Posts Tagged ‘Mike Wolff’
RETIRED MO. SUPREME COURT JUDGE MIKE WOLFF TO BE HONORED, MIKE JONES DISSES MAYOR SLAY, MALLIA TO BOW
Podiatric specialist Jeffrey Brooks told us at Il Bel Lago, that he now has nine clinics and teaches 3-year courses of certified programs. BTW: Brooks and Joyce Sigrid Brooks have called off their marriage. . .Earlier, Mike Jones, senior advisor to County Exec Charlie Dooley, ruminated at Canyon Cafe about Francis Slay, Sr., and son/Mayor Francis Slay. Of the latter, he said, “That’s an apple that fell far from the tree”. . .A celebration of judges, who have served 25 years on the bench, will be held by the Lawyers Association at 5:30 p.m., Sept. 15 at the Westin Hotel. A special recognition of retired Mo. Supreme Court Judge Mike Wolff will also be held then. Judges to be honored are: Ken Romines; Bob Dierker and City Commissioner of Family Court Anne-Marie Clarke. They’re going fast now – those old-timers who remember the legendary judges, both circuit and federal, who made headline news. For those who love our town, there has been an irresistible and neurotic fascination with those judges. Besides, in those days there was honest graft and overflowing dockets. Among them were: George Moore; Ken Wangelin; Jim Meredith; Jack Reagan; Roy Harper; and Jack Nangle. There were lawyers, who didn’t have to use the media for all it was worth, when the media seemed pathetically eager to be used. Charlie Shaw, Ed Dowd, Rex Carr, Jake Lashly, Ken Teasdale, Tom Guilfoil, Morris Shenker, Rex Caruthers and Curtis Crawford, who stood proudly on their own reputations. . . “We’re keeping Markus Bluestein’s pioneering spirit alive,” said John Demas, consultant to Mallia Color/Design Studio, which bows Sept. 13 at 11772 Olive Blvd. Owner Cara Wuebbeling has attracted a number of the late Bluestein’s specialists at his Facade Salon including: Mark Lewis; Grace Henson Ballance and Lisa Weber.
Our town’s Dr. Patricia Wolff, wife of Mo. Supreme Court Justice Mike Wolff, got ink in The New York Times for her work in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In the paper’s Magazine, scribe Andrew Rice quoted Dr. Wolff, founder of Meds and Food for Kids, the producer of fortified nut paste, “Poverty is a business. . .There’s money to be made and there are people who have that kind of way of thinking.” The article continued, “. . .Wolff made a tentative deal for Meds and Food for Kids to become a Nutriset franchisee. In the end, she said she couldn’t afford to battle hunger on her own.”
And, the Center for Rural Development in Milot, which serves impoverished people in and around the village of Milot in northern Haiti, will hold a fundraiser at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Schlafly Tap Room. Billed as “A taste of Haiti and an evening of Hatian food and music,” the event is spearheaded by Charles, Louis and Dr. Ted Dubuque,
Dr. Timothy O’Connell, Steve and Susan Reese, Tom Schlafly, Sally Gordon, Bill Guyol and Milton Wilkins.
Erstwhile Globe-Democrat editor and AT&T Yellow Pages PR guy, Bill Townsend, has landed a gig as writer of classical music news and reviews for the online newspaper (www.examiner.com). . .Nestle S.A. of Switzerland has gifted $280,000 to Meds and Food for Kids to treat malnutrition in Haiti, according to our town’s Dr. Patricia Wolff, who has returned there after a two-week visit seeing her patients at Forest Park Pediatrics. Dr. Wolff has been spending most of her time in Haiti ever since the earthquake, according to her husband, the learned Missouri Supreme Court Judge Mike Wolff….Hometowner George
Noory is reportedly seeking candidacy for the Oval Office in 2012. Said Noory, host of Coast-to-Coast AM radio talk-show, “I was born in Detroit, Mich. in 1950, and I would not hesitate to make my birth certificate available to every member of the media.”