Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ October 8, 2020

READ THE PEPPERBOX – BE PROUD TO BE A ROTARIAN Pass on information about our club and about Rotary to your friends Have you opened your Rotary Magazine yet this month? MAKES ME PROUD TO BE A ROTARIAN IN THE ROTARY CLUB OF ST. LOUISThe Four-Way Test of the things we think, say or doIs it the truth?Is it fair to all concerned?Will it build goodwill and better friendships?Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Ageless Quotes – Age 6 to 15 I’ve learned that I like my teacher becauseshe cries when we sing “Silent Night”.  Age 6 I’ve learned that our dog doesn’t want…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ October 1, 2020

READ THE PEPPERBOX – GREAT INFORMATION BE INFORMED ABOUT OUR CLUB Pass on information about our club and about Rotary to your friends A quote of inspirationBob Hope was truly inspirational during his life of 100 years. A family man who was married to Dolores for over 69 years and entertained troops overseas as well as many of us in the general populous. Here is one of his most popular. May he rest in peace. I HOPE THIS WILL PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE AND IN YOUR HEART.This is a tribute to a man who DID make a differenceON TURNING 70 –…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ September 24, 2020

Presidential Telegram     READ THE PEPPERBOX – GREAT INFORMATION BE INFORMED ABOUT OUR CLUB   Pass on information about our club and about Rotary to your friends   A quote of inspiration   “Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it.” Charles Swindoll     Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. EXCHANGE OF CLUB BANNERS One of the colorful traditions of many Rotary clubs is the exchange of small banners, flags or pennants. Rotarians traveling to distant locations often take…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ September 17, 2020

READ THE PEPPERBOX – GREAT INFORMATION BE INFORMED ABOUT OUR CLUB Have ideas to make the Pepperbox even more interesting, please submit them to either Rose or Kent  A quote of inspiration for Labor Day. Although this is a week late it still is worth reading“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.”Thomas Jefferson Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. CLASSIFICATIONVirtually all membership in Rotary was based upon a “classification.” Basically, a classification describes the distinct and recognized business or professional…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ September 3, 2020

Presidential TelegramDID YOU KNOW YOU CAN WATCH THE PAST THURSDAYS PROGRAM THAT WAS SHOWN PREVIOUSLY ON ZOOM BY CLICKING ON THE LINK PROVIDED IN THE PEPPERBOX. LOOK FOR IT AND TRY IT.  A quote of inspiration “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales to what lies inside of you.”Ralph Waldo EmersonEach week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of:WOMEN IN ROTARYUntil 1989, the Constitution and Bylaws of Rotary International stated that Rotary club membership was for males only. In 1978 the Rotary Club of Duarte, California, invited three…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ August 27, 2020

Presidential Telegram DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN WATCH THE PAST THURSDAYS PROGRAM THAT WAS SHOWN PREVIOUSLY ON ZOOM BY CLICKING ON THE LINK PROVIDED IN THE PEPPERBOX. LOOK FOR IT AND TRY IT.   A quote of inspiration   “Change before you have to.” Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric   Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. THE SPONSOR OF A NEW MEMBER The bylaws of Rotary clearly outline the procedure for a prospective member to be proposed for Rotary club membership. The “proposer” is the key person…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ August 20, 2020

Presidential Telegram A quote of inspiration   “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ― Lou Holtz   Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF A ROTARIAN As an international organization, Rotary offers each member unique opportunities and responsibilities. Although each Rotarian has first responsibility to uphold the obligations of citizenship of his or her own country, membership in Rotary enables Rotarians to take a somewhat different view of international affairs. In the early 1950s a…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ August 13, 2020

Presidential Telegram    A quote of inspiration “Justice and Goodwill will outlast passion.”― James A. Garfield Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. FIVE AVENUES OF SERVICERotary’s Five Avenues of Service are the philosophical and practical framework for thework of this Rotary club.The Avenues of Service are Article 6 of our club constitution:1. Club Service, the first Avenue of Service, involves action a member should takewithin this club to help it function successfully.2. Vocational Service, the second Avenue of Service, has the purpose of promotinghigh ethical standards in businesses and professions, recognizing the worthiness…

Kent Steinbrueck President St Louis Rotary 2020-2021

Presidential Telegram – Kent Steinbrueck ~ August 06, 2020

Presidential TelegramA quote of inspiration “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”― Bill Keane Each week I will highlight something about Rotary that all Rotarians should know or be aware of. FIRST NAMES OR NICKNAMES – From the earliest days of Rotary, members have referred to each other on a first-name basis. Since personal acquaintanceship and friendship are cornerstones of Rotary, it was natural that many clubs adopted the practice of setting aside formal titles in conversations among members. Individuals who normally would be addressed as Doctor, Professor, Mister,…

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