January 2020

Dear Members, Welcome 2020! A year to be THANKFUL. This year marks our 45 YEARS on 45th AVENUE. Please mark your calendar – April 25th, 2020 to honor the celebration. THANK YOU to our amazing team at the CENTER- Ligia, Angela, Marvin, Mina. We are grateful to...

December 2019

Dear Members, Happy end of 2019! What a year? It’s more of rhetorical question, but seriously what a year! We have had our milestones and challenges this year and I am grateful to the support of those that believed in this board to render what needed to be fixed. We...

November 2019

Dear Members, I wrote an article for the Herald and it was titled “The Irish Center: the seanchaí (storyteller) of San Francisco Irish.” I do hope you get a chance to read it. The final paragraph says: How do we make the Irish Center the seanchaí of the San Francisco...

October 2019

Dear Members, I recently attended a wonderful collaboration between the Irish Consul General and the San Francisco Historical Society, honoring DeValera in San Francisco: 100 years of Ireland and California (1919 – 2019). It was a panel that spoke about the...

September 2019

Dear Members, August 1 Members Meeting. We are very grateful to those members who came out to our August 1 members meeting. We covered important financials and the Irish Center’s positive accomplishments this year. We discussed that it would take involvement of more...