February 17, 2019
From the Club Blog
Dictionary Plating
Rotarians gathered on the evening of Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Hoogasian Flowers to plate the dictionaries that will be given to third graders attending San Francisco schools. In about 50 minutes, we had plated 715 dictionaries.
Thank you to all who participated in the plating. Special thanks to Hoogasian Flowers for donating the space. Great fellowship and fun were had by all.
LUNCHEON MEETING MINUTES January 29, 2019 - Katelyn Cano
Nearly 70 Rotarians and guests attended today’s luncheon. Guests included a visiting Rotarian from Charlotte, NC and representatives from State Senator Scott Wiener’s office.
Upcoming Events
ROTARY LUNCHEON February 19, 2019: Arlie Hochschild, Crossing the Political Divide
Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emerita at UC Berkeley, will discuss her experience getting to know conservative Republicans in Louisiana. She will share what she learned about how America can heal the growing partisan gap.
INTERACT February 22, 2019: New Interact Club Charter
Please join us at the Academy of Art University Automobile Museum to celebrate the chartering of San Francisco’s newest high school Interact club formed at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. This club is co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Francisco and the Rotary Club of San Francisco West. Come out and show your support for this club and meet the students of Saint Ignatius. Food and beverage will be provided. Please RSVP by February 20, 2019.
SOCIAL EVENT February 26, 2019: Let's Go Bowling
Join fellow Rotarians, guests and prospective members for a night of bowling and socializing. $45 per person includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, food and a drink. Tickets available through February 22. Limited to 20 participants, so buy your tickets now!
SERVICE PROJECT March 2, 2019: Volunteer for RotaCare
Come and volunteer for a 2-hour shift at the Spring Fun, Health, and Safety Fair on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Serramonte Shopping Center in Daly City from 10AM - 2PM. This opportunity provides the chance to meet community members and share information about the RotaCare Services in the Bay Area.
ROTARY LUNCHEON March 5, 2019: Youth Leadership Development
Barry Posner, co-author of the bestseller The Leadership Challenge, and Rebecca Haskell, Founder & Principal Consultant at Just Design Consulting, will underscore the value of intentional leadership development at the high school level and report on the progress of our Club's Project Youth Lead towards developing a leadership curriculum for San Francisco high school students.
ROTARY LUNCHEON March 12, 2019: SF Sheriff Vicki Hennessy
Sheriff Hennessy will discuss how her department uses innovation, infrastructure, and inmates to balance public safety with social justice in her talk, The Changing Role of Law Enforcement - What does the Sheriff Do?
SERVICE PROJECT March 12, 2019:  Diaper Bag Assembly and Tour at HPP
Join us at Homeless Prenatal Program to stuff diaper bags for their clients, enjoy some hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and tour their facility.
Baby Showers for Homeless Prenatal Program:  March 14, 2019
Join us at one or both of the Baby Showers at the Homeless Prenatal Program where we will give expectant mothers diaper bags filled with supplies. The party for Spanish speakers starts at 10:30 AM; the party for English speakers starts at 1:00 PM.
ROTARY LUNCHEON March 19, 2019: World Wide Rotary Day
World Wide Rotary Day honors the San Francisco Consular Corps as the special guests of the Rotary Club of San Francisco. One of the most popular programs on our Club's annual calendar, WWRD was founded in 1997 to recognize our Club's international service activities and the support of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Our featured speaker this year is Daniel Ellsberg (scholar, anti-war activist, anti-nuclear war activist), who will be talking about The New Global Order and the Role of the Engaged Citizen. As always, many members of the Consular Corps of San Francisco will attend as our guests.
We need Club members to volunteer to serve as hosts for visiting consuls. If you are interested in hosting a consul, please contact Sacha Shashi
Please RSVP well in advance so we can be sure to have enough seats for all who want to attend.