The Padre Whisper

January, 2015-Vol 3, Issue 1
In This Issue
Fund a Dream
50-Year Club Luncheon
Alumni Football Cocktail Party
Career Day/Golf Tournament
Throwback Thursday Pics Needed!
Upcoming Events

December 26, 2014

Alumni Crew Row


January 23, 2015

50-Year Club Luncheon


February 5, 2015
Fund a Dream


March 11, 2015
Career Day /Junipero Serra Award


March 27, 2015
Father Serra Heritage Society Luncheon


April 2, 2015
Alumni Football Dinner


April 4, 2015
Alumni Baseball and Volleyball Games


June 22, 2015

Serra Golf Tournament


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Happy New Year to you and your family. In this issue, you will notice several upcoming Padre events, which are always a hit because of the strong support of our alumni community. 

I wish you health and happiness in 2015 and hope to see you on campus very soon!


Bob Greene, Jr. '85
Alumni Director
Alumni News
Fund a Dream is Thursday, February 5
Fund a Dream is scheduled for February 5, 2015. Our keynote speaker will be former Foster City Mayor Pam Frisella, who is the wife of the late Danny Frisella '63 and the mother of Padres Jason '91 and Dan '95.

Our other guest speaker will be David Taufoou '99. David is the founder of the Lemo Foundation, which inspires and encourages deserving youths in our community. 

Our emcee will be Bill Barrett '69, an award-winning radio DJ from New Country 93 KKNU FM in Oregon. Special guests will include three Hall-of-Famers - MLB scout Gary Hughes '59, and former Serra baseball coaches Pete Jensen and Rich Jefferies. 

o register, CLICK HERE.
50-Year-Club Luncheon to be held on January 23

The 11th annual 50-Year-Club Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 23 in the Serra library. Come and join us for a hearty lunch, catered by Serra alumnus Kevin Weir '70. To date, almost 60 alumni have turned in their reservations.


Tickets are $35 per person. You should receive your invitation in the mail very soon. The luncheon is open to all alumni and their guests between the graduation years 1948-1965. Please CLICK HERE to reserve your spot. For more information, contact Alumni Director Bob Greene '85 at 650-573-9935, ext. 191 or

Around the Halls
Spring Alumni Celebrations for Football, Baseball and Volleyball

This year marks our first ever alumni football cocktail party. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on April 2 at the Elks Lodge in San Mateo. All past players, coaches and supporters are invited to the event. Come and reminisce about the good old days on the grid iron with your past teammates and coaches. In addition, Head Coach Patrick Walsh will give an overview of the current football program. A registration form will be online next month.


The Spring Alumni Games will be held on April 4. The day begin at 11 a.m. with alumni volleyball, followed by alumni baseball at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided for you, your family and past teammates at noon. We look forward to seeing you. To R.S.V.P. please email Alumni Director Bob Greene '85 at

Save the Date!

Career Day and the annual Serra Golf Tournament are just around the corner.


Career Day will be held on Wednesday, March 11. We are limited to a certain number of spots per industry, and we tend to fill up fast. CLICK HERE if you are interested in being a speaker. Career Day is an excellent opportunity for you to network and for our current Padres to sample all sorts of career possibilities.

The Serra Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 22 at the Peninsula Golf and Country Club. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please email Bob Greene '85 at Registration for this event will take place in April.

Got Photos? Send Us Your Old-School Pics!

Every Thursday on the Serra website, we feature seven "throwback" images. We have received a lot of positive feedback! If you would like to share any old-school photos from any decade, please CLICK HERE to upload. We can't wait to see what you'll dig up!  

Once a Padre, Always a Padre!