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We had an excellent turn out for our 15th annual Book Fair and Food Drive. Neal Sofman, owner of Bookshop West Portal and his helper Susan Tunis, a literary specialist, came and shared their knowledge and enthusiasm for the newest books on this year's literary list. Members who purchased books that day received a 20% discount.

This year, in addition to the annual Food Drive, we decided to extend our fund drive to help those who have been hurt in the devastating North Bay wildfires. We are pleased to report that we had exceeded our goal for the Fund Drive with a record result of the total of $3,055. Of that, $1,255 is for the NorCal Wildfires Relief and $1,800 is for the SF-Marin Food Bank. Thanks to Toni Buckley for her continuing work on the annual Fall community service. Much appreciation goes to Ingeborg McGlynn, Toni Buckley and Kathe Farrell for providing the yummy refreshments. Decorations credit goes to Yen Bachmeier. The net proceeds of the succulent-decorated pumpkins sale of $300 went to the fund drive. We particularly appreciate the Forest Hill community for its generosity and spirit of sharing and spreading happiness in this holiday season. Thank you!

We look forward to seeing you on Wreath Making Day on the 1st, and at our annual Holiday Dinner Dance on the 2nd. Laura Outsen and her team have already started the assembly of beautiful gingerbread houses. Can't wait to see them gracing our dinner tables. It promises to be a fantastic party!

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year!

Yen Bachmeier and Kathe Farrell

Friday, December 1      
10:00 AM     Wreath Making Day
     Greens and supplies will be available. Bring gloves and tools for cutting.
     Hot beverages will be served.
    Co-chaired by by Maria Elena Hanley and Louise Bacigalupi at the clubhouse
02:00 PM     Deck the Halls - Presidents' Luncheon
     Party set up - Trees decoration.
     Hot lunch provided by our Presidents.
    RSVP: Laura Outsen at (415) 564-1678 or
Saturday, December 2     Holiday Dinner Dance - Theme " Christmas Markets"
06:30 PM     Cocktail Reception - Manhattan & Martini bar open
07:00 PM    Dinner by Knight's Catering
    Singing and Dancing to live music - (See October flyer for details)
    Contact Yen Bachmeier at for ticket availability


Up-coming events:
January 22: Bonsai Demonstration by the Bonsai Society of San Francisco
February 19: FAMSF Docent Presentation: Casanova: The Seduction of Europe

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