THE 2006 SOMA COMMUNITY POT LUCK “in the heat of the SoMa summer!”

by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA) on August 11, 2006

Wednesday, August 16, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Arc of San Francisco (1500 Howard Street at 11th Street)

FOOD – Visit the SoMa Community Bulletin Board to view the current menu and post your own culinary contributions ( See below for the contact person.

DOOR PRIZES – Contributions have already come from Annie’s Social Club, Capricorn Coffees, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the Peekabootique, Slim’s, the South Park Cafe, Stompers Boots and The Best Impression. If everyone asks only a couple of their neighboring businesses to make a modest donation of goods or services it will help ensure that everyone goes home with something special! See below for the contact person.

DONATIONS – Save our San Francisco Tennis Club (SOSTC) has made a very generous cash donation. If your cooking skills are lacking or you don’t want to solicit door prizes, make out a check to the “SoMa Leadership Council ” to help defray the cost of supplies, decorations, publicity and other expenses. See below for the contact person.

DEADLINE – Monday, August 14 is last call to be recognized in the program. Food and door prize contributors, donors, community-based organizations and candidates for District 6 Supervisor must confirm participation by 4:00 PM on Monday, August 14. Candidates must have paid their $50 donation (which guarantees them a table, space for signs and speaking time) to be listed.

CONTACTS – If you have questions about food contributions, contact Dennis Juarez ( Toby Levy ( is coordinating door prizes. Brian Wallace ( is the liaison to the District 6 candidates, and Paul Lord ( is working with the non-profits and community-based organizations.

Send donations (checks made payable to “SoMa Leadership Council”) to Jim Meko at 366 10th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, or contact Jim at

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