March 2012

Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What you Eat

Mon, Apr 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What You Eat

Author, Taste What You’re Missing: The Passionate Eater’s Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good

Professional food developer Stuckey shares her vast knowledge to help us better understand the psychology and physiology of taste. Learn how to develop and improve your tasting palate by discerning flavors, detecting ingredients and creating new taste combinations.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. Read more »

Jennifer Granholm and Dan Mulhern: What Candidates Should be Discussing

Tue, Mar 20 2012 - 12:00pm

Jennifer Granholm and Dan Mulhern: What Candidates Should Be Discussing that They’re Not
 
Jennifer Granholm, Former Governor, Michigan; Distinguished Practitioner of Law and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley; Host, Current TV, The War Room with Jennifer Granholm; Co-author, A Governor’s Story: The Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future Read more »

Charles Frankel, Honorary Consul General of Botswana

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Fri, May 11 2012 - 12:00pm

Botswana: The Desert Country that Blossomed with Independence

Charles Frankel,
Honorary Consul General of Botswana

With almost 70-percent of the country covered by the Kalahari Desert,with a per capita GDP of approximately $70 and a small number of college graduates, the future of Bechuanaland, at its 1966 independence, was not expected to be favorable. However, today Botswana has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, a highly advanced banking system and a 50-year history of democratic government. Read more »

Guy Gugliotta: Freedom's Cap- The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War

Thu, Apr 5 2012 - 6:00pm

Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War

Guy Gugliotta, Author, Freedom's Cap

Hear the fascinating story of the design, engineering and construction of the U.S. Capitol building during a time of heated politics, sectional conflict and imminent civil war. Read more »

GM CEO, Dan Akerson

Wed, Mar 7 2012 - 6:00pm

GM CEO Dan Akerson

Dan Akerson,
 Chairman and CEO, General Motors Read more »