Rotary Club 11 ~ St. Louis, MO |

Ballpark Village | Mike LaMartina, Chief Revenue Officer | March 18, 2021

Mike LaMartina, Ballpark Village is the speaker at St Louis Rotary meeting on 3-18-21- at 12 pm at the MAC downtownVillage
Representing partnership between the St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Company at Ballpark Village – St. Louis, Chief Operating Officer Mike LaMartina is at the helm the $150M entertainment district and recently completed $260M second phase of development. LaMartina oversees the revenue strategy, retail leasing operations, event and property marketing, sponsorship sales, community, and brand partnerships for the development.

A native of St. Louis with over 20 years of nationwide marketing, entertainment, brand strategy and hospitality experience. Mike’s connectivity to the business, philanthropic and media community has allowed Ballpark Village
to expand on the premier sports-anchored entertainment destination and position for continued acceleration through the second phase of property growth into a thriving neighborhood in Downtown St. Louis.

Mike serves as an active representative for Ballpark Village with Greater STL Inc, Explore St. Louis and the Cordish Company developed Community Advisory Committee with representatives from the NAACP, SLDC, Hispanic Chamber and SLATE. Mike currently holds Board positions with Girls on the Run St. Louis, the St. Louis Sports Commission, City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board and the American Cancer Society’s CEO’s Against Cancer St. Louis Chapter.

Prior to Ballpark Village, Mike was Director of Events and Experiences for Entercom St. Louis’ cluster of brands; Director of Entertainment and Sponsorship Marketing for experiential and brand agency, Switch in St. Louis and led account direction for brand and entertainment agency, Converge in Los Angeles, CA.

St Louis Ballpark Village

St. Louis Rotary Club Program Introducer & Invocator | March 18, 2021

Bob Garagiola, President St Louis Rotary 2019-2020 will introduce Speaker Mike LaMartina of BallPark Village on 3-18-21

Bob Garagiola

helen difate1

Helen DiFate

Grant Application Deadline: Rotary Sponsor Must Submit Completed Application to Community Service Committee by 3/18/21

Grant Apps & Guidelines are now Available @ St Louis Rotary Club
St Louis Rotary Grant Apps & Guidelines 2021

March 18, 2021 Deadline for Rotary Sponsor to Send Completed applications with all signatures and attachments to the Community Service Committee Chairs: Matt Weiss, Tom Keeline and Matthew Maddox.

Meeting Links for March 18, 2021

St. Louis Rotary Meeting Links

St Louis Ballpark Village | Mike LaMartina, Chief Revenue Officer | March 18, 2021

Register in advance for our March 18, 2021, 12 pm meeting with the InPerson Link Above. Pre-registration closes @ 11:30 am on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. We meet at the MAC Downtown on the second floor in the Missouri Room.


Please the Zoom Link below for the St Louis Rotary ZOOM Rotary Meeting on March 18, 2021 at 12 pm :

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

St Louis Rotary Lunch Menu ~ March 18, 2021

St Louis Rotary Lunch Menu: March 18 2021

Romaine & tomato salad w/ Balsamic vinaigrette


Mushroom Stuffed Chicken breast w/ Smoked tomato cream

Honey Glazed Carrots

Guests with dietary restrictions, alternative meals are available, but they must be ordered by no later than 11:30 am on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

If you don't reserve in advance please do not take a special meal ticket.

Alternative meals may be ordered by emailing the Club

Administrator @

or online with this link: Order Special Meal

Board Meeting - March 17, 2021

St Louis Rotary Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Noon Wednesday

MAC Downtown

4th Floor

Social - Seamus McDaniel's - March 25, 2021 at 5 pm

St Louis Rotary Social @Seamus McDaniels -March 25, 2020 5-7pm
Mark your calendar for our Social:

Seamus McDaniel’s

1208 Tamm Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63139

Thursday, March 25

5 pm start time

Link to UPCOMING EVENTS - Check our Calendar!

2021 VIRTUAL ST LOUIS ROTARY AUCTION | May 8 - 21, 2021 - Sponsors & Donations Needed

2021 Virtual Auction Flier - St Louis Rotary Club

2021 Virtual Auction Donation Form

May 8th - May 21st, 2021

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Platinum - $1000
  • Gold - $500
  • Silver - $250
  • Bronze - $100

Donation Items Needed (Not Limited to)

  • Gift Baskets
  • Gift Cards
Read more

Bowling Alleygations 3-08-21 | Don Klackner ~ Team 1

Captain Don Klackner - Team 1

St. Louis Rotary Bowling League | Alleygations Week 25 - March 8, 2021

It was pretty quiet this past Monday at Olivette Lanes as only 10 of the 18 Rotary bowlers suited up for league as
the annual golf trip claimed the rest of the league. Even the beer buckets stayed quiet, dry, and lonely wondering where Budda and Windish were.

Read more

President's Corner 2.0 | Bob Garagiola, Past President

Past President Bob Garagiola 3-11-21 leading the St Louis Rotary Club meeting

It's Deja vu all over again (Yogi Berra). Not only did I get to substitute for President Kent at our Rotary Luncheon last week, I get to resurrect the President's Corner for this week's PepperBox. So let's see if I've lost anything off my fastball.

I hope that you adjusted all of your clocks as Daylight Savings Time (DST) arrived on Sunday at 2 am. If not, you were an hour late for Mass or Services or appointments yesterday. The origin of this practice in the United States goes back to the Standard Time Act of March 19, 1918. Still, not every state observes DST. Hawaii and Arizona do not. It can be confusing. Set your clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back one hour in the fall. Or, is it vice versa? Just remember the old adage: "Spring ahead, Fall back"!

Past President Bob G

Read more

Newest Rotarian in Frisco, Texas

Rob Garagiola, newest member of Rotary Club of Frisco, Texas
The newest member of the Rotary Club of Frisco (Texas) is Rob Garagiola, son of Past-President Bob Garagiola. Apparently, all of Bob's stories about the people of Rotary resonated with Rob.

Rob is the Director-Technology Innovation with Southern Glazer Wine and Spirits in Dallas, Texas - but still a loyal Cardinals fan!

E. Tracy Beckette, BG (Ret.),AUS Civilian Aide, Sec. of the Army | March 25, 2021

E T Beckett, BG (ret.) speaking at St Louis Rotary 3-25-21

Current Issues Impacting the Army

March 11, 2021 Zoom Recording ~ Emma Klues |

Great Rivers Greenway

Emma Klues, VP of Communication & Outreach, Great Rivers Greenway Speaker at St Louis Rotary 3-11-21
3-11-21 club lunch3
3-11-21 club lunch-1
District 6060 Conference Week - April 2021

District Conference Registration Link

Saint Louis Rotary Golf Tournament Save the Date: 9-2-20
Save the Date: Club 11 Charity Golf Tournament ~ September 1, 2021.