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MAC Chefs have stepped up the dining experience at both Clubhouses, and have revamped their menus. The food tastes so good, you’ll think it’s a crime to go anywhere else.
Sizzling Summer Fun
With summer camps, swim and dive team, dive-in movies and the 4th of July celebrations at both Clubhouses, the MAC was the place to be for all things summer.
10 High School Soccer All-Stars 11 Tee Off at the Golf Classic 17 Explosive 4th of July Fun 20 Education Section 28 Fabulous Fox Theatre 29 50 Year Dinner
4 New Members 5 The President’s Column 6 Calendar 12 MAC Hospitality 13 From the GM’s Desk 14 Focus on Fitness 18 Athletics 26 Clubs Within the Club 27 Club News 31 Snapshots
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Rams games will be played at home this season. The MAC offer have pre-home game buffets. See page 11 for the schedule. MAC Tennis Players will be starting their collegiate tennis careers in the fall. See page 18 to find out who! Delicious MAC dishes are featured on the cover. See page 9 to find out what they are. Annual Golf Classics have been hosted to benefit the Preservation Foundation. See page 11 for the details about the 6th Annual Event on Monday, Aug. 26. Dollars were raised for the Magic Mansion at the Derby Brunch charity event where MAC chefs participated. See page 8 to find out what other charitable events the chefs have on their plates. AUGUST 2013
Welcome, New MAC Members from May and June! New Members
— May —
Bayes, Matthew (Jaime L. Bayes): Blue Tail Medical Group, 12855 N. Ferry Dr., Ste. 380, St. Louis MO 63141, 314-434-7784; Res: 2220 Fenway Farms Trail, Fenton MO 63026, 636-326-4222 Bronson, Tanner P.: St. Louis University, 3330 Laclede Ave., St. Louis MO 63103, 314-977-3172; Res: 1226 Olive St. Unit 1210, St. Louis MO 63103, 605-376-5859 Cleveland, Cassidy (Nicholas T. Mengel): Lents and Associates, 1750 S. Brentwood Blvd. #552, St. Louis MO 63144, 314-9683060; Res: 1001 Oak Glen Circle, Ballwin MO 63021, 864-506-6808 Corey, Dustin T. (Laura Kneilbert): Wells Fargo Advisors, 1 North Jefferson Ave., St. Louis MO 63103, 314-955-0714; Res: 1533 McCausland Ave., St. Louis MO 63117, 314-719-9173 Cribbin, Jack: Lindenwood University, 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles MO 63301; Res: 3402 E. Lime Kiln #B, St. Charles MO 63301, 314-303-6119 Donovan, Michael J. (Mary Noel Donovan): Balke Brown, 1001 Highlands Plaza Dr. W., Ste. 150, St. Louis MO 63110, 314-621-1414; Res: 17 Thorndell Drive, St. Louis MO 63117, 314-983-0717 Erpelding, Amy (Bill Erpelding): Res: 2159 Oak Dr., St. Louis MO 63131, 314-369-7358 Eveld, Richard (Kim Eveld): Midwest Health Consultants, 8718 Natural Bridge Rd., St. Louis MO 63121, 314-426-0040; Res: 3982 Roland Place, St. Louis MO 63121, 314-385-4403 Fann, Timothy F. (Anne M. Fann): Heartland Farms Dairy, 3668 S. Geyer Rd., Ste. 205, St. Louis MO 63127, 888-633-6455; Res: 853 Pebblefield Terrace, Manchester MO 63021, 636-394-3491 Fechner, Alexander R.: Advertiser’s Printing Company, 1229 S. Vandeventer Ave., St. Louis MO 63110, 314-652-9924; Res: 3438 Arsenal St., St. Louis MO 63118, 314-807-3083 Fisher, Lauren E. (Matthew R. Fisher): Express Scripts, 8455 University Place Dr., St. Louis MO 63121, 314-684-7926; Res: 36 Holly Drive, St. Louis MO 63119, 314-223-8659 Hagerty, Cullen D.: Old World Roofing Co. LLC, 2700 Brannon Ave., St. Louis MO 63139; Res: 5819 Loran Ave., St. Louis MO 63109, 314-604-8961 Haley, Carrie Jean (John Clayton Funk): MasterCard, 2200 MasterCard Blvd, O’Fallon MO 63303; Res: 1011 Wood Ave., St. Louis MO 63122, 314-704-0399 Hotz, Megan D.: Res: 328 Wythe House Court, St. Louis MO 63141, 314-786-5578 Kaiser, William J. (Mary D. Kaiser): Grant Thornton LLP, 649 Dougherty Terrace Dr., St. Louis MO 63021, 636-207-9876; Res: 649 Dougherty Terrace Dr., St. Louis MO 63021, 636-207-9876 Kenter, Whitney: Matter Family Office, 7711 Bonhomme Ave. 4th Fl., St. Louis MO 63105, 314-862-5190; Res: 623 East Madison, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-486-0779 Kerr, Kelly R. (Christine L. Kerr): Amped Up Digital, 1349 War Bonnet Dr., O’Fallon MO 63366, 636-253-3722; Res: 1349 War Bonnet Drive, O’Fallon MO 63366, 636-795-8996 McCartney, Michael P. (Margaret McCartney): McCartney Wealth Management, 8777 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis MO 63119, 314-246-0595; Res: 1300 Bansbach Rd., St. Louis MO 63131, 314-909-1297 Miller, Stuart Holbrook (Julia Miller): CMC, Inc., 912 S. State Street, Madrid IA 50156, 773-454-8257; Res: 407 Fairwood Lane, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-394-1376 Minton, Mark (Lindsay Minton): Cornerstone Wealth Management, 8235 Forsyth Blvd. Ste. 901, St. Louis MO 63105, 314-726-3170; Res: 115 Stoneleigh Towers, St. Louis MO 63132, 314-963-8383 Morgan, Travis: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, 1 Reynolds Plaza Drive, Winston-Salem NC 27101.; Res: 2751 Ann Ave., St. Louis MO 63104, 847-276-7737
O’Grady, J. Patrick (Alice O. O’Grady): TrueBlue, Inc., 3075 Thornbury Drive, St. Louis MO 63131, 253-606-9195; Res: 3075 Thornbury Drive, St. Louis MO 63131, 314-997-4734 O’Neal, Chris (Lisa O’Neal): Foam Supplies, Inc., 4387 N. Rider Trail, Earth City MO 63045, 314-344-3330; Res: 2370 Federalist Place, O’Fallon MO 63368, 636-244-3159 O’Neill, Carol Lee (Albert A. O’Neill): Poly One, 11650 Lakeside Crossing Ct., Maryland Heights MO 63043, 314-889-8311; Res: 1 Lorenzo Lane, St. Louis MO 63124, 314-598-2966 Orlando, Dominic James (Natalie Ann Orlando): Mercy, 3637 S. Geyer Rd., St. Louis MO 63127, 314-364-3462; Res: 824 Evans Ave., St. Louis MO 63122, 314-984-8377 Pullium, Charles S. (Gretchen Pullium): Milsap & Singer, 612 Spirit Drive, Chesterfield MO 63005, 636-537-0110; Res: 168 Ladue Oaks Drive, St. Louis MO 63141, 314-576-0580 Schlattman, Jeffrey (Deborah O’Neil Schlattman): State Farm, 14226 Ladue Rd., Chesterfield MO 63017, 314-434-6064; Res: 1974 Windmoor Place, St. Louis MO 63131, 314-775-1818 Slough, Stephen R.: Herzog Crebs LLP, 100 N. Broadway Floor 14, St. Louis MO 63102, 314-231-6700; Res: 1228 Lucas Ave. Unit 710, St. Louis MO 63103, 314-348-5485 Solomon, Danielle N.: BKD LLP, 211 N. Broadway Ste. 600, St. Louis MO 63102, 314-231-5544; Res: 711 Hawbrook Rd., St. Louis MO 63122, 314-965-0279 Whitesell, James R. (Connie K. Whitesell): St. Louis University, 3300 Laclede, St. Louis MO 63103; Res: 1209 Dolman, St. Louis MO 63104, 312-919-6621 Woods, Chris: Foam Supplies, Inc., 4387 N. Rider Trail, Earth City MO 63045, 314-344-3330; Res: 107 Hillary Circle Dr., Wentzville MO 63385, 314-680-7041
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Ahrenhoersterbaeumer, Sara F. (Timothy J. Ahrenhoersterbaeumer): Anheuser-Busch, One Busch Place, 202-7, St. Louis MO 63118, 314-765-7965; Res: 2810 Buckfield Court, St. Louis MO 63129, 314-308-5996 Bornemann, Kevin D. (Gelene Bornemann): Gateway Media Group, 109 Pleasant Ridge Dr., Edwardsville IL 62025, 314-441-6090; Res: 109 Pleasant Ridge Dr., Edwardsville IL 62025, 314-651-0745 Calvin, Michael J. (Linda C. Calvin): Grand Slam Sports, 8045 Big Bend Blvd. #200, St. Louis MO 63119, 314-962-0590; Res: 9703 Madison Ave., St. Louis MO 63119, 314-625-3998 Campbell, Michael (Carrie Ann Campbell): Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP, 7700 Forsyth, Ste. 1100, St. Louis MO 63144, 314-259-4519; Res: 82 Yorkshire Lane Ct., St. Louis MO 63144, 314-963-0630 Clasen, Lindsey A.: Nestle Purina, #1 Checkerboard Square 3C, St. Louis MO 63164, 314-982-2759; Res: 1251 Strassner, Unit 2203, St. Louis MO 63144, 314-322-7917 Eisel, Bradley J. (Katie Eisel): Hutkin Development Co., 10829 Olive Blvd. #200, St. Louis MO 63141, 314-872-9140; Res: 1267 Somerset Field Dr., Chesterfield MO 63005, 314-800-6654 Fennoy, Najah T.: Partnership for Downtown St. Louis, 720 Olive St., Ste. 450, St. Louis MO 63101, 314-436-6500; Res: 1224 Washington Ave. 8B, St. Louis MO 63103, 618-593-8352 Hall, Caroline M. (David M. Hall): Express Scripts; Res: 128 Firwood, St. Louis MO 63119, 314-922-4979 Harris, Abbie: Town & Country Rehab, 1401 S. Brentwood #475, St. Louis MO 63144; Res: 2218 Wilbur Rd., Springfield IL 62707, 217-638-1763 Hobbs, Terry S. (Amy Hobbs): Switch Liberate Your Brand, 6600 Manchester Ave., St. Louis MO 63139, 314-206-7737; Res: 2901 Devondale Place, St. Louis MO 63131, 314-395-4062 Klevorn, Abigail W. (Robert J. Klevorn): Belden, Inc., 7733 Forsyth, Ste. 800, St. Louis MO 63105, 314-854-8026; Res: 7579 Dale Ave, St. Louis MO 63117, 314-570-3674
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Lauber, William F. (Elizabeth T. Lauber): Sterling Capital Management, 12300 Old Tesson Rd. #100C, St. Louis MO 63128, 314-843-9999; Res: 403 Symphony Hill Court, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-909-5657 McDonough, Kevin J.: 317 Business Solutions, 331 N. New Ballas Rd. P.O. Box 410448, St. Louis MO 63141, 314-497-1076; Res: 1380 Whispering Pines Apt. P, St. Louis MO 63146, 314-985-0636 Mudd, Daniel (Lisa Marie Valenti): Anders, Minkler, Huber & Helm LLP, 705 Olive Street, 10th Floor, St. Louis MO 63101, 314655-5500; Res: 1800 Swaying Oaks Rd., Wentzville MO 63385, 314-420-2510 Mueller, Robert (Devin Mueller): Lexstop Law, 7711 Bonhomme Ave. Ste. 740, St. Louis MO 63105, 314-518-1150; Res: 15 Magnolia, St. Louis MO 63124, 617-869-4524 Palmer, Michael (Barbara Palmer): Xiolink, 1111 Olive, St. Louis MO 63101, 314-621-5500; Res: 12 Deer Creek Woods, St. Louis MO 63124, 314-315-3717 Pollaci, John D. (Amy M. Pollaci): Sunfarm Food Service, 84 Produce Row, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-241-1288; Res: 700 Gray Oaks, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-651-0349 Sauer, Frederic G.: Orion Investment Co., 7800 Forsyth, Ste. 820, St. Louis MO 63105, 314-725-3800; Res: 1657 Forest View Drive, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-984-0369 Sokolich, Rachel (Matt Sokolich): STL Cinemas/Stella & Dot, 450 Conway Meadows Dr., Chesterfield MO 63017, 314-786-5251; Res: 450 Conway Meadows Dr., Chesterfield MO 63017, 314-786-5251 Solomon, Rachel: Barnes Jewish Hospital, 1 Barnes Jewish Hosp. Plaza, St. Louis MO 63110, 314-747-3000; Res: 6208 Clayton Ave., St. Louis MO 63139, 573-999-2716 Stupp, John P.: Ibm, , Chicago IL 60611; Res: 441 E. Eric Street, Chicago IL 60611, 314-791-0733 Timm, Daniel (Sheila Timm): Edward Jones, 12555 Manchester Rd., St. Louis MO 63131, 314-515-3586; Res: 201 St. Andrews Dr., St. Albans MO 63073, 314-650-7499 Trokey, Mark E. (Dana Ann Trokey): MET Group, Inc., 111 W. Jewel Ave. Suite A, St. Louis MO 63122, 314-821-7967; Res: 111 West Jewel Ave., St. Louis MO 63122, 314-821-7964 Wasem, Katherine L.: G & S Foundry, 210 Kaskaskia Dr., Red Bud IL 62278, 618-282-4114; Res: 1520 Washington Ave. #709, St. Louis MO 63103, 618-560-4264 Welch, Kelly K. (Matthew A. Welch): Skin L.L.C., 9411 Parkside Dr., St. Louis MO 63144, 314-479-1365; Res: 9411 Parkside Dr., St. Louis MO 63144, 314-479-1365 Wenzel, Russ J. (Diane Wenzel): Self Employed,; Res: 539 Briar Ridge Lane, St. Louis MO 63131, 314-966-0946
Thanks to the following members for sponsoring new members to the Club.
— May —
Michael Bechert Kevin & Tracy Blix Richard Corey Kim DeMotte Bob Guller Seth Hawkins Thomas Jacoby Rob Kaiser Todd Keske Brad Kocher John F. McCartney Tim Niemann
Dr. James O’Grady Jr. Brett Pantazi Eric Quint Lisa Riad Joel Rotramel Flip Schwarz Robert Shocklee Danielle Solomon Jack Spooner Chris Steuterman George W. Walker Matt Wideman
Greg Beekman William Clasen Nora Coggin Ed Crowley Patrick Dolan Bill Florent Kevin Flatt Jason Growe Paul Gund Michael Harris
Brent Kaniecki Jackie Kinder Dan Marshall Joseph McGlynn Elizabeth Mueller John Nickel Fred Sauer Cecilia Shea Chris Steuterman John Stupp
— June —
President’s Column President John Bugh
s the summer really almost over? For our family, the thought of summer ending is bittersweet. Whether enjoying the pool out West or meeting before a Cardinals game in the Jack Buck Grill, the MAC plays an important role in enhancing my family’s summer fun. Although the summer brings many family memories, returning to a normal “schedule” has its advantages (and hopefully 5-10 pounds of weight loss for this member). Thankfully, Chef Grant at West has introduced an updated menu full of healthy, delicious choices. Look for additional dining options at West coming soon, including two new offerings on Sundays. A fantastic brunch will be served and a Sunday night dinner option will soon be available. Did you know the MAC has more than 20 Clubs within the Club (CWC’s)? No matter your hobby, passion or interest, the MAC has a CWC that fits your taste. Throughout this year, I will highlight a different CWC; this month it is the Bike, Run and Triathlon Club. Every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. the group enjoys a 3-5 mile run Downtown and then a cocktail or two in the Art Lounge. Saturday mornings, they meet out West at 7:30 a.m. for a one to two hour ride. This
CWC’s signature event is the MAC Sprint Triathlon, scheduled this year for Sept. 14. This is a great event for the seasoned or novice athlete alike. David Smith chairs this CWC and he can be contacted at dapsmith@smithpatrickllc. com for more information. The MAC has a long history with golf in St. Louis. Our golf program allows members to play some of the nicest public and private courses in St. Louis. Make plans now to participate in THE golf event of the year – the 6th annual MAC Classic on Monday, Aug. 26 at Glen Echo Country Club. Enjoy a day of fun and friendly competition with fellow MAC members while showing support for your Club. Thanks to Chairman Scott Engelbrecht along with Past President Mark Belew and Tim Shocklee for leading this important effort. All proceeds go to the Preservation Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising funds to maintain and improve our historic Downtown Clubhouse. Get a team together and call 314-539-4470 for reservations. There are also sponsorship opportunities available for this outstanding MAC event.
Board of Governors JoHN BUGH - President Judith Hanses - First Vice-President Mary Frontczak - Second Vice-President Troy Robertson - Treasurer • Terry Hammer - Secretary
TERM ENDS 2014 John Bugh Mary Frontczak Terry K. Hammer Judith R. Hanses Troy W. Robertson
TERM ENDS 2015 Greg Beekman Kim DeMotte Dean Eggerding John M. Noce John D. Salter
TERM ENDS 2016 Bob Barnes Peter Dunne Christopher Hyams Brent Kaniecki Beau Reinberg
The St. Louis Rams are preparing for what promises to be an outstanding season. They open the regular season with a Sept. 8 home game against the Arizona Cardinals. There is NO better pre-game spot than the MAC, and the home schedule is exciting, including the 49ers, Bears, Saints, and Titans. Season parking spots are still available and the pre-game brunch is a great way to start your game-day experience. The MAC has also teamed up with radio station 590 to host their pre-game tailgate parties in the parking lot along Broadway, so your Club certainly is the place to be this fall. Bring your friends, family and business associates down to enjoy the festive atmosphere at the MAC. While you are enjoying the last month of the pool at West or all of the sports action Downtown with the Rams and the Cardinals, keep in mind that this is an ideal time to introduce prospective members to the Club. The Platinum Partnership has been a catalyst in growing our membership ranks. In the first seven months of 2013, more than 150 new members have joined the Club. Word is spreading about all of the tremendous benefits for the current member proposing, and for the new member. The number of Platinum Partners is growing every day. Are you Platinum yet? If not, contact the Membership office. Enjoy the rest of your summer and I will see you around the Club! John Bugh President
MAC Poolside Happy Hour
MAC Poolside Happy Hour
MAC Dive-In Movie
MAC Happy Hour DT
MAC Golf Classic
Poolside Happy Hour
Saturday, Aug. 10 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. West Clubhouse Reservations are not required.
Poolside Happy Hour
Thursday, Aug. 15 4 – 7 p.m. West Clubhouse Reservations are not required.
Friday, Aug. 16 Dive-in and enjoy the show! Movie at Dusk Event is free to attend. Dinner service is available at 6 p.m: Adults - $18.95 Children - $8.95 West Clubhouse Call 314-539-4490 for reservations.
Downtown Happy Hours Friday, Aug. 23 Thursday, Sept. 12 5 – 8 p.m. Downtown Clubhouse Reservations are not required.
MAC Preservation Foundation Golf Classic
Monday, Aug. 26 The beautiful Glen Echo Country Club serves as the backdrop for the annual MAC Golf Classic. Proceeds benefit the MAC Preservation Foundation. 10:30 a.m. – Noon - Registration 11 a.m. - Lunch Noon - Golf Dinner/Auction - 5 p.m. Glen Echo Country Club $300/Individual $900/Threesome $100/Dinner Only Call 314-539-4470 for reservations.
Family Fun Day
Saturday, Sept. 7 Buffet, pool, obstacle course, snow cones and more! Event is free to attend. Buffet Available: Adults - $15 Children - $7 West Clubhouse Call 314-539-4490 for reservations.
Ballroom Dance Lessons
Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 1 Perfect your dance moves with lessons by professional instructor Lucy Fitzgerald. 6:30-9 p.m. $55, inclusive for Dance Club members $62.50, inclusive for non-Dance Club members Downtown Clubhouse Call 314-539-4402 for reservations.
MAC Family Fun Day
CSC Tennis Exhibition
Ballroom Dance Lessons
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MAC Happy Hour DT
Ballroom Dance Lessons
Craft Beer Tasting
Ballroom Dance Lessons
RAMS Buffet Save the Date
• HIgh Tea & Fashion Show – Oct. 25 • Halloween Party – Oct. 26 • Veterans Day Commemoration - Nov. 7
Ongoing CWC Meetings
Saturday, Sept. 14 Swim, bike and run for fun at the fifth annual MAC Sprint Triathlon. 6:30 a.m. - Transition area opens 7 a.m. - Mandatory safety meeting $60, inclusive for members $70, inclusive for non-members West Clubhouse Call Jessie at 314-539-4433 to register.
The MAC offers many Clubs Within the Club (CWC) providing a variety of social opportunities for people who share common interests. Events sponsored by the CWC’s are open to the general membership and their guests.
• Reservations for events can be made by calling 314-539-4470 or visiting the MAC website (mac-stl.org). • Club events are subject to gratuity.
Apollos: Mondays, 7 p.m. at the Downtown Clubhouse Except from May - July Bike, Run & Triathlon Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. at the Downtown Clubhouse Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. at the West Clubhouse Book Club Second Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at the West Clubhouse Business Development Group Third Thursday of the month, 7:15 a.m. at the Downtown Clubhouse
Craft Beer Tasting
Wednesday, Sept. 18 Enjoy presentations by brewmasters from O’Fallon Brewery and Ferguson Brewery, as well as a craft beer tastings and hors d’oeurves. 5:30 p.m. $25, inclusive Downtown Clubhouse Call 314-539-4470 for reservations.
• Wine Tasting & Sale – Nov. 8 • Trivia Night – Nov. 8 • 110th Anniversary Ball – Nov. 15
Forever Young Club Third Friday of the month, 11:30 a.m., West Clubhouse Invitational Sanctioned Bridge Tuesday (2nd & 4th), 6:15 p.m. at the West Clubhouse MAC
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Military History Club Fourth Tuesday of the month 11:30 a.m. at the Downtown Clubhouse Toastmasters Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. at the Downtown Clubhouse
To join a CWC, or for more information, visit the MAC website (mac-stl.org) or call 314-539-4402.
• Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours before the event to avoid a one-third charge. • No shows will be charged in full. • Members are responsible for their own reservation.
• For Jack Buck Grill reservations, call 314-539-4417. • For dining reservations at West, call 314-539-4441.
Downtown Hello to all of our members. Where has the year gone? We are already at the half way point. Let me catch you up to speed on what we have accomplished over the last couple of months in the Downtown Clubhouse.
will offer some wonderful new menus and ideas. I am excited to provide our membership with several interactive, chef-manned stations, like the ones you enjoyed at the Gala earlier this year. With this fresh new approach, we have raised the bar to not only compete with the best, but be the best. This is the place to have your next catered function.
First, I hired a new Sous Chef, Joe Sanders. Joe comes from the Chase Park Plaza Hotel with a great drive for excellence. Joe’s team is getting creative and serving up a wide On a personal note, I would variety of specials for your dining like to thank the membership for pleasure. The menus have changed the opportunity to help keep the greatly - reflecting freshness, Missouri Athletic Club’s name presentation, local sourcing shining in our community. and what the members are We have been busy asking for. We are proud to with several charitable provide a great steak from events; look for us at a company called Creekstone the 22nd Annual Kookin for Kids (St. Vincent Home for Farms. Creekstone is a group Children) on Aug. 11 and Taste of farmers that raise certified Black of the NFL (St. Louis Food Bank) Angus cattle, some of it in Missouri. in November. We participated most This is a new and innovative line of beef recently at the Derby Brunch at the product containing naturally increased Magic Mansion to help the elderly to stay in levels of Omega 3 fatty acids. So when you their homes, raising over $24,000. are in the Jack Buck Grill and want “…we have raised a great steak just think “Healthy Again, thank you for your Eating + Healthy Life.” We have the bar to not only support and we look forward to several upcoming events in the Grill compete with the best, providing you and your family with Jimmy Buffet night Aug. 24, and but BE the best” fabulous, fresh and sustainable several wine and beer pairings this dishes. It is always an honor to serve you. fall. Until we see you again, Barton Philipps C.E.C We are working to create a new Banquet/ Wedding package for all to enjoy. These packages Executive Chef
Wine of the Month
Piccolo Cru’, Napa Valley The August Wine of the Month is the Piccolo Cru’. From Napa Valley, this 2010 Castiloga is a blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. It is herbal and earthy, features a bouquet of blueberry and finishes with a hint of chocolate mint. You can sip on a glass of Piccolo Cru’ for $9 or share a bottle for $36. 8
Save the Date for Jimmy Buffet Night
End the summer in Margaritaville! The Jack Buck Grill will feature a Caribbean buffet and live entertainment in a fun, tropical atmosphere. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt and head down to the Club! Jimmy Buffet Night Saturday, Aug. 24 6 – 10 p.m. 314-539-4417 for reservations
West What an exciting summer we have had at the West Clubhouse! The new pool deck is as busy as ever with revamped snack bar menus and a weekend outdoor grill area on that has been very well received. We had a rocking 4th of July weekend with a packed pool, cold beverages and excellent barbeque buffet - Everyone had a blast! Our happy hour on July 18 was a hit and had cool items like the “adult snow cone.” Come check them out yourself on Aug. 15 from 4 - 7 p.m., you won’t be disappointed!
After lots of member feedback, I am proud to announce we will be open seven days a week! Sundays will be part of our new fall and winter programming. Beginning Sept. 8, we will be doing an “a la carte” brunch menu with rotating seasonal items, featuring something new every week! In the evenings at the start of fall, we will be offering the family night pasta buffet with a chef-attended pasta station. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, we will be hosting a throwback Thursday menu in our fine dining room with early American and classical French menu items served in the early 1900s, when the Club was first established. We will be pairing handcrafted artisanal cocktails and libations with this old-new menu as well. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 14, we will features will be “Prime Rib and Seafood Nights,” where we will offer thick juicy cuts of certified Black Angus prime rib, house-roasted to perfection. We will also have a special Saturday night seafood feature as well.
We have made many positive changes in the Food and Beverage Department. Brittney Barton has been promoted to dining room manager and is driving better service standards. Sous Chef Jacob Judd has joined us out West and is continually focusing on fresh, local and sustainable cooking. We have instituted operation “freezer empty” by making our own cookies, muffins, chips and onion rings from scratch! We are brining, corning and sous viding Certified Angus Beef briskets for your Reuben sandwich. “As we continue to strive This eliminates all the preservatives, for that “obvious platinum chemicals and nitrates injected in the I feel we are moving in the right animals’ arterial network commonly direction with many positive healthy status” dining experience, found in corned beef. The color of oldyour feedback and input changes over the last few months. As fashioned corned beef is a natural brown are not only welcomed, we continue to strive for that “obvious color instead of the nitrate-permeated, platinum status” dining experience, they’re encouraged!” bright unnatural pink. Well-done, healthy your feedback and input are not only beef should be brown, not rosy pink! welcomed, they’re encouraged! Let us know how we are doing! See you at the Club, - Grant Higgs Menu Items Featured on the Cover: Downtown
(Top Photos; Left to Right) Seared Scallops Cauliflower Puree, Sautéed Leeks, Balsamic Gastrique, Roasted Cauliflower Braised Sea Bass Cucumber Potage, Kale, Summer Squash, Red Pepper Vinaigrette Braised Lamb Shank Risotto Milanese, Rosemary Demi, Seasonal Vegetables Caprese Salad Vine Ripened Tomato, Ciliegine Mozzarella, Basil Pesto, Sherry Reduction
(Bottom Photos; Left to Right) West items can be ordered as specials until they are added to the menu in the fall. Yellow Fin Ahi Tuna, Compressed Local Watermelon and Dragon Fruit Sashimi Pickled Meyer Lemon and Lotus Flowers, Enoki Mushrooms, Wasabi Powder, Hawaiian Red Salt, Soy Reduction, Garden Herb Blossoms Sous Vide Of Domestic Organically Raised Colorado Lamb with Seared Polenta Cakes, Lightly Poached Brussel Sprout Leaves, Pickled Pomegranate, Amaranth Leaves, Mustard Caviar, Malbec Reduction Trio Of Desserts Chocolate Ganache and Peanut Butter Mousse; Home Style “Drop” Shortbread with Macerated Strawberries and Whipped Cream; Godiva White Chocolate Cream Brûlée Poached Gulf Of Maine Lobster with Saffron Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes, Roasted Local Tri Color Carrots, Sautéed Fava Beans, Baby Mache, Warm “Vichyssoise” with Leek Oil AUGUST 2013
Soccerâ€™s Young Stars on Display at MAC All-Star Games
Eighty of the most talented high school senior soccer players in the St. Louis area capped off their prep careers by playing in the UMB Bank All-Star Games, hosted by the Missouri Athletic Club. Most of the talented players who competed in the 29th annual showcase at the Soccer Park will continue to play soccer in college. In the girls game, Riley Kerr (Fort Zumwalt East) scored two goals and added an assist to lead the North to a thrilling 5-4 comeback victory over the South. Kerr was named Most Valuable Player for the North squad and Angela Beck (Lindbergh) earned MVP honors for the South. The boys game was a defensive battle, with the South squad prevailing 1-0. Henry Wynd (Marquette H.S.) knocked in the lone goal with less than five minutes to play to lead the South to the victory. South goalkeeper Sean Clancy (Summit) made several spectacular saves in leading his team to the shutout victory and earned MVP honors. Bradley
Tucker (DeSmet) was named MVP of the North squad. This yearâ€™s event was sponsored by UMB Bank. Following the girls game, Chairman and CEO of UMB Bank, Tom Chulick presented $1,000 scholarship checks to one female and one male player based on community involvement, academics and future plans. The 2013 UMB scholarship recipients were Kathleen Golterman (Cor Jesu) and Henry Wynd (Marquette H.S.). Photo Captions (Clockwise): Lower Left: Governor Greg Beekman presents medals to the South all-stars. Upper Left: Chairman and CEO of UMB Bank, St. Louis Tom Chulick presents a scholarship check to Kathleen Golterman (Cor Jesu). Center Top: Taylor Santel (Kennedy) of the South on the offensive attack. Upper Right: Chulick presents a scholarship check to Henry Wynd (Marquette H.S.). Lower Right: Matthew Robinson (Summit) looks to avoid two defenders from the North squad. Center Middle: President John Bugh presents the Most Valuable Player award to Riley Kerr (Fort Zumwalt East).
Save the Date! Root for the Rams
MAC Golf Classic Monday, Aug. 26 The MAC Golf Classic is always a popular event. Enjoy a day of fun and friendly competition with fellow MAC members and guests at the beautiful Glen Echo Country Club. Proceeds benefit the MAC Preservation Foundation. • Sponsorship Opportunities Available • Auction Items Being Accepted • Accepting reservations now! Call 314-539-4470
Football season is right around the corner. Make the MAC your pre- and post-game destination for all Rams games. The MAC serves up the best football buffet in town. The location is perfect since the MAC is just steps away from the Edward Jones Dome.
Call 314-539-4470 for buffet reservations. The price is $23.50 for Noon games and $18.95 for afternoon games. The MAC is always a great place to stop in for a drink before or after the game. Also, stop by the tailgate parties located on the Club’s parking lot!
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A Real Life Fairytale at the MAC
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Look at what this newlywed had to say about hosting her wedding at the Missouri Athletic Club. Wouldn’t Change a Thing! (posted on the Knot on 3/22/2013) It was a no-brainer to host our wedding reception here since my husband’s family had been members for over thirty years, however I would highly recommend it to any couple. Between the AMAZING STAFF, comfortable and clean guest rooms and stunning atmosphere, it exceeded all of our expectations. The Missouri Ballroom is such an elegant space on its own, we had to do very little to make it the destination for our dream wedding. “We had to do very little to make it the destination for our dream wedding.” While the appearance of the venue speaks for itself, I just want to reinforce again how wonderful the staff was. From Linda, our wedding coordinator, who made sure every last detail was covered, to the kitchen staff who prepared the delicious appetizers, dinner and wedding cake, to the service staff who helped us move our dayof hair and makeup session to the ladies lockeroom, everyone was extremely friendly, professional and accommodating. The MAC gets our highest praise and recommendation. You too can host a dream wedding at the MAC. Call the Downtown Catering Department at 314-539-4470 for more details.
MAC Champion: Tom Calhoun
Tom and Debi Calhoun with their daughter and son-and-law Erin and Doug Meckfessel at their wedding at the MAC.
1. How do you use the Club? Primarily for business. And use it we do. Why? Outstanding food, outstanding adult beverages, outstanding coffee, outstanding meeting facilities, outstanding event organizers, outstanding hotel, outstanding athletic facilities, outstanding masseuses, outstanding barbershop, outstanding front desk staff. But what differentiates the MAC from the hundreds of St. Louis facilities who offer identical amenities? It's the people. They know us, they anticipate our needs, they are creative, they are professionals, they are accurate, they take pride in their collective work, they go the extra mile without being asked. If you don't believe me, why would a Ft. Lauderdale based company host two national meetings in St. Louis within eight months this year servicing up to 175 people? 2. How many members have you recruited? Two this year! 3. How do you utilize the MAC catering department? Business meeting, daughter's wedding and enjoy walking back into the catering office to visit Linda and her solid staff for no reason other than to have a hardly laugh. 4. How do you utilize the MAC overnight guest rooms? Best value in all of St. Louis. Where else can you or your guest have the list of goodies the MAC offers? The MAC is so popular with out of town co-workers, customers and suppliers; it’s not unusual for them to call me to arrange rooms for their own meetings. And some of these people go out of their way by coming to St. Louis, but are absolutely sold on what the MAC has to offer.
From the General Manager’s Desk Wally Smith
Dear MAC Members: “When the lights go out in the City and the sun shines on the Bay” … that classic old song was playing in my head as Allison and I embarked upon our recent Journey. We had the privilege of staying at the Olympic Club while attending the City Athletic Club Managers (CACM) annual meeting and symposium in San Francisco. This annual meeting gives us managers an opportunity to meet and share best practices, compare notes and socialize while visiting some of the greatest Clubs in the country. The Pacific Union Club was the other host club, sitting high on the hill and the word “incredible” comes up short in trying to explain our experience while there. Our hosts were gracious and of course trying to one up each other which was all to our benefit. I love that part! But, we did get down into the nitty gritty discussing everything from social media in clubs to club trends, cloud computing and of course data/benchmarking and best practices. The quality of people in the room is impressive and I am truly honored to be
sitting therein, representing the Missouri Athletic Club. It was also rewarding to share in conversations and find that we are doing so many things the right way here at the MAC. It was even better knowing that all these managers and sister clubs are our partners where you, your families and associates are always welcome and will be treated in world-class style. These reciprocal relationships are such a tremendous benefit of your membership. Many of you know this value well and have enjoyed these arrangements for years. And, for those who have not yet enjoyed any of our sister clubs, go ahead and plan your next few “get-a-way” trips around cool cities and our partner clubs. There are so many opportunities and we are more than happy to help with the arrangements anytime. Just call me and we’ll get you set up. If you need a list of these clubs, please see our website for all that information and while there, check out our new video section. We have been having a lot of fun producing these videos and creating “Stars” of many of our members. They are all there for you to enjoy and share as we
spread the good “MAC” news, and all the fun here at the Club. And, if you have not liked us on Facebook and are a user please do so. I personally love Facebook for keeping up with our girls and friends. I even posted a few photos from a couple days of vacation that we tagged on the backside of the CACM trip. We slid up to Napa and Sonoma Valleys with some friends just because it seemed like the right thing to do since we were just down the street. The good news is they have both red and white wine up there, so Allison was very happy. My quest of course was to search out great varieties at great prices that we can feature here at the MAC. Mission accomplished, and I will share more on that topic later. Cheers! Well, we all know that it is fun to travel but it’s always good to get home and back at it. The MAC is on the move with our membership growing and business booming – get your friends in on the action and be sure to join in on our Rams Tailgate parties in the Downtown parking lot before every home game. And, Go Cards!!
See you at the Club, -Wally
Learn How to Save a Life Take Lifeguard Certification Classes at West! Join MAC West Head Lifeguard and American Red Cross certified lifeguard instructor Peter Fonesca at the West Clubhouse for a lifeguard certification course. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the course completion. Students will also be required to swim 300 yards continuously. To Pass This Course: participants “must” attend all classes, actively participate, pass the final written exam and pass the final skills scenario. Dates & Times Monday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 9 (5 – 9 p.m.) Saturday, Aug. 10 (8 a.m. – Noon) Sunday, Aug. 11 (5 – 9 p.m.) MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS Cost Members: $175, which includes the cost of books and material. Non-members: $220 West Clubhouse Call 314-539-4463 to register.
Sprint Triathlon Swim, bike and run for fun at the fifth annual MAC Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the West Clubhouse. All MAC athletes are welcome to compete. If you’re an experienced tri-athlete, this is your chance to show your stuff to fellow Club members. If you have never “tried a tri,” this will be a fun event to challenge yourself. The race begins with a 300-yard swim, followed by a 12-mile bike and concludes with a 3-mile run. The transition area will open at 6:30 a.m. A mandatory safety briefing will be held at 7 a.m., with the race beginning at 7:30 a.m. All members 16 and older are welcome to participate. Participating members may also bring a guest. Call Jessie Benson at the West Fitness Desk (314-539-4433) to register. The entry fee is $60 for members and $70 for non-members. Included in the price is a full breakfast buffet immediately following the race. Saturday, Sept. 14 6:30 a.m. - Transition area opens 7 a.m. - Mandatory safety meeting $60, inclusive for members $70, inclusive for non-members West Clubhouse Call Jessie at 314-539-4433 to register.
Massage Can Be a Treatment for Migraines by Mark Friedman, BS, LMT
New evidence points to benefits of massage for migraine headache sufferers. A study conducted by S.P. Lawler and L.D. Cameron, of the University of Auckland, showed the effectiveness of massage as a treatment for migraine sufferers in the acute phase of an attack, and as a preventive treatment. This non-pharmalogically based treatment showed that participants in the study had greater improvements in migraine frequency and sleep quality during the intervention weeks, and three follow-up weeks. Stress, one trigger of headaches, can be reduced or managed by massage. It can help reduce pain and make you feel good. According to a Franklin Institute study on the human brain and stress, massage stimulates the body’s release of chemical endorphins. Endorphins are considered 14
the body’s natural painkillers because they have a similar effect of opiates like morphine. A study in the journal, Psychooncology in October 2008, showed that, “a significant reduction in [the stress chemical] cortisol could be safely achieved through massage with associated improvement in psychological well-being.” Further, the International Journal of Neuroscience showed that massage could decrease the occurrence of headaches, sleep disturbances and symptoms of distress while increasing serotonin levels in adults with migraines. Increasing serotonin is the goal of many pain-relieving medications. See your doctor if you suspect your or a family member’s migraine pain and consider massage as a supportive treatment to a migraine pain.
Rowing to the Gold
The Saint Louis Rowing Club struck GOLD at the Youth Nationals Championships for the FIRST time in club history! MAC member Tom Kendrick and his team rowed their way a national championship title. The Men’s Youth 4+ team won at the U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals Championships at Oak Ridge, Tenn. The National Championship was an all USA event drawing from 119 cities and 30 states. All of the competing athletes qualified to participate at Regional Championships around the country (18 in US) in recent weeks. The absolute “best” athletes in the sport were represented at this event – the culmination of the spring rowing season. The team came in first coming out of the first heat, sending them directly to the semi-finals. They then finished first in the finals round. The title is even more
significant as the St. Louis Rowing Club has never won gold. Typically, coast teams dominate rowing competitions, but this team came out on top. Tom has spent a lot of years cross training at the MAC while rowing specific training has been at Creve Coeur Lake and the Boathouse that is shared with Washington University. Rowing is one of the best sports for all-around fitness, so cross training is critical in achieving the highest levels in the sport. Strength training, aerobic and core work are all part of a rowers regular workouts. Congratulations on your achievement, Tom and teammates!
Olympic Gold Squash
Vidal and Nix Take Top Honors
On Memorial Day weekend, the senior squash Olympics was played at the Jewish Community Centre. Two MAC members did an amazing job in their respective age groups. Keith Vidal won a gold medal in the 50-64’s and Richard Nix won a gold medal in the over 75’s squash AND badminton, and also the bronze in the over 65’s. Congratulations, guys!
Far Right: BJ Francis, Tom Kendrick, Andrew Grant, Jimmy Francis and Charlie Lebens receive their gold medals.
Richard Nix with grandsons Henry and Sam Byrne. AUGUST 2013
Way to Go, Penguins! Congratulations to the Swim Team which came in 3rd in Conference and the Dive Team 2nd in Conference.
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It’s hard to believe that summer has come and passed. The kids will be headed back to school in just a few short weeks. As summer dwindles down, they will reflect on how they spent their summer. If they participated in summer sports camps at the West Clubhouse, they undoubtedly made new friends, learned new sports and had a great summer! Summer sports camps at West are a favorite amongst our youngest MAC members. A typical day of sports camp started with a rousing game of kickball followed by a high-speed game of “sharks and minnows.” Throughout the rest of the day, campers participated in a variety of sports such as racquetball, squash and tennis, baseball, flag football, volleyball, fencing and martial arts! The camps were led by top pros in their prospective sports. Campers learned the fundamentals an athlete needs to succeed in their favorite sports. Campers also learned life skills such as sportsmanship, personal responsibility and respect for others. To build these skills, Coach Eric Saxton, who coordinated the summer sports camps, expected the children to hold doors for one another, be quiet and attentive when receiving instructions, bring their swimsuits for the pool, and most of all—have fun! No day at summer sports camp was complete without a trip to the pool! Campers had a splashing good time in the pool after playing their favorite sports! Don’t miss out on summer camp - There are still two sessions left! Summer camps will be held on Aug. 5 – 9 and Aug. 12 – 16. Reservations can be made under the Athletics tab of the MAC website, mac-stl.org.
MAC Summer Fun Dive-In Night at the Movies
4th of July Fun Members and their guests had a prime spot to get the first view of the 136th Veiled Prophet Parade. The parade route began right in front of the Downtown Clubhouse and featured colorful floats, marching bands and other attractions. The restaurants were busy throughout the day and served as the ideal destination for members to enjoy a good meal, while taking a break from the heat. The West pool was also popular and featured a delicious barbeque lunch!
Catch a movie from the coolest seat in town, the West Clubhouse Pool. Bring a floatation device and dive on in to experience a movie like the old drive-in theaters - a great way to share a fun evening with friends and family. Begins at dusk. This FREE event includes popcorn and soda. A delicious dinner buffet will be offered prior to the movie. Friday, Aug. 16 Movie at Dusk Event is free to attend. Dinner service is available at 6 p.m: Adults - $18.95 + gratuity â€˘ Children - $8.95 + gratuity Call 314-539-4490 for reservations.
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GAME, SET, MATCH: Indoor Junior Tennis Season CONCLUDES
by Kenny Powell It has been an exciting season of junior tennis at the Missouri Athletic Club with many new faces amongst staff and players, new programming for junior players and the “graduation” of our high school seniors who will move on to begin their collegiate tennis careers. We officially concluded this year’s indoor junior tennis season with the 1st Annual MAC Tennis Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 18. Awards were given for Male & Female Players of the Year, Outstanding Leadership, Sportsmanship, and Most Coachable Player, to name a few… There was also special recognition given to the four seniors (all Peak Performance players) who will be moving on to collegiate tennis programs in the fall: Adam Casanova (St. Louis University) Grace Hyde (Butler University) Carly Cassity (University of Arizona) ROSEMARY PELCH (PONOMA COLLEGE)
I am very excited to welcome two great tennis players to our summer staff, Ben Pettinarri and Bobby Kidera. Ben Pettinarri is a native of Cannes, France and will be focused primarily on the Performance tennis programs. His experience in developing nationally ranked players and his passion are going to be great assets to our juniors. Bobby Kidera, a recent SLU alum, played #1 singles for their men’s tennis team and was recently named to the All Conference Team. Welcome Ben and Bobby! Be sure to check out the MAC Junior Tennis Summer Program. We are very excited with all of the new tennis programs that we are now offering. From tots to collegiate players, we have a program to help you succeed. For more information and registration details, please contact Kenny Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-539-4403 or visit the MAC website, mac-stl.org
Fresh off of their 10U Championship, the MAC Yellow Squashers competed in the 12U District Championship and WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP 33-14! Left to Right: Suzana McLellan, Sophia McLellan,Emily Kantrovitz, Laura Finnie, Jasper Bennett, Brody Whalen, Jack Carr, Sean Finnie. (Behind is Coach Kenny Powell)
Lockers Available on 5M Downtown
Relax in the comfort and privacy of the 5M locker room Downtown after a tough workout. The Men’s Locker room has space available and features lockers adorned with a personalized nameplate. The locker room also features two lounge areas, complete with flat screen TVs and loungers for relaxing. A single use hot tub and dry heat sauna are inside the locker room, in addition to the steam room. The locker room is attached to the men’s 5M deli, which is open for lunch Monday through Friday. The 5M locker room has a fraction of the total number of lockers in the other two locker rooms Downtown, making for a quieter and more private experience. There is an up charge of $20 per month for all members in the 5M locker room, but the amenities make the extra charge worth it. If you are interested in obtaining a locker in the 5M locker room, please contact Rick Schneider at 314-539-4434.
Don’t lose your favorite shoes Have a pair of shoes that are in need of some TLC? Shoe shining and repair is offered at the Downtown Athletic Department and in the Downtown Barbershop. Shoes can be dropped off Downtown, at the Athletic Department on Mon-Fri from 4 a.m.-5 p.m., or the Barbershop, weekdays from 9 a.m. Noon. If you’re out West, shoes can be dropped off at the MAC West Pro Shop to be sent Downtown for shines and repairs. Call Rick Schneider, at 314-539-4434, for more information.
Ladies Interclub Men’s 55+ Wrap Up
By Scott Stutz - MAC Tennis Professional The 2013 MAC Ladies Interclub tennis teams had fantastic seasons this year. The MAC “A” team flirted with first place throughout the season, eventually settling into sixth place of 15 teams. The MAC “B” team had a solid finish, winning two of three playoff matches, capturing second place in Tier 2 of the STL Women’s Indoor Tennis League. Award recipients at the end-of-the-season Ladies Interclub luncheon, held at the West Clubhouse were Natalie Hoffmann - MVP; Karen Steirs - Most Improved; Desiree Wojciechowski - Most Punctual; Terese PortellSportsmanship and Debbie Schmitt-Most Competitive The 2013 indoor season ranks as one of the best! As participation continues to grow, and witnessing the enjoyment of our players competing at a high level, I am proud to be the Ladies Interclub Coach of the MAC! Men’s 55+ league also had a very solid 2013 indoor season. Like the ladies, participation is growing at a fast rate, which led to the team having NO defaults this past indoor season, a feat coach Patrick McNally is very proud of. Good luck next season!
Fall Basketball Leagues
As summer begins to wind down, fall is right around the corner. Temperatures will begin to drop and the leaves will change colors. The season also marks the start of the fall basketball leagues, which begin the week of Sept. 16.Make plans now to play in one of the Club’s three leagues. The Open League will play on Monday and Tuesday evenings at the Downtown Clubhouse. The Over-40 League will play Downtown on Wednesday nights. On Thursdays, the action shifts to the West Clubhouse for another Open League. If you play in a Downtown league, you are also welcome to play in the West league. The cost is $60 per league. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, Sept. 3. Contact Scott Mattingly at 314-539-4483 for more information.
The Downtown Athletic Department will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.
Battles on the Court for Charity
A battle is brewing on the West Clubhouse tennis courts. Get your front row seats at on Friday, Sept. 6, to see some sensational matches. Matches will be played by tennis pros, and for the first time, audience members will be able to play as well! Exhibition matches will include Men’s Singles, Junior Performance Players, Mixed Doubles, Men’s Doubles and a Spectator Challenge. Dinner and drinks will be served courtside, which will be a memorable experience for attendees. The annual Tennis Exhibition is sponsored by the MAC Charitable Society for Children to raise money for the 2013 charities: Boys Hope Girls Hope, College Bound and Voices for Children. Representatives from the three charities, as well as members of the CSC will be on hand to share information about the charities. All members and their guests are welcome to attend. West Child Care will be open until 8 p.m. Donations for the 2013 charities will graciously be accepted. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the MAC Charitable Society for Children. Be sure to read the Buffet and CWC a la Carte for more information about this year’s exhibition. Friday, Sept. 6 Missouri 6 p.m. – Reception (Signature/Cash) Athletic Club Charitable 7 p.m. – Dinner and Tennis Society for Children $40, inclusive West Clubhouse Call 314-539-4490 for reservations.
Breakfast at Wimbledon
The 1st Annual Breakfast at Wimbledon was a “smashing success!” Held at the West Clubhouse, this first choice event for members and guests had a fantastic turnout with 40+ people for tennis and breakfast. Guests not familiar to the MAC were exposed to the premier indoor facility in St. Louis. Third place winner Richard Striler explained the energy of the event. “Excitement ran rapid throughout the day,” he said. “I had so much fun,” said Allie Zumwalt. Bill Bouchein shared similar sentiments, saying the event was, “Awesome. I had a great time.” As the day came to an end, prizes were awarded to the Top 3 who won the most overall games. 1st place: Jennifer Griesedieck, 2nd place: Todd Keske, 3rd place: Richard Striler.
EDUCATION How to Choose the RIGHT Private School for YOUR Children Private schools can represent a significant investment in education. Parents need to know what questions to ask before making a commitment. Here are some questions to ask yourself when you’re deciding on the right private school for your children. How will the school suit me or my child down the road? When you visit the school, be sure to consider the years ahead. Find the school that is the best suited for your family, which will stand the test of time. Your child will grow and develop in the school, and you want to be aware of how the school will change, as your child changes. Does the school change from a gentle, nurturing lower school to a tough, competitive middle and upper school? Gauge the
temperature of all the divisions before selecting a school. Is my child a good fit for the school? While you may be tempted to gain admission to the most competitive school possible, be sure that your child is a good fit for the school and that it won’t be too challenging—or too simple—down the road. If your child is drawn to the arts, a science school wouldn’t help them foster their potential. Don’t try to shoehorn your child into a school that doesn’t nurture her interests and talents. What are the classes like? When touring private schools, your child may be permitted to sit in a class and get a sense of the material covered, and the tone of the lectures and
All-School Open House sunday, november 3 from noon to 4 p.m. 314.810.3566 • www.vdoh.org
Elizabeth Miller Head of School
Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School is pleased to introduce Elizabeth Miller as Head of School effective July 1, 2013. The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to offer the position to Mrs. Miller following a comprehensive national search. They were particularly impressed with her “commitment to her Catholic faith and her vision to immerse herself in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education.” Mrs. Miller was called to independent school education in 2002 after a successful career in international business. Sincerely, Sapna Jos Manager of Communications
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EDUCATION discussions. An older child can get a sense of whether the other students seem like her and whether this is the sort of atmosphere in which she will feel relaxed. Where do the graduates attend college? Schools normally publish a list of where their graduates attend college. While these lists usually cover many years, they will give you an idea
of what kinds of colleges the school has associations with, and where you can expect your child to go if she attends the school. Be sure to think about the full range of schools— not just the most prestigious few. What is the work like? Try to ask your tour guide what the students of your child’s age are working on. That way, you will get an honest sense of what academics your child
will focus on day-to-day. How will the school work with me and financial aid? Before you sign a contract with a school, it’s worth asking how your financial aid package, if you have one, will work. Don’t be afraid to ask a school to stretch out payments or match the financial aid offer of another school.
State Lacrosse Champions
John Burroughs School 755 South Price Road St. Louis, MO 63124 314/993-4040 www.jburroughs.org
Burroughs—an independent, college preparatory, coeducational day school for grades 7 through 12— provides a liberal arts education that balances academics, arts, athletics and activities. A world-class faculty teaches a challenging curriculum in small classes. Students are encouraged to think critically and to explore their interests in a respectful and supportive environment. A mix of informality, community service and traditions (such as morning assembly and family-style lunch) further defines a Burroughs experience.
INDEPENDENT • COEDUCATIONAL • GRADES 7-12 Congratulations to Our 2012-13 Athletes Missouri Division II State Lacrosse Champion Class 3 Missouri State Boys’ Track Champion in the 110 Hurdles, the 100 Dash, the 300 Hurdles and the 200 Dash Missouri State Boys’ Swimming 200 Free Relay Champion Class 3 State Football Runner-Up Girls’ Lacrosse, Third in State Class 1 State Boys’ Tennis Doubles Runner-Up Class 2 State Wrestling Runner-Up 22 All-Metro Athletes (Sixth Highest Number in State)
314/993-4040 • jburroughs.org AUGUST 2013
EDUCATION Forsyth School
6235 Wydown Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 314.726.4542 ForsythOnline.com Admission@ForsythOnline.com Where can you map the world by memory, perform in a Shakespeare play, and rappel off a 50-foot cliff, all in sixth grade? At Forsyth School! On a newly expanded one-of-a-kind campus, Forsyth offers a challenging, engaging education for children age 3 – Grade 6 with support from exceptional teachers. With a strong academic foundation that includes the visual and performing arts, sports, and challenge education, Forsyth graduates are well prepared for selective secondary schools. Forsyth has a commitment to diversity, summer programs, a comprehensive extended day program with afterschool classes and year-round league sports, and a supportive tuition assistance program. Admission Open House: Sunday, November 3, 2013 1:00–4:00p Presentation at 1:15p Admission Event Ask the Forsyth Graduates: A Panel Discussion: Sunday, January 12, 2014 2:00–4:00p
Forsyth School sixth graders map the world from memory.
Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS)
101 N. Warson Road, St. Louis 63124
314-995-7367 • www.micds.org MICDS is a nonprofit, independent, college preparatory school offering nonsectarian education. MICDS consists of the Ronald S. Beasley Lower School, for grades Junior Kindergarten-4; Middle School, offering a coordinate model of single-gender education in the core curricular classes, for students in grades 5-8; and the Upper School for grades 9-12. MICDS is recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in independent education. Small class sizes create
a spirit of community and intellectual exchange. The three divisions of the MICDS academic program provide continuity and consistency in a nurturing and challenging environment. Each division promotes teaching the individual to think creatively and logically, to master learning skills and subject matter, and to embrace a lifelong love of learning. Technology, incorporated into the classroom at every level, is a vital resource in accomplishing these goals. The 100-acre campus is designed to support an excellent academic experience and includes state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, athletic facilities and art studios. At MICDS, the mission is to help students discover their unique
EDUCATION talents and calling, preparing them for higher education and a life of purpose and service as an engaged citizen of our ever-changing world. All-School Open House 9:30 a.m. – noon, Saturday, November 2, 2013.
MICDS Water Polo players run drills during practice.
“A rendering of the new Raintree School, courtesy of HKW Architects.”
A Brand New School in a Brand New Place
Construction has just begun on the new, $2.3 million Raintree School—the area’s only Reggio Emilia-inspired Forest School. The new kindergarten and preschool facility, located in Town & Country, will comprise 6,800 square feet of learning space with four child-centered classrooms, a large Atelier (art studio) for hands-on science and art exploration, a teaching kitchen, dining room, an outdoor piazza, a nature-based playground with a large garden, and over 10 acres of woodland and prairie for exploration and learning. Scheduled to open in October 2013, the new school will be located on Mason Road just north of Manchester. (636) 386-0900 • www.undertheraintree.org AUGUST 2013
artist explorer superhero an inspired EARLY CHILDHOOD program... Rooted in the Reggio Emilia approach, our classrooms come alive with long-term projects that take students on a living journey, providing ample opportunities for the expression of multiple intelligences. Our team of certiďƒžed teachers guides in-depth explorations into the arts, creative writing, sciences, and real-world mathematics with challenging academics and passionate teaching.
...at a school like no other Our campus-wide character development program, studentrun vegetable gardens,
student-designed ecology pond,
studio and native plant playscape create an unparalleled learning environment. Learn more at www.undertheraintree.org.
265 Steamboat Ln. Ballwin, MO 63011 Tel: 636.386.0900
CWC SPOTLIGHT: MAC Bridge Club
The Bridge Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the West Clubhouse, in the Card Room the large banquet room, upon availability. This invitational sanctioned duplicate bridge club continues to thrive under the director, Janet Vontz. The game begins at 6:15 p.m. and ends by 9:45 p.m. Even, during the inclement weather, duplicate bridge players ventured out to play. Janet brings state of the art bridge equipment including electronic scoring devices for each table that send data to a laptop using wireless remote technology. Results, including winners, are available thirty seconds after the last score is entered by the players, so everyone knows the final tally before they leave the room. The players receive an email the next morning which includes detailed information regarding each hand, the contracts played by their competitors, the optimum contract available, potential sacrifices for defensive purposes, match points for each participant, and points of interest about the game. Master points are awarded. However players do not have to be members of ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) to join in the game. Members and nonmembers are appreciative of the opportunity to play their favorite game and earn master points in the lovely setting of West.
Basketball and Golf Team Up
The MAC Golf Club went to the stunning Porto Cima golf course at the Lake of the Ozarks in May. The weather was perfect for a day on the links!
MAC Golf Club and basketball players teamed up on the green at the Ryder Cup in May. Even though this event has passed, there’s still time to get in on the action! The MAC has a plethora of group sport leagues and clubs. You can make new friends on the green or the court. For more information about the MAC Golf Club, call Tim Powers at 314-922-8958, and for more information about the MAC Basketball team, call Rick Schneider at 314-539-4434.
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Enjoy presentations by brewmasters from O’Fallon Brewery and Ferguson Brewery, as well as a craft beer tastings and hors d’oeurves. Wednesday, Sept. 18 5:30 p.m. $25, inclusive Downtown Clubhouse Call 314-539-4470 for reservations.
On the Road Again with the Forever Young Club By Governor Judith Hanses
A warm and sunny day greeted members of the Forever Young Club for a cruise down I-55 to visit the Crown Valley, west of St. Genevieve. The Crown Valley Winery was our first stop, where we toured very modern winemaking facilities and gladly tasted several varieties of wine. We learned that Crown Valley Winery fills bottles for other wineries in the area, and also distills alcohol. The pastoral scenery visible from the expansive balcony made us think of California’s Napa Valley until we spotted several buffalo in the nearby pasture. Vinophiles in the group proclaimed the wines were, “The best they had tasted in Missouri.” Following a hearty BBQ lunch at the winery,
WELCOMES RETURN OF RYE WHISKEY “Whiskey, rye whiskey,” Tex Ritter wailed in the 1930s song, “If I Don’t Have my Rye Whiskey I Think I Might Die.” No problem in St. Louis, Tex, as we now have our own rye distillery. The label STIL630 is being developed by a group of businessmen led by Dave Weglarz. A very popular drink before prohibition, rye almost disappeared afterward. But now rye is enjoying a renaissance, with names such as Jack Daniels in the game. Dave Weglarz will be at the Aug. 16 Forever Young Club luncheon at the West Clubhouse to talk about plans for STIL630. Everyone is welcome! Contact Brittney at 314-539-4490 or email@example.com for reservations.
we headed on down the road to experience the Crown Valley Brew Haus. We found a large brewpub with a cordial atmosphere, great beers to taste and a charming museum containing historical brewing equipment. Some relaxed in the pub with a cup of coffee while the brew aficionados sampled the products. After learning that Crown Valley beers are available at several St. Louis locations, a happy crowd boarded the bus for the trip home to the West Clubhouse. Our next trip will be Aug. 27, when we will cruise from St. Louis to Grafton, Ill., on an authentic paddlewheel riverboat. Oh, the places we go!
They Walked a Mile in Her Shoes
Former Ram & Honorary Chair D’Marco Farr and hundreds of participants were on hand for the 2013 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Saturday, June 8. The walk started and was finished at the Downtown Clubhouse. The event asks men to literally walk one mile in women’s shoes to support the YWCA’s efforts to stop sexual violence. MAC members and several area dignitaries were also on hand donning their pretty pumps. Photo #1: Governors Beau Reinberg, Bob Barnes and John Salter strap on some red pumps to walk a mile in her shoes. Photo #2: MAC Membership Director Patti Cundiff asking Honorary Chair D’Marco Farr where he found stilettos in his size. It remains a mystery. Photo #3: And they’re off!
All Aboard for a New Train!
The MAC needs a new train for the Downtown Christmas display. Members who are interested in helping design and build the layout, or are interested in donating scenery, rolling stock or anything else, or just want to chat about model trains are invited to attend the Train Meeting planning meeting to be held at the Downtown Thursday, Sept. 12 Clubhouse. Reservations are not required. 6:30 p.m. Eads Room Downtown Clubhouse
MTS Society Rum Tasting
The Mark Twain Society hosted a rum tasting in June. A selection of rums including. Mount Gay, Pyrat and Ron Zacapa were presented and sampled.
Komen Race for the Cure
This year, Team MAC again participated in the St. Louis Komen Race for the Cure. The 15th annual event had over 40,000 participants. Team MAC raised a total of $950, which contributed to the more than $2.1 million raised by St. Louisans on race day, Saturday, June 15. Members and guests arrived bright and early to collect their t-shirts and prepare for the race.
Let the MAC plan an elegant evening of dining AND entertainment for YOU…
Tickets are now available to the Broadway series shows at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Make your reservations now before tickets to these great shows are sold out. The MAC premium theatre package is just $130 and includes a delicious threecourse dinner with a glass of wine, transportation to and from the Fox, compliments of the MAC shuttle, and your premium theatre tickets to the show. To make a reservation for a show, please call 314-539-4402. Dates subject to change.
March 27, 2014 Limited Engagement! WE WILL ROCK YOU features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen. This hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes that you just can’t resist singing along to!
April 17, 2014 Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® and Best Musical. ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.
May 8, 2014 JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. The first collaboration of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. October 17, 2013 Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Tony Award winning musical returns! Eva Peron used her beauty and charisma to rise from the slums of Argentina to First Lady.
November 28, 2013 SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a convent!
December 26, 2013 ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his father, discover his true identity, and help with the true meaning of Christmas.
Photo Captions: EVITA: Elana Roger, 2012 Evita Broadway revival cast. Photo: Richard Termine SISTER ACT: Cast of Sister Act. Photo: Joan Marcus ELF the Musical: Matt Kopec (Buddy) and the cast of Elf the Musical. Photo: Joan Marcus We Will Rock You: We Will Rock You, London cast. Once: Cristin Milioti and Steve Kazee from the Once original Broadway company. Photo: © 2012 Joan Marcus.
THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL REPORT
The Club’s fiscal year runs from September 1 through August 31. The third quarter of our 2012-2013 fiscal year ended May 31, 2013. During the first nine months of our fiscal year, revenue from departmental operations totaled $6,690,150. This total was $146,149 better than plan and $332,427 more than the prior year. Membership dues reached $5,304,130. This total was $113,565 less than plan and $98,029 behind last year. Total resident members in May 2013 stood at 1,400 with total dues-paying members of 2,252; the corresponding totals for May 2012 were 1,434 and 2,292, respectively. We had 830 Diamond Club members in May 2013, which compares to 1,079 last May. There were 452 Platinum Partners in May 2013, which compares to 176 last May. Unallocated costs have accumulated to $5,701,451 so far this year. This total is $73,517 greater than plan and $76,408 more than last year. Net operating cash flow (net income before depreciation) of $878,350 was 28
generated during the first nine months of our fiscal year. This amount is $189,652 less than plan and $153,071 less than last year. Capital expenditures during the first three quarters of our fiscal year totaled $409,566. Of the amount spent so far this year, $124,514 has been spent Downtown and $285,052 has been spent at MAC West. The Club ended the quarter with cash of $50,454 on its balance sheet. The line of credit balance at the end of the May 2013 was $74,686. As of the end of May, the Club had long-term bank debt of $6,708,170 and MAC Redevelopment Corp., which owns our garage, had long-term debt of $1,378,732 for a total of $8,086,902. We are currently paying down our debt by approximately $62,000 per month. If you have any questions concerning the Club’s finances, please contact the Club’s Chief Financial Officer, Larry Absheer, at 314-539-4477 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Ron Hauser is this month’s featured artist in the MAC Art Gallery at the Downtown Clubhouse. Ron Hauser is this month’s featured artist in the MAC Art Gallery, at the Downtown Clubhouse. “The Canvas Cowboy” as he has been called is a 64-yearold grandpa, western painter and sculpture that has not only found a new career late in life, but has added meaning and purpose as a Care giver to a grandson and others in need. Ron’s newly found career in the last few years has focused primarily on The American Cowboy and Native American way of life. His
kinship to the Old West was through early childhood experiences in Oklahoma, Texas and Southwestern Missouri along with his Native American Heritage. Giclee canvas prints of Ron’s oil painting impressions soon were selling at shows, local art fairs and small galleries in the St. Louis area.
If you are interested in purchasing
any of Ron Hauser’s work that is displayed at the Club, please contact Wendy Descher at 314-539-4438.
If you would like to refer a new member, please contact: Patti Cundiff Downtown at 314-539-4429
Susan TramelliBischoff Outside Sales at 314-660-207
Julie Kueper West at 314-539-4408
Go Back to School in STYLE
The first day of school is always exciting! Send your kids back to school with a stylish new haircut from West Hair Care, to start the year off right. Call 314-539-4454 to make an appointment, today!
Mike Gray Downtown at 314-539-4471
Keep Your Summertime Swagger
Don’t miss a beat! Show your swagger with a stylish cut in the Downtown Barbershop. Don’t neglect your hands and feet either - Have Danelle give you a manicure and pedicure while you’re in the chair. You’ll look sharp in no time. Call 314-539-4440 to make an appointment.
Check-In at Your Club!
Let your friends and fellow members know you’re at the Club. There are now deals on Facebook check-ins at the MAC, so grab your smart phone and let us know you’re here!
or call Royce Vessell, MAC member direct at 573-518-4994 AUGUST 2013
THE MAC 50 Year Dinner Each year, the MAC hosts a special dinner to honor members who have been with the Club for 50 or more years. Newest members inaugurated into the 50 year club in 2013 were Cicardi Bruce (left) and Nick George (right).
What Was Happening in 1963?
World Series Champions: Los Angeles Dodgers NFL Champions: Chicago Bears AFL Champions: San Diego Chargers NBA Champions: Boston Celtics Stanley Cup Champs: Toronto Maple Leafs U.S. Open Golf: Julius Boros U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies): Rafael Osuna/Maria Bueno Wimbledon (Men/Women): Chuck McKinley/Margaret Smoth NCAA Football Champions: Texas NCAA Basketball Champions: Loyola
B u s i n e s s & p r o f e s s i o n a l D i r e c t o r y 30
The Hotties and Fashion Icons: Elizabeth Taylor, Jayne Mansfield, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Doris Day, Annette Funicello, Kim Novak “The Quote”: “From Dallas, Texas, the flash, apparently official ... President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time — 2:00 Eastern Standard Time, some 38 minutes ago.” - Walter Cronkite “Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer wiener. Thats is what I truly want to be.”
Members Only Advantage Sleep
Everyone Deserves a Good Night of Sleep and a Full Day of Wakefulness Dr. Oscar Schwartz and Advantage Sleep offer specialized care in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Sleep abnormalities may result from snoring, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, as well as narcolepsy. Office hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday By appointment only Phone: 314-878-4699
Dr. Oscar Schwartz Medical Director at Barnes Jewish Hospital West County Campus
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g a part of had a blast bein at! MAC members C on the MA flo the VP parade
Madison, Presid ent John and Mol ly Kate Bugh are winners at the H all igh School Socc er All-Star Game.
The Toastmasters and the Apollos te amed up for a special dinn er in the Art Loun ge.
Gary Sextro alon g with Trey and Troy Robertson w atch the VP Parade from in front of the Downtown C lubhouse.
s im and Dive Team The Penguins Sw im Sw e asons at th celebrate their se t. e and Div Banque AUGUST 2013
Baseball’s Perfect Knight Never Stopped Hitting.
Staying active is the key to living a happy and healthy life.
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Number Six is on permanent display at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.