Inaugural Year at St. Louis University - Dr. Fred Pestello, President

SLU President Fred PestelloFred P. Pestello, Ph.D., is the 33rd president of Saint Louis University. The first permanent lay president in the University's nearly 200-year history, Dr. Pestello officially began his tenure at SLU on July 1, 2014. As Saint Louis University's president and chief executive officer, Dr. Pestello leads one of the nation's oldest, largest and most prestigious Catholic …

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Fruit Salad w/ Toasted Coconut in Creamy Mandarin Orange dressing, Roast Pork Loin with Cranberry Port Wine Demi, On Polenta, Green Bean & Red Onions.  Chef’s Choice Dessert. Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea and Iced tea

For members with dietary restrictions, alternate meals are available, but they must be ordered by by no later than NOON to John Wharton at his office number -- 314-289-4455 -- in this interim period.. Cost: $16.00 or a prepaid luncheon ticket.


Rotary Service and Fun - Scouting for Food - Volunteer Project / November 21 2015

The Scouting for Food volunteer project was a success. In spite of the weather, we had 24 Rotary Club 11 volunteers to turn out for a worthwhile cause - providing food for the hungry. We sorted food by cans and dry products. The Boy Scouts primarily asked for canned goods for the food pantries, but everything under the sun came …

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Alleygations - November 30, 2015 - Dave Wicks

Another wonderful evening at the bowling alley, or “Just another day in Paradise”. Getting everyone there was our first challenge. The highways were clogged and everyone was running late. Jack Windish was on the bench but had to fill in a game for late arriving Denise Hoxsey. Denise claims she left downtown before 5 to arrive after 6. Sitting out …

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Club 11 - Election Candidates Announced

The nominating commitee is please to report the following members have accepted nomination to run for Club Officers for the 2016 - 2017 Rotary year. Ballots will be mailed within the next two weeks for you consideration and vote. Completed ballots should be returned to the Club by January 13th with the results tabulated and announced on January 14th. Watch …

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Scribe's Report - November 19, 2015 - Phil Roush

The meeting was called to order by President Mary Jane Thompson promptly at noon. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, Jim Cavanagh gave the invocation and Rick Tinucci led a very innovative song. Then surprise: from the balacony, Beth took group pictures of the Rotarians assembled. Upcoming meetings: Happy Thanksgiving, 12/3: Webster University Chamber Singers, 12/10: Saint Louis University President Dr …

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USO Collection reduced

USO Snack Collection

There will be approximately 300 – 400 at Ft. Leonard Wood who will not be going home for the holidays. The USO is planning to create gift bags for these soliders to be distribtued on Christmas Morning. The USO already has a volunteer group to put together the gift bags but has asked for donations of specific items to go …

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Special Bowling Fundraiser - December 20 - Olivette Lanes

David Cowell is organizing a Fundraiser Event for the Club 11 Welfare Fund. Cowell will be bowling 100 frames - 10 games and is looking for donors and sponsors. We can participate by: Bowling Sponsoring Donations Details Here

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Santa Holiday

Rotary Holiday Party

The Rotary Holiday Party for 2015 will be held on Saturday, December 11 at the Missouri Athletic Club in the beautiful Crystal Room. Cocktails at a cash bar will start at 6 PM. Dinner will be served at 7 PM. Music for dancing will be provided by the Tommy Halloran Guerrila Swing Band. Reservations Required by December 4 Contact  Terry Werner …

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Rotary Prom - Save The Date - Saturday, January 16, 2016

Hi Fellow Club 11 Rotarians! Please see attached flier and SAVE THE DATE for our first Rotary Prom on Saturday, January 16, 2016 in the Crystal Room. Start sending Michelle Fassler your prom pictures and your own prom songs from whatever era you celebrated prom in! We will be dancing to some oldies, goodies and eighties tunes and enjoying fellowship …

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Rotary Fund Raiser 2015

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Weekly Programs

• December 10 - Inaugural Year at St. Louis University – Dr. Fred Pestello, President

• December 17 - Frank Viverito, President - St. Louis Sports Commission

• December 24 - Merry Christmas - No Rotary Meeting

• December 31 - Happy New Year - No Rotary Meeting

Committee Meetings: 

• December 7 - Program

• December 10 - Retention / Membership / Retention

• December 17 - Community Service / Business Networking - Social

Club Events:

• Friday, 12/11 – Holiday Party at MAC

• Sunday, 12/20 – Bowling Fundraiser at Olivette Lanes

• Saturday, 01/16 – Club 11 Prom at MAC (CRYSTAL ROOM)

• Saturday, 02/27 – Rotary Trivia Night at

• Wednesday, 05/18 – Club 11 Charity Golf Tournament


December Birthdays

Birthday Member Birthdays
Dec 01   Fuller, Don E. (DON)
Dec 02   Ruthsatz, Dale E. (DALE)
Dec 07   Kocher, Robert J. (ROBERT)
Dec 07   Edwards, Vincent (VINCENT)
Dec 17   Gonterman, J. W. (J.)
Dec 18   Hays, Mark Alan (MARK)
Dec 23   Purcell, William K. (WILLIAM)
Dec 26   Hoxsey, Denise (DENISE)
Dec 26   Schoomer, Suzanne C. (SUZANNE)
Dec 29   Goad, Michele (MICHELE)
Dec 30   Guilfoy, John J. (JOHN)
Dec 31   Wendling, Derrick (DERRICK)


December Rotary Anniversaries 

Rotary Club of St. Louis – December 2015 

Member Anniversaries                      Years
Garagiola, Robert (ROBERT)               8
Lochmoeller, Donald C. (DONALD)      36
Wondolowski, Denise A. (DENISE)       27
Brandhorst, Frank H. (FRANK)            33
Seidel, Julius A. Jr.(JULIUS)               35
Murar, David (DAVID)                         7
Kocher, Robert J. (ROBERT)              29
Soifer, Jonathan (JONATHAN)            6
Smith, Sean (SEAN)                          10
Cartnal, Jeffrey (JEFFREY)              10
Carver, Scott (SCOTT)                      16
Nottingham, Claire (CLAIRE)              5
Scott, Dan (DAN)                              5
Bartels, Perry (PERRY)                     30
Schulte, Steve W. (STEVE)                18