"Please Join Us For Thanksgiving"
Foras Cultuir Gaeil Aontuighthe 2700 - 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116 Tel: 415-661-2700 Fax: 415-661-8620 Email: uicentersf@ya h o o.com www. i r i s h c e n t e r s f. o rg Volume XXXVIII, No 11 November 2007 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MESSAGE 2007-2008 OFFICERS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Please Join Us Karen Kinahan For Thanksgiving! President Two Seatings 4:00 and 7:00 Bill Luqué Reservations: 415-661-2700 Vice President Dinner includes soup, salad and dessert Karen McDonald Roast Stuffed Tom Turkey $25 Secretary Sage and Onion Dressing, Giblet Gravy Anne Cassidy Carew Roast Prime Rib of Beef $30 Treasurer Served with horseradish and au jus, and Yorkshire pudding Baked Virginia Ham $23 Baked in Cloves and Brown Sugar John J. Ring Theresa Flynn Roast Leg of Lamb $26 Mick Vaughan, MD Fresh Filet of Salmon $27 Sauteéd in Lemon Butter 2006-2007 OFFICERS LADIES AUXILIARY Dessert Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie or Ice Cream Anne Quilter President Beverages Tea, Coffee, milk, Juice $2 Molly Fitzpatrick Vice President For Our Guests 10 & Under $10 Alice Mayo Baked Virginia Ham, Pasta or Roast Turkey Secretary Margaret Keohane Treasurer Purpose ~ Respect ~ Organization ~ Unity ~ Determination THIS MONTH’S MEETING —THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2007 at 7:30 PM MEMBERSHIP CORNER CONGRATULATIONS to Jack Curtin who has been selected by the United Irish Societies to be Grand Marshal of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday, March 15, 2008. Honorary Grand Marshals will be the late Peggy Kenny and Joseph Driscoll. BEST WISHES to Mark and Josephine Rivero who celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Tuesday, October 31st. Many more happy years to you both. The following note was received from the O’Driscoll Family: “On behalf of the O’Driscoll Family, we would like to thank our many friends who so thoughtfully sent Mass Cards, letters, flowers, expressions of sympathy and donations to the education of Sean O’Driscoll, in memory of Gerald P. (Gerry) Driscoll. Your kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated.” — Maureen and Sean LET US KNOW what our members are doing. Provide us with info rmation of weddings, births, annive r s a r i e s , graduations, or other special occasions. Send information to the Center c/o Katy O’Shea. THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER CLUB The October 18th, Th u r s d ay Night Dinner was well attended and enjoyed by all. Thank you to those wh o contributed to our raffle: Jack Curtin, Kathleen & Pat Dunleavy, Luke Philpott, Pat D’Arcy, Dorothy & John Sorenson, Claire Roddy, Margaret Gavney, Tom & Margaret Scully, Geri McCarthy, Bill Luque, Bash & Peg McCarthy and Maureen Hickey. Our next dinner is Thursday, November 15th. No-host cocktails start at 5:30 pm and dinner will be served at 6:00 pm SHARP due to the General Meeting at 7:30 pm. The price is $20.00 per person. Dinner includes soup or salad, your choice of Baked Ham or Salmon, dessert and coffee or tea. The tax and tip is included in the price. Please make your reservations early with Josephine Healy at 415-681-8385 or Eileen O’Sullivan at 415-681-2987. Reservations close on Sunday, November 11th. Mark your calendar for our December dinner will be Thursday December 13th. The Th u r s d ay Night Dinner Club meets eve ry month on the third Th u r s d ay. EVERYONE IS WELCOME. — Anne Quilter and Molly Fitzpatrick, Co-Chairpersons LADIES AUXILIARY The annual Bingo and Raffle Luncheon on October 13 was an enjoyable event. Many thanks to all the Ladies who helped in many ways. Special thanks to Dick Walsh and Bill Luque´for a great job calling the “Bingo”, and to Theresa Moore and Lau for making sure the food was delicious. Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 13 at 7pm. All ladies are invited. Our Christmas dinner will be Saturday, December 15 at 6:30pm. Eve ryone is welcome. Make reservations with Anne at 415/586-8017 or Phyllis at 650/878-5986. — Anne Quilter, President SILVER GAELS Silver Gaels members enjoyed the Day at the Races at Bay Meadows October 8. Many thanks to Mitzi Samson and Maureen Hickey. The next luncheon will on Friday, November 9th at 12 noon. All are welcome to join us. Please make reservations with Anne Quilter at 415/586-8017. A River Rock Casino trip is planned for Monday, December 3rd. So mark your calendars and make your reservations! See ad in this bulletin. — Anne Quilter N O V E M B E R C A L E N DA R M U S I C AT TH E BA R NOVEMBER 8, THURSDAY • Set Dancing Classes ~ 7:30pm - 9:30pm IN NOVEMBER For info call Josephine Brogan - 415/681-4803 Saturday 3 - Jimi James NOVEMBER 15, THURSDAY Saturday 10 - TBD • Thursday Night Dinner Saturday 17 - Comhaltas Call Anne Quilter - 415/586-8017 • General Meeting ~ 7:30pm Musicians & Dancers • Set Dancing Classes ~ 7:30pm - 9:30pm Saturday 24 - The Kevin Roche Band For info call Josephine Brogan - 415/681-4803 NOVEMBER 18, SUNDAY UPCOMING EVENTS • Annual Mass for our deceased members - 10am Saturday, December 1 • Champagne Brunch following service Rebel Cork Annual Dinner Dance $20 per person- tip included Reservations required by Sunday, November 11 Thursday, December 6 KRB Lunch Call: Peggy McDonald 415/665-3831 or Guest Speaker ~ Émer Deane Jack Curtin 415/587-6779 Consul General of Ireland - Western United States • Children’s Ceili ~ 4pm - 6pm ~ UICC Everyone is welcome. Comhaltas members FREE Saturday, December 8 Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco Non-Comhaltas member: $5.00 per child Annual Fundraiser Dinner, Silent Auction & Raffle or $10 for two or more children. For info call Maureen Murphy 415/661-0351 Come One! Come All! NOVEMBER 22, THURSDAY $20 Thursday Night Dinners • Thanksgiving Dinner at the Center 2 Seatings available 4pm and 7pm 3rd Thursday of the month Reservations required 415/661-2700 Everyone is welcome. NOVEMBER 29, THURSDAY ~ Reservations required ~ • Set Dancing Classes ~ 7:30pm - 9:30pm Call Josephine Healy 415/681-8385 or For info call Josephine Brogan - 415/681-4803 Eileen O’Sullivan 415/681-2987 O $9.95 Friday Lunch Special during November S oup or Salad, Sandwich, Coffee or Te a FREE FLU SHOTS o Michael Vaughan, MD (Doctor Mick) along with other volunteers will be administering influenza immunizations to those in need in the Irish community, on Sunday, November 18 at the United Irish Cultural Center from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (during brunch) flu shots will be given those at the highest risk. This includes children, senior citizens, caretakers of children and senior citizens, and pregnant women. If you are a nurse or nurse’s aid and would like to volunteer to help, please contact Doctor Mick at 415/412-1749. Those at the highest risk are those who need the flu shot the most. They include: • Children 6-23 months • Adults age 60 and older • Caregivers of the above groups (nannies, home health aids)• Pregnant women • People of all ages who have chronic medical conditions • The disabled who have compromised respiratory function 3 2 / 5 0 C LU B The 32/50 drawing for AUGUST 2007. The winning combination was Oklahoma and Leitrim held by the 32/50 Club Congratulations to all the $50 winners! John Ryan Leo Dinneen Monica/Frank Duffy Molly Fitzpatrick* Michael/Amy Hallinan Margaret Nevin 32/50 Club Sheila Purcell Rina Kelly 32/50 Club Frank Leonard Sally/Susan Mulkerrins/Collins Kevin O’Sullivan Julia Fitzgerald* Eileen French Catherine Viehweg James/Jane Reilly Mary O’Leary Maureen O’Sullivan 32/50 Club 32/50 Club William/Mary Kellerher Barbara Walczak Carmel Tickler Mary Sexton Jim/Margaret Gavney* Betty Falvey Maureen Hensey-Lane 32/50 Club Robert McKoon John Patrick/Michael Kathleen O’Shea The 32/50 drawing for SEPTEMBER 2007. The winning combination was New York and Tipperary held by the Tom McCormack who will receive $550. Congratulations to all the $50 winners! Mary Kate Sullivan Michael Walsh Margaret Gavney* Kathy Breen John Fitzgerald* J. W. O’Sullivan Mary Sullivan Maureen Socal Pat Dillon The Miller Brothers Bill Olds Patrick O’Shea Mary McGreevy Mike/Breda Coyle John Kerrigan Helen Kelly Marcelline Simini Terry Leonard Rose Kennedy Noreen Shea Frank/Mary Stone Neal Powers LAOH Div 3 Michael Murphy Cornelius Kelleher Bill/Helen Wall James Moran 32/50 Club Julia Fitzgerald Thomas/Anne Loftus/Burke* Jim/Tom/Cathie Mullan * Received an additional $50 for being present. I f you would like more info rmation about the 32/50 Club please leave a message for the 32/50 Committee at (415) 661- 2700, ext. 305. Christmas is just around the corner. Is there anyone you can’t come up with an idea for a gift? How about a 32/50 Ticket? —That will answer your problem! Contact Bill Luqué to find out what combinations are available. We will take applications for gifts up until December 15, 2007. Call 415/552-9620 Irish Pipers Band CELEBRATE of San Francisco NEW YEAR’S EVE ANNUAL FUNDRAISER December 8th, 6:00PM WITH United Irish Cultural Center DINNER & DANCING 2700-45th Avenue, San Francisco Cocktails and Dinner & Entertainment 7:30 PM - NO HOST COCKTAILS by The Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco, Irish step dancers and traditional musicians 8:30 PM - DINNER Cost $75 per person DANCING TO LIVE MUSIC TILL 1:30 AM Visit ipbsf.org to purchase tickets on line or Contact: John Flynn (650) 355-0346 or email@example.com $80.00 PER PERSON CHOICE OF FILET MIGNON OR POACHED SALMON For Reservations and Information Contact: Bill Luqué 415/552-9620 Peggy McDonald 415/665-3831 or e-mail Peggy: firstname.lastname@example.org Silver Gaels The ICCC River Rock Casino Trip* Leo T. Walsh Monday, December 3 Scholarship Program invites you to $22 per person includes round trip transporation $20 refunded in “Casino Play” An Evening Honoring Bus leaves from the UICC @ 8:30 am Tom Hayes Departs Casino @ 2:30pm RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID BY NOVEMBER 15TH Sunday, January 13, 2008 Make check payable to: UICC Cocktails: 5:30 PM ~ Dinner: 6:30 PM Mail to: Anne Quilter 85 Delano Avenue S. F., CA 94112-2519 For Information & Reservations Contact: Anne Quilter 415/586-8017 r $75 per person For information or reservations contact: Jim Horan 415/661-7671 or email@example.com or Peggy Nevin *A PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED BY THE CASINO 415/305-2754 or firstname.lastname@example.org Rebel Cork Annual Dinner Dance Saturday, December 1, 2007 Honoring Nora Mullane and 40 Year Members of Rebel Cork Benevolent Association United Irish Cultural Center 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco No host cocktails 7:00 pm ~ Dinner 8:00 pm Filet Mignon, Salmon, or Chicken Jerusalem ~ Music ~ Ben Hunter & Celtic Scandal $60 per person Reservations: Nora Daly 415-664-8966 or Jimmy Daly 415-753-6804 TERENCE A REDMOND Brennan & Associates ATTORNEY AT LAW Insurance Brokers License No. 0649629 A Native San Franciscan Thomas J. 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PRESORTED FIRST CLASS MAIL 2700 45th Avenue US POSTAGE PAID San Francisco, CA 94116-2696 San Francisco, CA PERMIT NO. 9909 This Month’s Meeting Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM Celebrate the Holidays at Your Center! Lunch on THURSDAYS 11:30am - 2pm Lunch on FRIDAYS 11:30am - 2pm MONDAY Closed Brunch on SUNDAYS 10am - 2pm TUESDAY 5 PM - 10 PM WEDNESDAY 5 PM - 10 PM Dinner on FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS THURSDAY 11AM - 2:00 PM 5pm - 9pm then 5 PM - 10 PM Dinner on SUNDAYS FRIDAY 4 PM - 11 PM 5pm - 9pm SATURDAY 4 PM - 1 AM Reservations are appreciated to better serve our members SUNDAY 10 AM - 10 PM Come for the “Craic”!!