June 17 Inauguration for Sven

logo-2014-2Please join us for the inauguration of the next president of the Rotary Club of Wall Street New York, Sven Dietrich, on June 17, 2015, 7-9pm in Hell’s Kitchen at the Cantina Rooftop (rain or shine).

Besides looking forward to a fantastic new year for our club, we will have a fundraiser for good causes that our club supports (Nepal earthquake relief and Gift of Life Foundation), award ceremonies, and good fellowship.

Tickets are $50 and include two drink tickets (house wine, beer, soda, and well liquor), a first round of shared appetizers, and a tax-deductible $25 donation to the causes mentioned above via our Rotary Club of Wall Street Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.

About Cantina Rooftop

Cantina Rooftop, located atop Stage 48, features an innovative Modern Mexican dinner menu and expertly crafted cocktails, with a focus on Margaritas. The year-round rooftop opened on Cinco de Mayo. The restaurant and bar have a fully retractable rooftop that handles up to 80 people.

We will be in a separate section of the rooftop with our own bar, DJ booth, and seating.


Join the UNICEF Marathon Team

csr-unicef_logoRun for a reason. Join Team UNICEF for the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon (November 1, 2015). By committing to raise a minimum of $3,500, to support women and children in over 150 countries and territories, you will receive a guaranteed entry in the 2015 race and the following benefits:

– Personal online fundraising page to support your efforts
– Team U Race Kit: practice T-shirt, running jersey, supporter materials & more
– Invitation to Team UNICEF Brunch with guest (Saturday, October 31)
– Private transportation to start line on race day
– Entry to private tent at start line with blankets, food, beverages & more
– Access to Team UNICEF finish area location with food, steam room & shower
– Invitation to U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Annual Meeting – Location TBD, May 2016

If you or someone you know is interested in joining the team – apply today at unicefusa.org/teamunicef.

District 7230 Brooklyn Bridge Walk – May 31

Brooklyn_Bridge_PolioPlus_logo-2Rotary District 7230 Polio Plus Brooklyn Bridge Walk –

In Memory of Rotarian Barney Barnet, RI Alt Representative to the UN

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Check in, Pick up T-Shirt: 8:30 to 9:30
Walk 10 AM to 12:00 PM
1.6 miles round trip .8 miles round trip to mid span


First 1st 1,000 Registrants Commemorative T-Shirts
East Side of City Hall Park (Brooklyn Bridge Subway Station at the Bridge Ramp)

See more details & register at:

Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Pictures

Thank you to everyone who volunteered at Ronald McDonald House last week! It was a very successful event.

Miss NY – Jillian Tapper

27890b_97f84d7cc8ea474bb293f7949602f732.jpg_srz_p_712_998_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srzOn Wednesday, May 13th, our guest speaker will be Miss New York 2014, Jillian Tapper.

Ms Tapper will be promoting her personal platform, “Amaze Me,” a mentoring initiative designed to encourage individuals to become mentors in an effort to address our country’s mentoring gap. She hopes to partner as Miss New York with iMentor, the Mentoring Partnership of New York and Mentor Connect to help spread this message to various nonprofit organizations, schools and corporations across the state of New York.

This meeting will be held at Club Quarters on the corner of William and Pine Street (map) from 6pm-9pm.

Ronald McDonald House Service Project April 28

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On April 28, RCWS is hosting a dinner at Ronald McDonald House of New York, which provides a temporary home-away-from-home for pediatric cancer patients and their families who travel to New York City for life-saving treatment.

Save the date and sign up on Volunteer Spot to be one of the RCWS volunteers participating in this dinner event. Providing a meal is an important part of supporting the children living at Ronald McDonald House of New York who are battling cancer and the families caring for them.

Ronald McDonald House is located at 405 East 73rd Street between York and 1st Avenues. Dinner service will begin at 6:30 pm (volunteers will need to arrive at least by 6:00 pm to help with the set up).

Click here to sign up: http://vols.pt/23LTPDz

NY Cares Day

new_york_cares_day_spring_revitalize_parks_gardens_girls_painting_benchNew York Cares Day Spring is a day of service in cooperation with New York Cares. Thousands of volunteers work together on volunteer projects that improve our communal backyard. By the end of the day, 70 parks, community gardens, and shorelines and green spaces across the five boroughs will be spruced up and ready for the arrival of spring.

On Saturday, April 18th from 9.30am to 2.00pm, thousands of volunteers will roll up their sleeves again to give New York City a spring greening during New York Cares Day Spring 2015. The Rotary Club of Metro NYC will be joining hands with Rotaract United Nations, the Rotary Club of Wall Street and other Rotarians as one Rotary Team – Rotary New York Joins Hands! On New York Cares Day Spring, we will clean up shorelines, restore garden beds, plant flowers and trees, paint benches, and remove invasive species in the community.

To participate, please click on “Join Our Team” on our ‘Rotary NY Joining Hands’ Team website: http://www.kintera.org/faf/r.asp?t=12&i=1133152&g=6300024

Register, pay the $25 fee to defray the costs of the event, Registration ends April 10th (next Friday).