May 28, 2023

From the Club Blog
Membership News: June 2023
I am pleased to announce that the following are scheduled to be inducted into our Club as our newest members:
Brizette Castellanos (Nonprofit Management | Glaucoma Research Foundation)
Stephen Geisheker (Technology Support | Retired)
Brizette and Stephen will be inducted at an upcoming luncheon (date to be announced). Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns about these proposed new members.
Upcoming Events
No Meeting on May 30, 2023
In honor of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, there is no Rotary Luncheon on May 30, 2023. Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.
Read "More Info" below for celebrations with Rotarians and other groups scheduled this weekend.
SERVICE PROJECT June 1, 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 while stuffing the bags and organizing the goods.
SERVICE PROJECT June 3, 2023: Rotary Meadow Restoration
Come and enjoy nature, fresh air, and fellowship while helping Sutro Stewards seed and restore Rotary Meadow - a garden of native plants our Club planted at the summit of Mount Sutro in 2004. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 members of our Club. Advanced registration is required. 
ROTARY LUNCHEON June 6, 2023: Lunch with San Francisco Mayor London Breed
San Francisco Mayor London Breed joins us to talk about San Francisco's many issues and take your questions. We do expect a large audience and encourage you to register early.
Baby Showers for Homeless Prenatal Program: June 7, 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 PM. Registration is limited to two Rotarians at each shower. 
Partea for President Christopher: June 10, 2023
Join us for a special “partea” to celebrate the accomplishments and tenure of President Christopher who led us through the 2022–2023 Rotary year. Tea, sandwiches, sweets, and champagne will be served. All members and their guests are welcome. There is no charge for this event. Space is limited, and advanced registration before 5 PM on June 2, 2023 is required. This event has sold out. Registration is closed.
Supper Club at The Arc: June 12, 2023
The Monday Night Supper Club at The Arc now meets in person. 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.
ROTARY LUNCHEON June 13, 2023: Awards Ceremony - Honoring our Club Members
Our 2022-2023 Rotary year is coming to a close, and President Christopher is hosting an Awards Ceremony to recognize Club Members for their outstanding participation this year in achieving District 5150’s Club Excellence Awards. Join us as we celebrate YOU!
ROTARY LUNCHEON June 20, 2023: Celebrating President Christopher Wiseman
It's time to thank President Christopher for a job well done at this traditional luncheon. Come and find out what President-Elect Nominee Bob Hermann has planned to help us forever remember President Christopher as we say THANK YOU at the last Luncheon Meeting of President Christopher's year as Club President.
Congratulations!  June 2023 Birthdays and Rotary Anniversaries
June 3
   Alisha Marfatia
June 9
   Colleen McCarthy
June 10
   Tucker Kuhn
June 12
   Nat Crawford
June 23
   The Honorable Senator Dianne Feinstein
June 27
   Mary Fermi
Note: This birthday list is based on membership information in ClubRunner. Please update your ClubRunner account to help us keep this information current. If you need help with ClubRunner, please contact our current newsletter editor.
1994: Robert Schmitz
1999: John Hoch
2009: Diane Kohler
2010: Esther Lerner
2011: Luis Moran
2013: Alisha Marfatia
2014: Jacqueline Drum
2016: Sacha Shashi
2021: Carmel Finnerty
2022: Mary Fermi
Note:  The year listed above is when these members joined the Rotary Club of San Francisco. Happy anniversary to all!