AMERICAN-SCOTTISH FOUNDATION  February 2020

Dear ASF Members and Friends, 
A very busy start as always to the New Year. Before we share details of upcoming events we share news and photos of our recent Burns Night Celebration and 
2nd Annual Kiltskate NYC.  

Then below you will find details of upcoming events which we hope you will join us for.

Please reach out to us with any questions or ideas.
Camilla Hellman
President,  American-Scottish Foundation 
   
  A thank you to all who helped to make the
ASF Robert Burns Night Celebration 
held for the 25th year, with the University Club, NYCsuch a memorable evening.

The evening began with a Reception and Whisky Tasting hosted by  Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Distillery and The Scottish Salmon Company.

The Address to the Haggis was given with theatrical gusto by Robbi Munro with Burns musical interlude led by the award winning team of Claire McKenzie & Scott Gilmour of Noisemaker with collaboration from Alastair McCulloch who played the historic Gregg Violin.

The Gregg Violin,  owned by Robert Burns' dance teacher, William Gregg. 

ASF extends a special thank you to the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA and the Scottish Government for arranging for the Gregg Violin inclusion in the ASF Burns Night Celebration.

The evening concluded with enthusiastic reeling ... a wonderful evening. 

  On February 1st ASF held our 
 2nd Annual Kiltskate NYC with 
 Bryant Park .

 With NYU Pipe Band piping and 
 the wonderful Shot of Scotch   dancers performing on ice an             around the rink, Walker shortbread and saltires waving, it was a great afternoon of fun on skates.

  
EVENTS IN THE COMING WEEKS.... COME JOIN US 
Celebrate your love of Scotland.

February 25th : ASF in association with the Burns Society of NYC
Enjoy an international whisky journey - Tasting, Talk &
Book signing with Robin Robinson.
The Union Club  6.30
101 E 69th St, NYC

Tickets $75
Book signing to follow whisky 
tasting of 6 countries and light food.   Ticket Link HERE

Jackets and ties for gentlemen and clothing of equivalent formality for ladies are required at all times.
No Jeans or sneakers are permitted.
 
April 1  6pm Talk & Reception (details TBA)
ASF & National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA

April 3  12.30pm Tartan Day Observance   
Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace (free)

            2pm  Talk & Book Signing (details TBA) 
ASF & NY Genealogical & Biographical Society

April 4  10.30-12.45pm Pipes & Drums    
Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace (free)

April 4  2pm The 22nd Annual NY Tartan Day Parade 

April 4  ASF Members & Guest Post Parade Party
Tickets are now available on line HERE

April 5  12.30pm Scotland on the Fountain Terrace
Bryant Park (free)

April 6  6.30pm  Taste & Spirit of Scotland (details TBA)

Keep up to date visiting our website and Facebook for news or contact us directly via email americanscottishfoundation@gmail.com
ADDITIONAL WAYS TO SUPPORT ASF THROUGH 
MEMBERSHIP or DONATIONS

Membership: A corner stone of our organization, our Membership continues to grow.   If not yet a Member of ASF we invite you to  join and take advantage of all of the Foundations benefits  and ways to be involved.

All that we ask is that you have a love of Scotland!  
Click here to learn more and to join

Donations: If you would like to make a donation to ASF in 
support of our Heritage, Arts, Culture or Bursary programming, opportunities are note 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.(929) 499-9025


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