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FEBRUARY
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BULLETIN    

PRESIDENTS' MESSAGE:

The Garden Club kicked off the New Year with a fabulous program, one of the very best. Club members were treated to a fascinating demonstration of The Art of Bonsai, presented by a team of three prominent members of the Bonsai Society of San Francisco: Andrea Burhoe, Gary Tom and Dr. Brian Schindler, whose passion and knowledge of Bonsai captivated a large and appreciative audience.
Tea was spectacular with a large variety of treats accompanying surprised whimsical succulents in little Japanese vintage tea cups! It was a lovely afternoon enjoyed by all.

Thanks to Dr. Diane Wara who reminded us to protect ourselves from this year's dangerous influenza pandemic by getting flu shots and keeping Tamiflu on hand, to Ingeborg McGlynn for the amusing horticulture talk and the delicious sweets, to the House and Flower committees Anna Bolechowski and Nancy Hagosian for the three gorgeous arrangements, linen and silver tea service, to Clorinda Aldrich and Donna Earhart for greeting guests at the door, and to Yen Bachmeier for the delectable savory tea sandwiches. Last but not least, many thanks go to the dear Old Goat Mel Bachmeier for helping with all the heavy lifting of setting up and cleaning up for the event. We really appreciate having him around!

The February program will take you back to the eighteenth century with one of its most colorful characters, Giacomo Casanova, a witty charmer, world traveler, spy, gambler, and most of all a scandalous seducer. This program promises to be seriously seductive. So don't miss it!

Yen Bachmeier and Kathe Farrell




MEETINGS AND EVENTS
   
Monday, February 5     Board Meeting
11:00 AM     Coffee Time
11:30 AM     Meeting Board and Standing Committee Chairs
    Hosted by Anna Bolechowski and Pansy Waller at the clubhouse
   
Monday, February 19     FAMSF Docent Presentation
01:00 PM     Social and General Meeting
01:30 PM     CASANOVA: The Seduction of Europe - Presenter: Carol Porter of FAMSF
    Nominating committee formed
    Refreshments to follow.
    Hosted by Nancy Butte, at the Clubhouse.
    RSVP to Yen@BachmeierSF.com or call 415-260-5512 by February 12.





NOTES

Up-coming events - Mark your calendar
Saturday, March 24: Spring Community Service - Garage Sale Returns (see flyer) - Nomination of Officers
Monday, April 16: Spring Floral Arrangement Classroom Demo by Eva Monroe - Election of Officers
Monday, May 21: Strawberry Social - Officers Installation


In Memoriam
Pat Caspersen, dear friend, beloved board president 1994-1996, passed away in Napa on January 9.



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