December 31st, 2018 

Dear ASF Members and Friends, 
The New Year is fast approaching, we hope all have had a wonderful Holiday Season and all of us at the American-Scottish Foundation send best wishes for the year ahead - and thank you for your support. 

If you would like to make a year end donation to ASF we invite you to do so by clicking on the link HERE - all donations large or small are greatly appreciated.

We are excited by the varied array of projects and events we have planned in the coming months which are noted below. 

But first we invite you to join us for the 
24th Annual Burns Night Celebration
on Friday January 18th and celebrate in true Scottish style.

With very best wishes to all, 
Camilla Hellman
President
American-Scottish Foundation
Join us as we honor and celebrate Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns, for the 24th Annual Burns Night celebration, held in association with the University Club, New York, on Friday, January 18, 2019.

The evening honors the Bard in words and music in true Scottish style and tradition. 

GlenDronach Single Malt Scotch Distillery will offer a whisky tasting, guests will be piped into dinner after which our Master of Ceremonies will "herald the Haggis". 




The Address to the Haggis will 
be given by Robbi Munro, and 
the Toast to the Lads and Lassies  by Mike Ogotree and Sophie Craig. There will be music and there will 
be reels.
Guests will enjoy a silent and live auction of unique items.

The ASF Winter Raffle will also be drawn that evening.

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS for a   wonderful evening HERE
ASF Member tickets from $225.  

Mark your Calendars - Upcoming Winter Events in 2019

Saturday February 2nd
Tartan Kilt Skate NYC
Bryant Park, ,NYC

3pm Bagpipe led Tartan  Kiltskate

Grab your skates - wrap some tartan or your kilt about you and come celebrate Scotland on Skates!

Light refreshments, hot chocolate & wine.
No charge to skate - Skates can be hired for $20.
    
SAVE THE DATE:
Gardening at the Edge - Garden of the West Coast of Scotland

American-Scottish Foundation with  NTS Foundation USA
host a talk by
Simon Jones
Gardens & Designed Landscape Manager NTS
on
Monday February 11th   6pm
followed by light refreshments

Arsenal Gallery (Central Park), 830 Fifth Avenue, NYC
SAVE THE DATE: 
In Conversation with
Claire Mackenzie & Scott Gilmour

ASF in association with
Goodspeed Musicals 
on
Tuesday February 19th
University Club, NYC

6.30 - 9pm   Reception & Performance

Opening at the Goodspeed CT in May, the evening with feature musical exerts from one of Scotland's most highly acclaimed young production teams.


As a member or friends of the ASF you may march with us -
please email us at
americanscottishfoundation@gmail.com

If you are a group wishing to march under your own banner please visit the official website for the parade and register directly through the link HERE

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO SUPPORT THROUGH MEMBERSHIP OR DONATIONS:

Membership : If you are not yet a  Member of the American-Scottish Foundation we invite you to join and take advantage of all that the Foundation.   Click here to learn more and to join
 
Donation: If you would like to make a donation to the Foundation in support of our Heritage, Arts and Culture programming, opportunities
 are noted HERE.

THE AMERICAN-SCOTTISH FOUNDATION

is an international not-for-profit organization. Its aim is to establish links and strengthen ties between Scotland and the United States through the pursuit of contemporary social, cultural, educational, and business activities.  
 
You are invited to join the ASF and become involved in all that is going on.  Details of Membership, both Individual and Corporate,  are  available here.  If you have questions, please call the ASF Office on
Tel. 212 605 0338  Fax. 212 605 0222 


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