2003-06-20 / Community

Rockaway Rotary Installs Officers

Rockaway Rotary Installs Officers


The Rotary Club of the Rockaway’s re­cently installed its new officers for the coming year at Kennedy’s in Breezy Point and honored one of its members and two others by naming them Paul Harris Fel­lows. Fellows are named by local Rotary Clubs throughout the world to recognize individuals, both members and non-members for contributions to their communities, club service, and humanitarian na­tional and international efforts. The new­ly-installed board includes Patrick Rus­sell (president), Brother Tom Trager (president elect), Nancy Hanson (secretary), John Hennessey (treasurer) and Rabbi Melvyn May (sergeant at arms). Pictured, from left, Trager, May and Monsignor Martin Geraghty.The Rotary Club of the Rockaway’s re­cently installed its new officers for the coming year at Kennedy’s in Breezy Point and honored one of its members and two others by naming them Paul Harris Fel­lows. Fellows are named by local Rotary Clubs throughout the world to recognize individuals, both members and non-members for contributions to their communities, club service, and humanitarian na­tional and international efforts. The new­ly-installed board includes Patrick Rus­sell (president), Brother Tom Trager (president elect), Nancy Hanson (secretary), John Hennessey (treasurer) and Rabbi Melvyn May (sergeant at arms). Pictured, from left, Trager, May and Monsignor Martin Geraghty.
The new officers, from left, May (West End Temple), Hennessey (North Fork Bank), Hanson (Roxbury, USA), Trager (St. John’s Home) and Russell (Park Nursing Home).The new officers, from left, May (West End Temple), Hennessey (North Fork Bank), Hanson (Roxbury, USA), Trager (St. John’s Home) and Russell (Park Nursing Home).Past President Barbara J. Morris, with her husband, Dennis, one of the Paul Harris Award recipients. Barbara Morris re­ceiv­ed her Paul Harris in 2001.Past President Barbara J. Morris, with her husband, Dennis, one of the Paul Harris Award recipients. Barbara Morris re­ceiv­ed her Paul Harris in 2001.

Wave General Manager Sanford Bern­stein (l) was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He shares the moment with presenter Dr. James Kiernan, a Paul Harris Fellow since 1986.Wave General Manager Sanford Bern­stein (l) was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He shares the moment with presenter Dr. James Kiernan, a Paul Harris Fellow since 1986.Barbara J. Morris (West End Realty) with Mon­signor Geraghty (St. Francis de Sales), accepting his Paul Har­ris Award.Barbara J. Morris (West End Realty) with Mon­signor Geraghty (St. Francis de Sales), accepting his Paul Har­ris Award.

Sandford Bernstein, a current member and past president of the organization, was named a Paul Harris Fellow. Bernstein (right) is shown with Wave Publisher Susan Locke (left) and his mother, Shirley Bernstein.Sandford Bernstein, a current member and past president of the organization, was named a Paul Harris Fellow. Bernstein (right) is shown with Wave Publisher Susan Locke (left) and his mother, Shirley Bernstein.

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