Upcoming Events


Holiday Book Review at Book Passage
Monday, December 5 2016 | San Francisco
We are once again invited to Book Passage at the San Francisco Ferry Building to hear owner and IWF NorCal member Elaine Petrocelli's insights on new books worth reading and giving this year.  

Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 6 2016 | San Francisco
Registration is now open for the Annual Holiday Party hosted at a member's home in San Francisco.  

Is the Future Still Female?
Thursday, December 8 2016 | San Francisco
Join us for an engaging discussion with our wonderful panel of women who are working on getting more women into political office: Andrea Dew Steele, Founder, Emerge America and Mary Hughes, IWF NorCal member and Founder, close the gap CAand Donna Hall, IWF NorCal member and President-CEO Women Donors Network.

Peninsula Book Club - December Book Exchange
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 | Hillsborough
Is there a book that you have devoured and adored this year?  Join the Peninsula Book Club December Book Exchange by bringing an unwrapped book that you would like to recommend to your fellow book lovers!

Annual Meeting
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 | San Francisco
Your Board is looking forward to hosting you at this Members-only event. The Annual Meeting is the one and only full membership meeting of the year.  It's a great opportunity to reconnect with friends and meet new ones! The cost of this event is included in your annual dues.

East Bay Connections: Breakfast and a Walk through Oakland Mountain View Cemetery
Saturday, 4 February 2017 | Oakland
Join us for the bi-monthly walking adventure through Oakland Mountain View Cemetery.  IWF NorCal member, Bobbie Sue Hood, noted architect, will guide us through this historic cemetery established in 1863.

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Members in the News


Philanthropist Cissie Swig Receives National Art Award

Roselyne Chroman “Cissie” Swig received the Philanthropy in the Arts Award at Americans for the Arts’ 2016 National Arts Awards on October 17, 2016.


In Memoriam


Our fellow member, Teresa Curran, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 surrounded by her family.  Teresa, a member of IWF Northern California since 2008 was a dear friend and cheerful contributor to IWF.  

Contributions can be made in Teresa's name to the Sunriver Nature Center (www.sunrivernaturecenter.org) or to the Clearity Foundation (www.clearityfoundation.org), which provides research into ovarian cancer treatments.  For the full obituary please click here.

A “Celebration of Teresa’s Life” will be held on January 14, 2017, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Scott’s Pavilion in Jack London Square (2 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607).

The service will be at 11:00 am.  Food and drink will be served following the service, just as Teresa wished.  All are welcome to this special occasion.

With Love,
The Curran and Mitchell Families

Contact Dan Curran (Daniel.curran@ef.com) or Ann Ludwig (Annludwiglester@aim.com) for information on the memorial service.

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