Tag: Scandinavian Club

Scandinavian Club invites friends, new members and guests to November 19 meeting

Scandinavian Club table at Sun Lakes Open Houses

Carolyn Hawkins Scandinavian Club officers were present at recent open houses hosted in the clubhouses of Sun Lakes communities to extend an invitation of membership to neighbors and friends who are interested in or of Scandinavian heritage. The most decorative and inspiring table was filled with flags and memorabilia from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and…

Scandinavian Club elects new officers

Officers just elected for the Scandinavian Club (pictured from left to right) are Past President Jerry Johnson, Director Ellie Watman, Treasurer Carol Jacobsen, Director Jackie Cox, Director Butch Hall, Director Connie Santwire, President Carolyn Hawkins and Secretary Valerie Rehrer. The group represents five Scandinavian countries and has entertaining dinners monthly on the third Sunday during…

Scandinavian Club news

Celebrating our Scandinavian heritage with the five countries’ flags and national anthems on March 17 are Sylvia Jorgensen and Carl Nyberg.

Join your Scandinavian neighbors in the Sun Lakes area on Sunday, March 19, at the Sun Lakes Country Club for social hour at 5:00 p.m. and dinner at 6:00 p.m. It is Heritage Day! Appetizers include pickled herring and Scandinavian cheeses, with a cash bar available. Following a fun mixer, dinner will include Torsk or…

Scandinavian Club hosts exchange students

Jeanne Moorhead, Vice President Club members will enjoy presentations by exchange students from Scandinavian countries at their gathering on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Sun Lakes Country Club. A visiting/cocktail hour with a challenging game will begin at 5:00 p.m. A delicious dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m., the students will…

Scandinavian Club news

Jeanne Moorhead, Vice President The Scandinavian Club of the Southeast Valley is looking forward to another enjoyable evening on Sunday, January 22 at Sun Lakes Country Club. We welcome new members and guests as we share our heritage. Scandinavian Club celebrates Sweden, Norway and Denmark, along with Finland and Iceland and honors our status as…

Scandinavian Club posts December activities

Jeanne Moorhead, Vice President Scandinavian Club has begun the season by being entertained by an enthusiastic and colorful performance from the Scandinavian Dance Club at the November meeting. The dancers are always a favorite of the membership. The folk dancing club was started in the early 1970s by members of the VASA Order of America.…

Scandanavian Club news

Jackie Cox The Scandinavian Club of the Sun Lakes area invites all to its November 15 Heritage event featuring appetizers, dinner, Scandinavian dancers, ethnic displays and warm fellowship. Social hour begins at 5:00 p.m. with appetizers including pickled herring and Scandinavian cheese, followed by a toast and “skoll” led by President Jerry Johnson, with dinner…

Scandinavian Club to meet on March 20

Lyle Replogle The club had its annual Scandinavian Heritage event in February when many who attended shared their Scandinavian artifacts with us. We were pleased to have Svein Jenshus, a resident of Sun Lakes, relate his experience as an immigrant from Norway with us. Mr. Jenshus also shared much of his knowledge of Scandinavia. Our…