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Oakland August Newsletter

The Oakland Chapter’s August Newsletter

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Oakland July Newsletter

The Oakland Chapter’s July Newsletter

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Oakland June Newsletter

Upcoming Events and Important News in Oakland’s June Newsletter

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Oakland May Newsletter

Upcoming Events and Important News in Oakland’s May Newsletter

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Kimono Refashioned at the Asian Art Museum

On April 5, 2019, Linda Rineck treated the Oakland East Bay ladies to a docent tour of the Kimono Refashioned Exhibit at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum. Marilyn Kaplan organized the trip.
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Oakland April Newsletter

Upcoming Events and Important News in the April Oakland Newsletter

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Lunch at the Norseman Restaurant

Hetta Malone arranged a lunch at the DVC Norseman Restaurant for World Wingers on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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March 2019 Newsletter

Keep in touch with the Oakland Chapter. Read the Oakland Chapter’s March Newsletter!

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Ringing in the Chinese New Year, February 28, 2019

Oakland members had a great time at the Uncle Yu’s Chinese New Year Lunch on 2/28/19, organized by Jennie Young.

Ingrid Templeton and Jennie Young sang a Chinese song to wish us good health and prosperity in the New Year of the Pig!

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February 2019 Newsletter

Catch up with the Oakland Chapter. Read the Oakland Chapter’s February Newsletter!

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October 28 - 30, Annual Convention, San Diego

The San Diego World Wings Convention at the Omni Hotel was wonderful. Attendees included: Louise Diracles/Kramer, Klabau, Liv Milan, Sally Andersen/Lorin, Laurie Barton, Janet Bisbing, Norma Corbin and Peter, Linda Duffey (Kelly,) Pam Feack, Pam Gilberd/Fred, Kay Gilson, Lucy Hart, Marianne Greene Kallstrom, Netty Kilgour, Genie Pratt, Linda Rineck, Anne Tompkins, Liz Turlington and Sonya Vukasin, Jennie and Howard Young.

At the International Charity Drawing: two of our members won small prizes. The Midway aircraft carrier night was magical with a marching band and “The Andrews Sisters” singing in uniform. The Golden Gala featured a
champagne reception, surf and turf, a live band, and love letters from Juan Trippe and wife read by his son Ed Trippe and his wife.

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October 17 - Serving Lunch at A Friendly Manor

Each month, our chapter serves lunch at A Friendly Manor Shelter. Pictured are Else Welsh, a woman from A Friendly Manor Shelter, Julie McNair, and Pam Feack serving lunch on 10/17/18. Not pictured but serving: Peg Janosch, ex CFO of Cowgirl Creamery, a friend of Pam.

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September 27, 2018 ~ Visit to Discovery Bay

Suzy Proescher hosted the Oakland chapter with lunch and a houseboat cruise around Discovery Bay. Add in the mimosas, a little dancing, and a fabulous singer, and we had the perfect recipe for a perfect day!
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September 2018 Newsletter

Catch up with the Oakland Chapter. Read the Oakland Chapter’s September Newsletter!

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July 3, 2018 ~ Tour of the Asian Museum

Linda Rineck hosted tours of the Asian Art Museum Great Works and the Divine Bodies Special Exhibit on 7/3/18, raising $165 for our charities.
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June 20, 2018 - A Giant Win!

The Oakland World Wingers cheered the SF Giants on to victory on June 20th!

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May 3, 2018 - A Culinary Treat!

Hetta Malone arranged a lunch at The Norseman Restaurant at the Diablo Valley College Culinary Institute, where we had pork dumplings, Asian root salads, steak or salmon, veggies and rice and a mango kiwi dessert.

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A Friendly Manor Thank You

The efforts and contributions of the Oakland Chapter bring much needed help to at-risk women.

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2018 Overnight at West Point Inn

In an adventure arranged by Netty Kilgour, eight members enjoyed a fabulous overnight stay on 4/24/18 at the rustic West Point Inn on Mt. Tam, with commanding views of the Bay Area.

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2018 Chinatown Tour

Sally Ward led the Oakland World Wings Chapter (and two members from SFO and Marin) on a tour of Chinatown on February 9, 2018. The group is pictured here after the tour, dining on Dim Sum at the Orient Pearl.

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2018 High Tea and Hat Party

Diana Kennedy hosted a High Tea & Hat Party at Orinda Country Club on Jan. 28, 2018.

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2017 Hope Hospice

World Wings members from our Oakland Chapter visited Hope Hospice with bags overflowing with new stuffed bears and other cuddly animals. For over a decade, the chapter has contributed the fluffy animals for the hospice staff to distribute to patients.

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2017 Holiday Party

The Oakland Chapter held its annual holiday party on December 11th at the home of Else and Joair Welsh. We raised $1071 for our charities with our drawing, auction, donations to A Friendly Manor ($250), and Marc Kaplan’s books Chasing Klondike Dreams ($135).

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Lunch at Creekside in Rossmore

Enjoying the 10/26/17 lunch at Creekside in Rossmoor: Sally Andersen, Pam Feack, Liv Milan, Suzy Proescher, Liz Turlington, Janet Bisbing, Ingrid Templeton, Marianne Greene, Anne Tompkins, Louise Diracles, Hetta Malone and Laurie Barton

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2017 International Convention: Amsterdam

World Wings International Convention in Amsterdam 10/21/17:
Marilyn Kaplan, Liz Turlington, Louise Diracles, Sally Andersen, Liv Milan and Angela Young. Attending but not pictured: Norma Corbin, Lucia Verduyn and three spouses.

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Pan Am Television Series Premier

The Oakland Chapter members held a party on September 25, 2011 to view the premier of the new television series: Pan Am.