August 6th, 2019

Members and Friends of the American-Scottish Foundation, please put Friday evening, November 8 on your calendars and plan to participate in the Wallace Awards Celebration in 
New York.  The evening will honor:

- Francis Finlay, CMG, OBE,   for his contributions to Anglo American Heritage Arts, Culture and Education
- Paul Little,  for his contributions to transatlantic partnerships in the field of Scotland's education, science and maritime studies

The Wallace Awards recognize those of Scottish descent  who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of Heritage, the Arts, and Culture.

Chaired by Elizabeth De Forest Scott, Olivia Fussell and 
Roderick Gow,  the evening is an opportunity for members and friends of the Foundation to celebrate the work of the ASF, our honorees and Scottish American heritage in style.

From the music of the Alex Donner Orchestra  to the sound of the bagpipes, you will enjoy a Whisky Tasting from Glendronach , and a Scottish menu overseen by Gary Maclean, Scotland's National Chef.   It will be an evening of celebration.

Reservations may be made   HERE on line
ASF Member Tickets from $325 

Patrons - Reservation of 2 or more Mull tickets or above
Reservation may be made HERE on line 

The extensive silent auction of exceptional items and a live auction led by auctioneer George McNeely

The Wallace Awards evening will benefit the ongoing work of the American-Scottish Foundation with a portion of the proceeds directed to the ASF Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton Bursary Program.

Details of past Wallace Awards Celebrations may be found on our website together with a list of our past distinguished Wallace Honorees. 

Forms for Ticket - Silent Auction - Advertising are all linked on the Wallace Awards page HERE

For all questions please contact ASF directly
The Wallace Award Honorees:

Francis Finlay, CMG, OBE
has had a long career in Anglo-American relations and international finance. Born in Britain, Francis attended Ardvreck in Crieff, Scotland before going on to Merton College, Oxford University. In 1982, he and John Clay co-founded Clay Finlay Inc., a global investment management firm that he led as Co-Chair and CEO through 2006. 

Francis' attention then turned to "a portfolio of enthusiasms." He is a Governor and Trustee of the Ditchley Foundation, Chairman Emeritus of the EastWest Institute, and Director and former Chairman of American Friends of the British Museum. He is a member of the Oxford University Chancellors Court of Benefactors and Honorary Fellow of Merton College.  

His not-for-profit directorships focus on education and the arts, especially in relation to Scotland.  He is a Director of the American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland and an Honorary Patron of the American-Scottish Fo undation.

Paul Little 
is the Principal and CEO of City of Glasgow College. For over 30 years, he has led and reshaped five UK colleges, including the pioneering merger, in 2010, of Glasgow's specialist colleges into a £228 million super campus accommodating 40,000 students from 130 different nations. City of Glasgow College is now one Scotland's top performing tertiary institutions and holds the Number One college ranking for WorldSkills UK, an academic competition.                                                             

A Harvard Business School graduate and distinguished academic, Principal Little is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and has received the Queen's Anniversary Award and the Inspiring Glasgow Award.
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