September 2, 2018
From the Club Blog
Luncheon Meeting Minutes August 21, 2018: Manuel Mollinedo
We welcomed visiting Rotarians and guests from around the world (China, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany) as well as the Bay Area, Nevada, and North Dakota.
President Rhonda recapped several events from the previous week, including the very successful New Members Gathering on August 15 and the Rotaplast Bocce Ball Tournament on August 19. Around 150 Rotarians attended the tournament, which raised $4,000.
Upcoming Events
ROTARY LUNCHEON September 4, 2018: Leonard Kuhi, A Star is Born & Dies
Leonard Kuhi, Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, will take us through the various stages of a star's life from its formation in interstellar clouds to its ultimate demise. Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope will illustrate these different stages.
ROTARY LUNCHEON September 11, 2018: John O'Connor, Today's Parallels with Watergate
Attorney John D. O'Connor will speak to us about parallels and contrasts between Watergate and current issues, including the "Russian Collusion" investigation and James Comey's actions both before and after the 2016 election. John is a former federal prosecutor in San Francisco during the Watergate era and the Carter Administration, and was a colleague of current Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Diaper Assembly for Homeless Prenatal Program: September 11, 2018
Join us at this service opportunity where club members and guests will stuff diaper bags with the supplies new moms need to help care for their babies. The bags will be distributed to pregnant women involved in Prenatal Classes at the Homeless Prenatal Project. Afterwards, we'll walk down the block to Mars Bar and Restaurant for food, fellowship, and fun.
Baby Showers for Homeless Prenatal Program: September 13, 2018
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 Twilight Golf: September 13, 2018
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. This is the final, championship event! Tee time is 4:15.
SERVICE PROJECT September 15, 2018: Rotary Meadow Restoration
Get a little muddy and help Sutro Stewards weed and restore Rotary Meadow - a garden of native plants our Club planted at the summit of Mount Sutro in 2004. Friends and family (including children ten and older) are welcome. After all the work is done, we'll enjoy pizza, beer, and fellowship.
Dinner Club at The Arc: September 17, 2018
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 18.
ROTARY LUNCHEON September 18, 2018: Randy Arnold, Barefoot Wines
Randy Arnold of Barefoot Winery will bring news and views of the wine industry and speak to concerns about the quality of wine coming out of Napa and Sonoma after the terrible fires of fall 2017. Randy has deep experience in the wine industry and has been the marketing manager at Barefoot Winery since the late 1980’s at a time when Worthy Cause marketing went from a philosophy to a strategy.
Cal vs Oregon Football and Tailgate: September 29, 2018
Join Rotarians and friends from across the Bay Area for a Rotary Tailgate and seats in a reserved section at the Cal/Oregon football game.
ROTARY LUNCHEON: Leah Garchik, Hanging In at the Chonicle
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik will talk to us about her experiences climbing up the hills and sliding down the chutes of San Francisco, geographically and socially.