore Rotary Celebrates Veterans Day

In partnership with Community Health Action of Staten Island, the North Shore Rotary of Staten Island commemorated Veterans Day with a special dinner to celebrate our local heroes and thank them for their service. These local Heroes served, and some continue to serve our Country, and we couldn’t be more thankful for all they have […]

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District Governor Mary Visits North Shore Rotary Club

This week, the North Shore Rotary Club met at Sally’s Southern where we welcomed our new District Governor Mary Shackleton for the District Governor’s annual visit along with Assistant District Governor, our very own, Diane Arneth! Mary shared her vision, guidance, and updates for the up-coming year and her plans as District Governor to get […]

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Weekly Meetings go Virtual

This digital age allows us to check-in on each other in all new ways while conducting business! The North Shore Rotary Club has taken its weekly meetings to Zoom to conduct business, share some laughs, and talk about our community.  While we may be quarantined, we’re not stopping this group of People of Action. Visiting […]

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Celebrating World Rotaract Week

Happy World Rotaract Week! Our awesome Rotaractors joined in on our meeting last night to celebrate!  The Staten Island Rotaract Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday Night of each month at Rab’s Country Lanes!  You too can be part of this service organization, open to young adults over the age of 18, learn more here: […]

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This Week in Our Club: Timely Vocational Presentation by Dennis Surmanek

For his Vocational Presentation to our Club, Club Vice President Dennis Surmanek of Surmanek Wealth Management, brought in experts Thomas Schmitt, MFS Investment Management & Ken Fish, Touchstone Investments to deliver some educational information on Social Security strategies, as well as their current perspective on the Coronavirus and the upcoming Election. Couldn’t have been planned […]

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Author George Hopkins talks Murder Mystery

Friend of Rotary and Murder Mystery Author George Hopkins was this weeks’ Guest Speaker.  George talked about his latest work and shared his inspiration for “A Matter of Honor” including the characters inspired by Club Past President Paul Scamardella in past books. CLICK HERE to visit Amazon and purchase George’s books.

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Celebrating Retirement: Dominick Brancato

“Oh my god” what a WONDERFUL night for the North Shore Rotary Club, as we celebrated the Retirement of Club Member Dominick Brancato. Dominick served as the CEO of NYCID for 30 years.  This week we took a break from some business to roast and show our appreciation for a truly wonderful father, husband, leader […]

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Social: Rotary Clubs and BNI Join Together for Fellowship over Bocce

  In lieu of a traditional weekly meeting, the North Shore, Mid-Island, and Staten Island Rotary Clubs along with the BNI Prefer to Refer Chapter came together for night of Networking and Fellowship over a friendly competition of Bocce at Angelina’s Ristorante! A new tradition was started with the awarding of the Staten Island Rotary Bocce […]

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Meeting Update: Janice Monger, Staten Island Museum Visits

This past week we had the honor of having Staten Island Museum President & CEO Janice Monger join us during our Joint Meeting with the Mid-Island Rotary Club to share an update on the beautiful Museum! In addition, newly elected Staten Island Rotaract Club Secretary/Treasurer superstar Rotaractor, Rose Bolella shared wonderful insight and inspiring words […]

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