Traditional Fall Dinner instead of the Auction

Suppe, Flæskesteg, Dessert, Coffee or Tea
The Tivoli Singers entertain us with 50’s Theme Songs

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Dinner 7 pm.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $25 Please buy your ticket by October 17th.
Contact: Mail your cheque payable to Danish House Society to Solvejg Nielsen, #1605 – 1245 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC, V3M 6J6 or call Solvejg Nielsen 604-549-4923.

Genealogy Meeting

Date:October 21, 2017 (Date changed from Oct 28)
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Centre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen sonofrasmus@nullshaw.ca

Please see www.scandinavianculturalsociety.org for details

Vancouver Finlandia Club Sing-Along

Celebrate Finland’s 100 Year Anniversary at the Vancouver Finlandia Club Night.

Date: Friday October 20th, 2017
Time: Doors open 6.30pm
Contact Karina Linder 604 728-6572
Presented by Vancouver Finlandia Club

Kongero in Concert

Date: Sunday October 15, 2017
Time: 1pm to 3pm. Doors open 12.30pm
Cost: Tickets at the door $20. Cash only. Advance tickets available here
Contact: Swedishculturalsociety.ca@nullgmail.com
We will serve Swedish Fika in the intermission

With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, the highly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present. A concert with Kongero will take the listener on a fabulous journey, an all-embracing Scandinavian folk music experience. Blue notes, amazing vocal polyphony, groovy, powerful, and intimate. The band was formed in 2005 and besides doing concerts they also conduct well-received workshops in traditional Swedish vocal music and vocal harmonies.

Kongero has released three albums. The debut ”Om Mikaelidagen” in 2008, ”Bakvända världen” in 2011, and ”no. 3” in 2014 and their music has been sampled, has appeared in movie productions, has featured on a Naxox gold album and more. Their fourth album will be released in June 2017, and will be followed by an extensive tour all over Europe and the Americas in 2017.

Organized by Swedish Cultural Society

Vinarterta Baking Class

vinartorta

Date: Saturday October 14, 2017
Time: 9am to 1pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre main kitchen
Cost: The cost will be $25 which covers the cost of the ingredients.
Plan: A one-day class to teach you how to make complete vinarterta: the prune filling, the ‘cookie’ rounds and how to bake them, put it all together, and you will take the vinarterta home.
Contact: Margaret Bjarnason Amirault email: gusta1@nulltelus.net (preferred) or telephone 604-688-9082.

We will follow the old recipe from the 1800s. We hope to provide one teacher per two students.

Coffee, or course, will be in abundance

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors welcome.

Date: Friday, October 13, 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 Dinner

HOW TO ACHIEVE BETTER MARKETING RESULTS WITHOUT SPENDING MORE
presented by:  RNOLD SMITH

(Red Robinson A Retrospective from a Pioneer Rock’n Roll DJ Cancelled)

A big challenge for small business owners, self-employed professionals, and even an employee looking for a raise, is answering the question, “Why you?”. I have asked hundreds of people this question and the vast majority don’t provide any useful information that tells me why I should buy from them specifically. In fact, most people say some form of the exact same thing! So then, how do you choose between two experienced Realtors, Plumbers or Graphic Artists etc.?

Your answer should be specific and concrete and be tied to what your ideal customers care about the most. In this talk I explain how to differentiate yourself so that you become more persuasive and get more customers without spending more money.

Rnold is a New Westminster based business growth consultant. He helps his clients acquire new ideal customers in the fastest, easiest and cheapest way possible based on their current circumstances. People work with Rnold because he is fun, has decades of business development experience and his strategies are easy to implement and based in reality.

He is executive director for the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce, the founder of the Business Collaboration Network, and President of the McBride Sapperton Residents Association.

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Roast Pork
Dessert: Chocolate Mousse, Cookies, Tea & Coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday Oct 9: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50
Please note that all dinner prices have increased $5 effective April 2017.
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
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” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

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