What a year it’s been!
2011 was the first year for Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club. Here are some photo highlights from our weekly meetings.
This roundup, first posted Feb. 21, 2013, is a work in progress. Additional photos (and captions) will be added soon. [Please email any photos and caption information to Ed@Weintrob.com]
Dec 29 —
Brooklyn Bridge Rotary President Vivian Hardison “pins” NY Rotarian Jean-Sébastien Sardo. Sardo was a founding inspiration of the new Brooklyn club.
Dec. 8 — holiday event
Rotarians Mary Avanzino, Helen Reisler and Vivian Hardison
Rotarians Angelicque Moreno and Mary Avanzino, and Paulina Muratore
Nov. 17 — District governor’s visit
District Governor Gabor Karsai and Flushing club president (and future district governor) Anthony Civitano join Brooklyn Bridge club president Vivian Hardison to display a copy of a check depicting the club’s donation to Camp Brooklyn.
Nov 3 — Toys for Tots
US Marines representing the Toys for Tots charity visited Brooklyn Bridge Rotary, and the club followed up by collecting toys. The Marines are pictured with club Vice-President Ed Weintrob and President Vivian Hardison.
John Loscalzo of the Brooklyn Heights Blog talks shop with Rotarian George Fiala in the Marriott lobby after the club’s meeting. Fiala is an old-school media guy, publisher of the Red Hook Star-Revue.
Oct 29 — Charter Dinner
Rotarians at Charter Night (1 of 3): Left-to-right: Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club Treasurer Christopher Muy, Sergeant-at-Arms Alan Wheeler, Vice-President Ed Weintrob, MORE
Rotarians at Charter Night (2 of 3):
Rotarians at Charter Night (3 of 3):
Oct 6 — Helen Reisler
Rotarian Helen Reisler, who described the NY club’s efforts after 9/11, is pictured with Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club President Vivivan Hardison and JJean-Sébastien Sardo of the NY club.
Sept 22 — Lou Falcone
Sept 8 — Jane McGroatry
Jane McGroatry, leader of the Brooklyn Heights Association, dropped by to discuss neighborhood issues. She’s flanked by (left to right) Rotarians Sam Ibrahim, Vivian Hardison, Alan Wheeler and Judith Winn.
Aug 4 — Carlo Scissura
Carlo Scissura (right), longtime aide to Borough President Marty Markowitz, discussed current affairs in Brooklyn. He’s pictured with Rotarians Sam Ibrahim and Vivian Hardison.
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June 2 —
May 12 — BROOKLYN PAPER
Left to right: Brooklyn Paper Publisher Celia Weintrob, Editor Gersh Kuntzman, Rotary president Vivian Hardison, Editor Vince DiMiceli, and Courier-Life Publisher Cliff Luster
March 17 —