February 5, 2023

From the Club Blog
2023 Super Bowl Program
Invitation: Everyone is invited along with their families and guests to a big, free SUPER BOWL PARTY on February 12, 2023 starting at 3 PM. Doors will open at 2:45 PM and kick off will be at 3:20 PM.
You are also invited to play the 2023 SUPER BOWL POOL. See details below, and contact Jim Patrick by February 10, 2023 to purchase your square(s). 

Registration and Potluck: Please register here so that we know how many are coming and so that our Social Chair Alisha Marfatia can contact you about the potluck. For the potluck we ask that you bring a dish for 10 to share with the group. Soft drinks and wine will be provided at no cost to you. 

Location: We will meet at the Academy of Art Automobile Museum, 1849 Washington Street (corner of Washington Street and Van Ness Avenue), San Francisco, CA 94109. If you are driving, there should be ample street parking on a Sunday.
LUNCHEON MEETING HIGHLIGHTS January 31, 2023:  Andrew Fraknoi and the James Webb Space Telescope
President Christopher Wiseman (Nonprofit Management | Glaucoma Research Foundation) called the meeting to order and welcomed those online and those attending in person inside the Anzu Restaurant at the Hotel Nikko. He announced that the Glaucoma 360 events from February 2-4, 2023 would take him away from today's Rotary luncheon; Past President Rhonda Poppen (Grant Writing | GRANTdog) would step in to conclude today's luncheon.
Today's guests were Marija Filmar, Dr. Arlen Hoh, Meagan Mod, Ildiko Polony, Eric Smith, and today's speaker - Andrew Fraknoi.
2022 Holiday Photos
President Christopher shared the 2022 Holiday Photo of Emily Borland (Engineering, Architecture, and Construction | Emily Borland Specifications) and her family. 
Upcoming Events
ROTARY LUNCHEON February 7, 2023: Jack McBrayer
Last year the Rotary Club of Los Angeles honored Jack McBrayer for its Good Sam awards which recognize individuals making a positive impact through their work and lives! Jack joins our Club today to share his acting and comedy skills.
Super Bowl Viewing Party and Potluck: February 12, 2023
Join your fellow Rotarians, guests, and prospective members on Super Bowl Sunday for fun and fellowship as we watch the game together and enjoy great food. This is a family-friendly event. Winners of the Club Super Bowl Pool will be celebrated at the end of each quarter. 
Supper Club at The Arc: February 13, 2023
The Monday Night Supper Club at The Arc returns to in-person services. Enjoy the opportunity to help with meal set-up and then, sit, eat, and get to know The Arc's participants. This event is limited to 8 volunteers maximum.
CLUB SOCIAL February 14, 2023: Palentine's Happy Hour
There will be NO Rotary Luncheon on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Instead, we'll be hosting a low-key "Pal"entine's Happy Hour at a member's home with light bites and drinks included on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 from 5 to 7 PM. All Rotarians, their families, and guests are welcome. Join us to celebrate Rotary friendships.
ROTARY LUNCHEON February 21, 2023: Semi-Annual Club Assembly
Come with energy and your enthusiasm and join President Christopher Wiseman and members of our Board at our semi-annual Club Assembly as we take a step back so we can see farther ahead.
SPECIAL EVENT February 27, 2023: Emergency Services Day
On Emergency Services Day, the Rotary Club of San Francisco annually honors outstanding representatives of the departments that we depend on for our public safety: the Fire Department, the Department of Emergency Management, the Police Department, the Sheriff’s Office, the Coast Guard, and the Recreation and Park Rangers. This year, ESD will be held at the Academy of Art Automobile Museum. Join us for this very special in-person event. SOLD OUT
Individual registration is now closed.Sponsorship | More info 
SERVICE PROJECT February 28, 2023: 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 10 people, so sign up early. Facial mask is required. 
VOCATIONAL MEETING March 2, 2023: Professional Portrait and Business Networking
Join us on Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM to learn how to support your business and mingle with other professionals in the community. The evening includes networking, a photo opportunity, light bites, and beverages. Advanced registration required.
ROTARY LUNCHEON March 7, 2023: Mark Flegel and the Young Paul Harris
Past District 5150 Governor Mark Flegel is a businessman, a philanthropist, and an active Rotarian. He joins our luncheon to speak on the life of young Paul Harris, the Founder of Rotary.
Baby Showers for Homeless Prenatal Program: March 8, 2023
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 AM; the party for English speakers starts at 1:00 PM. Registration is limited to two Rotarians at each shower. Mask and on-site COVID test required.