Author Archives: KTVRotary

Changes with the New Year

Starting in 2017, we will change our meeting schedule from every Wednesday to the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.  We will continue to meet at the Valatie Senior Center and the time remains from 6:15pm to 7:15pm. We hope to see you all in the New Year…

Tierra Farms- Helping in Our Community

Kinderhook Tri-Village Rotary Club would like to thank Gunther Fishgold and Tierra Farm for their generous gold sponsorship to this year’s Rotary Ride on September 25th. The club is trying to raise $20,000 to install a Cycle Kids Program at Ichabod Crane Elementary School and this really helped. In the past, Tierra Farm has donated

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RYLA Students Stop by for a Visit

Our guests on 8/12/15 were 2 of the 3 RYLA students from Ichabod Crane High School, Meredith Richards and Dillon Drum. Meredith and Dillon had spoke about their experiences and thanked the group for their support.  They went into detail about their stay at the camp and the projects that they completed. Camp RYLA is leadership

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Ringing in Peace

Our guest tonight was the founder of the Peace Bell Foundation. His name is Doug Sturomski and his mission is promoting peace. He is a Rotarian and is responsible for the planting of many Peace Poles through the Hudson Valley. Our meet up starts at 6:15 and ends at 7:15pm … Want to see his presentation?

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Welcome Melissa!

We want to welcome our newest member, Melissa Mooradian.  Melissa was sponsored by her husband, Matt Mooradian, and inducted by Tam Mustapha, along with our new Officers and Board Members for the 2015-2016 Rotary Year.  Melissa brings a lot of talent and enthusiasm to our club.  Matt and Melissa are the 5th husband and wife

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Clean-Up Project a Success

Yesterday Project Chairman Dennis Knoll and fellow club members dispersed along  a part of the Route 9 Valatie-Kinderhook corridor for the club’s road clean-up activity.  Kinderhook Town Councilman Peter Bujanow  coordinated the group with Dennis and advised members on safety.   Armed with yard tools and “grabbers” the grouped work in teams to to rid the roadside

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CAUTION: Rotarians at Work

We’re canceling our Weds., Sept. 17, 2014 meeting in favor of a fresh air “working meeting”  —  with rakes and trash bags.  Our club is adopting a 2-mile stretch of Route 9, from the Valatie Medical Arts building to Kinderhook Village square.  At least four times a year for the next two years (at least) we’ll don our

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Aug. 16, 2014 Columbia County Rotary Ride

PERFECT WEATHER  predicted for Sat., Aug. 16th for our fundraising Columbia County Rotary Ride! Wow!  We’ve been lucky weather-wise for four years now.  We have three routes  laid out to accommodate all skill levels. If you need minor repairs or medical help there are 3 SAG (“Support and Gear”) vehicles patrolling the routes at all times.  You

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Rotary Ride in High Gear

Columbia County Rotary Ride originator and our Club President Garrick Dardani  (left) is making sure members have every detail in place for August 16th and our 4th Annual Columbia County Rotary Ride.  You may see Garrick and his wife Martha around the County as they stencil the 10-30-60 mile routes with the Rotary Wheel logo. This is one

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Rotarian in the Fast Lane

Club member, Director and recent Speaker Matt Mooradian’s avocation is speed!  He grew up racing go-carts, bicycles, dirt bikes and motorcycles.   This summer Matt’s building and racing motorcycles and stock cars.  He’s raced at Lebanon Valley Speedway at up to 90 mph. He’s raced “wing carts” which are low to the ground, small and fast, up to

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