Tuesday May 22  FIFTH GRADE ALL-STARs.  Special guest: George Latimer. This year, we will have two fifth grade students and their parents joining us.   Aaron Went and Jocelyn Klein are the President and Vice President of the Somers Intermediate School Student Council.   We always are awestruck by the accomplishments and commitment of these young  children.  For the first time, we will also be recognizing a high school student.   Noah Watanabe voluntarily helped Nancy Sorbella, her six-year-old daughter and me when we were planting the Pinwheel Garden.   


County Executive George Latimer  will  join us for this happy, special meeting to speak a few words with us. AND many of the members of Bedford/Armonk Rotary  will be joining us


We look back at some of our major accomplishments in 2017. Among them:


  • For the nearby Westchester Exceptional Children’s School we supplied funding for school equipment and a music program.

  • In Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, we provided support and financial guidance for a 140 student school. Many students come from poor backgrounds and it is only through education that we can help improve the entire economy. One Rotary member sits on the school board and regularly travels to Haiti to review program success. Click for background.

  • Our award-winning Rotary Literacy project has been reported upon in the New York Times. We bring suburban and inner-city high schools together to work on a joint publication project.  In May all the students travel to Somers to meet each other.  In 2017, for our thirteenth edition,  there were 17 schools that participated.

To read more about what Rotary in Somers is doing and how you can participate, see our Facebook page Above or call (914) 248-5709

April 24th. Larry Berliner will be the guest speaker. Mr. Berliner survived more than three decades in some of the most challenging - and rewarding – classrooms in The Bronx.  He is also a freelance writer of a variety of educational materials.  At the Rotary meeting, he will talk about his new book You Can’t Be Serious:  An Inner-City Teacher A-muses About School and Life.

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March 27th. Janice Powers, Assistant Attorney General in the Westchester Regional Office  at Le Fontane at 6:30pm.

Ms. Powers defends the State of NY in federal litigation surrounding constitutional law issues,. Janice’s talk will focus on some long lasting and current scams and the role of the Attorney General’s office.


ATTEND A Northeast Westchester (NEW)  Rotary Meeting


Work with men and women  in your community, enjoy friendships, and make a difference.    For more info, click on contact above.


Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM. Meetings are held at various restaurants in Somers as noted.

SEE PHOTOS OF STUDENT SUPERSTARS   TAKEN AT mAy 22nd meeting by steve ucko

Northeast Westchester Rotary Club

Somers, Katonah, North Salem

in New York's beautiful Lower Hudson Valley

May 8, 2018  Jodi Weinberger, editor at Halston Media, which includes the Somers Record and other highly admired local newspapers, will be our guest speaker. Jodi came to Halston Media with a background that included some of the country’s most respected papers.


ANNOUNCEMENTS & HAPPENINGS

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JUNE 12TH AT LE FOTANE. THE NORTHEAST WESTCHESTER ROTARY CLUB AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPES TO LOCAL STUDENTS

April 10th meeting at 6:30 PM.  Anthony Enea.   Changes in the tax law and how it affects long-term planning.