June 30, 2019
From the Club Blog
Dr. Lily Muldoon says “it’s never too late to sign up” for the Rotary service trip she’s leading to Kenya in November. So far, she’s recruited four members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco and four more from Rotary Clubs in Colorado. The group will be in Kenya on Worldwide AIDS Day, doing health screenings and HIV awareness training.
Membership Corner: June 2019
New Members: In June 2019, we inducted four new members. Please reach out, say hello, and get to know our newest members.
LUNCHEON MEETING MINUTES June 18, 2019: Debunking Rhonda
President Rhonda Poppen (Grant Writing | GRANTdog) welcomed members and a number of guests and visiting Rotarians to the final meeting of the 2018-19 Rotary year (and the last meeting of her term of office). Rhonda gave a special “welcome back” to members Eric Walter (Information Technology: Software | Apple) and Carla Walter (Arts Therapy | Dance in the Spirit), who are back in the Bay Area after Carla’s out-of-town work assignment.
Membership News: June 2019
In accordance with our Club Bylaws, I am pleased to announce that these individuals are scheduled to be inducted into our Club as our newest members on July 16, 2019:
Terry Pickering (Financial Services | Retired)
Paul Robertson (Real Estate: Sales | Keller Williams)
Warren Sheets (Interior Design | Warren Sheets Design)
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns about these proposed new members.
Upcoming Events
No Meeting on July 2, 2019
In honor of the Independence Day holiday, there is no Rotary Luncheon on July 2.
ROTARY LUNCHEON July 9, 2019: President Casey Blair
In his first meeting as Club President, Casey Blair will discuss the 2019-2020 Rotary International theme, Rotary Connects the World and what it means for our Club.
Rotary Twilight Golf: July 11 2019
Join The Rotary Club of San Francisco for a friendly round of golf and a chance to win our coveted Golf Trophy! Points are based on participation, not necessarily golf score, so all skill levels are welcome! Fellowship follows every outing. Tee time is 4:15.
Dinner Club at The Arc: July 15, 2019
Enjoy the opportunity to make dinner and share it with new friends at The Arc. Rotarians are invited to join the fun at one dinner a month: come once, or make it a regular commitment! Open to family and friends who are over 17.
ROTARY LUNCHEON July 16, 2019: Sheri Greenawald, Merola Opera
Sheri Greenawald, artistic director of the Merola Opera Program, will provide a behind-the-scenes discussion of what it takes to become an opera star. She will talk about some of the rising opera stars and their upcoming performances, the kinds of challenges top opera performers face, and the technical issues that are at play in certain operas. Her presentation will conclude with a vocal lesson.
Rotaplast Bocce Ball Tournament and BBQ: July 21, 2019
Bring smiles to children around the world by participating in (or supporting) this annual fundraiser in San Rafael. This tournament benefits Rotaplast.
ROTARY LUNCHEON July 23, 2019: The Buck Institute - Living Better Longer
In her talk, The Science Behind Living Better Longer, Azar Asadi Shahmirzadi will talk about the work she is doing at the Buck Institute, and how it is impacting the field of aging research along with other work the Buck is doing.
Rotary Twilight Golf: July 25, 2019
Join The Rotary Club of San Francisco for a friendly round of golf and a chance to win our coveted Golf Trophy! Points are based on participation, not necessarily golf score, so all skill levels are welcome! Fellowship follows every outing. Tee time is 4:15.
CLUB SOCIAL July 29, 2019: SPARK Social San Francisco
Come enjoy a fireside chat with fellow Rotarians and their guests at SPARK Social San Francisco. Grab no-host dinner and a drink at the food cart of your choice followed by roasting s’mores by the fireside pit.
ROTARACT July 30, 2019: New Club Charter
Please join us at the Academy of Art University Automobile Museum to celebrate the chartering of San Francisco’s only community-based Rotaract Club. This club is co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Francisco and the Rotary Club of San Francisco Evening. Come out and show your support for this club and meet the Rotaractors in our community. Food and beverage will be provided. Please RSVP by 5:00 PM on July 29, 2019.