State DMV recognizes Potsdam Rotarian Griffin's license plate project
New York State Commissioner of DMV Mark J.F. Schroeder (center) presents the first new custom Rotary International license plates to Rotarians Michael P. Griffin and Janet Tenreiro. Griffin is the District 7040 North Central New York area governor. Tenreiro is the past district governor of District 7120. Submitted Photo.A newly redesigned Rotary International custom plate for passenger class vehicles is now available for order. The new custom plate features Rotary International’s latest logo and the organization’s motto of “Service Above Self.”
The project was spearheaded by Immediate Past District 7120 Governor Janet Tenreiro of Canandaigua, and District 7040 Area Governor Michael P. Griffin of Colton.
To order a Rotary International custom plate, you must provide proof of membership on organization letterhead signed by a Rotary District Governor or Rotary Club President. Scans or PDFs of proof of membership are acceptable. The custom plate fee varies if the plate number is assigned by DMV or if you personalize it. To learn more about the plate and associated fees, follow the link https://dmv.ny.gov/plates/rotary-international.
In total, there are more than 200 custom license plates available from DMV, representing branches of the military and veterans, counties and regions of New York State, professions, causes and more. Revenues from some of our cause plates support charities, such as the World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship Fund, Cure Childhood Cancer Research Fund, and the Environmental Protection Fund. Links to information about and images of all of DMV’s custom license plates can be found here: https://dmv.ny.gov/plates/learn-about-picture-and-professional-plates.
Custom plates may be ordered on the DMV website, by mail, or by calling the Custom Plates office at (518) 402-4838. They are also available with the International Symbol of Access (ISA) for any registrant who qualifies. Any qualifying applicant who wants a plate with the ISA on it must contact the Custom Plates office before submitting their application.
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