the weekly newsletter of the San Antonio Northeast Rotary Club

We were pleased to welcome Stephanie Cheuvront, Educator and Interpreter with the Texas Historical Commission as our guest speaker on Tuesday, July 6th. Stephanie is based at the Landmark Inn State Historical Site. In addition to speaking about the history of the Landmark Inn site, she also spoke about the history of the greater San Antonio area as well by examining the history of hot sauces and the various cultures that interacted in order to produce the commodity that we are all familiar with today. Thank you Stephanie for a 
great presentation.
Chris Koval of Future Sounds poses for a photo with club president Preston McKinney after his presentation to our club on 
July 20th.
We were pleased to welcome Andrew Guajardo, center, as our guest speaker on August 17th. 
 Andrew is the Manager of Sales and Rideshare Services at VIA Metropolitan Transit. VIAWorks is a VIA’s corporate rideshare program offering area employers options getting employees to 
and from work.  
Accompanying Andrew was his co-worker at VIA, Kim Munoz. Kim is a member and past- president of the San Antonio Airport Rotary Club. Andrew and Kim posed for a photo with San Antonio Rotary Club president Preston McKinney.
​We were honored to have 
Rotary District 5840 Kristy Vandenberg 
as our guest on Tuesday, August 24th. DG Kristy’s visit was her third Rotary visit of the day. Starting from her home in Kerrville, she attended the Boerne Sunrise Rotary for breakfast before traveling to Kenedy, Texas to have lunch with Kenedy Rotarians. Her last Rotary stop of the day was with us at Salsalito Cantina & Mexican Restaurant. With August being Rotary Membership Month, DG encouraged all club members to invite a friend to join Rotary. After her presentation, club secretary Dan Clark presented DG Kristy a gift of appreciation from the San Antonio Northeast Rotary Club for her commitment to 
Rotary International and Rotary District 5840.
We were pleased to welcome Jennifer Beckmann, owner of Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery, as our guest speaker at our September 21, 2021 meeting. Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery is a tasting room located in the heart of Hemisfair, located at 623 Hemisfair Blvd, Suite 106, at the corner of 
Nueva and Hemisfair Blvd.

Jennifer, a certified sommelier, can help you can choose from the curated wine flights, diverse bottle selection or a list of locally produced cider and sake served at Re:Rooted. She also described how their kegged wine system provides Re:Rooted wines on tap to be enjoyed by the glass or growler. Jennifer gave us a very interesting and most informative presentation. President Preston McKinney presented Jennifer a Certificate of Appreciation and copy of the Rotary magazine after her excellent presentation. You need to do yourself a favor and check out Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery.