the weekly newsletter of the 
San Antonio Northeast Rotary Club

No meeting held on July 2, 2019
Our guest speaker on July 16th was 
Claudia Maceo, Manager of the Twig Book Shop. After her presentation, club president Mike Canales presented a speaker’s certificate of Appreciation and copy of The Rotarian Magazine.

Our guest speaker on July 23rd was 
Rachel Miranda, daughter of club members David and Ester Miranda. Rachel spoke to us about the Texas Bluebonnet Girls State event that she recently attended. She spoke to us about the leadership skills she learned attending this event. Club president Mike Canales presented Rachel a Speaker’s Certificate of Appreciation for her presentation. Ester and David were so proud. 
No meeting held on August 6, 2019
We were honored to have PDG Judy Hutcherson as our guest speaker on July 30th. Judy spoke to us about Rotary’s involvement to eradicate polio worldwide, an initiative that Rotary started over 30 years ago. Judy was rockin’ her “End Polio Now” attire for her presentation, right down to her shoes. After her very informative presentation, club vice-president David Miranda presented Judy an 
“End Polio Now” themed Speaker’s 
Certificate of Appreciation.

Our guest speaker on August 13th was 
Ivan Jaime, Sr. Director of Public Affairs with
Union Pacific Railroad.  After his presentation, club president-elect Patty Hinojosa presented Ivan a speaker’s certificate of appreciation.  
Courtney Lyons-Garcia, Executive Director of the Big Bend Conservancy, was our guest speaker on August 20th. She gave a great video presentation on Big Bend National Park.  
Club president Mike Canales presented Courtney a Speaker’s Certificate of Appreciation after her very interesting presentation on the Big Bend National Park and the Big Bend Conservancy.
Our guest speaker was our own Anthony Strickland. Anthony recently retired after serving 20 plus years in the United States Army. He spoke to us about his time in Iraq, Afghanistan and other deployments.