FHS Scholarship Fundraiser

This not-to-be missed fundrais­ing event is back by pop­u­lar demand.

Silent auc­tion, lots of items to bid on!

Enter­tain­ment, Musi­cal enter­tain­ment by local musi­cians
Food avail­able from 6.30pm,  $10.00/person

Date: Fri­day Feb­ru­ary 10, 2017
Time: The doors will open at 6 p.m. with food avail­able from 6.30 p.m. Silent auc­tion from 6:30 to 8:45. Enter­tain­ment at 7:15.
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: $10 for din­ner
Con­tact: To donate items for the silent auc­tion please con­tact Lorene Mara (moopeople@nullshaw.ca).

Dona­tions (please new items only) can also be dropped off at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre Office.

The event is spon­sored by the FHS to raise funds for the  FHS Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram with sup­port from the Runeberg Social Club, Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club, Cana­di­an Friends of Fin­land, Fin­land Sven­ska Klubben and indi­vid­u­al donors.



Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 10, 2017
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sand­wich­es, cakes or cook­ies to share, OR $8 if you prefer not to bring food.
Please help us out by bring­ing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294‑0749 or by  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca

Scandinavian Business Club AGM and Dinner

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm Members! Come to the Annual General Meeting of the Scandinavian Business Club of BC and hear what we’ve accomplished over the past 12 months. This year we have two openings on the Board of Directors, to make a total of 9 Directors. So far, we have one person who has stepped forward, thus we have an opening for one additional candidate. Please let us know in good time before the AGM if you are interested in standing for election to the Board of Directors. Reminder: only paid up members may vote! Renewing members can pay online If you are unsure of your membership status, you should email treasurer@sbc-bc.ca or phone Anders Nurmi at 604-817-7703 to verify. Also, please contact the above if you were a new member in 2016 and are unsure what your status will be as of the AGM (as first year membership is a calendar year from the quarter you joined and may be pro-rated for the second year). Schedule and Dinner Menu 6pm: Networking and Socializing Hour – (Cash Bar open until 8:00pm) 7pm: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 8pm: Delicious Scandinavian Dinner: 1st Course: Herring & Rye Bread; Pea Soup Main Course: Danish Open-faced Sandwiches Dessert: Apple Cake, Tea & Coffee Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., Burnaby, BC V5B 4P9 Early Bird Ticket: Member $30 Non-member $35 Regular Ticket (after midnight Monday February 6th): Member $40 Non-member $45 PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!! (open until Midnight Tuesday February 7th) Register online! It’s fast, easy and secure! www.sbc-bc.ca To register in advance and pay online: www.sbc-bc.ca. VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” if prompted). To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card): email secretary@sbc-bc.ca, call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Date: Feb­ru­ary 8, 2017
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Cost: Mem­bers $30, guests $35
Con­tact: To reserve or to attend as a guest con­tact  Paul Andreassen at SBC Office tele­phone: (604) 484‑8238 or Jan Nordin (604) 551‑7512.
Please note, an added $10 will be charged at the door for any­one arriv­ing unreg­is­tered or not pre-reg­is­tered.


Also vis­it us the web­site at www.sbc-bc.ca.


KroAften, Dan­ish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY

Date: Feb­ru­ary 3, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smør­re­brod is served at 7pm
Con­tact: Ebba Grey 604–990-3550 or by ebba@nullshaw.ca
Dan­ish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tick­ets and table num­ber and enjoy a drink. Smør­re­brod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604–990-3550 or email ebba@nullshaw.ca. You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sand­wich­es by the Mon­day 6pm of the same week. This pop­u­lar event books up quick­ly so call ear­ly!

Enjoy a fine selec­tion of open faced sand­wich­es, dessert, cof­fee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carls­berg.

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

If you have vol­un­teered at the Cen­tre dur­ing the past year or two, come and join the Vol­un­teer Appre­ci­a­tion Lun­cheon, host­ed by the Five Hous­es. Cater­ing by Kate Praegel and games/quizzes by Marg Kirse­bom. MC Nor­man Eyford.

Date: Sun­day, Jan­u­ary 29, 2017
Time: 12:30pm, lunch and pro­gram at 1pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Please RSVP by Jan­u­ary 25th to:

Dan­ish House Soci­ety Ed Kuhlman kuhlman@nullshaw.ca
Fin­land House Soci­ety Veikko Niemelä vniemela@nullshaw.ca 604–980-0706
Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety Ron Stub­bings Norway@nullscandinaviancentre.org
Swe­den House Soci­ety Cari­na Spencer swedenhousechair@nullgmail.com 604–476-0666
Ice­land House Soci­ety Nor­man Eyford neyford@nulldccnet.com

If in doubt, or house­less, con­tact info@nullscandinaviancentre.org or phone the office 604–294-2777.



Vancouver Finlandia Club Movie and Mingle

An Evening event to watch a fun Finnish film (yes, the do exist) and min­gle by the fireside.

Date: Fri­day Jan­u­ary 27, 2017
Time: Doors open 6.30pm, film starts at 7.30pm
Free entry — light snacks pro­vid­ed

Con­tact Kari­na Lin­der klramsay@nullhotmail.com
or vis­it www.facebook.com/VancouverFinlandiaClub for more info.


Torskek­lubben — Every­one wel­come.

Date: Thurs­day, Jan­u­ary 26, 2017
Time: Hap­py hour 6pm, din­ner 7pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen 604–294-0749 or Bent Nielsen 604–321-3392

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