Tag: Scandinavian Club

The last “Skol” of the season

  The Scandinavian Club of the Southeast Valley invites you to attend its final dinner and program of the 2017-2018 year (November-March) on Sunday, March 18, at the Sun Lakes clubhouse. The social hour will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a smorgasbord of pickled herring, sausage, cheese and crackers (and an open bar). This is…

There’s music in the air

  The Scandinavian Club of the Southeast Valley invites you to enjoy an evening of food, fellowship and entertainment on December 17 at Sun Lakes 1 Clubhouse. The Chordaires, a dynamic group of women singing in the Sweet Adeline tradition, will provide sure-to-please musical entertainment. Social hour begins at 5:00 p.m. with cheese, crackers and…

Scandinavian Club notice

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 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 begin educating…

Last meeting of Scandinavian Club 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…

Annual Scandinavian heritage dinner meeting

Lyle Replogle In January the Scandinavian Club of South East Valley hosted exchange students from Scandinavia. It is always an evening of interest for all who attend as we listen to the experience of young people attending school in our country. They also shared some of the differences of education and culture between their countries…

Scandinavian exchange students

Lyle Replogle The Scandinavian Club presented the story of St. Lucia in December as we continued to focus on our heritage. St. Lucia is celebrated by Scandinavians each year on December 13. We also celebrated the season with a sing along of some Christmas favorites and closed by listening to a rendition of Auld Lang…

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. Our 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…