Susan Goodier

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September Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco:

I’ll start off the September newsletter and dive right into my report of the weekend to which we look forward each year with anticipation – The Pleasanton Highland Games…the event’s 152nd annual this year. The Caledonian club reminds us that the Games have always gone on – despite World …read more>

August Newsletter

Dear Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco:

I don’t know about you, but for me this Summer is going all too quickly – creating mostly good memories as it passes.

As a preface to my Summer update, I would like to first mention briefly the June members’ meeting – to thank Roger Weed for guiding us through …read more>

June Newsletter

Dear Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco:

It’s hard to believe that with June’s arrival – we are now almost half way through the year! Although we will be going on recess (meeting-wise) for the Summer months July and August…it promises to be a busy season nonetheless.

Read the June 2017 Newsletter

May 2017 Newsletter

Dear Members & Friends,

Hopefully we’re all enjoying May’s lovely Spring weather. Reflecting back on last month’s meeting – I can’t remember a monthly meeting not being opened by Piper Jek, but such as the unusual case in April. With Jek & Jean away – out of town, we were fortunate to benefit from new member …read more>

April 2017 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends,

It’s been an eventful month – let’s get started… It’s not every week that one gets to have breakfast with a Head of State.  Well, that was my honor this week during First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s Bay Area visit – timed around Scotland week and Tartan Day.

April 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter

Dear Members & Friends

Happily, I begin this month’s report with the news that Past President John Allison is free and clear of the cancer for which he had been receiving treatment last year. It was nice to see John & Terry out – at Gerry Sample’s memorial service in February; and then to catch up …read more>

Memorial Service for Past President Gerry Sample

It is with sadness and a heavy heart that I must share with you – Past President Gerry Sample has passed away.

The Sample family has also graciously extended an invitation to members to join them at a memorial service for Gerry – a Celebration of Life.

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Mill Valley Community …read more>

Hogmanay 2016

Scottish Hogmanay Celebration and Potluck

New Year’s Eve on Saturday, December 31, 2016, 1 PM

The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco, 1088 Green St, San Francisco

Come join us for a Scottish Hogmanay (New Year’s) Celebration!

Festivities begin at 1pm with appetizers & drinks. To coincide with midnight in Scotland, we toast in the New Year at 4:00 …read more>

153rd Annual Banquet and Ball November 26th 2016

This Year’s Guest of Honor, Australian Consul General, Chris Oldfield  

151st Scottish Highland Games – 3 & 4 September 2016

 

151st Scottish Highland Games at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on Labor Day weekend!

St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco tents will be in the Gathering of the Clans area and the Scottish Peninsula Fiddlers will be performing!

Buy your tickets online now to avoid the long lines during the games at: http://www.thescottishgames.com/ticket2016.php#