Posted by David Dye on May 12, 2021
President JT Forbus (Accounting | Bogdan & Frasco) celebrated National Eat What You Want Day at the Japanese Tea Garden.  
Kevin DavidsonNew Member Inducted 
President JT and our Vice President of Membership Terry Pickering (Financial Services | Retired) inducted Kevin Davidson (Social Justice | CANI-PAC). Kevin wants to work on projects that will help end hunger and homelessness. Welcome to Kevin!
Message from Rotary District 5150 Governor
The audience watched District Governor Mary Bates' May 2021 message now found on
AAPI Heritage Month
President-Elect Mary Liu (Real Estate: Sales | JM Real Estate Group | Vanguard Properties) celebrated Asian Americans' and Pacific Islanders' heritage month. She shared a statement signed by the presidents and presidents-elect of the Rotary clubs in San Francisco, condemning all forms of racism, especially the unprovoked attacks against Asian Americans.
Breakout Session
In a poll of members, almost 60% wanted to resume in person meetings in June; 23% preferred July.
Bike Build
Bill Poppen (Banking: Management | MUFG Union Bank) discussed the Bike Build scheduled for June 5, 2021. Go here for more information and registration.
Today's Speaker
Christopher PollockBob Hermann (Information Technology: Administration | Retired UCSF) introduced today's speaker, Christopher Pollock. Christopher, Historian-in-Residence for the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and author, shared with us the history and features of our beloved Golden Gate Park as well as the Park's recent 150th anniversary. President JT thanked Christopher and announced that 100 children would be inoculated against polio in his name.