Rotary District 7170: People of Action
Rotary is where neighbors, friends,  and problem-solvers share ideas and take action on our world’s most persistent issues. We work together to 
  • Promote peace
  • Fight disease
  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Save mothers and children
  • Support education
  • Grow local economies
District 7170 supports Rotary Clubs in south central New York State. 
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Make Membership Memorable
June Message from District Governor, Matt Adler
279 Zooms calls and counting.
In my final month as your District Governor, I can’t help but reflect on the most unusual of years.
When I planned for my year as you District Governor, I was excited for all of the in-person visits, events and service projects we would do together. And while that obviously wasn’t possible, I am still incredibly proud that despite the challenges, we remained connected and committed to advancing the Rotary mission.
While I would have preferred to see each of you in person, I am still grateful I was able to join your club meetings virtually and deliver a message of positivity....
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Engaging in-person and virtual audiences simultaneously can be easy!
Hybrid meetings can be a great model for busy people and be part of  the future nature of Rotary meetings. Learn tips and tricks including:
  • the technical aspects of presenting hybrid meetings
  • how to stream to Facebook live (and/or YouTube)
  • effective use of the features on Zoom
  • chat, closed captioning, translation, screen sharing
  • equipment needed and how to use 
Amsterdam RC, Johnson City RC, and Canandaigua RC share the successes, challenges, and benefits of the hybrid model in this YouTube recording of the June 7th presentation.
If your club has a grant project for this Rotary Year, remember the final report is due by June 30. Please contact Cindy Burger (, 692-3442) if your project will not be finished by that date. The report can be submitted after June 30, but your materials must have been purchased by then. Thank you to the clubs who submitted grant applications for the 2021-2022 Rotary Year. The District Grants Committee members are reviewing them and will meet later this month to make their decisions.

Upcoming Events
Club Members, share your news!
Promote your upcoming fundraisers and celebrate your philanthropy on the District 7170 website, social media pages and in our newsletter. Send all pertinent details to to Cindy Kain at
Please allow a few days for posting.