Dr. Edward Cardillo is a clinical psychologist who works with individuals with Down Syndrome, children and teens on the autism spectrum, and the elderly (including World War II vets). Ed shared some interesting stories from events over the course of his career.


The presenter spent the past 25 years traveling the world and immersing himself in more jobs than he can count; from trapeze artist to film producer. Two and a half years ago he went deep into the Emerald Triangle in Northern California to grow cannabis. He shared his experiences with detailed photos of the growing and harvesting process.


John Ly is an engineer who left a successful career to follow his dream. He’s about to open a Vietnamese sandwich (Banh Mi) shop in Eastchester. John discussed his journey and the art of making great Banh Mi sandwiches. He brought several different types of sandwiches for us to try along with egg rolls, Thai coffee and tea.


Greg Rosner is the founder of Pitch Kitchen, a presentation and strategy design firm. He discussed how to put together a great presentation that educates the audience and builds trust. Greg demonstrated presentation tools such as Slido which enhances audience participation and Prezi which provides a more engaging experience than PowerPoint.


Don Wauchope is a battleship aficionado. He discussed the WWII naval battle, The Battle of the Denmark Strait, in which 3 battleships had a deadly confrontation. Don shared his in depth knowledge of The Bismarck, The Hood, and The HMS Prince of Wales.


Tom Cascione hosted this year’s BBQ Night with the help of a few others. The ribs were amazing! Thanks to Tom and everyone who lent a hand to make it a great night.


Our annual Casino Night was organized by Peter Palma, Tom Watson, and Peter McCartt. Games included blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker. We raised over $1,500 to benefit the American Cancer Society.