Join us Thursday, March 21, 2024

for our RSFbpw Luncheon

LOCATION: Lomas Santa Fe Golf Club

1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive 

Solana Beach, CA 92075

11:00 AM -1:30 P.M.

President's Message

Hello RSFBPW Ladies and Guests:


As we celebrate Women’s Week in March, a time dedicated to recognizing the vital role of women in our world, I am inspired to reflect on the extraordinary contributions of several remarkable women. Each, in her unique way, has paved paths, broken barriers, and illuminated our journey towards equality, empowerment, and change. This month, let's draw inspiration from their stories, their resilience, and their unwavering commitment to making a difference.


From Harriet Tubman’s brave journeys on the Underground Railroad, symbolizing the fight for freedom and justice, to Malala Yousafzai’s courageous advocacy for girls’ education against all odds, these women exemplify the strength and spirit of female leadership. Clara Barton founded our American Red Cross, while Jacinda Ardern, 40th Prime Minister in New Zealand managed the Pandemic with empathetic and decisive governance. These women, like us, remind us of the diverse arenas in which we can and do excel.


A quote that resonates with me during for our women entrepreneurs, from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, says “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” Ginsburg captures the core of our celebration of women everywhere - as leaders, as entrepreneurs, as volunteers, as influencers and in every field where we choose to make our mark.


These famous women have shown us that with determination, courage, and solidarity, there are no limits to what we can achieve. Their lives and legacies are testaments to the power of female influence and the importance of how we all make a difference.


Let's use these stories to inspire us to dream bigger, reach higher, and stand stronger together. Let's honor their legacies by continuing to push for progress, by being leaders in our network, companies, our communities, and by supporting one another in each of our endeavors to make that difference.


Remember, our March Meeting starts at 11:00 AM so you can network for 45 minutes before we start our lunch and formal meeting. As a member you can donate a raffle basket for our 2024 Charity and that entitles you to have 60 seconds for your commercial. The proceeds from our raffle basket will be donated to our 2024 Charity at the end of the year.


I can't wait to see you in March. Oh.... if you want, wear a shamrock or green at our meeting!



Warmly,

Jill Harris

Jill Harris

RSFBPW President

JHarris Insurance Services

www.jharrisins.com

March Guest Speaker & Luncheon

David Gillig -- Chief Philanthropy Officer of the San Diego Zoo


David Gillig is at the forefront of driving philanthropic initiatives to enhance the growth of the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the global conservation endeavors of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance.


Bringing a wealth of philanthropic expertise, distinguished leadership, and a global perspective, David joined the organization in 2021 following eight years at Marts & Lundy, as well as a notable 19-year tenure at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego.


His professional journey underscores a commitment to community service and mentoring.

His extensive involvement includes serving on the boards of organizations such as the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Woodmark Group, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Rotary Club of La Jolla, and the Painted Rock School Foundation.


Noteworthy recognitions in his career include being named Development Executive of the Year in 1994 by the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Executives and receiving the prestigious AHP Si Seymour Award in October 2016.


David also served as the dean of fundraising management at AHP’s Madison Institute at the University of Wisconsin for 21 years, further emphasizing his dedication to the profession.



April Member's Showcase- Speakers Wanted


Become a RSFbpw Member Showcase Speaker In April or October


Become a RSFbpw Member's Showcase Speaker In April or October. RSFbpw offers five women to share five minutes in an educational way about their business. The showcase is about sharing who you are and what you do, a valuable for our members to get to know you. The 5 minute education opportunity is designed to sell our members a product or selling a service.


As a showcase member, you must have been a member for at least six months prior to speaking, attend our meetings, and have not spoken for a minimum of two years. If you are interested in speaking in April or October, reach out to Laine Klug at Laine@jhfarmers.com



March Luncheon Menu


YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND

Our March 21 Luncheon


Click here to RSVP & register



Please note: there are to be NO MEAL or DESSERT CHANGES AT THE LUNCHEON!


The staff has now been instructed to obtain the names of the women who ask for a meal change at the meeting. They will be charged a second meal fee as we are charged by the club for all meals changed at the meeting.


BEEF BRISKET

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket served with Herb Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables.


STUFFED CHICKEN

Stuffed Chicken Breast - stuffed with spinach, roasted tomatoes and Greek Cheese. Topped with a Tomato Garlic Cream Sauce. Served with Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus.


SUPER FOOD SALAD

Super Food Salad - Quinoa and Kale with Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes, Almonds, Parmesan Cheese and a Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette. Topped with Salmon.(Vegetarian)


SUPER FOOD SALAD - VEGETARIAN

Super Food Salad - Quinoa and Kale with Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes, Almonds, Parmesan Cheese and a Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette.


DESSERT:

Tiramisu - Sponge Cake Dipped in Espresso and Layered with Mascarpone and Grated Chocolate


Fruit Bowl - Seasonal Fruits


DRINKS: Lemonade, Iced Tea, Coffee, Hot Tea.


Drinks for purchase at the time you order your meal on the RSFBPW website: (You will need to pick up tickets at the meeting)


House Wine Red $13.00

House Wine White $13.00

Coke or Diet Coke $4.00


Click here to register for lunch and meeting


Kindly confirm your dietary choice via email to

RSVP2RSFbpw@gmail.com


Please Note: unless you have a serious health challenge there are no special requests except gluten free, dairy-free, vegan. Dressings can be served on the side. 


YOU MUST ASK FOR THESE RESTRICTIONS by contacting Beppie Mostert PRIOR to or IMMEDIATEILY AFTER registering otherwise you cannot change your meal choice. We are not permitted by the club to make any changes during the luncheon, without passing the charges on to you.



Members: $40 and Guests $45


Go to the RSFBPW website and click on RSVP now to choose your meal. Select whether you are a guest or a member. If you have questions, please email Beppie Mostert

Email Beppie at rsvp2rsfbpw@gmail.com

or call/text:(858) 243-0505


NOTE: All reservations will close at 5 PM on March 14 - the Thursday before the event due to supply chain demands.


Click here to register for lunch and meeting



To cancel your reservation, please call or email Beppie Mostert at (858) 243-0505 before 5 PM on Thursday, March 14. All special requests must be made prior to the meeting at the time of reservation. See lunch choice section for special requests requirements. Cancellations after March 14 are non-refundable


Our March Birthday Girls

Please Wish our March Birthday Girls a Happy Birthday!!!

Sandra Rogers -- March 1

Kim Ball -- March 7

Nadia Pupa -- March 17

Join us for our March Charity Raffle

Buy Raffle Tickets to win a Charity Raffle Gift


As a member, you can bring a gift of $25.00 or more to donate to our Charity Gift Raffle. Gifts can be gift cards, gift baskets, gift certificates that have a face value of a minimum of $25.00.

 

The gift cards or certificates may not be a discount for a product or require that the winner purchase something in order to use the gift card or certificate.


Please note, a member's published book is not allowed as a donation.


MEMBERS: If you bring a raffle gift as a member, you will get 30 seconds more for your commercial to share what you brought for the raffle. o

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the meeting. Prices are 5 tickets for $5.00, 10 tickets for $10.00 and 21 tickets for $20 dollars. You can purchase tickets with cash, check, PayPal or Venmo.

 

Our Charity for 2024 Charity will be decided by the Board.


During the holiday months we donate money to our charity of the year. Let's have fun and help to support a local charity that will become our RSFBPW charity of the year in 2024.

 

You can also donate to the Charity on our website when you register for the meeting. 


Members: bring a raffle prize that you would like to win yourself!


As a guest you may participate by buying raffle tickets to support our 2024 charity.

SAVE the DATES for our RSFbpw 2024 Meetings

Mark your calendar for the RSFbpw meetings and luncheons in 2024! These meetings will all be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month for 2024.


SAVE THE DATES FOR 2024

At the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club


  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16 (Outside by the pool- Wear a hat and scarf)
  • June 20
  • July 18 (Wear your finest or favorite hat)
  • August 15
  • Sept 19
  • October 17 (Wear a costume)
  • November 21 (Betty's Harvest Boutique)
  • December 19 (Holiday Gift Exchange)

Board Members & Leadership Volunteers

President: 

Jill Harris 

       

RSVP & Past President: 

Beppie Seinen Mostert


Recording Secretary:

Dana Green


Treasurer:

Dr. Deena Stacer


VP Membership: 

Sandi Marvich


VP Programs: 

Laine Klug




If you are interested in volunteering as a Greeter or to do an inspirational moment one month, please contact our President, Jill Harris.


Greeters:

Roohi Darugar

Michelle Miller

Sandra Rogers

Laine Klug

Our Mission

OUR MISSION: To encourage, support and motivate each other to achieve professionally, to develop our true potential as women, and to have fun in the process. 

If you have a colleague who you think would enjoy being part of our professional group, please bring them as your guest. For more information about becoming a member of the Rancho Santa Fe Business & Professional Women's Association, please visit our web site at www.RSFbpw.com. We are a diverse group of women so be sure to check out all the members' profiles on the member's page of the website! 

Business Attire and Etiquette For the Club

As visitors to the RSFbpw Group, please be aware that we are expected to wear appropriate business attire while at the club and attending the meetings. Low cut outfits and jeans are not permitted. Additionally, the Club asks us not to use our cell phones to make or receive telephone calls while inside the building. If you receive a call you must take please step outside to complete your call. You may text if you have silenced your notifications and sounds, and we encourage taking photos of our members during our meetings.

Membership Benefits

As a Member of RSFBPW:

Your contact and business information is placed in our directory, as well as on our website in the membership section. Please remember to update your information whenever it changes, including new photos and logos. You are invited to participate in the monthly drawing for members only by bringing and talking about your donation during the drawing portion of our meeting. You can place your items for sale on 1/2 of a table located in the back of the room before and after our monthly meetings, from January through October. This is offered to our members at no charge and your are encouraged to display your wares. You should arrive around 10:30 a.m. to secure your half-table. You can share a 20 second commercial during our meetings. Members are welcome to speak at our member's showcase meetings (held twice per year). Some restrictions apply, so please reach ouot to our Programs Director for details. You can post announcements for your products, services or events on our Facebook Business Page and participate in our LinkedIn Group page.


Monthly speakers are the only ones allowed to place their information on the luncheon tables during our meetings. Due to the size of our membership, we are unable to send out group emails to all members regarding a special event or announcement you may want to share with members. Be sure to post your announcement on our Facebook Business Page. Thank you. 

Quick Links

WEBSITE

www.rsfbpw.com  


LOCATION  

www.lomassantafecc.com



FACEBOOK

RSFBPW Facebook



Shout-Outs and Testimonials

We may run out of time at our meetings to share our testimonials for each other's services, products, and community announcements. We encourage you to write your praise and mail an email or note to the member who you want to applaud. Send your friends a special email sharing your testimonial about the member you are highlighting. Post your Shout-Out on our RSFBPW Facebook page and on your own FB page.

We offer Shout-outs and testimonial time at the end of many of our meetings, however it depends on the time left after our speaker has concluded their presentation. We do not offer testimonial time at our November and December meetings because of the length of the program. We encourage you to pass out your information, flyers, handouts and community announcements during the open networking time which is between 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. 

You may also want to use your 20 second commercial time during the meeting to share your business event or announcement with the group and invite interested members to pick up a flyer with more details in the back of the room. Thanks for cheerfully working with us!

A Gentle Reminder about Spamming RSFbpw Members

Members and visitors must individually ask each member for permission to place them on any form of mass communication-email blasts, newsletter lists, U.S. Mail lists or group texts. Without each member's individual permission, we consider this type of communication to be an act of spamming. To build long-term relationships with members please write personal notes and emails first and after developing rapport, ask these members only for permission to place them on your mailing list. Thank you for your cooperation.  
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If you are interested in becoming a member of our women's Rancho Santa Fe, Business and Professional Women's Association, you must attend two meetings as a visitor, then apply for membership. We have 3 members per category, and if the category is not filled, you can submit the application to one of our board members for consideration. If the category is filled, we encourage you to continue to attend our meetings and network with our members. You can apply when the position opens. Any questions about membership, Contact our VP Membership Sandi Marvich at MSMARVICH@GMAIL.COM or call 619-886-9568.