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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…

Saint Lucia Day in Sweden

Learn about St. Lucia at the December meeting of the Scandinavian Club.

Lyle Replogle The Scandinavian Club of Southeast Valley started the new season with a catered dinner at Sun Lakes Country Club in the Arizona Room on November 15. Out speaker was Avis Jorgenson, author of Early Danish Pioneers: Southern Arizona Territorial Days. It was a wonderful evening learning about those Scandinavians who came to Arizona…

Scandinavian Club celebrates its heritage

The Scandinavian Club will celebrate its heritage on February 15; many members and guests displayed their treasures at last year’s heritage dinner!

Jerry Christensen Once again the Scandinavian Club will be celebrating its heritage on Sunday, February 15. A very special program is planned as the Consulate of Sweden (Arizona) will be our guest speaker. C. Mattias Stolpe is the Honorary Consul for the Swedish Consulate in Phoenix. His jurisdiction is for the state of Arizona. The…

Scandinavian Club is now in 32nd year

Lyle Replogle/Jerry Christenson The Sun Lakes Scandinavian Club of South East Valley is now in its 32nd year. For many years, it was The Scandinavian Club of Sun Lakes. While membership is largely from Sun Lakes, there now are members from Chandler and other east valley locations. The club meets on selected Sundays five times…