November 8, 2020
From the Club Blog
E-MEETING Highlights for November 3, 2020: Prof. James Taylor; 2020 Elections Aftermath:  Where Do We Go From Here?
As this was the first meeting post Halloween, President JT Forbus (Accounting | Bogdan & Frasco) shared photos of his and his daughters' costumes. For Halloween, he was dressed as Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and mentioned that he had run in several Bay to Breakers races as part of a team of Elvis impersonators. President JT showed a video clip of the real Elvis performing.
Next, President JT led us virtually to the lobby bar at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel and showed where we would all be seated. He welcomed guests and visiting Rotarians. Among the visitors today were Past District Governor Chris Gallagher and Jagpal Sran, president of the Rotary Club of San Rafael Evening.
Upcoming Events
E-MEETING November 10, 2020:  Jessica Hansen and Ethical, Sustainable Travel during COVID-19 and Beyond
The travel industry has been crippled by the current global pandemic, but this is also an opportunity to pause, reflect, and reframe our thinking around travel as a tool to help re-build economies, protect environments, and empower locals. Club Member Jessica Hansen will talk about what sort of travel is possible and responsible now, and what practices and learnings we want to carry forward with us when the pandemic is over. Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided immediately to all who register.
SERVICE PROJECT FOR THE FIRST FIVE ROTARY CLUBS November 14, 2020: Distribution of Hygiene Kits
Volunteers needed to distribute hygiene kits with the Salvation Army to the homeless in the City and County of San Francisco Safe Sleeping Sites. You may drive your own vehicle or ride with Salvation Army personnel. No one is required to enter the Sites.
SERVICE PROJECT November 16, 2020:  Delivering Meals for The Arc San Francisco
Drivers needed to pick up pre-packaged meals at The Arc San Francisco and deliver to individual residences of Arc participants who are experiencing food insecurity. Exact directions will be provided when you pick up the meals. Hand delivery of meals must occur between 4 PM and 5:30 PM in advance of the Monday Night Dinner Club with Friends Like Me via Zoom to be held on the first and third Monday of each month.
E-MEETING November 17, 2020:  A Day of Thanks
Join us as we spend time with each other reflecting on events, projects or people that have made us thankful during such an extraordinary year.  Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided immediately to all who register.
SERVICE PROJECT November 17, 2020: Diaper Bag Assembly for Homeless Prenatal Program
Join us at this service opportunity to stuff diaper bags and organize diapers and wipes for giveaway to clients of the Homeless Prenatal Program. We will meet at an open-air warehouse to allow social distancing while stuffing the bags and organizing the goods. Participation is limited to NINE people, so sign up early. 
CLUB SOCIAL November 18, 2020:  Anita's Kitchen and Holiday Entertaining Ideas
Looking for holiday entertaining ideas? Join past president Anita Stangl as she shares food and table decorating ideas to create a most memorable gathering. Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided to all who register.
TRAINING November 21, 2020: ALPS Adult Facilitator Training
Join the Action Leadership Program with Students (ALPS) for virtual adult facilitation training! The training will be limited to EIGHT individuals. 
E-MEETING December 1, 2020:  Dr. Jennifer Scarlett and the Union Square Holiday Windows
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett discusses how the San Francisco SPCA is pivoting to continue its lifesaving work during this unique holiday season and beyond. Since 1987, the San Francisco SPCA has been filling the Union Square holiday windows with adoptable animals. Holiday Windows will continue this year, but it will look different because of COVID-19. Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided immediately to all who register.
E-MEETING December 8, 2020:  Katherine Weinstein Miller and The Future of Juvenile Justice, San Francisco and Beyond
Juvenile justice is a critical piece of the justice reform conversations taking place across the country and is at a pivotal point here in San Francisco. Katherine (Katy) Weinstein Miller, Chief Probation Officer, shares how San Francisco's Juvenile Probation Department is re-thinking the ways to prevent and respond to juvenile crime and delinquency. Advanced registration required. Connection instructions will be provided immediately to all who register.