Weekly Speaker August 15, 2019 - DG John Vietmeier

John Vietmeier

District Governor John Vietmeier

John joined the Rotary Club of Washington in 2006 and served as club president 2014-15. Active in club committees and Service Projects and has chaired the annual Radio Auction and Pancake Breakfast, is past Club Foundation chair, and a multiple Paul Harris Fellow.

Prior to retirement in 2015, John’s Professional career spanned 45 years including; Southwestern Bell/SBC, Telcordia Technologies and Business Manager at St Francis Borgia Parish in Washington, MO. John received a BS in Business Administration from Maryville University, St. Louis.

John’s community leadership includes past chairman and emeritus board member of Downtown Washington, INC., charter board member of the Arts Council of Washington, Board of Public Works, Knights of Columbus, and others.

John and his wife Debbie of 40 years have three children: Jeff, Alex, and Christine, and two grandchildren, Alexandria and Aidan – The Pride of the Grandparents.

Debbie and John are active members of St Francis Borgia Parish, involved in ministries and social events.

His vision is to have all Rotarians in District 6060 join in supporting “Our Foundation” to change lives.

Lunch Menu - August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019
Greek Salad -- Romaine, Arcadian Mix, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Marinated Sweet Onions, Pepperoncini, Grape Tomatoes and Cucumbers Red Wine Vinaigrette

~ Stuffed Bell Pepper w/ Spicy Ground Beef & Mushrooms
Steamed Broccoli

Special Menu Requests For members and guests with dietary restrictions, alternate meals are available, but they must be ordered by no later than …
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President's Corner ~ August 22, 2019

St Louis Rotary Club President Bob Garagiola @ National Blues Museum club meeting 8/22/19 There were 54 Club 11 Rotarians & guests at the National Blues Museum last week.  Music during lunch and SugarFire sandwiches and a guided tour of the history of the Blues with a lot of connections to St. Louis.  Check out our website for pictures.  I …
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Scribe Report - August 22

We visited the National Blues Museum this week, so our meeting didn't follow our usual format. Lunch was catered by Sugarfire Smokehouse who is located right next store. The selection of Pork, Brisket, Turkey, and Veggie made for an excellent lunch from one of my favorite BBQ restaurants. During lunch we were treated to excellent Blues music from two local …
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RI Theme 2018-19 "Be the Inspiration"
Past President Bob Sherrill 2018-2019

Presidential Citation 2018-2019 Awarded to St. Louis Rotary

It is not an easy task to earn the Rotary International President Citation, but with the inspiration and leadership of our immediate Past President Bob Sherrill, our club did just that!  Rotary International announced this week the Rotary St Louis Club 11 is awarded the Presidential Citation for 2018-2019! Congratulations to Immediate Past President Bob Sherrill and all who made receiving …
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Special Invite to MAC Tank 9-25-19

MAC Tank 9-25-19
Dear fellow Rotarian You are invited to attend the Missouri Athletic Club’s first ever “MAC Tank,” a complimentary event sponsored by Polsinelli on Wednesday, September 25thf rom 5:00- 8:30pm. MAC Tank is a brand-new initiative and is like ‘Shark Tank’ focusing on—you guessed it—the startup community here in St. Louis! We have selected five (5) companies that we have drawn from the St. Louis startup ecosystem, which …
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August 29 - Club 11 Social & Bowling Draft @ Olivette Lanes 6:00 pm

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Matt Wilson, Club 11 Member with LifeWaters News

  Matt Wilson assists disabled divers in LifeWaters training during in pool training, open water dives and with  opportunities like this that change lives:   LifeWaters offers different services depending on needs, desires and skill level. They have amputee scuba diving, disabled Veteran scuba diving and other scuba diving programs.
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Golf League Outing August 20, 2019

Persimmons Country Club Golf League Outing The Rotary golf league had the golf outing at one of the best kept country clubs in the St. Louis area, Persimmon Woods Golf Club in Weldon Springs. All of the groups got stared on time but we had a rain delay shortly after getting started. After the rain it cooled down a bit …
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Member Birthdays & Anniversaries August 29 - Sept 4

Carl Lane - September 3                 Frank Brandhorst - September 4             Rose Cooper - September 4  * No anniversaries this week              
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September 2019 Speakers @ St Louis Rotary
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Save the Date - Young Citizens Awards 10-31-19
Bob Garagiola

Bob Garagiola, President
St. Louis Rotary Club
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
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