Posted on Nov 12, 2019
The Yonkers-East Yonkers Club's Global Grant project of building a Basketball court and organizing the Anti-bullying program for underprivileged kids secured the cover story and a 6-page center story of the November issue of the Rotarian Magazine.  The story is also featured in the RSS Feed from MyRotary.  The story's byline notes "In Yonkers, New York, a new basketball court four years in the making provides valuable life lessons to the community's kids - and its adults."
This is only the second time a project from a Club in our District is featured as a cover story in the magazine, which is sent out to all  Rotarians either in print form or in digital form.  The six-page article features a center spread on the Yonkers skyline and the main story has 2 pictures - one showing the children playing at the new court and a second picture, showing Rotarian Tim Hodges, Deputy Chief of the Yonkers Police Department surrounded by the children in blue Rotary T-Shirts listening to him talk about handling bullies.
The story is written by Bryan Smith, senior writer at Chicago magazine, and the author of The Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Wirtz Family Business and the Chicago Blackhawks.