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Rotary Year 2004-2005 Photo Memories

Jo Falcone becomes President at the Induction Ceremony on June 22, 2004
Declares herself Queen and begins waving magic wand immediately. Casts a spell!
Internationally renowned architect Fred Schwartz presents his winning design for the Westchester County 9/11 memorial to be built at Kensico Dam
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Collects the Joker (BIG money)
from President Jo on July 27, 2004 20040727 Soley Wins Joker.JPG (1907520 bytes)

WP Hospital Center CEO Jon Schandler speaks to RCWP on September 28, 2004
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September 14, 2004
Three new members inducted
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September 21, 2004: 9/11 Memorial Wall
Reviewing the story of the "Rotary Wall" in Hartsdale, as described by the artist herself, Jen Dragon.
(Lou DelRosario from Elmsford was the DG's aide in 2003-04 who coordinated the wall project)
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October 6, 2004
A typical 8 AM Board Meeting
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October 26, 2004: Rotarian Evan Delman describes his experience delivering a fire truck to Ecuador, one of our club's international service projects.
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Thank you Don Wilson!
Don is retiring to Maryland, and November 2nd was his last RCWP meeting. President Jo presented Don a certificate of appreciation for his service.
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Our program on November 2, 2004, was put on by the American Lung Association, focusing on asthma. One of the speakers was 14-year-old Eric Frieman, who told us of his lifetime struggle with asthma
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20041030OTB Wolff, Graessle, Falcone.jpg (295040 bytes) On To Bermuda

The annual trip to Bermuda with the Governor (DG Don Lee) was October 23-30, 2004.

These gentlemen are Nick Wolff, Mike Graessle and Joseph Falcone (spouse of our Queen)

On November 30th, our program was about  Charlie Lagond and his music school. With his students, Charlie put on a real show! 20041130 Rotary Lagond Music (04).jpg (532277 bytes)
Charlie Lagond improvises with 2 students
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Truly ad lib...
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Nicole Norris sings
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Grandma Jo watches Nicole with admiration
Our wine raffle this year raised $6,000 plus we had a fun wine tasting on Dec 2nd at Sam's of Gedney Way.

Our team included Ann Edwards, Larry Severino and Georgene Mongarella.

Cheers owner Michael Grossberg with our team

Georgene and Ann were everywhere organizing the event.

Paul Bergins at the tasting.
December 7, 2004
Dean Stephen J. Friedman
Pace University Law School
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January 4, 2005 Amber Martin explores Guatemala (Amber is daughter of Rtn Dave Martin)
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Roomful of Rotarians listen attentively
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February 8, 2005
Rotarian Sandy Miranda extols the WP Public Library
Guests Mayor Delfino and Board President Hope Furth
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February 11, 2005 was a multi-club social, attended by Rotarians from 5 clubs in Area 3.
Some WP women party 20050211RotaryArea3Party(04)WPwomen.JPG (1695860 bytes)
Pres-Elects Graessle and Holden, Betty and Susan 20050211RotaryArea3Party(16)PresElectsGraessle-and-Holden.jpg (1201486 bytes)
February 22, 2005
Rabbi Shira Milgrom tells the horror of the tsunami
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March 1, 2005
Jack Klugman visited
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March 1, 2005 County Executive Andy Spano gave his annual "State of the County" address to our club.
Rtn Tony Stimac and his friend Jack Klugman with Jo
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Jack greeting Andy Spano, County Executive
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PDG Carolyn Meub (D7870) passionately explains "World Water Day" and projects in Honduras... very moving! 20050322 PDG Carolyn Meub.jpg (943995 bytes) April 5, 2005
American Cancer Society Executive Director Rick Lepkowski
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Bridges to Community builds houses in Nicaragua
Mark Rollins, President of the Rollins Insurance Agency, said it changed his life forever. 20050329 Mark Rollins.jpg (1108656 bytes) Laura Elmore said they work, learn and reflect with groups of executives volunteers. 20050329 Laura Elmore.JPG (1626547 bytes)
2005 Group Study Exchange to Korea,
visited our club on April 12, 2005
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The main program on April 12th was by Patrick Hayford, Director of African Affairs in the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations. What a powerful presentation.
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New Paul Harris Fellows, recognized by RCWP for Service Above Self! 20050412 PHFs (1).JPG (2010669 bytes) May 3, 2005: Fred Singleton whips up enthusiasm for this year's Loucks Games 20050503 Rotary (5) Fred Singleton.JPG (1536808 bytes)
May 10, 2005: Superintendent Tim Connors supports the budget
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Wiley Harrison receives the 2005 Ethics Award on May 10, 2005
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20050517 Jessie Stone, MD.jpg (527236 bytes) May 17, 2005
Dr. Jessie Stone told us about her work in Uganda to prevent the spread of malaria and other diseases.
20050614 Installation (02) Jo Wands Goodbye.JPG (663606 bytes) June 14, 2005
President Jo waves her pink wand to signify her departure as club President. PDG Andy Morzello thanks Jo, while Pres-Elect Mike Graessle looks on.

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