Friday, October 28, 2016

The Magic Masters on Nov. 4th 2016

The Briarcliff Manor Rotary Club is pleased to be bringing the Harlem Magic Masters back to Briarcliff for another fundraising Basketball Event!

On Friday, November 4th at 7:00 pm in the Briarcliff High School Gym, enjoy the great play and funny routines of the Magic Masters as they take on LOCAL TALENT.  There will be some surprise appearances this year!

The special half time show will give kids a chance to get out on the court and enjoy the humor of the Magic Masters with tricks and GIVEAWAYS. Don't be late! Tip-off at 7:00 pm - doors open at 6:30 pm, so get there early to get your seats.

Special Feature this Year ... The famous Marching Cobras Band will be performing before the game and at halftime!!!  The Marching Cobras have traveled the country performing in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade numerous times, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, at the Super Bowl, at Briarcliff Community Day and were featured in the Best Picture Oscar-Winning movie, “Birdman”.

Advance sale tickets for $15.00 each at Weldon's Stationery and the Briarcliff Manor Recreation Department office; Tickets are $18.00 the night of the event. 
ALL proceeds go toward Briarcliff Rotary High School Scholarships and other Briarcliff student-related activities & benefits.  Please contact Eric Lebenson at 914-924-3596 for more information.



Thursday, October 27, 2016

OCTOBER 21, 2016 Briar Crier

1959: The Soloman Gugenheim museum opens to public. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

MEETING LEADER; President Scott Lanoff

PLEDGE; Scott       SONG; Sy         PRAYER: Dr. Bob Maher

ROTARIANS PRESENT: 13 (It was raining)

GUEST; Stephanie Lynn (via Scott. She will become a member of Ossining

Anne ($5) is very happy with two great grandchildren Eric ($6) got food poisoning so do not eat anchovies plus Magic Masters Stephanie is happy she is here Holly (our speaker) is thankful she was invited to speak Mark S. his son had first interview at Syracuse medical school Rich Z. is sitting next to Elinor Stan, don't forget about open school Dr. Bob Maher now has two grandchildren Scott ($5) had a trip to Washington and went to a breakfast of the New York Rotary and enjoyed speaker.

TEXT Elinor with helper Sy

NEXT Friday we should have Shiela Summer re museums.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Via Stephanie re the Sing Sing Swing. For $125 have a four hour cruise (board around 3:30pm) plus free lunch and dinner (from famous chef)plus a free drink. On November 4 we have the Magic Masters basketball team to play our team at the Briarcliff high school gym around 7;00pm. We need volunteers to be at high school around 6:30. Eric has posters.

SPEAKER is Holly Benedict on hospices. She went to elementary and high schools in what was then North Tarrytown. She has a B.S. in elementary education from Washington University and taught the first grade in Briarcliff.

                      SUMMARY OF TALK
She is active in the White Plains hospice of Westchester which at no cost to patient will visit and help patient and family but you still need a caregiver for patient. Call 914-682-1484 for services. She is the Director, Public Affairs and Development. They have 65 workers. There are four hospices in Westchester, and will find one in Florida, but they have no facilities. Their work is covered by Medicare but need a Drs prescription that will die within six months, normally from cancer.

We meet every Friday at The Briar's restaurant on North State Road around
12:15 for lunch and the speaker. For more details call 914-762-0111.

Monday, October 17, 2016

October 7, 2016 Briar Crier

1765: Congress convened, in New York, to pass the Stamp Act against England

MEETING LEADER: President Scott Lanoff

PLEDGE: Scott     SONG: Sy     PRAYER: Stanley


GUESTS: Amir Asadi (Rotary Club of the Bronx), Laura Seiler (via Beth) and Walter Camus (via Carl).

Stan is happy and thanks
Dr. Bob Maher ($20) is happy for Laura and Amir and Eric; Beth ($10) is glad she is here and for Laura; Eric ($5) happy for Stan and raised young woman's family; Rick Z it is his birthday on Sat (he will be 52); Anne re her boys have come home; Scott is just happy; Carl re Walter and Amir and is happy ;Walter is happy he is here and paid mortgage; Amir ($3) is happy for all and has a German uncle and Bronx Rotary has a special program.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Via Rachel -- for Magic Masters (on Nov 4 at High School gym starting at 7pm) and Peekskill Rotary horse show, Beth will do Magic Masters journal after instructions from Eric.

TEXT by Elinor with helper Sy

This Friday is Dr. Kim Ives who will talk about Children.

SPEAKER IS Joan Nimmo who has B.A. from Ithaca College and MSW from NYU (MSW = masters in social work)
                           SUMMARY OF TALK She spoke mostly on Alzheimers, for which there is no cure and it slowly sneaks up on you, and her Intergenerational Adult Day Program, which is mostly for Seniors, in White Plains, for help call 914-422-8100. Helped by socialization, exercising and eating right.

We meet at The Briar's restaurant on North State Road every Friday for Lunch around 12:15. For more details call 914-762-0111