RYLA is a five-day conference for sophomores in high school throughout the Hudson Valley, which teaches the importance of positivity, confidence and leadership.  Through unique icebreakers, fun-filled events, and interactive presentations from special guests, students walk away with countless memories and valuable knowledge - many RYLA alum have credited the conference with their success in college and in their careers.  RYLA continues to inspire students to shape their communities year after year.
CLICK HERE to download the 2018 Application 
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Happy Birthday: 
Donna Shea - February 05
Brianna Preti - February 13
William - February 22
Kim Higgins - February 23
Larry Sullivan - February 27
Happy Anniversary: 
Joe & Anne Spiegel - February 11
Rose & Sam Shaffer - February 14
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Happy Birthday: 
Mike Polasek - March 11
Leana Cropp - March 22
Mark Gallagher - March 22
Paul Doherty - March 23
Mellina Weiss - March 24
Happy Anniversary: 
Michele & Michael Hayes - March 20
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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Oct 29, 2017

Happy Birthday: 

Sean Higgins - January 05
Laura Mance, January 05
Bernie Fountain - January 10
Maureen Doherty - January 14
Steve O'Hare - January 14
Sue Stuebner - January 15
Steve Orefice - January 18
James Fandl, - January 21

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Oct 29, 2017

Happy Birthday:

Andrew Zamow - October 11th 
Connie Lavelle - October 13th 
Jonathan Pon - October 16th
Terri Brewster - October 21st
Cynthia Sullivan - October
Maureen Harvey - October 30th 

Happy Anniversary:
Tracey and Frank Doherty - October 3rd
Andrew and Noelle Zamow - October 16th
Steve and Brianna Orefice - October 16th  ​
Jen and Brian Dunn - October 21st
​Bill and Helen Page - October 21st
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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Sep 10, 2017

Happy Birthday:

Kristen Gallagher - September 2nd 

Linda O'Hare - September 9th 

Noelle Zamow - September 10th 

Gerry Burke - September 10th 

Jack Brewster - September 15th 
Julie Stellini - September 16th 



Happy Anniversary:

Greg and Donna Bolner - September 1st

Alan and Rose Bell - September 8th

Kim and Sean Higgins - September 13th 

Steve and Laura Mance - September 13th

Donna and Tom Shea - September 13th 

Lori and Carl Schneider - September 22nd 

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Apr 28, 2017

Happy Birthday:

Karen Page - May 1st

Karl Schneider - May 5th 

Alan Bell - May 10th

Brian Dunn - May 14th

Justin Semke - May 15th 

Kristin Fandl - May 23rd 


Happy Anniversary:

Gerry and Sheila Burke - May 3rd 

Cynthia and Larry Sullivan - May 26th

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Mar 03, 2017

Happy Birthday:

Bishop Dominick Lagonegro - March 6th

Michael Polasek - March 11th 

Leana Cropp - March 22nd 

Mark Gallagher - March 22nd 

Paul Doherty - March 23rd

Mellina Weiss - March 24th

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Jan 31, 2017

Happy Birthday:

Carol Shaffer - February 2nd 

Donna Shea - February 5th 

Tom Shea - February 13th 

Helen Page - February 17th

Bill Page - February 22nd

Larry Sullivan - February 27th

Happy Anniversary

Anne and Joe Spiegel - February 11th 

Rose and Sam Shaffer - February 14th

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Feb 21, 2015

Need folks to sign up to support the Community Day event - a sign up sheet will go around at the next few meetings.  We need help from 11-1; 1-3; 3-5; 5-7; and 7-close.  Our plan is to sell chili, beer, wine, soda and glo rings.

Community Day – June 20, 2015

a.       Beer Wine

b.       Chili

c.       Hot Dogs

Every Monday in July the Crooked Rooster will donate a % of sales back to LaGrange Sunrise Rotary.  Talk to your friends to promote this great fund raising opportunity! 

Golf Tournament - Monday, September 14th, 2015 @ Dutchess Golf Club

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Apr 29, 2014

It's Official !  Winners of the Chili Cook Off:  

Chicken / Turkey:  Tracey Doherty

Vegetarian:  Alan Bell

Beef:  Greg Bolner 

Please email Cynthia at cynthiasulli@gmail.com your recipe.  We will pass them out to members and ask each member to provide one batch of chili (if at all possible) for the Community Day event on June 14th.  Thanks to all who participated.  It was a difficult choice.  They were all wonderful.   


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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Nov 13, 2013

Rotary Leadership Institute:

Saturday, November 16th at Mount St Mary College.  Registration required by November 6th.  It is a full day program, starting at 7:30 AM.  Please see Cynthia, (cynthiasulli@gmail)  if you are interested.

Part 1 Topics:

Insights Into Leadership
My Rotary World
Engaging Members
Our Foundation
Ethics – Vocational Service 
Service Projects 

Part 2 Topics:

Strategic Planning & Analysis
Targeted Service 
Club Communication
Team Building 
Attracting Members 

Part 3 Topics:

International Service
Effective Leadership Strategies 
Rotary Opportunities 
Public Image & Public Relations 
Rotarians, Vocational Service & Expectations 
Making a Difference 




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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan on Jul 16, 2013

The LaGrange Sunrise Rotary Club recently honored two Seniors; Amanda D'Angelo and Thomas Gleason with scholarships to help them pursue their college dreams.   Amanda and Thomas are both 2013 graduates of Arlington High School.  Amanda is planning to attend LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York beginning this fall, majoring in Early Childhood Education. while Thomas plans to pursue his education at the University of Hartford in Connecticut and plans to incorporate his love of math and music into an Acoustical Engineering program at Hartford.  Both students exemplify our Rotary moto; "Service Above Self".  Amanda's multiple extracurricular activities focus on her passion to make a difference in the lives of young people, through her Religious education instruction or her Girl Scout project where she refurbished a playroom at the Children's Home in Poughkeepsie.  Thomas's passion for music brought him to the Senior Center and Council for the aging, where he performed for the residents that he came to know during his 8 years of delivering Meals on Wheels.   It is truly refreshing to see young people passionate about Community Service and just hoping to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Our congratulations go out to Amanda and Thomas for their accomplishments and best wishes for a successful year. 

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Posted by Cynthia Sullivan

Remembering 9/11 and Our Wounded Warriors



The LaGrange Rotary clubs are extending an invitation to the residents of the town of LaGrange and surrounding area to join us at 8:00 AM on Saturday September 11, 2010, at the Memorial Garden on Stringham Road (LaGrange Soccer Fields).  There will be a service dedicated to those men and women who lost their lives on that infamous day. 


We are also asking you to donate needed items for those men and women being cared for at the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC.  Many have suffered severe injuries that will be with them for a lifetime.  Let us together bring some hope and a little joy to their lives as they recover.  Most of all, we thank them for their courage and service to our country.



LaGrange Rotary Clubs

Contact:Steve Mance  at 914.456.2188

Items many be dropped off at the Service or at the following: 


  • LaGrange Town Hall  
  • Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate on Rt 55 between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm
  • Billings Fire House on Sunday September 12th
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