The Rotary Club of White Plains is Club 5043, District 7230, Zone 32, Region USCB,
Federal tax ID 13-6111471.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1712, White Plains NY 10602.
Our "Foundation of the Rotary Club of White Plains" is tax exempt,
New York State #219346, tax ID 13-6165380.
Website created August 2001.
The Rotary Club of White Plains was chartered
October 1, 1919, charter number 540.
November 13, 2012
NY School for the Deaf
Executive Director Dr. Janet Dickinson
Today's presentation was about the New York School for the Deaf, founded in 1817 - one of the oldest schools in
the country. Now located in White Plains, the school has a fascinating history and incredibly successful modern
purpose. The Executive Director is Dr. Janet Dickinson, who has energized the School in her two years at the
It was an excellent presentation - and different because she "signed" the entire speech which was interpreted by
an announcer who "read aloud" the signing. There was a lot of audience participation; in fact,
the audience practiced signing a little bit.