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2019 Annual Meeting
The 2019 Annual Meeting was held on January 15 at the City Club. We kicked off our 40th anniversary celebrations and welcomed Stephanie O'Keefe, CEO, IWF Global. In addition, Denise Dunning, IWF NorCal member and Founder of Rise Up - the Legacy Foundation's 2019 partner - presented on opportunities for member engagement. See presentation slides (member login required). 

Members in the News

Congratulations Belva Davis!
On December 4th, 2018, IWF NorCal member and pioneer journalist Belva Davis was inducted into the California Hall of Fame. 
The 12th Annual California Hall of Fame event was hosted by Honorary Chairs Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and First Lady Anne Brown. Tune in!

In photo with fellow Hall of Fame inductee Joan Baez. 

The Legacy Foundation

With Gratitude!

THANK YOU for making 2018 an extraordinary year! The final 2018 results are in—and because of your belief and support of the Legacy Foundation, we have exceeded our $40,000 fundraising goal with $43,725 raised! We can’t thank you enough—our donors and sponsors for making this happen. IWF-NorCal members are at the heart of Legacy! See a complete list of all donors who have made financial and in-kind gifts and pledges in 2018. Review our annual report.

Visiting IWF Global Members

Are you an IWF member visiting the San Francisco Bay Area? Please contact IWF Northern California's President at to connect with local members while you are in town.

Action Required!

If you have not renewed your 2019 membership, your account is "delinquent." Please renew now! There is much to look forward to as we celebrate our 40th anniversary in 2019, as well as our Signature events, innovative monthly program offerings, and the friendships -- both new and old!

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In Memoriam

IWF NorCal member Priscilla Partridge de Garcia passed away at her residence in Clarinda, Iowa on January 15. She was 76. Priscilla was a multi-faceted renaissance woman who channeled her creative energy in many ways including as an artist, clinical psychologist, media personality, teacher, management consultant, fund-raiser and community leader. She will be missed. Learn more.

Former IWF NorCal and NY member Sylvia Chase passed away on January 3 after a short illness. She was 80. Sylvia was a KRON news anchor and award-winning TV journalist. She was an active member of the IWF NorCal Marin/North Bay Book Club and was beloved by many members. She will be missed. Read more. NY Times obituary and tribute.

Upcoming Events

Marin Supper Club: US Supreme Court Upcoming Docket
Monday, February 11 | Corte Madera

Carmel/Monterey: US Supreme Court Upcoming Docket
Tuesday, February 19 | Monterey

East Bay Connections: Lafayette Reservoir Walk

Saturday, February 23 | Lafayette

Access Event: VIP Reception with Maxine Gordon
Wednesday, February 27 | Oakland

She Persisted, the Musical
Sunday, March 10 | San Francisco

East Bay Supper Club: Juvenile Diabetes Research
Monday, March 11 | Lafayette

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