Speakers

FOUNDATION FOR DIGNITY

Diane Kramer and Helen Timari, Foundation for Dignity, support the commitment that requires the volunteer and fundraising efforts of the Foundation for Dignity; the generosity of local elected officials, local funeral directors and cemeteries; the cooperation of area hospitals and care facilities and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; and the talent and dedication of the staff of the RCPA’s Office, which is led by Edwina Martin, Staten Island’s newly-appointed public administrator.

THUNDERING SUPPORT FOR OUR VETERANS

Rolling Thunder is a United States advocacy group that supports veterans . South Shore Rotary and Rolling Thunder work with other local Rotary clubs at the annual Oktoberfest set for Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Richmond Town Staten Island.

DEDICATED TO COMMUNITY GOOD

Barry Wiener presents the virtues of the Knights of Pythias to the membership of the South Shore Rotary club at a recent meeting.

INTEGRITY JOURNALISM: KEEPING NEWS CREDIBLE

Brian LaLine. editor, Staten Island Advance, discusses the new state of journalism at a recent South Shore Rotary meeting. Mark Stern offered a glimpse into the future of how information is delivered.
“Is journalism in America dying? It damn not be…America was built on free press.” -Brian Laline.

NOBODY HITCHHIKES ANYMORE

Writer and adventurer Ed Griffin Nolan shared with membership of the South Shore Rotary some of his experiences as he hitch-hiked throughout the United States. His stories of this adventure will be available in the book, “Nobody Hitchhikes Anymore”, scheduled to be released in Summer 2020.

ACHIEVING OPTIMUM HEALTH

Samantha Telle, Nutritionist, ShopRite, plays an important role when it comes to educating Staten Island individuals and families on the principles of ideal nutrition, diet and food selection. She addressed the members of the South Shore Rotary Club to increase awareness of dietary needs and explain her mission to educate community how nutrition can help to achieve optimum health.

EMMA’S PLACE

Support + Community = Hope

Mary Beth Melendez, Grief Counselor/Care Giving, and Matt Kiefer from Emma’s Place – A Grief and Loss Center for Children and Families

CASC OFFERS VARIETY OF SERVICES TO SENIORS

Jeanne Zieff addresses the South Shore Rotarians With Information and referral services for community’s seniors

Enriching Mariner’s Harbor

Emanuel Bloomfield, President of Friends of Mariner’s Harbor, described efforts to create and maintain impactful programs that enrich the community to the members of the South Shore Rotary at their recent meeting.

MAKING LITERACY A VALUE AND RIGHT OF ALL CHILDREN

Rosalind Diaz tells the membership of the South Shore Rotary of the work of Literacy Inc. — harnesses the power that exists in every community to make literacy a value and right of all children. LINC’s mission is to engage families and community members to support young readers in high need neighborhoods. LINC was named one of eight winners in the NPCC New York Community Trust 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards.

South Shore Rotary Guest Speaker RICHARD MARCHESE:
Monmouth Film Festival features film about Father Capodanno

August 11, 2019 7pm

Al Lambert and Richard Marchese with South Shore Rotary President Rosemarie Dressler

Rebecca and Chris Arrigali present to the members of the South Shore Rotary Club

RETIRED NYPD DETECTIVE ADDRESSES
SOUTH SHORE ROTARIANS

Madeline Dowd offers safety tips for everyday living

GREENBELT CONSERVATION
RECOGNIZED BY SOUTH SHORE ROTARY CLUB

Steve Cain addresses South Shore Rotary Club after accepting check from John Vernazza, president