2012 was the second year for the 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. 6 —
NOV. 29 —
NOV. 15 — PROSPECT HEIGHTS HS
Dariana Castro, special programs coordinator for the International High School at Prospect Heights, discussed her school’s iMonitor program.
NOV. 1 — HURRICANE SANDY
Several club members suffered in the storm. We did not meet this week.
NOV. 8 — DINNER WITH THE DOCTOR
The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club’s second “Dinner with the Doctor” featured a talk by cardiologist Dr. Ozgen Dogan (left), whose pictured with (left to right) a visiting student, retired justice Hon. William C. Thompson, club President Vivian Hardison, and the dinner series’ first guest speaker Dr. Richard Lechtenberg
OCT. 11 —DINNER WITh dr. lechtenberg
NY1 reporter Shazia Khan covered the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club’s first “Dinner with the Doctor” evening, featuring a humorous talk about dementia by Dr. Richard Lechtenberg
JULY 30 — nigerian visitor
Visiting Rotarian Henry E. Wilhams, from the Rotary Club of Calabai in Nigeria, exchanges banners with Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club President Vivian Hardison
JUNE 7 — SAM IS PINNED!
Club President Vivian Hardison “pins” Honorary Rotarian Sam Ibrahim. Sam, general manager of the NY Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge, was saluted for his efforts on behalf of the club.
MAY 7 — PRospect heights hs
Rotarians Sandra Dowling and Angelique Moreno participate in a meeting at which Dariana Castro discussed her work with students in the iMontor program at the International High School at Prospect Heights.
APRIL 30 —
Let the good times roll: Rotarian Cara Lubin is pictured with President Vivian Hardison, during one of several mid-year meetings the Brooklyn Bridge club held at Pane e Vino in Cobble Hill.
April 23 —
Students from William Grady HS in Coney Island, affiliated with the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club through Rotaract, participated in this week’s meeting, reacting their activities during a recent Rotaract weekend.
APRIL 19 — final lunch at archives
Brooklyn Bridge Rotary held its final weekly lunch meeting at the Archives Restaurant in the NY Marriott Brooklyn Bridge. The club thanked Marriott Executive Assistant Maryann Santora and Archives chef for making the Rotary luncheons extremely enjoyable. The club moved to evening meetings — first at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights, then at Pane E Vino in Cobble Hill — before returning to the Marriott (also in the evening) in August.
MARCH 22 —
March 15 —
March 1 — real estate
Since the top was Downtown Brooklyn real-estate, the expert speaker was commercial broker Chris Havens, who is flanked by Brooklyn Bridge Rotarians (from left) Treasurer Christopher Muy, President Vivian Hardison, Secretary Clover March, and Sandra Dowling
FEB 23 — happy birthday rotary!
Sergeant-at-Arms Alan Wheeler arranges the final candles in a cake celebrating the 107th birthday of Rotary International.
FEB 9 — george fiala
Rotarian George Fiala discusses how be came to publish the Red Hook Star-Revue
JAN. 26 —
Brooklyn Bridge Park President Regina Myer, Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club President Vivian Hardison, and visiting Turkish Rotarian Imren Aloba
A good friend of the Brooklyn Bridge club and an inspiring speaker: Visiting Rotarian Ronald Allen of the Pemberlon, NJ.
JAN. 5 —