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April 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

After first acknowledging National Tartan Day (April 6th) – I would like to begin with a big round of thanks to our St. Andrew’s Society for pulling together and doing good work. To Jack Ryder for stepping up last minute last month and putting on a great presentation – which highlighted Scottish …read more>

January 2017 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco and readership:
First I would like to wish you a Happy New Year! I also want to say what an honor and humbling experience it is to have been nominated and confirmed as President for the term 2017–18. I’m looking forward to serving our membership, our Mission; and also upholding …read more>

December 2016 Newsletter

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Decemeber 31st at 1:00 pm for a very warm annual Hogmanay celebration at the Fire House. This will allow u the entire evening afterwards for further carousing !!! Last week the Rt Honorable the Viscount Thurso, together with his very able colleague Simon Bergenrith joined various scoundrels from our Society …read more>

November 2016 Newsletter

I hope to see you all on the 26th at our Ball!! We are very proud that the Australian Consul General Oldfield will be joining us as our Honored Guest this year.
The pace of activity is picking up as we approach the Holiday season. I enjoyed the St. Andrew’s of Oakland Ball last week. They …read more>

October 2016 Newsletter

Last week the BBS arranged a small cocktail reception at the PUC for several of the Anglo groups here in the city to meet the new BCG Andrew Whittaker. We were all delighted to have the BCG attend himself with his lovely wife Alex. Andrew appears to be very active and I expect to see him …read more>

September 2016 Newsletter

OK now you’ve had your summer break. Time to get back to get back to work. First on the agenda—do you have your official St. Andrews name tag? Susan Goodier can provide complimentary name tags but there’s a catch—requests will only be entertained in person at a monthly meeting!
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June 2016 Newsletter

The big event was of course the Queen’s Birthday Ball. This was a joint event sponsored by the St. Andrew’s, the BBS and the BABC (British American Business council). The folks at the BBS headed by Kathleen really did the yeoman’s work. About 250 attended.
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April 2016 Newsletter

I’d like to say a special thanks to Francesca McCrossan and Fred Rutledge who have been doing yeoman’s work in helping to interface with the Queen’s Birthday group which includes
the BBS and the BABC.  I hope all of you will consider attending this once in a lifetime event.
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January 2016 Newsletter

On Thursday, December 31st The St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco opened its’ doors and heart to members and friends alike in celebration of our annual Hogmanay event. It was very enjoyable and a well-attended event.
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December 2015 Newsletter

On Saturday evening, November 28th our St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco enjoyed a moderately well-attended annual Banquet & Ball in our 153rd year. President Koyil and his wife Tsering were joined at the President’s table by the Heads of several sister societies:
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