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Upcoming meetings are -
October 26, 2019 - Boundary Oak CC -- Richard Godfrey MD
February 1, 2020 - Sequoyah Country Club -- MARK YOUR CALENDARS! - Astronaut Jeff Hoffman, brother of RPA member Robert Hoffman, will discuss highlights from his career!
May 2, 2020 - probably at Crow Canyon CC in Danville — no speaker yet.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Location: Boundary Oak CC, 3800 Valley Vista Road, Walnut Creek 94598
Social hour: 11:30 AM
Lunch: 12:15 PM
Speaker: 1:00 PM
Topic: “How to ’Fail’ at Retirement”
Speaker: Richard Godfrey MD - surgeon, teacher, administrator, author, overseas medical volunteer, beekeeper - see more info below
Salmon - Pan Seared in White Wine Butter Sauce
Chicken Breast - Herb Marinated
Eggplant Parmesan - Vegetarian
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Speaker Info: Richard Godfrey is currently an associate clinical professor of surgery at UCSF/East Bay Surgery Residency Program where he works mostly in the Breast Clinic. Administratively he serves as executive director of the East Bay Foundation / Graduate Medical Education. His active surgical career was with TPMG at Oakland, Hayward, and Fremont. Besides breast cancer and melanoma more current research includes cervical cancer screening.
Working with PINCC (Prevention International of Cervical Cancer) he participates in multiple missions to Kenya and Guatemala. Kenya work includes many surgical missions supporting the Matibabu Women/Children’s Hospital near Lake Victoria, and organizing a primary school for orphans on Mfangano Island. Earlier he served wo years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal (1968-1970),
Rich remains active as an apiarist and has authored one novel and a non-fiction book on women leaders in Kenya <www.rgodfreybooks.com> and currently is writing a history of the Ogiek tribe of Kenya, as well as a travel documentary of the San Francisco Bay, co-written with a beagle named Darwin.
Summary of Last Meeting - August 3, 2019
Gerald (Gerry) Bourne