Clare And Ted Ziemer Jr Are County Observer “Outstanding Community Services Award” Winners

first_imgOur first “Outstanding Community Services Award” winners for 2018 are the popular and generous Clare and Ted Ziemer Jr.  The St. Vincent Hospital Foundation created the “Ted & Clare Ziemer Society,” a fundraising arm of St. Vincent-Evansville Foundation to benefit needy pediatric patients and others. Over the years they have raised many hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the less fortunate of our community.CLARE D. ZIEMER has Bachelor of Science degree from St. Mary of the Woods College.  Her current and past community boards involvement are: Cancer Society-house to house campaign-Co-Chair; Philharmonic Guild Board; Member Dance Chairman; Pops Concert Co-Chair, Junior League Officer-corresponding Secretary; Charity Ball Chairman-50th Anniversary Chairman; other chairmanships, elected to Holy Rosary School Board Secretary for 3 years, Wesselman Park Guide-Trail Guide, Hostess and Cook for Philharmonic parties; Jr. League Party; St. Mary’s Hospital (now St. Vincent’s) Christmas parties (annual) Cornette Ball Co-Chairman with her husband Ted.TED C. ZIEMER, JR  has a Bachelor of Science, St. Louis University (1956).  He earned his Bachelor of Laws from  Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington) in 1962.  Ted is a partner in the Law Firm of Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders, LLP.  His law firm specializes in Banking and Financial Services, Construction and Economic Development, Health Care, Corporation, Probate, Real Estate and Municipal Law.  He was admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana in 1962 and was admitted to practice United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana in 1962  Mr. Ziemer is Corporate Council for City of Evansville (2012 to present).Member, American Bar Association, Member of the Health Care Forum, American Bar Association, Member, Real Estate Forum, American Bar Association, Member, Evansville Bar Association, Member, Indiana State Bar Association (1962 to Present); Member of House of Delegates and Chairman of Young Lawyers Section (1970-1972); Chairman, Youthful Offenders Committee (1970-1972), Member, Indiana State Bar Foundation Board of Directors (1973-1975); Member, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association (2010 to present);  was elected President 2012Mr. Ziemer is a Member (by appointment of the Governor), Board of Trustees of the University of Southern Indiana from July 1, 2007, to present, Vice Chairman for Long Range Planning in 2010 and Vice Chairman for Finance in 2011. He was elected as Chairman of the USI Board of Trustees (July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2014) He is a member of the Board of Trustees of University of Southern Indiana Foundation (1978 to Present). He was elected as Vice Chairman for Development (1985-1991), Chairman (1992 to 1998); member of the Board of Directors of Vanderburgh County Chapter of American Red Cross (2000 to Present).He was past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Southwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc. He was Chairman of the Annual Public Television Auction. Ted was a Member, Board of Directors of Metropolitan Evansville Chamber of Commerce, Inc. since 1980, Chairman (1986-1987).Mr Ziemer was a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Inc. since 1975 and was President from 1981-1983. Member, Board of Directors of United Way of Southwestern Indiana, Inc. since 1970 and was  President in 1977. In 1976 Ted was Chairman of United Way Campaign for Greater Evansville Area.Mr. Ziemer is Corporate Council for City of Evansville 2012 to present). He was Finance Committee Chairmen of Lloyd Winnecke for Mayor Campaign Committee from 2012 to present.When Ted was Chairman of the Daughters of Charity Capital Campaign for Retirement Residence for Daughters of Charity in the East Central Region in 1987 his committee raised  $3,000,000. As past Chairman of the  St. Mary’s Medical Center (now St. Vincent’s) his raised $2,500,000 for the Capital Campaign.Mr. Ziemer was voted Evansville’s Outstanding Young Man of 1968 by Evansville Junior Chamber of Commerce; Recipient of First Annual March of Dimes Citizen of the Year Award ; Recipient of Rotary Annual Civic Award for Distinguished Service to City of Evansville; Recipient of Evansville Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year Award in 2005; Recipient of United Way of Southwestern Indiana Volunteer of the Year Award in 2004; Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Southern Indiana (1999); Recipient of St. Vincent de Paul Award from St. Mary’s Medical Center of Evansville, Inc. (1999); Elected to Bruté Society of Catholic Diocese of Evansville (2005); Recipient of Evansville Community Foundation Spirit of Giving Award and $2,000 Charitable Grant to charitable institution of my choice (Daughters of Charity of Southern Indiana)He and his Wife, Clare, have three (3) children Ellen Clare, Kathryn Diane and Theodore Charles IV.Their daughter, Ellen Clare Stratman, has four children who are: Marley Stratman, Sam Stratman, Leila Stratman, and Patrick StratmanTheir daughter, Kathryn Diane Cavallero, has two children who are: Chase Evers and Luca CavalleroTheir son, Ted C. Ziemer IV has three children who are: Ted C. Ziemer V, Linus Ziemer and Hugo ZiemerThis year’s awards luncheon will be held at Tropicana-Evansville Walnut rooms A and B. The registration begins at 11:30 am, the event officially starts at 12 noon on March 19, 2018.  This year’s event was a sellout.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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