Noe Valley Voice March 2012

More Groups to Join


Al-Anon Noe Valley

Support group for families and friends of problem drinkers

Contact: 834-9940


Meetings: Wednesdays, 8-9:30 p.m.

St. Philip Church, 725 Diamond St. (park on Elizabeth Street side; meeting entrance on 24th Street side through parking lot).


Castro Area Planning + Action

Contact: 621-0120


Meetings: Second Thursday, Eureka Valley Rec Center, 100 Collingwood St., 7:30 p.m.


Castro/Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14137, San Francisco, CA 94114

Meetings: See website calendar. Castro Meeting Room, 501 Castro St., 7 p.m.


Castro Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays, 4 to 8 p.m., on Noe between Market and Beaver

Contact: Steve Adams, 431-2359

Sponsor: Merchants of Upper Market & Castro;


Diamond Heights Community Association

Contact: Betsy Eddy, 239-5776

Mailing Address: P.O.Box 31529, 

San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings:First Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Call for location.


Dolores Heights Improvement Club



Meetings: Board meetings bimonthly; mem­bership semi-annually.


Dolores Park Works

Contact: Robert Brust, 713-9061


Meetings: Call or email for details.


Duncan Newburg Association (DNA)

Contacts: Pat Lockhart, 282-9360; 

Diane McCarney, 824-0303; or 

Deanna Mooney, 821-4045

Mailing Address: 560 Duncan St., 

San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Call for details.


Fairmount Heights Neighborhood Association

Contact: Gregg Brooks


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31059, San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Email for details.


Fair Oaks Community Coalition

Contact: Andy Segal, President


To become a member of FOCC’s Google group, email

Meetings revolve around activities such as the May Fair Oaks Street Fair.


Friends of Billy Goat Hill

Contact: Lisa and Mo Ghotbi, 821-0122



Friends of Dolores Park Playground

Contact: Nancy Gonzalez Madynski, 828-5772



Meetings: See website.


Friends of Glen Canyon Park

Contact: Richard Craib, 648-0862

Mailing Address: 140 Turquoise Way, San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Call for details.


Friends of Noe Courts Playground

Contact: Laura Norman


Mailing Address: c/o Friends of Noe Valley, P.O. Box 460953, San Francisco, CA 94146

Meetings: Email for dates and times.


Friends of Noe Valley (FNV)

Contact: Todd David, 401-0625



Meetings: Two or three annually; held at St. Philip’s Church or James Lick School


Friends of On Lok’s 30th Street 

Senior Center

Contact: Marianne Hampton, 601-7845

Mailing Address: 225 30th St., San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Occasional. Call for details.                      

Friends of Noe Valley Recreation Center and Park

Contact: Alexandra Torre, Kate Haug, or Molly Sterkel



Meetings: Email or check website.


Liberty Hill Neighborhood Association

Contact: John Barbey, 695-0990

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 192114, 

San Francisco, CA 94119

Meetings: Quarterly. Call for details.


Merchants of Upper Market and Castro



Mailing address: 584 Castro St. #333, San Francisco, CA 94114

Meetings: Call for details.


Noe Valley Association–24th Street Community Benefit District

Contact:Debra Niemann, 519-0093

Dispatch: To report spills, debris, or garbage on 24th Street, call Ron Atwood, 509-1097.



Board meetings: Quarterly. See website.


Noe Valley Democratic Club

Contact:Andy Fleischman, 641-5838

Meetings: Third Wednesday, St. Philip’s Church, 725 Diamond St., 7:30 p.m. Call to confirm meeting dates.


Noe Valley Exercise Partners

Contact: Gwen Sanderson, 509-6261


Meetings:Contact to coordinate 30-minute to one-hour sessions of free cardio, stretching, and strengthening.  


Noe Valley Farmers’ Market

Open Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3861 24th St. between Vicksburg and Sanchez.

Contact: Leslie Crawford, 248-1332



Noe Valley Library Campaign

Contacts:Kim Drew, 643-4695,

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, 391 Grove St., San Francisco, CA 94102


Noe Valley Merchants and Professionals Association (NVMPA)

Contact: Robert Roddick, 641-8687

Meetings: Last Wednesdays of January, February, March, April, July, October, and November, at Bank of America, second floor, 9 a.m. Breakfast meetings May and September at Noe’s Nest, 9 a.m. No meetings June, August, and December. 



Noe Valley Parent Network

An e-mail resource network for parents

Contact: Mina Kenvin



Noe Valley Preparedness Committee

Contact: Maxine Fasulis, 641-5536


Meetings: Call for details.


Outer Noe Valley Merchants

Contact: Jim Appenrodt, 641-1500

Mailing Address: 294 29th St., San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Call for details.


Residents for Noe Valley Town Square

Contact: Todd David, 401-0625



Meetings: Call for details.


San Jose/Guerrero Coalition to Save Our Streets

Contact: Don Oshiro, 285-8188



Meetings: See website.


SafeCleanGreen Mission Dolores

Contact: Gideon Kramer, 861-2480




Upper Noe Neighbors

Contact: Vicki Rosen, 285-0473

Mailing Address: 169 Valley St., San Francisco, CA 94131

Meetings: Second Wednesday, Upper Noe Recreation Center, 295 Day St., 7:30 p.m.