Susan Goodier

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April 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

The Week of April 6 is Tartan Week, and there are celebrations and events happening all over the US.  National Tartan Day began in 1998 when the US Senate declared April 6 as National Tartan Day to recognize the contributions made by Scottish Americans to the United States.

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March 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

It’s St. Patrick’s Day as I write this, and I am thinking about change. Early this month, our Trustees and Officers came together for a morning of Professional Development. In the past 10 years, some aspects of the Society have changed tremendously, and as leaders we were keenly aware that the best …read more>

February 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

It’s a season of firsts. We have just held our first Burns Supper at the City Club of San Francisco. It was a spectacularly successful evening and I would like to heartily and warmly thank our new 1st VP, Allen Cary. Through his dedicated efforts, 150 people filled the room, and many …read more>

January 2019 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

As an extension of the First Foot tradition which we performed at our Hogmanay celebration – please accept my wish for good tidings in this New Year…lang may yer lum reek!

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Burns Supper 2019

Join us for the Annual Commemoration of the Anniversary of the birth of Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns, with a Traditional Burns Night Supper!

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

Well, I’m just about on my way out…so, please bear with me for one final newsletter.

Change is in the air – both seasonal and SASSF leadership-wise, but also generational within our guid Society…so, we will now have the opportunity to navigate these changes well together.

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Hogmanay 2018

Dear Members & Friends of the St. Andrew’s Society,

Join us to celebrate the new Year 2019 and Hogmanay at the historic Firehouse in San Francisco on Monday, December 31st, 2018!

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

In addition to my update regarding our upcoming SASSF elections for the coming term 2019-20/21, I’ll take a few minutes now to review our activities of late Summer, and will then point the way forward into the Fall season.

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155th Annual Banquet and Ball – Saturday, December 1st 2018

Summer 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

Pausing for a moment to take account of Summer thus far, and also to look forward briefly to the upcoming Pleasanton Highland Games, and the Fall Season beyond. First – kudos and thanks to Irene and Brian for helping get the summer off to a good start by generously hosting this year’s …read more>