District 7210 News & Updates
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Greetings Fellow Rotarians!
Two months of this new Rotary year have gone by in a blink! It's amazing that you all have gotten into the new swing of Rotary, whether still by Zoom, meeting outside/inside or a hybrid of both zoom and face to face. Rotarians are tough and we are built to serve and find a way we will! Many of our clubs are doing great things despite the challenges of the pandemic.
I am so impressed by the energy and enthusiasm that I have received in my 13 club visits so far. Our focus and discussion has been on GROWING ROTARY and your individual effort in making that happen. It also happens when club has a membership strategy and the leadership that is willing to keep that subject front and center in all meetings! D7210 has increased total members by 5 since July 1, and I know we have more new members in the pipeline. I witnessed the induction of 3 new members in my Governor visits alone in the past few weeks! Congratulations to those clubs, Pawling and Peral River!
The RI Theme for September is Basic Education and Literacy. Due to the uncertainty of school openings, there is a need for our clubs to step up their efforts, NOW MORE THAN EVER! Some clubs already have established school and literacy related projects. Don't let the unorthodox school year deter your efforts! Reach out to the schools and literacy organizations and see how we can assist them. We are PEOPLE of ACTION!
Also, September 12 is our first District Service Day and we are asking that our clubs do a COVID related project, and there are so many ways you can assist people in need during the pandemic. Something as simple as friendly phone calls to people that are shut in, or as elaborate as Operation Feed, which has been ongoing for the last 2 months sponsored by the Liberty and Monticello clubs in Region 5. Whatever you do, please get some publicity for your club and Rotary, and perhaps you can recruit some new members along the way!
Finally, I want to thank all of you for pulling together during these difficult times. That thanks starts with our District Executive Board, our entire District Leadership team- the AG's and the Committee Chairs, the Presidents who are leading their clubs and each and everyone of you for being a Rotarian and serving others. Give the gift of Rotary to a new member...it changed your life, it will change theirs!
Much Rotary Love!
DG Tony 

Attention Rotary Club Presidents & Secretaries,

Each year at this time, your Club has the opportunity to nominate a member or members of your Club for the position of District Governor for 2023-24 (must be a Rotary Club Past President)

Any Club may submit a written nomination on or before October 9, 2020 for the above Officer by delivery via email to the District's Nominating Chair PDG Cindie Kish at Cindie.Rotary@gmail.com, of the following:

  1. Letter of nomination certified by the Club Secretary, stating that by Club action the Club nominates a qualified member(s) for the specific Office(s).

  2. A short summary of each candidate's Rotary history and activities as well as their community and vocational achievements.

  3. Signed confirmation by each candidate that they have read our District's By-Laws and that they completely understand the requirements of the specific Office for which they are nominated, and if elected they will fulfill the required duties.

There shall be no campaigning or electioneering on behalf of any candidate other than by means of the above materials. Nomination materials will be provided to the Nominating Committee members by the Nominating Committee Chair not more than fifteen days prior to the scheduled meeting of said committee. Interviews and/or selection for the nominated Candidates will take place on December 7, 2020. Further information regarding the requirements of these Offices and the nomination/election process can be found in our District By-Laws, which are available at our District website: 


Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information.

Thank you most sincerely,

Tony Marmo
District Governor 2020- 2021

To assist the Rotary Clubs of District 7210, the following Suggested Guidelines should be considered and observed as we prepare and adjust for the return to meetings in the District.
These Suggested Guidelines are intended to assist clubs looking for guidance in conducting in-person meetings while no vaccine is available. In addition to the Suggested Guidelines, Clubs and our District are advised to follow all government guidelines and recommendations.  
Rotary International and Rotary District 7210 are observing the COVID-19 pandemic and assessing the potential impact on Rotary operations, events, and members.  Your health and safety are always our top priorities as in-person activities resume.
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