Statler Hotel
130 Statler Drive
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States of America

Please join us for the 2019 District 7170 Foundation Dinner at the Statler Hotel in Ithaca!   

New this year - Your club is able to reserve a table for eight guests.  More information is below.

Featured Speaker - Brenda Cressey, Trustee and Past Chair of The Rotary Foundation

Jeffry Cadorette

A member of the Rotary Club of Paso Robles, California and a Rotarian since 1989, Cressey is recently retired as CEO of Office Support Systems, a telecommunications business. 

She has served in a number of key roles for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation in the areas of membership, foundation, leadership and training. These opportunities have allowed her to meet, mentor and serve along side many fellow Rotarians around the globe. Cressey currently serves as Trustee of The Rotary Foundation serving a four year term for 2017-2021. Notably, she was also named as the first woman Vice Chair and Chair of the Rotary Foundation in 2019.

Cressey's passion is and has always been to see the end of polio. She and her husband Dick are members of the Arch Klumph Society, Major Donors, members of the Legacy and Paul Harris Society and have established the Brenda and Richard Cressey Endowment for Peace.

Entree and Cost Information:

Note that price varies by entree selection.

  • Seared Breast of Chicken with Smoked Tomato Hummus ($55)
  • Mushroom and Risotto Cake, Fire-Roasted Shiitake & Asparagus, Arugula, Tomato Coulis ($55)
  • Grilled 10oz NY Strip Steak with Green Peppercorn Brandy Sauce ($70)

Club Table Reservations - This year we are pleased to offer reserved tables to clubs.  Your club is able to reserve a table for eight guests at a cost of $475. There are five now TEN reserved tables available on a first-come first-served basis. These tables are in the front of the room. Two exchange students and/or speakers will be seated with your group.   If your club is interested in a table, please use the "Table Registration" link in the "Event Links" menu on the left.  If you are booking a table - you and your guests SHOULD NOT register separately.  Provide guest names and entree slections using the Table Registration form.