Torskeklubben

Torskeklubben – Everyone welcome.

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: Happy hour 6pm, dinner 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Tor Olufsen 604-294-0749 or Bent Nielsen 604-321-3392

Spring Clean-Up

This is a great way to meet the other volunteers, and to get to know the Centre from top to bottom!

Date: Saturday May 6, 2017
When: 8:30am – 3pm. Breakfast by the Finnish War Veterans at 8:30.  Lunch provided by Danish House at 12.30pm.
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Please let us know in advance if you will be coming and if you will be joining us for breakfast and/or lunch. Phone 604-294-2777 or  info@nullscandinaviancentre.org.

Bring rakes, leaf blowers, buckets & rags, even vacuums. Indoor & outdoor jobs for all ages Rain or shine We always appreciate as much help as possible.

Thank you in advance!

Spring Clean-Up – THANK YOU!

Thank you to all who came to our clean up day!
We had about 50 people, who got to meet the other volunteers, and also got to know the Centre from top to bottom!

The wonderful breakfast was made by the Finnish War Veterans.
And the delicious seafood chowder was lunch provided by Danish House. Thank you for both!
We hope to see you again for the fall clean up.

SCCS Annual General Meeting

Scandinavian Community Centre AGM

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 7pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

TAKE NOTICE: The Annual General Meeting of the  Scandinavian Community Centre Society will be held at the
Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby BC, on Thursday 20th of April 2017 at 7:00 pm to:

  1. Consider the reports of the Directors
  2. Consider the Financial Statement for the year ended 31st of December 2016.
  3. Resolutions.
  4. Elect Directors for the coming year.
  5. Transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

Agenda for the Annual General Meeting will be posted at the Scandinavian Centre 30 days before the Meeting.

Dated the 12th January 2017. By order of the Board of Directors of the Scandinavian Community Centre Society.

Dave Buchmann, President.

 

 

Torskeklubben

Torskeklubben – Everyone welcome.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: Happy hour 6pm, dinner 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Tor Olufsen 604-294-0749 or Bent Nielsen 604-321-3392

Torskeklubben

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

The SHS Trade Award

The SHS Trade Scholarship was founded by the board of Sweden House Society in 2015 as a way to honour the early Swedes who came to British Columbia, and helped building our province with their hands and hearts.

The goal of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia apprentice with the cost of their apprenticeship in of the following industries: construction, transportation, mechanical or electrical. The studies should result in a BC accreditation within the particular trade.

The scholarship has a value of $2,000 and will be paid upon proof of the recipient’s admission, with the funds being distributed upon the commencement of studies. It will be officially handed out in June 2018.

The 2018 application should include the following:

  1. Applicant’s name, address and email address.
  2. Proof of resident status of BC.
  3. Proof of registration to an accredited institution.
  4. Transcript of the most recent studies and marks.
  5. A written reference from one or more of the following: a previous teacher, instructor or school administrator, member of Sweden House (including organizations belonging to Sweden House) or someone unrelated who can attest to the applicant’s good character
  6. A short, handwritten essay that includes the applicant’s link to or view on Sweden, a description of volunteer work and /or employment, educational experiences, interests, travels, hobbies and to also future academic and post educational goals and how this scholarship can assist in attaining them. Particular weight will be addressed to volunteer work for one of the Swedish organisations which are members of the SHS.
  7. Any additional personal information that would serve to better assess the application. Especially involvement with the Swedish Community where the applicant lives or volunteering/connection with Sweden House Society or any of its member organisations is considered in a favourable way.

In order to be considered for the 2018 scholarship, the application and supporting documentation must be submitted by March 31, 2018 by email (swedenhousechair@nullgmail.com).

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