Attended 39th Annual San Francisco Tomorrow Awards Event at Castagnola's Saturday.
What a beautiful day to have an event looking over Fisherman's Wharf!
San Francisco Tomorrow celebrated District Elections with speakers Supervisor Jake McGoldrick (2000-2008), current Board of Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos and President of the Board David Chiu.
Unsung Hero Award was given to the late Redmond Kernan, former President, Presidio Historical Association and a leader in the fight to protect the historic Presidio from a proposed modern art museum in the main post. Both Amy Meyer and Lucia Bogatay gave tributes for Redmond Kernan. Sharon Gadberry, wife of Redmond Kernan, gave a poignant response to the award.
Unsung Hero Award was also given to Debra Walker who is working for major reform of the Building Inspection Department. Tribute to Debra Walker was given by Rafael Mandelman.
It should also be noted that Amy Meyer spoke about the recent passing of Brian O'Neill, Superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Center.
New Board Directors were elected: Bruce Balshone, Arthur Chang, Bernie Choden, Jennifer Clary, Denise D'Anne, Julian Davis, Chris Duderstadt, Andy Katz, Paul Kohler, James A. Lew and Alix Rosenthal.
Notes of Interest:
Norm Rolfe has been a member of San Francisco Tomorrow for 40 years!
Eric Smith was introduced to the audience as a probable candidate for Supervisor in District 10 in 2010.
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Amy Meyer, Rafael Mandelman, Debra Walker