Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Rev. Peter Smyth “The Mis­sion to Sea­far­ers”

Peter is the Senior Chap­lain of The Mis­sion to Sea­far­ers in Van­cou­ver. He was born and grew up in North­ern Ire­land and has lived and trav­elled in India, Nepal and Ger­many. Ordained in Christ Church Cathe­dral Dublin (Church of Ire­land – Angli­can. Moved to Cana­da in 2001 to Thun­der Bay, Ontario, in 2011 to Sault Ste Marie, and in 2016 to Van­cou­ver to his cur­rent posi­tion.

At the Mis­sion to Sea­far­ers in Van­cou­ver (part of a world­wide orga­ni­za­tion www.missiontoseafarers.org present in over 200 ports) their goal is the same it was when it all began in Eng­land in the 1830’s and that is to care for the spir­i­tu­al, phys­i­cal and emo­tion­al needs of all sea­far­ers and their fam­i­lies. Sea­far­ers are iso­lat­ed from their fam­i­lies and the rest of soci­ety spend­ing many months at sea. The Mis­sion to Sea­far­ers response is a min­istry of ‘pres­ence’ and ‘hos­pi­tal­i­ty’ done by vis­it­ing sea­far­ers on their ship, lis­ten­ing and let­ting them know we care, and by pro­vid­ing cen­tres that are a ‘home away from home’ where they can go and relax, speak with fam­i­ly, send mon­ey home, etc. They also advo­cate for sea­far­ers, keep­ing a watch­ful eye on con­di­tions on board and help­ing them know their rights.

Join us to hear Peter tell us about the work of the Mis­sion and sto­ries of the Port of Van­cou­ver and the sea­far­ers who vis­it, and we should all learn more and grow in our under­stand­ing of, and appre­ci­a­tion for, the sea­far­er.

Date: Wednes­day, Octo­ber 20, 2018 – 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:Roast Pork with appe­tiz­er course of her­ring and mini-rye bread.
Dessert: Cof­fee, tea, choco­late mousse and cook­ies
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION includ­ing a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price, Reg­is­ter by the Mon­day before: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price:   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50

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.

Scandinavian Meet and Greet

Meet new and old friends for a relax­ing evening. There will be music, games and laugh­ter!

Date: Fri­day Sep­tem­ber 28, 2018

Time: 6.30pm

Con­tact: Åsa eidelofasa@nullhotmail.com  604–988-9882 or Rebec­ca rkeckman@nullgmail.com

Cost: For $10 you will get tasty lasagna with sal­ad. Please RSVP to Rebec­ca if you would like food, so that we’ll have enough  

Swedish Christmas Market

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Date: Sat­ur­day and Sun­day,  TWO DAYS Novem­ber 17 AND 18, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admis­sion
Con­tact: AnnaKarin Torn­qvist at swedishculturalsociety.ca@nullgmail.com

Come to the Swedish Cul­tur­al Society’s 2018 Swedish Christ­mas Mar­ket. 2 full days!

Cof­fee, drinks, sand­wich­es and pas­tries avail­able to feed you while you are shop­ping.

Craft tables are sold out.

Scandinavian Baking Class

Kor­va­pu­usti – Kanel­snegl – Kanel­boller – Kanil­snúðar – Kanel­bullar

Mon­day Sep­tem­ber 24th at 7pm

Class will be in the main kitchen at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre

min­i­mum 9, max 12 stu­dents — Price $45/student

Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and cin­na­mon buns to take home.

Please send me an email  and e-trans­fer to reg­is­ter, sbenholm@nullgmail.com

 

ScanSports Buffet Dinner and Silent Auction

 

Date: Sep­tem­ber 21, 2018
Time: 5pm
Cost: $35
Reg­is­tra­tion: Eventbrite
Con­tact: Ques­tions, com­ments, con­cerns? Please con­tact Kari­na — scansports@nullgmail.com 604–728-6572 or Car­ol Mitchell carol_mitchell@nulltelus.net 604–377-1657

A buf­fet din­ner and silent auc­tion in sup­port of ScanSports.This is held in con­junc­tion with the annu­al Golf Tour­na­ment Fundrais­er, and there will be golf-inspired games out on the lawn as well.

Please join us for this deli­cious event and help to keep sports and activites for the young and young-at-heart going at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre.

 

Golf Tournament Fundraiser

6th Annu­al Fundrais­er Golf Tour­na­ment!

To pro­mote youth and sports with­in and around the com­mu­ni­ty. For­mat: Texas Scram­ble (Best Ball). Lim­it­ed to the first 32 ful­ly paid reg­is­tered golfers.
Buf­fet Din­ner, cash bar, silent auc­tion.

Date: Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 21, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. Reg­is­tra­tion desk is open Mul­li­gans for sale: Team pack­age of 5 for $20.00 or $5.00 each. cash only
12:00 p.m.  First tee off. Fol­lowed by 8 and 9-minute tee time sep­a­ra­tions.
7:00 p.m. Pitch and Putt, Silent Auc­tion, Prizes and Buf­fet Din­ner at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre

Loca­tion: Burn­a­by Moun­tain Golf Course
Cost: Reg­is­ter on this  2018 golf reg­is­tra­tion form and sub­mit with pay­ment. Fees are:

Golf, ½ pow­er cart and buf­fet din­ner $132.75

Golf and buf­fet din­ner $117.25

Golf only $ 82.25

Golf and ½ pow­er cart $97.75

Buf­fet din­ner only $ 35.00 — non-golfers are wel­come to attend the buf­fet din­ner

For Spon­sor­ship, please see  Spon­sor­ship Form 2018

Con­tact: Kari­na or Daniel Lin­der scansports@nullgmail.com

 

Bridge Tournament

Bridge clip artVar­den Lodge, Sons of Nor­way, are hold­ing a Part­ner Con­tract Bridge Tour­na­ment.

Date: Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 20th, 2018
Sched­ule:

9am —  Cof­fee, muffins and reg­is­tra­tion

10am —  Play Bridge — five rounds

1pm — Hot lunch will be served

2pm —  Bridge con­tin­ues with five more rounds

Cost: $25 per per­son
Con­tact: Vivian or Helen 604 521‑6714
All cash prizes.

Mon­ey raised to be used for edu­ca­tion­al grants and var­i­ous sports activ­i­ties. Every­one wel­come.