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The British Benevolent Society of California provides financial aid and compassionate relief to British Citizens in need throughout the Western United States.

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Queen Elizabeth II

21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022

Many of us are working to find a way for all to share condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The BBS will do our best to share details of events and ways for everyone to have a chance to pay their respects.

Raise A Glass to The Queen

In honor of The Queen’s life, please join us tomorrow from 5-7PM in Tiburon at Artonomi Fine Art (formerly Trinity House Gallery). This event truly marks the end of an era as she was the only Monarch that was know to many their entire lives.

Location: Artonomi (Formerly Trinity House Gallery)
Address: 82 Main Street, Tiburon-Belvedere
Date: Friday, 9-Sep
Time: 5-7PM

We ask that you RSVP so that we can plan accordingly.

Share a Message of Condolence

There will be condolence books at the British Consulate in San Francisco in the lobby of 1 Sansome Street from 10 am to 3pm Friday 9 and Monday 13 September.

Send a Message of Condolence

The Royal Family website has dedicated their page to the memory of The Queen, her life and reign and much much more. They also have shared a Book of Condolence which is open for all.

Official Statement from the Mayor of San Francisco

The Mayor of San Francisco has shared a statement regarding the death of The Queen and an announcement that they will also have a condolence book available for the public tomorrow, 9 September, in San Francisco City Hall. See full statement here: Mayor of SF Statement

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