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SLHNA Nominations 2019

This is the official SLHNA Board 2019 Nominations list. We will not be having an election since we do not have anyone running against each other for the positions.

President – Nancy Vordtriede
VP – Carol Pariani
Executive Director – Gary Wells
Secretary – Linda Immer
Treasurer – John Scheller

Sargent at Arms – Michelle Cheli
Ex-President – Rick Palank

Executive Committee – Board members

Jesse Rehmer
Terry North
Mark Johnston
Kevin Liddy
Carol Wilson
Mike Banahan

SLHNA General Neighborhood Meeting – October 25th

The St. Louis Hills Neighborhood General Meeting is October 25th, 2018. Bishop DuBourg High School Cafeteria – 5850 Eichelberger. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. meeting at 7:00 pm to 8:30 p.m. Parking on upper and lower lot. Elevator access available.

  • We will ask for a vote on a change to By-Laws.  The first item is a change from a fiscal year July 1 thru June 30, to January 1 thru December 30.  The second item is to delete the 2nd Vice President position and vote in a Sergeant at Arms position.
  • The Nomination Committee is searching to fill the following; President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Sergeant at Arms and Executive Director.  The President and Executive Director are 3-year terms; the other are 2-year terms.  If anyone in the General Membership knows of anyone interested, please forward the name, position of interest and contact information to John Burghoff at  John will announce candidates at the next General Meeting.  It will then be voted on by General Membership present at the Holiday party.
  • Our local business guests include Renah Jones, owner of Dragonfly Fitness, and the new owners of Lanai Coffee,  Rich and Jake.
  • The St. Louis Hills Safety Committee will be hosting Circuit Judge Jason Sengheiser and Associate Circuit Judge Nicole Colbert-Botchway. 

Questions, about the General Meeting, please email

Brew in the Lou – October 13, 2018

Brew in the Lou and Fine Wine, Too.

LESA’s 6th Annual “Brew in the Lou” Festival will showcase new brews, aged spirits and home-grown entertainment when it returns to the Lily Pond at Francis Park,  
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, from 1-5 p.m. Francis Park Lily Pond
The 6th annual “Brew in the Lou” is Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 1-5 p.m. at the Lilypond at Francis Park, 5399 Donovan, St. Louis, MO 6310.
“Brew in the Lou” will showcase St. Louis’ best beer, wine, spirits, coffee and good eats.  Proceeds benefit the Lutheran Elementary School Association’s 35 member schools serving 8,800 students.
Festivities include live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, the “People’s Choice” Home Brew Competition, Bratwurst and Chili Contest, and special food exhibits.   Vendors will be on-site conducting product sampling and selling their wares.
Wristbands are $40 in advance and $50 the day of the event. Wristbands are held at the North and South registration tables and are all-inclusive of beer, home brew, spirits, wine and coffee tastings; and a commemorative glass.
Pet and Kid Friendly. Rain or shine event. No refunds.
Complete Information click here:
About LESA
More than 8,800 students attend LESA member Lutheran schools in the St. Louis Metro Area. A Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, LESA represents 35 elementary schools, four high schools and five related agencies. For more information and a list of member schools, visit
Media Contacts:
Katherine (Kit) Auble, Director
Fund Development and Marketing
(314) 200-0797