Wide range of interesting programs open to the public
The Rotary Club of Ithaca announces its lunch programs for April. The public is warmly invited to attend. Program chair for 2017-2018 is Frank Towner, CEO of the Ithaca YMCA.

April 4

Gen Meredith, Associate Director, Cornell Masters in Public Health (MPH) program: “Building the Healthiest Generation in One Generation”

April 11

Don Barber, Executive Director, Greater Tompkins Municipal Health Insurance Consortium: “Our Local Governments have Taken on Health Insurance... and are Winning”

April 18

Frank Kruppa, Public Health Director & Mental Health Commissioner, Tompkins County: “Tompkins County’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic”

April 25

Sahara Byrne and Jeff Niederdeppe, Associate Professors of Communication, Cornell University: “The Graphic Situation: Social Science Research addressing Legal Questions about FDA-Proposed Warning Labels on Cigarettes”

The Ithaca Rotary Club gathers every Wednesday at 12:15 pm for luncheon meetings at Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga Street, downtown Ithaca. The public is welcome to attend and learn more about Rotary; cost is $15 at the door.

Ithaca Rotary’s motto is “Service Above Self.” Membership is open to all community members who share in this belief; new members are accepted year-round. Additional information about the Ithaca Rotary Club may be found online at For more information about joining the Ithaca Rotary Club, please contact Membership Chair Ron Provus at 607-351-8539 or
The public is warmly invited to attend.