Meeting in Review, September 8, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021 By: Whitney Ashe Doll
This week the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C. welcomed guest speaker Samuel Stephens, Chief Executive of the AB InBev Foundation

The Zoom meeting was opened at 12:15 PM for member fellowship.

President Bill Dent welcomed participants, guests, and visiting Rotarians.

Sergeant-at-Arms Sterling Hoffman presented the Four-Way Test and weekly inspiration. He recognized birthdays and anniversaries for the week.

Announcements:
  • September 15th Fireside Chat at the home of Max Salas (Alexander Tu)
  • September 18th Greenbelt Rotary Club Hosting Rotary International World Peace Day and Picnic with free food (Bill Dent)
  • September 22nd social at the home of Jill Kent (Mary Goldsmith)
  • September 25th City Blossoms Event (Khaled Sabah)
  • DC Club's YouTube Channel & PR Committee News (Salvador Farfan)
  • September 10th Nuts & Bolts of International Grants (May O'Brien)
  • Update on Haiti (Maria-Nelly Pavisich)
  • ICC Russia-USA (David Fishman)
Marcus Soriano introduced this week's guest speaker, Samuel C. Stephens, Chief Executive of the AB InBev Foundation.

Sam served as Executive Director of Clean the World Foundation and its predecessor, Global Soap, for ten years before being tapped in 2021 as the new Chief Executive of the AB InBev Foundation, a global philanthropy devoted to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He is actively involved in UN and WHO initiatives and has spent time in more than 110 countries globally.

President Bill adjourned the meeting at 1:30 p.m.