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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Grace Smith House
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, February 1st at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, February 2d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and 96.5FM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Branca Bryan about Grace Smith House.
 
 
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theme

Rotary theme for 2020 - 2021 is "Rotary Opens Opportunities."
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rebuilding together

Our guests speaker was Rotarian Christina Boryk, president of the Poughkeepsie South Rotary club. She is the executive director of “Rebuilding Together,” which is part of a national network of over 130 affiliates who work to restore and revitalize homes and neighborhoods across the country. These organizations, supported by federal and local grants, community support dollars and donated volunteer labor and supplies, undertake large-scale and small repairs on houses in their communities.
 
Shown in the photograph are: Speaker host Judge Jonah Triebwasser, Christina Boryk and club president Rob Latimer.
 
(photo by David Wright)
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housing the homeless

This weekend on RadioRotary:
Housing the Homeless
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, January 25th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 26th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and 96.5FM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Christa Hines about housing the homeless.
 
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housing the homeless Jonah Triebwasser 2020-01-19 05:00:00Z 0

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This weekend on RadioRotary: Grace Year
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, January 18th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 19th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and 96.5FM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Jessica Daviss about Grace Year.
 

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See our video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rzF-3SU-UA

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clink

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Clink! Recycling Report:

2019 was a HUGE success for our Clink recycling program because of our Red Hook community and their generosity along with Bard College, The Elmendorf, Red Hook Library, Red Hook Village Pizza, Classic Cleaners and Bottini employees. In 2019 Red Hook Rotary was able to give out $1505.00 worth of personal care hygiene products to our local food pantries.

100% of funds collected from returnable bottles (glass and plastic) and cans which are bagged in Hannaford Clynk Bags and tagged with a Red Hook Rotary Account Sticker are dropped in the Clynk drop off at Hannaford, is used to purchase Shampoo, Toothpaste, Soap etc.

We appreciate all you do to and have set the 2020 goals to $2,000.

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scholarship

Rotary Scholarship Available!
The Red Hook Rotary Club and Red Hook Rotary Foundation are pleased to announce that the Foundation will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school.
 
Each applicant must be a graduating senior and a legal resident of the Red Hook Central School District, Pine Plains School District or Germantown Central School District. Awards will be based on involvement in community service activities, leadership ability, and communication skills.
 
It is expected that one scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a four year college and one scholarship may be awarded to a student attending an accredited vocational or community college program.
 
Each student selected for an award must successfully complete their senior year and attend an accredited college, university or vocational school of his or her choice. Scholarship awards will be distributed to the winning student to reimburse the student for any educational expense (eg. tuition, required books, computer, required equipment, etc.).
 
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Red Hook Rotarian Susan Simon has been recognized for her second Paul Harris Fellow contribution.  The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation. The Paul Harris Fellowship is named for the founder of Rotary. 

In 1896, Harris settled in Chicago and opened a law practice. Four years later, he met fellow attorney Bob Frank for dinner on Chicago’s North Side. They walked around the area, stopping at shops along the way. Harris was impressed that Frank was friendly with many of the shopkeepers. He had not seen this kind of camaraderie among businessmen since moving to Chicago and wondered if there was a way to channel it, because it reminded him of growing up in Wallingford. 

“The thought persisted that I was experiencing only what had happened to hundreds, perhaps thousands, of others in the great city. ... I was sure that there must be many other young men who had come from farms and small villages to establish themselves in Chicago. ... Why not bring them together? If others were longing for fellowship as I was, something would come of it.”

Harris eventually persuaded several business associates to discuss the idea of forming an organization for local professionals. On 23 February 1905, Harris, Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, and Hiram Shorey gathered at Loehr’s office in downtown Chicago for what would become known as the first Rotary club meeting.

Shown in the photo are Rotary Foundation Chair Bud Weaver, Susan Simon and club president Rob Latimer (photo by Jonah Triebwasser.)

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mt everest

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Adventures at Mt. Everest
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, January 4th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 5th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and 96.5FM and 96.5FM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarian Lauren Rooney about her adventures at Mt. Everest.
 
 
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Friends of Guirgho

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Our guests this week were New Paltz Rotarians Bob Rich and Pascal Guirma with their friend Jim Ullrich. They spoke about their special project in the village of Guirgho in Burkina Faso, Africa. Their group, Friends of Guirgho’s mission is to partner with rural schools in Burkina Faso, beginning with the village of Guirgho, to maximize the potential of every student by providing access to state-of-the-art educational tools and technology. 
 

Burkina Faso is a small country in western Africa with one of the lowest literacy rates in the world. It is also a place where people are warm and welcoming, where young people routinely greet their elders with gestures of respect, where Muslims and Christians and indigenous religious and ethnic groups live side-by-side and intermarry — a place teeming with life and possibility. 

​Guirgho is a rural village nestled in the center of Burkina Faso. In Guirgho, the challenge for teachers, as in many rural schools, is the lack of resources. Teachers often have to teach up to 80 children with diverse abilities in a single classroom. Text books, when available at all, are often outdated and insufficient in quantity for all students. The primary teaching tool remains the chalk board, on which teachers must write or draw entire lessons.

Currently, children in Guirgho attend kindergarten to 12th grade without ever seeing or touching a computer. The prospects for children without basic computer skills in today’s global economy are very limited. Friends of Guirgho believes that greater access to technology will result in a larger pool of potential innovators able to meet the challenges facing their families, their communities, their country, and the world.

The centerpiece of Friends of Guirgho’s vision is a computer center that will incorporate space for computer assisted instruction for teachers and students. During non-school hours, adult members of the village may also use the facility to advance their education. Our objective is to help enhance the existing curriculum and see where we can be of support to the teachers and students.

​All of Friends of Guirgho’s efforts will result in a template that can be scaled, replicated, and implemented throughout the country and beyond.  In addition to the computer center, the plan includes:

• Construction of a workshop, with tools and training, to enable students to learn how to repair desks and develop trade skills that can be used for other school and/or village-related projects with, perhaps, income potential; 

• A school garden to help feed the students and grow additional produce that could bring in supplemental income for the school;

• Cotton spinning, which is a traditional but dying craft in the village. Friends of Guirgho can support its revival, thereby generating and stimulating a market for weaving;

• Establishing a preschool to provide young children with essential pre-literacy experiences.

In photo, left to right, are:  Jim Ullrich, Speaker Host Christine Chale,  New Paltz Rotarians Bob Rich and Pascal Guirma

​(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)

 

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RR Food

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Helping Children to Read
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, December 7th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 8th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Sam Slotnick about helping children to read.
 
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(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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lou turpin

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PDG Lou Turpin was our guest speaker this week. He spoke on the structure of Rotary above the club level. Lou is shown  with club president Rob Latimer.
 
(Photos by Carl Dowden and Jonah Triebwasser)
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interact pies

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Our Interact Club at Red Hook High School was hard at work Thanksgiving baking pies as a fundraiser for their Shelter Box project. They are on track to purchase their eighth Shelterbox!
 
(photos by Carl Dowden)
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frankie jr

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Fesitval of Lights
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, November 30th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 1st at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Sandy Coe and Frank Mazella about Pleasant Valley's Festival of Lights.
 
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(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Convention 4

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This weekend on RadioRotary:

Rotarians Around the World

Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, November 23d at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, November 24th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we come to you from Hamburg, Germany, and talk with Rotarians from around the world at the 2019 Rotary International Convention.

Listen to Radio Rotary on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM Saturdays at 12:00 noon or http://www.wtbq.com/

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Anytime at  www.RadioRotary.org

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fri night

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At Friday Night Lights, Red Hook Rotary is collecting personal care hygiene items to distribute to our local food pantries. 5:00pm - 8:00pm at Boulevard Vintage & Antiques on November 1st.
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er bust

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Red Hook Rotary was out in force at the unveiling of a bust of Eleanor Roosevelt at the new pocket park on Woods Road in Tivoli near St. Paul's church. The event was part of a weekend celebration of Mrs. Roosevelt's 135th birthday and the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Universal Human Rights that she was a major force behind.
 
Left to right are: Rev. Fred Cartier, Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, Susan Ezrati and Linda Greenblatt.
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Historic Red Hook

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Our first guest this week, thanks to speaker host Susan Simon, was Doug Strawinski of Historic Red Hook who led off the meeting with a description of the wonderful changes that have taken place between the Elmendorf Inn and the “new” Cherry Street property. A shed to the CVS side of the property has been removed. Parking has been shifted to the east side of the property and a wonderful new green is installed to the east side of the Inn. Hardscrabble initiated the use of this green with apple bobbing, games and lots of apple pies. The board asked Doug to look into the purchase of small, portable stage that can be broken down and used inside and out for various activities. A suitable stage has been identified: composed of three 4’ by 8’ sections, it expands to 16 by 8 and is constructed of steel with a poly surface that can sustain getting wet. It clips together for stability and comes with a 10-year warranty. Historic Red Hook hopes that Rotary will consider funding a portion of the $1,866 cost as a gift to the community.
We then greeted our additional guests, Chris and Claudine Klose and Susan Goodman Goldstein and Manny Carel. Claudine spoke about how the new “green” at Elmendorf would be used and how the adjacent Cherry St property is being developed as a “story studio”. 120 fourth graders have been through it this fall and had their lunch on the green! Historic Red Hook’s neighbor, KZE is also excited about the new outdoor space. On a question from a Rotarian, Claudine updated us on the progress of the HRH capital campaign. In consequence of a generous offer from the prior owner of the Cherry Street property, HRH now owns the property and has a much reduced mortgage which they anticipate that the capital campaign will enable them to extinguish. So far in the three year capital campaign $100,000 of the needed $160,000 has been pledged.
Susan and Manny were visiting from California where Susan is a Rotarian. She was a member of our club for several years.
(photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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Hamburg show 2

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Rotarians Around the World
 
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, October 12th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, October 13th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we come to you from Hamburg, Germany, and talk with Rotarians from around. the world at the 2019 Rotary International Convention.
 
Our guests include Rotary International President for 2018 - 2019 Barry Rassin.
 
Shown in the photo, from left to right are RadioRotary's Dave Kruger, Barry Rassin and RadioRotary's Jonah Triebwasser.
 
 
 
Listen to Radio Rotary on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM Saturdays at 12:00 noon or http://www.wtbq.com/
 
WBPM 92.9 FM Sundays at 6:30 a.m. or http://www.wbpmfm.com/
 
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Eleanor Bust

Our most recent guest speaker was Emily Majer, Deputy Mayor of Tivoli and Red Hook Town Historian extraordinaire. Emily told the story of how little Tivoli was selected as the home of one of the five bronze castings of Eleanor Roosevelt, made to memorialize the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. It is a great story and Tivoli will celebrate the event with an opening reception at Village Hall from 6-8 pm on Friday, October 11, 2019 (the 135th anniversary of Eleanor’s birth), featuring a talk by Jeffrey Urbin, Director for Education at the FDR Presidential Library.
 
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, a ribbon cutting ceremony at the St Paul Episcopal church graveyard will be hosted by Mssrs Masud Ibn Syedullah (current pastor) and Lindsley (pastor for many years). The ribbon cutting will be followed by lunch Watts de Peyster Hall and a panel discussion by many, including Franceska Macsali-Urbin, the Supervising Ranger at the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site aka Val-Kill and Sally Dwyer McNulty, professor of history at Marist College will speak on young women’s leadership.
 
On Sunday, October 13th, the celebration will be continued with a service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
 
Photo: Emily Majer, speaker hostess Susan Ezrati and President Rob Latimer. Photo by Rev. Fred Cartier.
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hardscrable day

Hardscrabble Day was a success! Red Hook Rotarians Christine Chale, Susan Ezrati, Jennifer Van Voorhis and two of our high school Interact youth meet and greet the public to talk about Rotary and Interact service projects.
Our Interact Youth also displayed a Shelterbox and explained to visitors the Shelterbox program.
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dg visit

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We were delighted this week to welcome our District Governor Cindi Kish and Assistant Governor Maureen Gates for their official visit.

Left to right, Bud Weaver, Barry Ramage, Linda Greenblatt, Susan Ezrati, Tim Lynch, Susan Simon, Rebecca Kent, Cindy Kish, Carl Dowden, Maureen Gates, Chris Chale, Jen Van Voorhis, Dave Wright, Jonah Triebwasser and Michael Shafer.

Dave Wright, VP, and Rotarian of the Year, Jen Van Voorhis offer club banners to Maureen Gates and Cindy Kish.

(Photos by Fred Cartier)

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lena wedding

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Red Hook Rotary is thrilled to announce that our 2007 youth exchange student from Germany Fräulein Lena Marie Morchen is now Frau Lena Mörchen-Mescheder. Congratulations to Lena and Lars on their marriage. We wish them many, many years of good health and happiness.
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duda

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Duda, our exchange student from Brazil, and her host sister, Katie, went with Judge Jonah and Ellen Triebwasser to the New York State Museum in Albany to learn about New York (it is more than Times Square!) After the museum was lunch and shopping at the Crossgates Mall, a true American experience!
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alpacas

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
It's Alpaca Day!
 
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, September 7th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 8th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Diana Bellissimo about her farm's annual alpaca day.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
 
 
Listen to Radio Rotary on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM Saturdays at 12:00 noon or http://www.wtbq.com/
 
WBPM 92.9 FM Sundays at 6:30 a.m. or http://www.wbpmfm.com/
 
Real Country WGHQ-AM 920 AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420 AM or WGHQ-FM 92.5 FM Sundays at 9:30 a.m. or http://realcountryhv.com//
 
 

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alpacas Jonah Triebwasser 2019-09-04 04:00:00Z 0

coty 2019

Red Hook Rotary Seeks Nominations for Citizen of the Year

The Red Hook Rotary Foundation is seeking nominations from the local community for their Citizen of the Year.  For the past 18 years Rotary has honored a local resident for their contributions to our community.  A candidate will have contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community, emulating Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”.  

Selection of the honoree will be made by Red Hook Rotary.  Nomination forms are available at Red Hook Town Hall and Red Hook Village Hall.  The form can be downloaded from Red Hook Rotary’s website or Facebook page, or click here: https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000002251/en-us/files/homepage/citizen-of-the-year-nomination-form/COTY-nomination-form.pdf.  The deadline for returning a nomination form is September 18, 2019.  Return forms to Red Hook Rotary, PO Box 88, Red Hook, New York 12571-0088, by email cdowden@hvc.rr.com or in person to the Red Hook Town Clerk or Village Clerk.

Rotary Club of Red Hook is part of Rotary International.  Rotary is an international service organization comprised of business and professional leaders working together in a variety of humanitarian, educational and cultural programs to promote World Peace and Understanding.  There are over 1.2 million Rotarians in 35,000 clubs around the world. 

Over 10 years ago, Red Hook Rotarians established The Red Hook Rotary Foundation, a 501 c3 charitable foundation, to provide financial support of programs and projects in and around the Red Hook community.  The main focus of the Foundation is in the areas of education and youth.  The Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors and supports the Interact Club at Red Hook High School and Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program.

Rotary Club of Red Hook meets every Tuesday morning at Cancun’s Mexican Restaurant, 7483 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY.  The club meeting begins at 7:30 a.m.

 

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Baxter's Bash

A good time was had by all at Red Hook Rotary's Annual Baxter Bash picnic. In addition to our Rotarians, we were delighted to welcome family, friends, our high school Interact club, as well as our new exchange student Duda from Brazil!

Also, Rotarian Jen Van Voorhis (in photo above on right) was named our Rotarian of the Year!

More Baxter's Bash photos available here: https://redhookrotaryclub.org/PhotoAlbums/2019-baxter-s-bash

(photos by Jonah Triebwasser)

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jimmy crisp

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Home improvement
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 31st at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, Sepetember 1st at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Millbrook Rotarian Jimmy Crisp about the Fine Home Source Show coming up on September 28th.
 
Our guests include Rotary International President for 2018 - 2019 Barry Rassin.
 
Shown in the photo, from left to right are RadioRotary's Dave Kruger, Barry Rassin and RadioRotary's Jonah Triebwasser.
 
 
 
Listen to Radio Rotary on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM Saturdays at 12:00 noon or http://www.wtbq.com/
 
WBPM 92.9 FM Sundays at 6:30 a.m. or http://www.wbpmfm.com/
 
Real Country WGHQ-AM 920 AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420 AM or WGHQ-FM 92.5 FM Sundays at 9:30 a.m. or http://realcountryhv.com//
 
 

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dels

Our club took a tour of Del's Daily Farm and Dutchess Creamery. We had a great time as well as delicious ice cream for breakfast!
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We were joined this morning by our new youth exchange student Duda from Brazil. Welcome to Red Hook Duda!


 
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Next  weekend on RadioRotary:
Rotarians Around the World
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 17th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 18th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we come to you from Hamburg, Germany, and talk with Rotarians from around. the world at the 2019 Rotary International Convention.
 
Our guests include Rotary International President for 2018 - 2019 Barry Rassin.
 
Shown in the photo, from left to right are RadioRotary's Dave Kruger, Barry Rassin and RadioRotary's Jonah Triebwasser.
 
 
 
Listen to Radio Rotary on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM Saturdays at 12:00 noon or http://www.wtbq.com/
 
WBPM 92.9 FM Sundays at 6:30 a.m. or http://www.wbpmfm.com/
 
Real Country WGHQ-AM 920 AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420 AM or WGHQ-FM 92.5 FM Sundays at 9:30 a.m. or http://realcountryhv.com//
 
 

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hamburg 1 Jonah Triebwasser 2019-08-18 04:00:00Z 0

jt convention report

Our speaker this 

Our most recent speaker was our own Hon. Jonah Triebwasser. Jonah gave an informative power point presentation regarding the recent Rotary International convention in Hamburg, Germany. He spoke about the plenary sessions and breakout sessions. The House of Friendship contains displays from Rotary Clubs, vendors and Rotary projects. Jonah said the House of Friendship in Hamburg took up two very large ballrooms. It was mentioned at the convention that Rotarians donated a total of 45 million volunteer hours last Rotary year. The Rotary International Convention for 2020 is in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jonah and Ellen are already signed up....will you join them?

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
International Youth Exchange
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 17th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 18th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk about InternationalYouth Exchange.
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ribfest 2019

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Hudson Valley Ribfest
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 10th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 11th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk about Highland Rotary's Hudson Valley Ribfest which is August 16, 17 and 18.
 

Shown from left to right are Tony Marmo, RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell-Claitor and Steve Laubach.

(photo by Kathy Kruger)

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Fire Depts

This weekend on RadioRotary:
Honoring Our Volunteer Firefighters
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 3d at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 4th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Chief Marc Hildenbrand of the Tivoli Fire Company and Chief Steven Fell of the Red Hook Fire Company about their 100th anniversaries.
 
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Fire Depts Jonah Triebwasser 2019-07-29 04:00:00Z 0

RYLA

We welcomed our Rotary Youth Leadership Award and Scholarship winners to this week's breakfast meeting. The RYLA students told us about their experiences and our scholarship winner told us about her plans for college. Shpwn from left to right are: Adam, Linda Greenblatt, Tessa H., Sophia, Revati and Tessa R.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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officers

Officers of the Red Hook Rotary Club and our high school Interact service club took their oaths of office at this morning's Red Hook Rotary club breakfast at Cancun's Family Mexican Restaurant.
Rotarian Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, Red Hook's Town and Village Justice, administers the oath of office to Interact officers Sophie (co-president) and Angel (secretary). Looking on is adult advisor Rotarian Carl Dowden.
Judge Triebwasser then administered the oaths of office to Red Hook Rotary club Treasurer Tim Lynch, Secretary Susan Ezrati, President-Elect Jennifer Van Voorhis and President Rob Latimer.
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Next weekend on RadioRotary:
Pleasant Valley Weekend
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, July 13th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, July 14th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Kathy Kruger and Mary Albrecht about Pleasant Valley Weekend.
 
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(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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July 4

Happy July 4th!
 
We will not meet on Tuesday, July 2d.
 
See you again on July 9th.
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Hamburg

While representing our club at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg Germany, Judge Jonah Triebwasser presented our club pennant to RI President Barry Rassin and President-Elect Mark Daniel Maloney (shown with RadioRotary producer Kathy Kruger.) Jonah also recorded interviews for Radio Rotary which will air in August. For more photos from Hamburg, click on: https://redhookrotaryclub.org/PhotoAlbums/2019-ri-convention-hamburg-germany
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Mr. A

It was a very eventful meeting at the Red Hook Rotary Club this week!
 
Mr. Nick Ascienzo (a much-beloved retired math teacher from Red Hook High School) spoke about the good works of the Ascienzo Family Foundation. For more information go to: http://www.ascienzofamilyfoundation.org/
 
In the photo are: President Barry Ramage, Mr. A. and speaker host Jennifer Van Voorhis.
 
We then welcomed and heard from two of our Red Hook High School Scholarship recipients.
In the photo are Jake Morrison, scholarship chair Linda Greenblatt, Liz Lowney and President Barry Ramage. Not shown is our third scholarship winner, Tessa Rothwell.
 
Finally, we were thrilled to welcome back our exchange student from five years ago, Garn. Garn is studying political science in university and has a highly successful modeling career.
Shown in the photo are youth exchange officers David Wright and Christine Chale, Garn and President Barry Ranage. (photos by Jonah Triebwasser.)
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Preventing Elder Abuse
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, May 25th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, May 26th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Brian Jones and Dana Pavlock about preventing elder abuse.
 
Standing in photo, RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell-Claitor; seated are Brian Jones and Dana Pavlock.
 
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rr elder abuse Jonah Triebwasser 2019-06-16 04:00:00Z 0

Apple Blossom Day

Red Hook Rotary's Apple Blossom Day was an unqualified success with great weather and big crowds!
 
The McCann Irish Band
The Stringmasters Country Band
The crowd watching the stage performers.
Solas An Lae Dancers
Our Interact students tell visitors about Shelterbox.
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school budget

Photos taken by Rotarian Rev. Fred Cartier. Pictured here are Josh Bardfield of the Red Hook Library (left, Tim Lynch seated) and Barry Ramage, President RH (center) and Bruce Martin, representing the Red Hook Central School District (far right).

May 7, 2019 was a regular club meeting at Cancun’s in Red Hook from 7:30 to 8:30 am. Fifteen members, 83% of our membership attended. With the school budget and related matters coming up for approval by voters registered in Red Hook, on May 21, 2019, our speakers were Josh Bardfield of the Red Hook Library Board and Bruce Martin, representing the Red Hook Central School District.

Josh explained that budgetary increases for both the Red Hook Library and the Tivoli Libraries would be on the ballot at the May 21 election. The Red Hook Library is requesting a 3.25% increase in their budget line. He noted that Library usage, programming, and wireless usage are up this year. The Library is housed in an historic building that requires constant maintenance and restoration. Finally, the state has increased the minimum wage by 38%, which impacts the Library’s operating budget. The Library has secured more than $53,000 in grants, this year but still needs the increase in tax revenue to maintain its current level of service. He urged the club members to vote in favor of the Library request on May 21.

Bruce Martin presented an outline of changes in the Central School district’s budget. While the current budget is enjoying a brief reduction in its debt levels, revenues also drop by nearly the same amount. The balance of the budgetary year will experience a 2.61% increase, but remain under the tax cap. He noted that the incoming kindergarten class will be a full class size smaller and that those savings will go to resources aimed at meeting increased emotional/social needs. No new programs will be introduced.

Voters can still register at the Mill Road School, during school hours. The election will take place from noon to 9pm also at the Mill Road School. Several initiatives will seek voter approval, including the annual increase in expenditure for buses, two new school board candidates (uncontested), election of this year’s student representative to the Board and an opportunity to place solar panels on the school roof. The later are only cost-effective if combined with State Aid – which should be forthcoming. Bruce also updated the club on the construction of the auditorium. The project will be tight to its budget despite cost-effective, value-engineered plans. State Assemblyman, Kevin Cahill, is seeking to provide $500,000 in state grants to the project and the Red Hook Education Foundation may offer and additional $100,000. This project will be the subject of a special vote on June 18. All additional expenses are tax-cap compliant.

Absentee ballots are available in the District Clerk’s office.
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5th Tuesday April 30

April 30, 2019 was a Fifth Tuesday event at Cancun’s in Red Hook from 5:30 to 7pm. Members were encouraged to bring a guest. There was no formal program, just good conversation, good food, and good company. Photos above of the event taken by Fred Cartier. Fifteen Rotarians attended. Including spouses we were a group of 17!

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Our guest speakers this week were Sadie Bloch and Anabel DiMartino – co-presidents of Interact, and Miranda beer, also an officer of the club. The students spoke about their efforts to raise funds for Shelter Boxes. This year they have baked pies and sold them for Thanksgiving, made cookies and candy forValentine’s Day, solicited donations for a raffle from local businesses (over $300!), andserved dinner and waited tables at the Rotary Citizen of the Year dinner. They then spoke of the popularity of the club at school, noting that their events were well attended and that many clubs suffered from conflicts with sports. They brainstormed ways to boost membership and came up with the idea of painting the tables outside the school. They also solicit at new recruits at freshman orientation, by word of mouth,by tapping friends of friends and wear identifying T-shirts. Each speaker then spoke of their post-graduation plans. Two of the students plan to study film and Connecticut College and Wesleyan University respectively, the third student is still finalizing her plans. Barry presented the Interact Club with a Rotary Service Certificate, memorializing 7-years of successful fundraising for Shelter Boxes.

 

From left to right are Barry Ramage (club President), Linda Greenblatt (Interact sponsor), Anabel DiMartino, Miranda Beer, Sadie Bloch and Carl Dowden (also an Interact sponsor). All three students are officers of the club. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)

 

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Apple Blossom Day
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday,May 4th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/and Sunday, May 5th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Red Hook Rotarians about  Apple Blossom Day and other Red Hook Rotary projects. Shown from left right are RadioRotary host Jonah Triebwasser, Jen Van Voorhis who spoke about our Clynk! bottle recycling program, Chris Chale who spoke about Youth Exchange, RadioRotary producer Kathy Kruger, Dave Wright who spoke about Apple Blossom Day and President Barry Ramage (photo by Rev. Fred. Cartier.)
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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RR Apple Blossom Day Jonah Triebwasser 2019-04-28 04:00:00Z 0

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Savings Lives with Narcan
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, April 27th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, April 28th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Beth Alter about savings lives with Narcan.
 
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rr narcan Jonah Triebwasser 2019-04-21 04:00:00Z 0

RR Apple Blossom

Our guests this week were the crew from RadioRotary who recorded a show for later broadcast about Apple Blossom Day and other Red Hook Rotary projects. Shown from left right are RadioRotary host Jonah Triebwasser, Jen Van Voorhis who spoke about our Clynk! bottle recycling program, Chris Chale who spoke about Youth Exchange, RadioRotary producer Kathy Kruger, Dave Wright who spoke about Apple Blossom Day and President Barry Ramage (photo by Rev. Fred. Cartier.)
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Fighting Addiction
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, April 20th at 11:30 a.m. and Sunday, April 21st at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Andrew O'Grady about fighting addiction.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

drugs Jonah Triebwasser 2019-04-14 04:00:00Z 0

fran urbin

Our speaker this week was Franceska Macsali-Urbin, Site Manager for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and Museum and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-kill national historic sites in Hyde Park. In recognition of Women’s History Month, Franceska’s presentation was “Eleanor Roosevelt: The Evolution of a Woman Activist”. The presentation was very enlightening and
informative.
 
President Barry Ramage presented Franceska Macsali-Urbin with the coveted Red Hook Rotary Club mug. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Your Financial Future
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, March 30th 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, March 31st 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Beth Jones and Rotarian Susan Simon about planning for your financial future,
 
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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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jen

Our speaker this week was our own Jennifer VanVoorhis (shown with club president Barry Ramage.) Jen discussed the importance of a “financial physical”. She highlighted the magic of compound interest – using the rule of 72 to illustrate the power of investing to magnify assets. She works for Primerica Financial Services. She noted that compounding works adversely for unpaid debt and that the concept could be applied positively to generating new membership as well!
The public is invited to join the Red Hook Rotary club for breakfast on Tuesday, March 26th from 7:30 to 8:30 AM at Cancun's Restaurant in Red Hook. The speaker will be Franceska Macsali-Urbin, Site Manager at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Sites. In recognition of Women's History Month her talk will be entitled: "Eleanor Roosevelt: The Development Of A Woman Activist".
 
RSVP to Dave Wright via text or call at (845) 750-2254. Please respond by Sunday, March 24th; there will be a $10.00 per person charge for breakfast.
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juliett harrison

Our guest speajker this week was Juliet Harrison who gave us a history of the artist gallery and other exhibits that she has founded and then set free in Red Hook.  Her first endeavor was in Tivoli.  There she set up the Tivoli Artist Coop, with the generosity of Martin Clarke the owner of the building who offered a low rent to help the enterprise get started.  She then spent some time working with the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce – headed at the time by Ed Pruit – promoting writers, theater and Dance.  A little later, she worked with a group of artists to create a can opener at the FireHouse in Red Hook.  CAN is an anagram for Cooperative Artists Network.  These efforts included activities with the schools and identified some special world renowned artists in the community including, Brice Marden, Travis Louis, Lisa Donnelly and author Carol Goodman.  More recently, seeing the large number of unrented buildings in Red Hook’s center (following the Real Estate downturn nationwide) the Red Hook Can group shifted strategies by putting Pop Up Galleries in the unrented spaces, drawing attention to the spaces and in many instances resulting in permanent businesses taking over the space.  She is a real friend to Red Hook. Shown in the photo are club president Barry Ramage, speaker host Susan Ezrati and Juliet Harrison. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)

juliett harrison Jonah Triebwasser 2019-03-11 04:00:00Z 0

maya gold

Next weekend on RadioRotary:
The Maya Gold Foundation
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, March 16th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, March 17th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Elise Gold and Mathew Swerdloff about the Maya Gold Foundation.
 
In photo: Standing Elise Gold and RadioRotary co-host Sarah O'Connell Claitor; seated are Mathew Swerdloff and RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser.
 
(photo by Kathy Kruger)
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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pv 40th

Red Hook Rotary was represented as the RadioRotary team was out in force at Cappola's to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Pleasant Valley Rotary club. Shown left to right are Highland Rotarian Anthony Marmo, RadioRotary business manager; Red Hook Rotarian Jonah Triebwasser, RadioRotary co-host; Ellen Triebwasser, RadioRotary board member; Pleasant Valley Rotarian David Kruger, RadioRotary substitute co-host; Pleasant Valley Rotarian Kathy Kruger, RadioRotary producer; and Millbrook Rotarian Sarah O'Connell Claitor, RadioRotary co-host.
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peter lawson

Our guest speaker this week was former Red Hook High School principal  Peter Lawson. Peter showed the club maps of the Red Hook School District and then riveted us with a detailed history of how the consolidated district was created from myriad small districts and how individual properties came to be part of the district.
We were also visited by our former exchange student from Japan, Momona. Momo is here for ten days visiting friends and host families.
 
Speaker host Dave Wright presented club mugs to Peter and Momo.
 
(photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)
 
 

 
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Grace Year
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, March 1st at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, march 2d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Abby Nathanson about Grace Year, a fully-funded, residential fellowship program for college graduates ages 21-28. They spend a year August-to-August living together in interfaith intentional community, serving local non-profit organizations, and studying spirituality, leadership, and justice. 
 
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David Ives

Our guest speaker this week was David Ives, Professor Emeritus at Quinnepeac University in Connecticut, who gave a truly inspirational talk.
 
Growing up in Ohio, one of the last to survive polio at age 4, David joined the Peace Corps after obtaining his degree from Ohio State. He experienced the civil war on the Nicaraguan-Costa Rican border and had a child die in his arms due to lack of immediate medical attention. He also worked at Camp Rising Sun in Rhinebeck, and the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnepeac University for 15 years.
 
He was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 and 2019. He will be receiving Rotary International's highest award, along with 99 others around the world, for Service Above Self at the Annual District Convention in April at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, MA.
 
(Photo of speaker host Linda Greenblatt and David Ives by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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2019 scholarship

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The Red Hook Rotary Club and Red Hook Rotary Foundation are pleased to announce that the Foundation will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school.
 
Each applicant must be a graduating senior and a legal resident of the Red Hook Central School District, Pine Plains School District or Germantown Central School District. It is expected that one scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a four year college and one scholarship may be awarded to a student attending an accredited vocational or community college program.
 
Application forms may be obtained from the Guidance Office at your high school. Completed applications MUST be mailed to RED HOOK ROTARY CLUB, Post Office Box 88, Red Hook, NY 12571. ATTN: LINDA GREENBLATT, by FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2019.  For more information, please contact Linda Greenblatt at (845) 758-8361 or lindag32949@gmail.com.
 
Rotary International is a volunteer organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary International’s focus areas include polio eradication, peace, humanitarian projects, literacy, and water management. Learn more at www.rotary.org. Learn more about the Red Hook Rotary Club at www.redhookrotary.org.
 
The Red Hook Rotary Club also sponsors the Rotary Youth Exchange Program, both the traditional school-year exchange and a newer short term summer program.  Find out about participating in exchange and hosting a student at Rotary District 7210 under Youth programs or at 7210yex.org.  Red Hook Rotary sponsors the Rotary Youth Leadership (RYLA), a 5 day conference for sophomores; contact the Red Hook High School guidance counselor for applications.
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Apple Blossom Day

Red Hook Rotary's Apple Blossom Day is Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 4 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
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5th tuesday

A good time was had by all at our fifth Tuesday social event at Cancun's.
 
(photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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RR Larry

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
The Joy of Rotary
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, February 9th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, February 10th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we interview Rotarian Larry Palant about the joy of Rotary.
 
Shown in the photo are RadioRotary producer Kathy Kruger and Larry Palant.
 
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clink repair cafe

Red Hook Rotarians were out in force at the Repair Cafe at the Red Hook Community Center. Jennifer VanVoorhis, Susan Simon, Rebecca Kent and Judge Jonah Triebwasser chatted with visitors about our Clynk recycling program, club membership and RadioRotary.
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trees

Our guest speaker this past week was James Cadorette of Integral Tree and Landscaping Services. James addressed the club about some of the greatest environmental threats to our trees, particularly Ash trees. He explained that treatment of such insects as the Emerald Ash borer and the Asian Longhorn beetle is painstakingly challenging and requires vigilance.

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2020 theme

2019-20 presidential theme:
Rotary Connects the World
Rotary International President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney explained his vision for building a stronger Rotary, calling on leaders to expand connections to their communities and to embrace innovative membership models. A member of the Rotary Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA, Maloney unveiled the 2019-20 presidential theme, Rotary Connects the World, to incoming district governors at Rotary’s annual training event, the International Assembly, in San Diego, California, USA.
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Special Services for Special Needs
 
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, January 19th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 20th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell-Claitor and Jonah Triebwasser talk with Pastor Steve Dambra about minstering to those with special needs.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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RR Special Needs

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Special Services for Special Needs
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, January 19th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 20th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell-Claitor and Jonah Triebwasser talk with Pastor Steve Dambra about minstering to those with special needs.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Google Play Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy81NGQxYjg4L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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Trees

Our guest speaker for our January 15th breakfast will be James Cadorette, Certified Arborist and Co-owner of Integral Tree and Landscape. He will be giving us an update on the Emerald Ash Borer infestation in the Hudson Valley. We meet at Cancun's, South Broadway, Red Hook, Tuesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. Guests are welcome.
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PV Library

Next weekend on RadioRotary:
Restoring the Pleasant Valley Library
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, December 29th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 30th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our host Jonah Triebwasser talks with Rotarians Dave and Kathy Kruger about restoration of the Pleasant Valley Library.

Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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molinaro

Our guest speaker this week, Marc Molinaro, was introduced as “soccer coach”, youngest mayor in America, gubernatorial candidate, assemblyman and now Dutchess County Executive.  Marc reviewed his seven years in office, noting some of his proudest achievements.  He noted that the county’s fiscal position is much improved its bond rating is the highest in the state,  The county’s improved economic status has been led by strong growth in tourism. The county has undertaken new initiatives in natural resource protection, protecting over 3000 acres of farmland.  Bridges are being refurbished through.out the county, and mental health services have been substantially increased and improved. 

 

Following his comments, the County Executive took questions, covering such topics as changes in the cash bail system and the need for bipartisan cooperation in local government.  Commenting on his experience in running for governor he noted that the biggest difference between issues down-state and up-state is that downstaters were preoccupied with transit systems and corruption, while upstaters were focused on property taxes and corruption. 

 

In the photo are County Executive, Marc Molinaro, flanked by  Rebecca Smith Aldrich (Mid Hudson Library System) and Club President, Barry Ramage.  (Photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)

 

 

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County Executive to Address Rotarians
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro will be the guest of honor and keynote speaker at the breakfast meeting of the Red Hook Rotary Club on Tuesday, December 18th at 7:30 a.m. at Cancun's Family Mexican Restaurant, South Broadway, Red Hook.
 
Non-Rotarians who would like to attend must RSVP to RedHookRotary@gmail.com before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14th, 2018. No one can be admitted without a reservation.
 
The breakfast is sponsored by Northern Dutchess Paramedics.
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Next weekend on RadioRotary: BOCES
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, December 8th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 9th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell-Claitor and Jonah Triebwasser talk with Dr. Richard Hooley about the great educational programs at BOCES..

Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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storyhorse

Actor/Director Speaks to Red Hook Rotarians
Actor/Director/Playwirght Jeremy Davidson spoke to the Red Hook Rotary club at their recent breakfast meeting about the Storyhorse Documentary Theater.
 
Storyhorse Theater is a documentary theater project based in New York's Hudson Valley. Their stories are inspired by transcribed conversations with the people of the Hudson valley, historical documents, and other primary sources, focusing on social, political, environmental and medical issues. The stories are brought to life by actors in multimedia staged readings.
 
Shown in the photo are Rotary President Barry Ramage and Jeremy Davidson.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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beebee

Our guest speaker this week was Jackie Reynolds, know more popularly as Bee Bee the Clown and Jackie the Magician. Jackie shared the history of her performing career and share some of her puppetry and ventriloquist skills with our members. Shown are speaker host Rev. Fred Cartier and Jackie Reynolds.
We were delighted to welcome back for a visit our former member Susan Goodman-Goldstein who now lives in California with her husband Dr. Manny Karell.
 
(photos by Rev. Fred Cartier and Jonah Triebwasser)
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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Festival of Lights
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, November 24th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, November 25th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell-Claitor and Jonah Triebwasser talk with Mary Albrect and Sandy Coe about Pleasant Valley's Festival of Lights.
 

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

 
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aquabox

TWO MONTHS IN THE LIFE OF…...
 
Cast your minds back to late August this year.
 
Can you recall headlines that hit our national press? They recounted disturbing stories of hundreds of thousands of citizens in Kerala, Southern India, literally being washed out of their homes as a result of devastating floods?
 
As this was happening, thousands of miles away, this time SW Cameroon, in Africa, innumerable numbers of citizens were being displaced, their villages burned down, violence perpetrated against them by the military under the control of the government. These villagers had no option other than to live in the bush as their physical communities no longer existed. Did you even know this was happening?
 
Then press headlines once more took centre stage.
At the end of September, Typhoon Omphong (Mangkhut) hit the northern region of the Philippines, triggering flash floods, storm surges and wholesale landslides. Over a quarter of a million people were displaced; over 100 lost their lives. Health centres were unable to function and so the situation progressively worsened.
 
And finally, in our two month Aquabox odyssey, came the news that a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia, centred around the city of Palu.  Almost 900 people lost their lives, many buried in massed graves to prevent the spread of disease. Other stories emerged detailing suffering too harrowing to report here.
 
Here are are some common factors in all these tragedies:
 
The lives of individuals and whole communities can be destroyed in a frighteningly short time. The health of citizens is immediately at risk and access to safe drinking water is of paramount importance.
In each of the above human catastrophes, Aquabox was instrumental in providing meaningful, immediate and sustainable support. It supplied water purification filters and other items of humanitarian aid, all of which was distributed, securely and appropriately by our long-standing partners on the ground. (Rotary International in particular, was well placed for accurate assessment of need.)
The water filters despatched from our Wirksworth depot in the past two months alone, have the capacity to provide drinking water to over 35,000 needy citizens in some of the world’s most devastated areas.
Since the filters can function for several years, this output may continue way beyond the immediate need.
(The output of these filters could mean 1700 litre plastic bottles per minute no longer enter our environment.)
Without clean drinking water, people suffer from the most debilitating diseases and this significantly impacts on their ability to rebuild and regenerate their communities and local economies.
We, at Aquabox, are extremely proud of what we achieve. We are a truly volunteer led charity with no ‘fat cat’ board of directors. Our 70+ volunteers are our engine-room and quite simply without them we could not do what we do.
 
We rely TOTALLY on donations to continue our life-saving work. Can you help?
 
If you feel you are able to support us, details of how to do this can be found on our website www.aquabox.org  Alternatively cheques payable to Aquabox can be sent to Aquabox, PO  Box 5398, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4ZP
In particular, we would welcome corporate sponsorship. Please contact us if this is of interest.
 
Find out more about our work on our Facebook page or come along to see us at work at our depot. You can book in a trip through our website. We would welcome your interest.
 
 
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This weekend on RadioRotary: The Rotary Foundation
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, November 17th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, November 18th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarian Dave Kruger about the good works of the Rotary Foundation.

Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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carl susan

Our guest speakers were our own Carl Dowden and Susan Simon who spoke on the relationships among our club, our club foundation, Rotary District 7210, Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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RR Vassar

This weekend on RadioRotary: Vassar Haiti Project

Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, November 10th at 11:30 a.m.. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, November 11th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Lila Meade and Molly McCarthy about the Vassar Haiti Project.

Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5OxiufAMMo49dh5bvorVG9

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Cancuns

Starting Tuesday, October 16th at 7:30 a.m., we will be meeting at Cancun’s Mexican Restaurant 7483 South Broadway in Red Hook.  Come join us for a meeting. 
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DG visit

This week we had our official visit from District Governor Christine Giangrasso. Chrissy inspired us with her description of Rosie the Riveter – as depicted by Norman Rockwell.  She encouraged us to undertake the following:  Create a Rotaract Club at Bard College, Join with other Rotary clubs in activities.  Seek to think “out of the box” about club possibilities.  She noted that October 24th is World Polio Day and challenged every club in our district to donate $100 to the End Polio Campaign – noting that with 55 clubs in the district we could give $5500 to the campaign which would be doubled by the Gates Foundation.

Show in the photo are President Barry Ramage and DG Christine Giangrasso.

(photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)

 
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coty 2018

Red Hook Rotary Honors Claudine and Chris Klose as Citizens of the Year
The Red Hook Rotary Foundation along with the Rotary Club of Red Hook honored Claudine and Chris Klose as Red Hook’s Citizens of the Year for 2018.  Since returning to Red Hook nearly a decade ago, Claudine and Chris immersed themselves in the Red Hook community.  Both are very involved with Historic Red Hook, Inc.
 
Claudine and Chris were recognized at a dinner on Tuesday evening, October 23, 2018 at the Red Hook Firehouse. A full house of celebrants paid tribute to these two outstanding Red Hook volunteers.
 
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Our outbound exchange student to Denmark, Fiona Seabrook, has returned from a great year and was our guest speaker. She showed a power point with photographs of the highlights of her stay overseas. Shown in the photo, from left to right, are: Club President Barry Ramage, YEX Officer Christine Chale, proud mom Patricia Seabrook, Fiona's sister (and future exchange student, perhaps?) Nuala Seabrook and YEX student Fiona Seabrook. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Rev Mike

Our speaker this week was club member Rev. Michael Shafer. Michael’s talk was based around “this time of the year”. He spoke about “character....character virtues as opposed to resume virtues”. He referred to and read some passages from David Brooks’ book “The Road to Character”. Michael suggested we all need to build and improve our character virtues. As Rotarians we inherently have good character virtues as we live by our 4 Way Test and Service Above Self motto. Thank you Michael for your inspiring words. (photos by Jonah Triebwasser)
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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Helping the Public with Legal Issues
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, September 15th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 16th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Kathy Kruger and Jonah Triebwasser talk with (left to right) Rotarian Veronica McMillan and Janna Whearty about the public services offered by the Ducthess County Bar Association.
 

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(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)

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sam visits

Our special guest and honorary sgt. at arms was Linda Greenblatt's granddaughter, Samatha. Best of luck in middle school Sam! (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
 
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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

This week, three of the five students who attended RYLA spoke of their experiences. Cian Ryan, Raquel Gifford and Jacqueline Kocik all said it was a great experience. They all learned more about their leadership skills and how to use those skills. When they arrived at RYLA they did not know what to expect. The “high energy” level of the RYLA leaders got them excited right away.

One speaker who made a big impression on the students was a young woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury in high school a few years ago.

RYLA students and their parent pictured with Past President Tim Lynch and Linda Greenblatt. (photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)

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sleepy hollow

This weekend on RadioRotary:
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow!
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 26th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell and Jonah Triebwasser talk with actress and film maker Andrea Sadler Kruk and master storyteller Jonathan Kruk about the Legend of Sleepy Hollow!
 

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Standing are RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser, studio guest Rotarian Roger Risko and  RadioRotary co-host Sarah O'Connell; seated are Andrea Sadler Kruk and Jonathan Kruk.
(photo by Kathy Kruger)
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rifest Friday 

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Red Hook Rotarian Judge Jonah Triebwasser having a great time at Highland Rotary’s Hudson Valley Ribfest in New Paltz with nephew Jordan, niece Ann and great-nephew Artimus!
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painting

Member Rob Latimer shared with us this beautiful painting that he obtained while in Belize. The artist is Oscar Ulin who can't use his hands, so he paints with his mouth. Come see him on Saturdays at the San Ignacio Market. If you are not vacationing in Belize soon, watch this video of Oscar at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=oscar%20ulin.
 
In the photo with Rob is our club president Barry Ramage.
 
photo by Jonah Triebwasser
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rr refer

Next weekend on RadioRotary: 
The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, September 1st at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 2d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when our co-hosts Sarah O'Connell and Jonah Triebwasser talk with Geoff Miller about the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History.
 
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coty nomination

Red Hook Rotary Seeks Nominations for Citizen of the Year
 
The Red Hook Rotary Foundation is seeking nominations from the local community for their Citizen of the Year.  For the past 17 years Rotary has honored a local resident for their contributions to our community.  A candidate will have contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community, emulating Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”. 
 
Selection of the honoree will be made by Red Hook Rotary.  Nomination forms are available at Red Hook Town Hall, Red Hook Village Hall and Tivoli Village Hall.  The form can be downloaded from Red Hook Rotary’s website or Facebook page.  The deadline for returning a nomination form is August 31, 2018.  Return forms to Red Hook Rotary, PO Box 88, Red Hook, New York 12571-0088 or by email cdowden@hvc.rr.com.
 
Rotary Club of Red Hook is part of Rotary International.  Rotary is an international service organization comprised of business and professional leaders working together in a variety of humanitarian, educational and cultural programs to promote World Peace and Understanding.  There are over 1.2 million Rotarians in 35,000 clubs around the world.
 
Over 10 years ago, Red Hook Rotarians established The Red Hook Rotary Foundation, a 501 c3 charitable foundation, to provide financial support of programs and projects in and around the Red Hook community.  The main focus of the Foundation is in the areas of education and youth.  The Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors and supports the Interact Club at Red Hook High School and Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program.
 
Contact information: Carl Dowden, 845-532-4566 or cdowden@hvc.rr.com
The Red Hook Rotary Foundation
Rotary Club of Red Hook, NY
P.O. Box 88
Red Hook, New York 12571-0088
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tivoli library

Rotarians Learn About Tivoli Library
Members of the Red Hook Rotary Club heard from Tivoli Librarian Michelle Del Priore about the offerings and programs held throughout the year at the Tivoli Library.
 
Shown in the photo are (left to right): Speaker host Carl Dowden, Tivoli Librarian Michelle Del Priore and Rotary President Barry Ramage.
The Red Hook Rotary meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Murrays on Broadway in Tivoli. Visitors are welcome.
 
(photo by Fred Cartier)
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reher

Red Hook Rotary’s recent meeting at Murray’s boasted 76% attendance, including Kyle White a new member and Jennifer Van Voorhis who was officially inducted by President Barry Ramage and sponsored by Linda Greenblatt. Hon.  Jonah Triebwasser hosted guest speaker Sarah Litvin, Director of the Reher Center of Immigrant History of the Rondout District of Kingston, who spoke about this ‘museum in the making’.  She noted that it celebrates the ongoing multi-cultural nature of this neighborhood and the museum’s setting in a building that housed Frank Reher’s bakery of 80 years, originating in the 1900’s.

Photos:  Top: Club president, Barry Ramage, guest speaker, Sarah Litvin and speaker host, Hon. Jonah Triebwasser.  Bottom:  New member sponsor, Linda Greenblatt, new member, Jennifer Van Voorhis, and club president, Barry Ramage.    Photographer: Rev. Fred Cartier. 
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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Rotary International Convention
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, August 4th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 5th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we bring you our exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Toronto, Canada. In t he photo are Dave Kruger, Kathy Kruger and Jonah Triebwasser.
 
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library

Rotarians Donate $1,000 to Red Hook Library
Members of the Red Hook Rotary Club and the Red Hook Rotary Foundation have donated $1,000.00 to the Red Hook Library to expand their collection of diversity books in the children's and teen sections of the library.
 
Shown in the photo are (left to right): Rotary President Barry Ramage, Rotarian Linda Greenblatt, Dawn Jardine(library director) and Maryelisa Blundell (library board president)
 
(photos by Jonah Triebwasser)
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rr pv weekend

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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Pleasant Valley Weekend
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, July 22d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when talk with Mary Albrecht about Pleasant Valley Weekend.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player on any of these new podcast platforms:
 
Pocket Casts https://pca.st/Qdxz
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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ryla

Our guests this week were Ryan Hobson, Evan Maurer and his mom. Ryan is one of three recipients of this year’s club scholarships.  He will be attending the Albany School of Pharmacology, which offers myriad opportunities in micro-biology and pharmacology in the fall.  Evan Maurer has just returned from this year’s Youth Leadership Award Conference at Mount St Mary’s. 
 
Photo:  Linda Greenblatt, Rotary Liason to RYLA, Evan Maurer attendee at RYLA conference, Bryan Hobson, Rotary Scholarship recipient, Barry Ramage, President, Rotary Club of Red Hook. (photo by Rev. Fred  Cartier)
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Bud

Our past-president Bud Weaver arrived in style to this week's Red Hook Rotary meeting in his 1929 Franklin.
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toronto 2

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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Rotary International Convention
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, July 15th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, July 16th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we bring you our exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Toronto, Canada.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In photo are RadioRotary co-host Dave Kruger, producer Kathy Kruger and co-host Jonah Triebwasser.
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Fred

Our speaker host and speaker was our own Rev. Fred Cartier. Fred spoke about his recent medical incident. He has had a medical condition for the past twenty years and learned from this recent incident his medication needed to be changed. His advice to all of us was to have regular physical exams and listen to what your body is telling you. Also, in Fred’s case “Listen to Rosalie!”
 
Left to right: Fred is thanked by President Barry Ramage for his talk. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Playground

Rotarians Explore New Playground

 

The Red Hook Rotary Club welcomed guest speakers Jen Cavanaugh and Shana Weiler who spoke on the proposed refurbished playground at the Red Hook Recreational Park. The plan is to have new equipment and enhance accessibility for children with special needs. More information on the project is available at www.RedHookPlays.com.

Shown in the photo are: Rotary Club President Tim Lynch, Jen Cavanaugh, Speaker host Susan Simon, Shana Weiler and Town Board Member Sarah Imboden. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)

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This weekend on RadioRotary:  The Wonders of 4H
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, June 16th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, June 17th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Majorie Keith and Patrick Salerno about the upcoming 4H fair.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In photo are (standing) RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell. Seated are Patrick Salerno and Majorie Keith. 
 
photo by Kathy Kruger
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mental health

Our guest speaker today was Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Jana Vengrin who gave a fascinating talk on the many aspects of mental health. Shown in  the photograph are club President Tim Lynch, Jana Vengrin and speaker host Barry Ramage (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier.)
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5th Tuesday

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A good time was had by all at Red Hook Rotary's 5th Tuesday social and fellowship evening at Greig Farms.
Two ministers and a rabbi walk into a Rotary Meeting . . . 
Red Hook Rotary was indeed blessed to have three members of the clergy at this event: Rev. Fred Cartier, Rabbi Ellen K. Triebwasser and Rev. Michael Shafer.
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libery rr

This weekend on RadioRotary:  Rotary and Clean Water
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, June 2d at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, June 3d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarians Gary Silver and Gary Siegel about the Liberty Rotary club's clean water program.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
Standing: RadioRotary hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell. Seated Liberty Rotarians Gary Silver and Gary Siegel.
 
photo by Kathy Kruger
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This weekend on RadioRotary:  Touch a Truck!
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, May 27th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarian Toni Hokanson about New Paltz Rotary's Touch a Truck event.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
photo by Jonah Triebwasser
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brian jones

Our speaker this week was Brian Jones, Outreach  Coordinator at Dutchess County Office for the Aging.

His presentation entitled “Successful Aging” was very informative. Brian spoke about the many programs and services provided by and through the Office for the Aging.

For more information regarding the programs and services, visit their website at www.dutchessny.gov/aging.
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safe haven rr

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This weekend on RadioRotary:  Protecting animals
Tune in to the award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, May 20th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Carl Syslo and Josephine Santoro about the Safehaven animal shelter and wildlife center.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In the photo are: standing, RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell; seated,  Josephine Santoro  and Carl Syslo. 
 
photo by Kathy Kruger
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interact fudge

Our Interact Club of Red Hook High School made delicious fudge for as a fundraiser to support their purchase of a Shelterbox tent. (photo by Carl Dowden)
 
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elder law

Our guest speaker this week was attorney Kyle Steller of Mackey, Butts and Wise, who spoke on such Elder Law topics as powers of attorney, heath care proxies, living wills and estate planning. Shown. in the photograph, from left to right, are: speaker host Rev. Michael Shafer, Klye Steller and club president Tim Lynch. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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trees

Members of the Red Hook Rotary Club planted trees with the Town of Red Hook Tree Committee as part of Rotary International's commitment to plant 1.2 million trees this year (one tree for every Rotarian.) Shown in the photo are (left to right): Club President Tim Lynch, Susan Ezrati, Barry Ramage, Christine Chale and Karen Mead-Cadorette.
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This weekend on RadioRotary: Apple Blossom Day!
Tune in to Award-winning RadioRotary on Saturday, May 5th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, May 6th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with with Red Hook Rotarians about their Apple Blossom Day festival, Aquabox (bringing fresh water to those in need) and our international youth exchange program.
 
Listen to all RadioRotary previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

 
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shelterbox

Congratulations to our Red Hook High School Interact Club for being recognized at the District Assembly as ShelterBox Heroes. Interact has funded several ShelterBoxes.
Our District’s YEX students, including our own Mercedes, were a prominent part of the District Assembly (photos by Christine Chale)
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Linkedin

Our guest speaker this week was Bill McCormick of Digital Sales who told us about the business advantages of the Linkedin social media network. Bill showed the assembled Rotarians and guests how to make a Linkedin site "value-centric" to reveal how you can benefit clients.
 
Shown in the photo, from left to right are: President Tim Lynch, Bill McCormick and Speaker host Barry Ramage.
 
photo by Jonah Triebwasser
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jenn munn

Our guest speaker this week was Jennifer Munn, a member of our Board of Education, who spoke about the Northern Dutchess Rainbow coalition. She discussed early education to increase acceptance of those who are members of the LGBT community as well as diversity education to make young people more accepting of those who are different from them. Shown in the photograph are: speaker host Susan Simon, Jennifer Munn and President Tim Lynch (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier.)
 
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rr remote

Club Treasurer Susan Simon earned her second Paul Harris Award for support of the Rotary Foundation. Foundation chair Bud Weaver presents Susan with her pin. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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ndp

Rotarians Explore Emergency Medical Services
The Red Hook Rotary Club welcomed Thomas W. Stark, III, of Northern Dutchess Paramedics. He spoke about the live-saving services that they offer to northern Dutchess and southern Columbia counties. Shown in the photo are speaker host Rob Latimer and Tom Stark.
 
The Red Hook Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Murray's, 73 Broadway, Tivoli, New York. Visitors are welcomed.
 
(photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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This weekend on RadioRotary:  the Anderson Center for Autism
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, March 31st at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, April 1st at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Eliza Borzenski about the great work of the Anderson Center for Autism.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
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Welcome Rainbow Body Yoga 

This week, we welcomed Cleo Post, Founder of Rainbow Body Yoga.  They are a community yoga space offering daily yoga classes, workshops, teacher trainings, and more including restorative yoga, vinyasa, yoga basics, power flow, aerial yoga, Qi Gong, and chakra flow. We had a great demonstration of a relaxation technique that no doubt our fellow Rotarians will be practicing to keep us centered. laugh
 
Rainbow Body Yoga came into being in 2013 in Tivoli, in a magical carpenter shop. After a year and a half they have re-located to the village of Red Hook at 35 W. Market St. Suite 2A .  They are happy to be part of our community.  Stop in to sign up for a class or check out their other wellness offerings, by local practitioners, offering massage, energy healing, body and beauty services.  Visit them at: https://www.rainbowbodyyogastudio.com/about-us.html 
 
In the photo, from left to right, are Rotary President Tim Lynch, Cleo Post and speaker host Rebecca Kent. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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dick wambach

Our guest speaker this week was Dick Wambach of Wambach Communications. Dick spoke about the history of the Poughkeepsie railroad bridge, from the time of its opening to today in its new incarnation as the Walkway Over the Hudson. Dick also shared with us some of his beautiful artwork, including line drawings of the bridge and other landmarks. (Photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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mercedes

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Our guest speaker this week was our own international exchange student Mercedes who spoke about her life at home in Spain. We were treated to a delightful video and power point presentation that Mercedes produced. Mercedes is shown with Club President Tim Lynch and YEX Officer Christine Chale.
 
photo by Rev. Fred Cartier
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scholarship

Rotary Offers College Scholarships

The Red Hook Rotary Club and Red Hook Rotary Foundation will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school.

 

Each applicant must be a graduating senior and a legal resident of the Red Hook Central School District, Pine Plains School District or Germantown Central School District. It is expected that one scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a four year college and one scholarship may be awarded to a student attending an accredited vocational or community college program.

 

Application forms may be obtained from the Guidance Office at your high school. Completed applications MUST be mailed to RED HOOK ROTARY CLUB, Post Office Box 88, Red Hook, NY 12571. ATTN: LINDA GREENBLATT, by March 23, 2018.  For more information, please contact Linda Greenblatt at (845) 758-8361 or lindag@hvi.net

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Atlanta show 11

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Next weekend on RadioRotary:  The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 11)
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, February 17th at 2:00 p.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, February 18th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when RadioRotary brings it's exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. We talk with Rotarians from around the world about Rotary's humanitarian efforts.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In the photo are RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell and producer Kathy Kruger.
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Laurie Husted

Our guest speaker this week was Laurie Husted of Bard College who filled us in on energy conservation and environmental sustainability
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63d anny

Red Hook Rotary Celebrates 63d Anniversary
Red Hook Rotarians celebrated the 63d anniversary of the founding of their club at a special reception at Cancun's Mexican Restaurant. Guests were our YEX student from Spain, Mercedes, Rosalie Cartier and Jen Van Voorhes.
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fred burt

Red Hook Rotary club's own Rev. Fred Cartier participated in the annual make-up meeting brunch with our former member Burt Fraleigh in Cancun, Mexico.
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2018 Apple Blossom Day

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fred retiremnet

Our own Rev. Fred Cartier was the speaker this week. He gave an interesting talk about planning for retirement. Not so much from a financial standpoint, but from an emotional standpoint. He said one day you are going to leave your job...what are you going to do the next day?

Fred suggested starting now to think about and plan what you will do when you retire. Making a daily schedule for yourself and then be sure to do at least two things from that schedule. Something that may help you decide what you may want to do in retirement Fred heard at a seminar about retirement. The speaker asked everyone in the audience to write down in one brief sentence “who you are without making reference to your job or your family”.

Fred referenced statistics about how people’s health deteriorates after they retire if they have nothing to do. Many die in a short period of time as well.
So start now thinking about what you will do after you retire. Go to the library and read books; take advantage of education programs that are offered for retirees like those offered at Bard College; expand a hobby; whatever, just make a plan to do something!
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RR Atlanta show 7

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This weekend on RadioRotary:  The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 7)
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 16th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 17th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when RadioRotary brings it's exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. We talk with Rotarians from around the world about Rotary's humanitarian efforts.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In the photo are RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell and producer Kathy Kruger.
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Next weekend on RadioRotary:  The Magic of Dinner Theater
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 9th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 10th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Felicia DiNonno about the Clove Creek Dinner Theater.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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food law

Our guest speaker was Red Hook Attorney Jason Foscolo, Esq., who spoke with us about food and agricultural law. Shown in the photo are club president Tim Lynch, Mr. Foscolo and speaker host Susan Simon (photo by Jonah Triebwasser).
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This weekend on RadioRotary:  The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 5)
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, November 18th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, November 19th  at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when RadioRotary brings it's exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. We talk with Rotarians from around the world about Rotary's humanitarian efforts.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In the photo are RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell and producer Kathy Kruger.
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Mercedes in Albany

Our YEX Exchange student, Mercedes from Spain, and her friend Abigail spent the morning at the New York State Museum learning about New York's natural resources and history. They then had lunch and a shopping excursion at the Crossgates Mall. Chaperones were our club secretary, Judge Jonah Triebwasser, and his wife, Ellen.
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two speakers

We had two guest speakers at this week’s meeting! From left to right, speaker host David Wright welcomed Lauren Arcomano, Executive Director of the new Red Hook Community Center, while  Career and Life Coach Peter Heyman was welcomed by speaker host Barry Ramage. Looking on is our President Tim Lynch. Ms. Arcomano told us about the many interesting programs offered at the center. Mr. Heyman gave an inspiration talk about achieving our greatest potential. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)    
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Mercedes Holloween

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Mercedes, our exchange student from Spain, enjoyed her first American Halloween.
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This weekend on RadioRotary:  Teaching Youth About Farming

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, October 28th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, October 29th  at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Mike Fredette of Sprout Creek Farm about their commitment to teaching our youth about farming.
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In the photo are (standing) RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell and (seated) MikeFredette.
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October 17th Rotary Meeting 

Our speaker this week was Robert Shoemaker, CEO of Professional Computer Associates (PCA).  He was accompanied by his firm’s Marketing Director, Theresa Mulkins.  Bob provided us with a crash course in Phishing 101.  In summary, we need to be cautious about all emails because looks can be deceiving.  Bob shared some hints:  1) If the message in the email sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  2) Look at the email address of the sender; if it is not from the business or person supposedly sending you the email do not open. 3) If the email contains a "link" to a webpage, hover your mouse pointer over the link and the actual address will appear, don't click it if it doesn't look correct. 4) If the subject line contains RE: and it is not coming from someone you have been communicating with, don't open the email.  5) Last but not least, when creating passwords make sure they are easy to remember and don't contain any personal information.   For more information on Personal Computer Associates (PCA) visit their website at: https://www.pcasupport.com/
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mercedes

Part of the Rotary youth exchange program is to experience new things, as our student Mercedes from Spain did when she attended her first Bat-Mitzvah where she ran into our club secretary, Judge Jonah Triebwasser, and his wife Ellen. A good time was had by all.
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Our guest speaker today was LaGrange Sunrise Rotarian Mike Polasek who spoke to us about the district grant that our region is pursuing to combat adolescent drug abuse. Mike is shown in the photo with our club president Tim Lynch. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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yex video

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Want to know what the youth exchange program means to participants? Click here to listen to three testimonials about Rotary’s impact on young lives. One features Inés (France to New Paltz 2011-2012), as she describes the importance of her youth exchange experience in District 7210.
 
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Summer YEX RR

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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Rotary's Youth Exchange

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, October 14th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, October 15th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rhinebeck Rotarian Mike Frazier about Rotary's international youth exchange.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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2017 COTY

Citizen of the Year - Brenda Cagle
 
We are delighted to honor Brenda Cagle as the 2017 Rotary Citizen of the Year. Brenda is a long-time community volunteer and a former member of our Town Board. Brenda will be honored at our dinner on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:15 p.m. at the Red Hook Firehouse. Tickets will be available soon at Town and Village Halls and from Rotarians.
WE ARE NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. NO NEW TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT !
 
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Rotary Welcomes Cari Watkins-Bates of Scenic Hudson

Red Hook Rotary welcomed Cari Wilkins-Bates of Scenic Hudson to our meeting. Scenic Hudson preserves land and farms and creates parks that connect people with the inspirational power of the Hudson River, while fighting threats to the river and natural resources that are the foundation of the valley's prosperity. To date they have created or enhanced more than 65 parks, preserves and historic sites up and down the Hudson River and conserved nearly 40,000 acres.  Of which Red Hook has benefited with the Poets' Walk - 120 acres; two decades of farmland protection including seven working farms here in Red Hook totaling over 1,000 acres. They are sponsoring the upcoming Farmland Cycling Tour scheduled on September 16 starting at Poets Walk park with routes of 10, 25 and 45 miles that will enable riders to pedal through the beautiful rolling countryside of Dutchess and Columbia counties.  To learn more about Scenic Hudson visit: http://www.scenichudson.org/
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This weekend on RadioRotary:  Pleasant Valley Weekend

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, September 9th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 10th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Pleasant Valley Rotarian Carol Campbell and Johnny Dell about the fun at Pleasant Valley Weekend.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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Baxter's Bash

A good time was had by all at our annual Baxter's Bash picnic.We welcomed our incoming YEX exchange student Mercedes from Spain.Rob Latimer was inducted as a Paul Harris Fellow by Past District Governor Lou Turpin.Members who were honored for perfect attendance in 2016 - 2017 were (left to right): Hon. Jonah Triebwasser (11 years), Christine Chale, Esq. (5), Susan Simon (6), Tim Lynch, P.E. (3), Bud Weaver (44) and Carl Dowden (30).
The Cartier family enjoys Grandpa Fred's cooking.
 
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This weekend on RadioRotary: New Horizons

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday,September 2d at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 3d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Tyler Miller about working with special needs cients at New Horizons.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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August 22, 2017 Club Meeting

Our guest speaker this week was our very own Rob Latimer who recently vacationed with his family in the small village of Hopkins in Belize.  Rob wanted to attend a local Rotary club meeting only to learn they take the Summer off.  He did however make a connection with Wendy Miller a local resident & Real Estate broker who is looking to start a club in Hopkins.  Wendy’s Father was a Rotarian and this is what inspired her to start a local club.
Rob spent a couple of hours sharing with her all the great work Rotary International does as well as the great work our own local rotary chapter performs here in Red Hook.  He learned the village has no potable water, and the local park was a rotary sponsored project with a club from Canada.  We are discussing  ideas on how we might be able to act as a “mentoring” club with the Hopkins club and perhaps even with help with sponsoring an Aquabox (approx. $300.) to provide a water filtration system to the village. To learn more about Rotary International and how we’re an ambassador for Aquabox visit http://www.aquabox.org/
 
As Rotary is dedicated to permanently ending polio, another unique Rotary connection was made when Rob visited a local market in San Ignacio where he fell in love with a painting. He learned the artist, Oscar Ulin, suffers with polio and can't use his hands so he paints with his mouth. See Oscar’s story at: https://www.facebook.com/LowerDover/videos/1416850208347352/
 
In photo: Rob Latimer and President Tim Lynch (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
 
Rob further reports: " The park built in Hopkins through a combined effort between the Rotary Club of Dangriga and a club from Canada has fallen into disrepair. Also, without any lighting, parents won't allow kids to play there after sunset.
The newly formed satellite club of Hopkins is going to raise the money needed to repair the park and add lighting, bringing the park up to safety standards and creating a village-center focal point for children to play and socialize.
Artist Oscar Ulin has limited use of his hands due to polio, and paints at the San Ignacio market using his mouth to hold the brush. I will have one of his works back from the framer shortly.

Four generations of Latimers (twelve of us from 71 down to 1 year old) made the trip to Hopkins. Meeting the founders of the newly-forming Hopkins Rotary Club was a highlight of the trip. I look forward to exploring the possibilities for partnering with this new satellite club, as soon as they have their approval from RI."
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Atlanta 1

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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 1)
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, August 26th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 27th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when RadioRotary brings it's exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to interviews with staff from the Center for Disease Control about protecting America from sickness, and a feature on bringing fresh water to African villages, our special guest is Rotary International Immediate Past-President John Germ (shown in the photo with RadioRotary Producer Kathy Kruger and co-host Jonah Triebwasser.)
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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Red Hook Rotary sent a contingent of volunteers to the Hudson Valley Ribfest. Shown left to right are Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, David Wright and Bud Weaver.
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This weekend on RadioRotary: Hiking in the Great Outdoors
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, August 19th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, August 20th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Kyle Elizabeth Irwin about hiking in the great outdoors

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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Amanda

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Congratulations to Red Hook Rotarian and Past-President David Wright, his wife Patty, and the entire Wright family, on the marriage of his daughter Amanda to T.J. Sager on August 11th. Our club secretary, Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, officiated.
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COTY

Who will be Red Hook's Citizen of the Year?
 
Rotary Club of Red Hook, NY is seeking nominations from the local community for their Citizen of the Year.  For the past 16 years Rotary has honored a local resident for their contributions to our community.  A candidate will have contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community, emulating Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”. 
 
Selection of the honoree will be made by Red Hook Rotary.  Nomination forms are available at Red Hook Town Hall, Red Hook Village Hall and Tivoli Village Hall.  The form can be downloaded from Red Hook Rotary’s website or Facebook page.  The deadline for returning a nomination form is August 29, 2017.  Return forms to Red Hook Rotary, PO Box 88, Red Hook, New York 12571-0088 or by email cdowden@hvc.rr.com.
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Rotary Welcomes Our District & Assistant Governor 

Welcome Rotary District 7210 District Governor Jim Damiani
 
District Governor Jim made his official visit to our club today. He was introduced by Region 3 Assistant Governor Rose Shaffer.
 
District Governor Jim commented on the beauty of our new meeting location, which is a former church with beautiful stained glass windows. He thanked us for being
Rotarians. Rotary helps the vulnerable, voiceless people of the world.
 
When DG Jim first joined Rotary we were embarking on a project called Polio Plus. At that time there were 7,000 new cases of polio each week. There have been 35 new cases so far this year or about 1 per week. Bill Gates addressed Rotarians at the recent International Convention in Atlanta, GA. He said about $1.5 billion is needed to complete eradication of polio in the world. He pledged $400 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. DG Jim said that by the end of the convention $1.2 billion had been received in pledges. That leaves $300 million for Rotary to raise. Rotary International President Ian Riseley has asked every Rotary Club to hold a special event to raise money for Polio Plus and to raise
public awareness of Polio.
 
DG Jim told us that RI President Ian Riseley is very concerned about the environment. He is concerned about climate change around the world. RI President Ian has asked every Rotarian to
plant a tree.
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DG visit

District Governor Jim Damiani made his official visit to our club today. He was introduced by Region 3 Assistant Governor Rose Shaffer.

District Governor Jim commented on the beauty of our new meeting location, which is a former church with beautiful stained glass windows. He thanked us for being Rotarians. Rotary helps the vulnerable, voiceless people of the world. When DG Jim first joined Rotary we were embarking on a project called Polio Plus. At that time there were 7,000 new cases of polio each week. There have been 35 new cases so far this year or about 1 per week. Bill Gates addressed Rotarians at the recent International Convention in Atlanta, GA. He said about $1.5 billion is needed to complete eradication of polio in the world. He pledged $400 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. DG Jim said that by the end of the convention $1.2 billion had been received in
pledges. That leaves $300 million for Rotary to raise. Rotary International President Ian Riseley has asked every Rotary Club to hold a special event to raise money for Polio Plus and to raise public awareness of Polio.

DG Jim told us that RI President Ian Riseley is very concerned about the environment. He is concerned about climate change around the world. RI President Ian has asked every Rotarian to plant a tree.
 
l-r: Asst. Gov. Rose Shaffer, District Gov. Jim Damiani and Pres. Tim Lynch. (Photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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Calgary

During his journeys across Alaska and Western Canada, our secretary, Hon. Jonah Triebwasser stopped by Rotary Hall in Calgary's Heritage Park.
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Rotary Welcomes Tivoli Mayor Joel R. Griffith

Red Hook Rotary welcomes Tivoli Mayor Joel R. Griffith. The Mayor provided an update on one of Tivoli's biggest decisions...do they manage their water and sewer locally or have the Dutchess County Water & Wastewater Authority manage it for them. 
 
Mayor Griffith reminded us the Tivoli Community Yard Sale is this weekend and the Tivoli Community Day is scheduled for Aug. 5.
 
We're now holding our weekly meetings at Murray's in Tivoli. Come join us every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.
 
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July 12, 2017 Rotary Welcomes Dick Wambach

The Red Hook Rotary welcomed Dick Wambach as our guest speaker on Tuesday, July 11.  Dick provided an overview of the great work that the Economic Development Committee (EDC) provides to our local communities.  The committee's mission is to support and retain existing businesses, to foster the expansion of commerce and to enhance the community and quality of life.   The committee makes recommendations to our town board supervisor for review/consideration by the town board. 
 
You can follow the EDC on Facebook at:

Economic Development committee Calendar:

http://redhook.org/EDCcalendar.html
 
Dick also provided an update on the renovation work that is being done at the Red Hook VFW.  Renovations are planned to be completed by July 21st.  They are asking the community to  "TO PAY IT FORWARD" with your donation to have a top-of-the-line BANQUET HALL suitable for the next several decades as we plan continued participation as a sustainable and viable member of our beautiful Red Hook, Hudson Valley community!  
 
If you're interested in making a donation please visit the link below.
https://www.gofundme.com/support-vfw-7765s-hall-renovation
 
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Senior at home

Next weekend on RadioRotary: Keeping seniors in their homes
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, July 8th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, July 9th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Anne Bruekner and Nina Lynch about keeping seniors in their homes.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
Left to right in the photo are Nina Lynch and Anne Bruekner.

(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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july 4th

There is no Red Hook Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, July 4th!
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officers

We had the installation of officers today. District Governor Lou Turpin swore in our officers. Incoming president Tim Lynch presented outgoing president Bud Weaver a set of engraved Rotary coasters to thank him for his year of service. We welcomed guests youth exchange students Momona from Japan, Anna from Italy and Fiona who is going to Denmark and our special guest, Linda Greenblatt's granddaughter Samantha! (photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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RR Pain mgmt

This weekend on RadioRotary: Pain Management

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, July 1st at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, July 2d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Physiotherapist John Roger about pain management.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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murrays

Beginning on Tuesday, July 25th at 7:30 a.m.
we will be meeting every week at
Murray's
73 Broadway, Tivoli NY 12583
 
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Atlanta

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Atlanta RI Convention Report
A grand time was had by our Rotary International Convention contingent of Susan Simon and Jonah Triebwasser in Atlanta, Georgia. The  general and breakout sessions were very inspirational and informative. Susan was on a breakout panel entitled "Welcoming the LGBTQ Community to the family of Rotary." Over 200 Rotarians attended this standing room only presentation.
 
Meanwhile, the RadioRotary team of Sarah O'Connell, Jonah Triebwasser and Dave and Kathy Kruger was out in force at the 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta Georgia. In addition to an exclusive interview with Rotary International President John Germ, we spoke with over 50 Rotarians from all over the world on such diverse topics as: Youth Exchange, blood donations, affordable prosthetic limbs, rescuing chimpanzees and clean water among other topics.
 
The convention shows will be broadcast throughout the Summer.
 
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
Be sure to register for the  2018 Toronto convention. You will have a great time!
 
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This weekend on RadioRotary: Preventing elder abuse

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, May 27th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, May 28th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Dana Pavlock and Susan Davidson about preventing elder abuse.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
Left to right in the photo are Susan Davidson and Dana Pavlock.

(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Beer brewing

Our guest speaker was Tom Fosler of Barley, Hops and Grapes, Red Hook. Tom spoke about brewing beer and the history of brewing.
 
Shown in the photo are speaker host Dave Wright, Tom Fosler and President Bud Weaver.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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District awards

Red Hook Rotary was recognized by Rotary District 7210 at the recent District Conference for accomplishments in the area of membership growth, foundation support and leadership achievements. President-elect Tim Lynch accepted the awards at the Mohonk Mountain House where the conference was being held.
Tim presented the awards to the club. The membership award was given to Dave Wright (center) for sponsoring our new members this year.
(photos by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Momona at conference

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Our Youth Exchange student, Momona, shared some information about her home in Japan and her experiences here in the United States while she spoke at the 2017 Rotary DIstrict 7210 District Conference at the Mohonk Mountain House.
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Interact shelterbox

Our Interact club was recognized at the Rotary District 7210 Annual Conference for being ShelterBox heroes. The high school service group has endowed ShelterBoxes for a number of years.

The ShelterBox provides emergency shelter and vital supplies to support communities around the world overwhelmed by disaster and humanitarian crisis.

Shown in the photo, from left to right are: Red Hook Rotary Secretary Judge Jonah Triebwasser, Red Hook Rotary President- Elect Tim Lynch, P.E., Interact member and Youth Exchange Student Momona from Japan, District Youth Exchange Committee Inbound Chair Christine Chale, Esq., and Rev. Fred Cartier.

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RR Apple Blossom

 We were the studio audience for a taping of RadioRotary. Dave Wright, Linda Greenblatt and Susan Simon talked about Apple Blossom Day and Chris Chale spoke on Youth Exchange. The show will air May 6th and 7th.

Shown in the photo, from left to right are: RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell, Apple Blossom chair Dave Wright and Red Hook Rotary President Bud Weaver.

(photo by Linda Greenblatt)
 

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This weekend on RadioRotary: The Salvation Army
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, April 29th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, April 30th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarian and Lt. Col. Carole Voisey about the work of the Salvation Army.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Rotarians Explore Good Health and Fitness

Rotarians Explore Good Health and Fitness

The Red Hook Rotary Club  welcomed guest speaker Abram Kaplan of Yin Fit Studios in the Chocolate Factory in Red Hook to their recent breakfast meeting. Mr. Kaplan spoke about the use of personal trainers for fitness and good health. Shown from left to right are President Bud Weaver, Mr. Kaplan and speaker host Rev. Michael Shafer.

 

The Red Hook Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Black Star Social (formerly Bread and Bottle) at the corner of East Market Street and South Broadway. Visitors are welcomed.

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Youth Exchange Students - Red Hook Weekend

Red Hook Rotary had a great time on Saturday, April 1, 2017 with the Rotary District's 7210's youth exchange students from Spain, Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Brazil and France at "Aladdin" on Broadway in NYC.  Thanks to chaperones Christine Chale and Jonah Triebwasser.
 
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Rhinebeck at Home

Our guest speakers were Nina Lynch and Anne Brueckner of Rhinebeck @ Home, who spoke to us about the joys of "aging in place," seniors staying in their homes by neighbors helping neighbors. (photo by Rev Fred Cartier)
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This weekend on RadioRotary: The Vanderbilt Gardens


Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, April 1st at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, April 2d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420AM and WGHQ-FM 92.5FM or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Suzanne Gillespie and Anita Whalen about the beautiful Vanderbilt Gardens.
The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420AM and WGHQ-FM 92.5FM or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In photo are Anita Whelan and Suzanne Gillespie.

(photo by Kathy Kruger)
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NEW MEMBER INDUCTION!!!!

The Red Hook Rotary Club welcomed three new members at their recent breakfast meeting.

Shown in the photograph are:  Rotary District Governor Lou Turpin, member sponsor Dave Wright, new members, Rebecca Kent and Anthony Place of Trustco Bank, new member Theresa Reed of Dell Computers and Rotary President Bud Weaver.
 
The Red Hook Rotary Club meets every Tuesday morning at 7:30 AM at the Black Star Social (formerly Bread and Bottle) at the corner of East Market Street and South Broadway in the center of Red Hook.  Visitors are welcomed. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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Northern Dutchess Hospital President & CEO Denise George

The Red Hook Rotary Club welcomed guest speaker Denise George, RN, President & CEO of Northern Dutchess Hospital to their recent breakfast meeting.  Ms. George spoke to us about the expansion of the hospital and about the future of health care in the Hudson Valley. 
 
Shown from left to right are Red Hook Rotary President Bud Weaver, Ms. George and speaker host Rob Latimer of Northern Dutchess Paramedics. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)
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Interact Homelee

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Our terrific Interact club collected enough hotel sized soaps, shampoos, etc., for 19 personal care bags for the homeless.

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Natl guard

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This weekend on RadioRotary: 
Preparing for Disasters


Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, February 25th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, February 26th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420AM or Real Country 92.5FM http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Lt. Tom Frost and Lt. Brett White of the New York National Guard about preparing for disasters.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM, WLNA 1420AM and Real Country 92.5FM or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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RYLA

 

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.

  • Connect with leaders in your community and around the world to:
  • Build communication and problem-solving skills
  • Discover strategies for becoming a dynamic leader in your school or community
  • Learn from community leaders, inspirational speakers, and peer mentors
  • Unlock your potential to turn motivation into action
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships

For application, go to: http://https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/…/ryla-ap…/ryla.pdf

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2017 scholarship

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RED HOOK ROTARY SEEKS STUDENTS FOR
2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
 
The Red Hook Rotary Club and Red Hook Rotary Foundation are pleased to announce that the Foundation will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school.
 
Each applicant must be a graduating senior and a legal resident of the Red Hook Central School District, Pine Plains School District or Germantown Central School District. It is expected that one scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a four year college and one scholarship may be awarded to a student attending an accredited vocational or community college program.
 
Application forms may be obtained from the Guidance Office at your high school. Completed applications MUST be mailed to RED HOOK ROTARY CLUB, Post Office Box 88, Red Hook, NY 12571. ATTN: LINDA GREENBLATT, by APRIL 3, 2017.  For more information, please contact Linda Greenblatt at (845) 758-8361 or lindag@hvi.net. 
Rotary International is a volunteer organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary International’s focus areas include polio eradication, peace, humanitarian projects, literacy, and water management. Learn more at www.rotary.org. Learn more about the Red Hook Rotary Club at www.redhookrotaryclub.org.
 
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Interact ShelterBox

Members of our Red Hook Interact Club present Rotary District Governor Louis Turpin with a check to endow another Shelterbox to house a family in a natural disaster somewhere in the world.
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Barbara Emily

We had two guest speakers this week. Kingston Sunrise Rotarian Barbara Cohen spoke about their fundraiser selling candy to support scholarships for students at risk. Many boxes of candy were sold to our members.
 
Our own Emily Fox is back safe and sound from India and gave us a short report on her work there teaching children. She will present a more extensive report with photos at a later date.
 
Shown left to right are: President Bud Weaver, Barbara Cohen, Emily Fox and speaker host Susan Ezrati.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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un day rr

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Rotary and the U.N.
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, February 4th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, February 5th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we speak with Rotarians from around the world at Rotary United Nations Day

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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fred burt

While we were canceling our breakfast last week due to an ice storm, Burt Fraleigh and Rev. Fred Cartier met for their annual make-up meeting in Mexico where they report it was sunny and in the 80’s!
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Meeting cancelled

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Since the Red Hook Schools are closed,
Tuesday's Red Hook Rotary Club meeting
is cancelled !

 
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RR UN day

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This weekend on RadioRotary:
Rotary and the U.N.
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, January 21st at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 22d at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we speak with Rotarians from around the world at Rotary United Nations Day

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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community center

Rotarians Hear of New Community Center
The Red Hook Rotary Club welcomed Dr. George Verrilli and Ken Giek to their recent breakfast meeting. Dr. Verrilli and Mr. Giek spoke about the new Red Hook Community Center. The center plans to offer after-school programs to youth to keep them out of trouble and off of drugs. Also planned are programs for seniors, a gymnasium and a wellness center.
 
Shown in the photograph, left to right, are: Speaker host Linda Greenblatt, Ken Giek, Dr. George Verrilli and Rotary President Bud Weaver.
 
The Red Hook Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Black Star Social (formerly Bread and Bottle) at the corner of East Market Street and South Broadway. Visitors are welcomed.
 
(photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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Dr. George

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Our meeting this week: Tuesday, January 10th - 7:30 a.m. - Black Star Social (Corner of South Broadway and East Market Street) - Our guest will be Dr. George Verrilli who will speak to us about the new Red Hook Community Center; Greeter: Linda Greenblatt; Sgt. at Arms: Barry Ramage.

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RR Library

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This weekend on RadioRotary: Your Library in Your Life
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, January 14th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 15th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Librarian Rebbeka Smith Aldrich about the great offerings in your local library.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In photo are RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser, Rebbeka Smith Aldrich and RadioRotary co-host Sarah O'Connell.

(photo by Kathy Kruger)
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Fisher CEnter

Our guest speaker was Hellena Schiavo, Assistant Production Manager at the Fisher Center at Bard who spoke to us about the backstage workings of the theater complex. Shown in the photo, left to right, are: Rotary President Bud Weaver, Ms. Schiavo and speaker host Rev. Fred Cartier (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)

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West Poin RR

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This weekend on RadioRotary: Rotary Ambassadors


Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, January 7th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 8th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarians Susan Davis and Bill Bassett about Rotary's Ambassadorial program.


The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In the photo are, left to right, RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell, Bill Bassett and Susan Davis. (photo by Kathy Kruger)

 
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Death Cafe

This weekend on RadioRotary: End of Life Decisions
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 31st at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, January 1st at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Laurie Schwartz and Linda Carre about making end of life decisions at the Death Cafe.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In photo, standing are RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell; seated are Laurie Schwartz and Linda Carre.

(photo by Kathy Kruger)
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Latimer wedding

Congratulations to Red Hook Rotary Club past-president Rob Latimer on his marriage to Christy L. Cocker. Our Secretary, the Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, officiated.
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This weekend on RadioRotary: Helping Teens

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 24th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 25th at 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Pastor Rosie Andrews about helping teens stay out of trouble.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/  and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680 (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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After prom party

Our guest speaker was Lisa Murray chair of the Red Hook High School post-prom party. Lisa spoke about the great success that the post-prom party has been for more than 25 years.  Left to right: Speaker host Dave Wright, Lisa Murray and President Bud Weaver. (photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)

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NYE Millbrook

This weekend on RadioRotary: New Year's Eve Millbrook

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 17th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 18th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ ) when we talk with Rotarian Joyce Heaton about New Year's Eve Millbrook.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
 
In photo are RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser, Joyce Heaton and RadioRotary co-host Sarah O'Connell. (photo by Charlotte Pelha)
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therapy dog

This weekend on RadioRotary: Therapy Dogs


Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 10th at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 11th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ ) when we talk with Barbara Sanchez and the great work of therapy dogs.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680
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Death cafe

This weekend on RadioRotary: End of Life Decisions at the Death Cafe
Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, December 3d at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, December 4th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Laurie Schwartz and Linda Carre about making end of life decisions at the Death Cafe.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In photo, standing are RadioRotary co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser and Sarah O'Connell; seated are Laurie Schwartz and Linda Carre.
(photo by Kathy Kruger)
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momona

Our guest speaker was our YEX student Momona, who spoke about her life in Japan. In the top photo are Momona, her English coach Serina Winchell and President Bud Weaver, In the bottom photo are Momona and our YEX team of David Wright, Gale Wolfe, Christine Chale, Tim Lynch with President Bud. (photos by Rev. Fred Cartier)

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un day

Red Hook Rotary's Interact youth service club had a great time at Rotary U.N. Day. Thanks to chaperones Judge Jonah Triebwasser, Christine Chale, Linda Greenblatt and Gale Wolfe.
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RR Therapy Dog

We were part of the studio audience for a taping of RadioRotary. Red Hook resident Barbara Sanchez spoke about her work with Buster the therapy dog. The show will air on December 10th and 11th. Shown, left to right, are RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser, President Bud Weaver, Barbra Sanchez and  RadioRotary co-host Sarah O'Connell (photo by Carl Dodwen).
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Foundation Honors Red Hook Rotary

Rotary Foundation Honors Red Hook Club
Red Hook Rotary was honored by the Rotary International Foundation for 100% participation in the "Every Rotarian Every Year" program, wherein every Red Hook Rotarian made a contribution to the good works of the Rotary Foundation. Club Secretary Jonah Triebwasser accepted the award for the club at the Foundation Brunch held at the Hotel Thayer at the United State Military Academy at West Point.
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Capt. Lisa

Our guest this week was Red Hook resident Lisa Loughran, retired captain of the New York State Police, who spoke to us about opportunities for community service in Red Hook. Photo, left to right, Vice-President Linda Greenblatt, Speaker Host Susan Simon and Lisa Loughran. (Photo by Rev. Fred Cartier)

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Laurie Husted

Nearly 100 family, friends and Red Hook neighbors had a great time at our 2016 Citizen of the Year dinner honoring environmentalist and community volunteer Laurie Husted. Laurie was honored for her many years of bringing sustainability to Red Hook homes and businesses. Laurie was presented with many resolutions from Federal, State and local governmental entities, as well as an honorary membership in the Red Hook Rotary Club.

 
Video of the evening:
 
 
(Photos by Rev. Fred Cartier and Jonah Triebwasser; video by Rev. Cartier)
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polio day

This weekend on RadioRotary: Rotary's Conquest of Polio

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, October 22d at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, October 23d at 5:55 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when we talk with Rotarian Kathy Kruger about Rotary's Conquest of Polio.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 5:55 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary

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NPS

Our guest speaker was Ranger Shannon Butler of the National Park Service who gave a fascinating talk on Eleanor Roosevelt and the civil rights movement. Show in the photo are Vice-President Linda Greenblatt, Ranger Butler and Speaker host Barry Ramage. (photo by Jonah Triebwasser)
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