Posted by David Grant
  • Matt Butler joined us and we announced that subsequent to a 7-day notice, he will be joining the Club with his business partner Michael Goldenberg.  Michael is the CEO and Matt is an Investment Executive at Afin Family Wealth Management, a Northfield investment company.
  • Lee introduced Howard Sipe, a platform tennis friend of his who works at Rose Pest Control.
  • Rich reminds us of the Operation Warm party on 10/14.
  • Barb asks for volunteers for a ‘committee on caterers.’Marie will join her to review our lunch options.
  • Barb also asks for volunteers to follow up on the ‘music mends minds’ speaker initiative to start a local music group for people with memory loss. Please contact her to join the committee!
Happy Bucks: 
  • Marie has been working on her ancestry, and she discovered that her 17th Grandfather is James the 4th, King of Scotland.  Now we have proof of Royalty for our very own Queen!
  • Bob Baker officially retires this week with the sale of his business VJ Killian.
  • Sylwia announced a promotion to the commercial side of Wintrust.
Speaker:  Our speaker was Dave Rodelius, the 91-year-old Chief Engineer Emeritus of the Chicago Botanic Garden Railroad.  Dave helped the Garden open the railroad display in 2000, and he oversees the volunteers there to help you enjoy the elaborate setup.