Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fighting Pharmacists Spring into Action

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fighting Pharmacists Spring into Action

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WHAZ'AT?: Intercollegiate sports has finally come to the 130-year-old St. Louis College of Pharmacy. As a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the college has initiated a women's volleyball team. In November, a basketball team will evolve, says the college's savvy PR-meister, Steve Richardson.

"A team name is in committee," he added.

Any nickname suggestions? The Fighting Pharmaceuticals? The Pills? Send them to the Bergermeister at 900 North Tucker Boulevard, 63101. Or fax me at 340-3080. . . .

A fly on the wall at St. Louis University has it that former President Jimmy Carter will be named recipient of the Sword of Ignatius Loyola Award, which recognizes extraordinary contributions to humanity. . . .

Inquiring minds want to know why that white Parkway School District pickup was zooming around downtown at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. . . .

Alternative-energy crusader Vince Schoemehl is just in from Sao Paolo, Brazil.

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HOW NOT TO PLAY CLIENT GOLF: Tom Eehlmann, general sales manager of KDNL-TV, scored a hole-in-one playing against a client, Bruce Kupper, at Norwood Hills C.C. on Saturday.

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NAME DROPPING: The computerlike mind of Bob Beckman, biz agent for IATSE Local 6 of the stagehands union, is working overtime these days. On Wednesday, 16 stagehands began working eight days at 16 hours each to load in the sets and scenery for "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Fox Theatre. Previously 12 members worked two weeks preparing the theater to receive the show (cutting a hole in the roof, reinforcing the grid, prepping the proscenium). . . .

Further on the labor front, congrats to the newly elected officers of Local 2, International Union of Operating Engineers, who were sworn in Tuesday: Vergil L. Belfi, business manager; Fred Simshauser, prez; Harry Tutt, veep; Ray Arnold, financial secretary; and Ron Herbst, treasurer. . . .

Haute captain Dan Carbery, has been dubbed GM of the very hot Harry's Restaurant & Bar on Market Street. Carbery's credentials include: Al Baker's and David Slay's La Veranda (on Hampton Avenue). . . .

Frank Ikemeier is aglow these days, putting together an Oktoberfest at his Ikemeier's Restaurant & Bar in Kirkwood. …

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