Town Square

Post a New Topic

Historic Filoli estate to honor longtime curator Tom Rogers

Original post made on May 2, 2012

Tom Rogers, who will be honored Thursday, May 10, at the opening night reception for Filoli's flower show, retired last year after 22 years as curator of the Woodside mansion.
[Web Link ==B ■ Tom Rogers is honorary chair of Filoli's flower show.==

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 5:28 PM

Comments (3)

Like this comment
Posted by Davena Gentry
a resident of another community
on May 2, 2012 at 12:26 pm

It's great to read that Mr. Rodgers is getting the recognition that he so much deserves. He has been a valuable asset to Filoli and "his shoes" would be hard to fill!

Congratulations Tom, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Davena Gentry and Jonathan Fisher

Like this comment
Posted by Earle Jones
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on May 2, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Congratulations to my friend and lunch-mate! He is a first-class guy and a very good friend.

Like this comment
Posted by Robert Fisk
a resident of another community
on May 2, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Congratulations, Tom
on this very deserved tribute and recognition. It has been a joy to have been one of the thousands trained by you as a House and Garden docent and to be regaled by your stories at lunch occasionally in the Quail's Nest Cafe. You always have a way of making everyone feel special that you meet and now it is your turn too. And moreover, NOW we REALLY need to get the Board of Governors to name you, Curator Emeritus!!!
As the church lady (aka Dana Carvey), would have said "Isn't THAT Special!"
Standing in my pew with purple socks and silver-purple hair, and offering a warm hug, I am,
Robert Fisk, H&G 2002
Palo Alto

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Coming soon: Fire Oak & Barley in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,767 views

Meditation Before Medication for Better Mental Health
By Chandrama Anderson | 11 comments | 1,707 views

The Saddle Room – A True Friend of Kids
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,562 views

July 27th: Colleges That Change Lives are Coming
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 1,463 views

Moving Away - becoming long-distance friends
By Cheryl Bac | 6 comments | 870 views