the weekly newsletter of the 
San Antonio Northeast Rotary Club

No meeting held on July 2, 2019
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.
Our guest speaker on September 3rd was 
Teresa Martinez, Licensed Insurance Agent.  
Teresa spoke to us about Senior Medicare Plans.  After her very informative presentation, club president Mike Canales presented Teresa with a Speaker's Certificate of Appreciation and the copy of The Rotarian magazine.
Our guest speaker on September 17th was John Genoese.  
He spoke to us about his time in the United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier Enterprise. John worked in security and logistics when he was aboard the Enterprise.  
After his presentation about his time on the high seas, club president Mike Canales presented John a 
speaker’s certificate of appreciation. 
We were proud to host the James Madison High School 
Future Farmers of America (FFA) Club as our 
guest speakers on October 1st.
  Part of their curriculum includes pubic speaking. The members presented a mock debate. The students gave a great program. Tyler Price, FFA Advisor at Madison High School was also in attendance. Thank you Tyler, for coordinating the visit of the FFA club members to our meeting.