Susan Goodier

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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>

153rd Annual Banquet and Ball November 26th 2016

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

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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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#

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.
Read the June 2016 Newsletter

Summer Ceilidh 2016 – CANCELLED

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.
Read the April 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter

Well how much rain does it take to end a drought? I hope it is not infinite. But we won’t melt no matter how it feels we might. The rain is not stopping our partnership with the
University of Edinburgh which continues to grow in beneficial ways. We are very happy to serve as their Norcal “Club House.”
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Edinburgh University Alumni and Members’ Free Event

The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco invites you to the Historic Firehouse at 1088 Green Street in San Francisco for the following event on Monday, March 14th, 2016

Featured Speaker from Edinburgh will be Dr. Gordon Pentland and the topic will be:

The Devil Wears Plaid: Political Scotophobia in Historical Perspective

About Dr Gordon Pentland:

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Member Meeting Speakers: “Daughters of the British Empire”