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Halo Club Dinner

October 11, 2012 Honoring immediate Past President Neil Connelly
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(Photos by our own Bill Fishman)
Every year the past presidents of the Rotary Club of White Plains (aka "Halo Club") organize a dinner meeting to honor  the immediate past president and induct him/her into the Halo Club.

This year Neil Connelly was inducted on Thursday, October 11th.

Neil Connelly, RCWP President 2011-2012
 
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Rotarians Lisbet Acuna, Carolyn Johnson, Carol Greenberg, Jo Falcone, Lena Cavanna
 
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Neil Connelly at the beginning of the Halo Club induction ceremony

 
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HALO CLUB Induction Ceremony
Annual event for RCWP

 
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Larry Severino, Libby Holahan

 
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Mike Graessle, Steve Holden, Paul Schwarz, Janet Langsam, Ralph Penny
 
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Nick Wolff

 
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Carol Greenberg, Lena Cavanna

 
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Andrew Morzello

 
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Rich Scanlan

 
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Mike Graessle
 
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John Ramsdell
 
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Nick Wolff (top part)
 
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John Lennon Lookalike

 
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Because Neil is such a Beatles fan...

 
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Paul Katz, Carol Greenberg, Harry Bright, Neil, Georgene singing "With a little help from my friends"
 
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Lopsided halos Harry Bright, Ted Nygreen

 
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Ira Bernstein, Larry Severino and John Ramsdell missing halos, and Jo Falcone
 
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Steve Hoilden with illuminated halo

 
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Rich Scanlan and Mike Graessle voting on Neil

 
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Georgene Mongarella adorns a very special halo

 
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Ted Nygreen, Paul Katz with halos

 
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Ralph Penny, Rich Scanlan, Mike Graessle

 
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Finally, a serious acceptance speech

 
     
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More serious speeches

 
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Finally lightening up and accepting membership in the prestigious Halo Club
 
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Harry Bright prefers to hug Lena Cavanna and Carol Greenberg
 
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Neil about to try on the Rotary jock strap

 
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Ted Nygreen opening a good bottle of Bordeaux for Neil and Susan
 
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In addition to the jock strap, Neil received this unique Rotary-branded diaper
 
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Jo Falcone doing an Italian showstopper!
Fabulous! You had to see it to appreciate...
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Winding down, moustache drooping
 
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Ralph Penny and the liveliest halo of all
 

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