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Celtic Life
November/December 2020

2020 was already set to be a year of change for the Scottish North American Leadership Conference, even before anyone knew what “Coronavirus” was; it would be the first gathering in the event's 17-year history under the new banner, the Scottish North American Community Conference.

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Scottish Banner
November 2020
The Scottish North American Community Conference (SNACC) was formed by the Chicago Scots and American Scottish Foundation (ASF) with The Detroit St Andrews, COSCA, CASSOC and Scottish Studies Guelph completing the SNACC organization. Held annually the organizers look for it to be a way to bring organizations, clans and groups together to share best practices, ideas and practises and benefit from their shared goals and experiences.

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ASF Updates and News - October 25, 2020

ASF October Virtual Events, News & More: October 17, 2020

ASF October Virtual Events: October 12, 2020


ASF Weekly Update: September 18th

ASF Weekly Update: Re-emerging, Reflecting and Remembering September 10, 2020

Autumn Greetings: ASF Virtual Events & News, September 4, 2020


Warm Greetings from ASF: Virtual Events and News, August 19, 2020

Warm Greetings from ASF: Virtual Events and News, August 14, 2020

Updates from ASF: Virtual Events and News, August 4, 2020


In Memorium

MacDonald, a quiet powerhouse of a woman who lived a vibrant, varied life died July 18, 2020 at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven, MA. She was 104. A late-in-life introduction to her Scottish heritage led to interest in all things Scottish, and became a passion. Read More...

ASF Newsletter: July 18, 2020 - Updates, Virtual Events & News

ASF Newsletter: July 7, 2020 - News & Updates for the week ahead - Summer has arrived


ASF Newsletter: June 29, 2020 - News & Updates for the week ahead

The Guards Museum - A Call to Arms!

ASF Newsletter: June 19, 2020 - Summer has Arrived - News and Updates for the Week Ahead

Celebrate the Summer Solstice - With the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and Vivaldi's Four Seasons

ASF Newsletter: June 8, 2020 - News & Updates for the week ahead

ASF Newsletter: June 1, 2020 - News & Updates for the week ahead


ASF Newsletter: May 24, 2020 - Updates for the Week Ahead

ASF Newsletter: May 15, 2020 - Updates for the Week Ahead

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra - Online Concert Available till May 11

ASF Updates May 11, 2020 - This Week got Busy

Giving Tuesday - Support the ASF

ASF News May 4, 2020 - Join us tonight "At Home" wth Maxim Vengerov and Valery Gerfiev in Concert

ASF Newsletter: May 2, 2020 - ASF Shares Ideas and News for the Week Ahead


ASF Newsletter: April 27, 2020 - Continuing "To Pause"

ASF Newsletter: April 23, 2020 - AS we continue "To Pause"

A Special Message - To the Foreign Press Association, Monday April 6 is National Tartan Day

ASF Newsletter: April 6 - Monday April 6 is National Tartan Day


Special Message - Reaching Out to ASF Members and Friends

A Letter of ASF Members - Covid 19 Update

ASF Newsletter: March 4, 2020 - ASF Members Invitation to Post Parade Reception


ASF Newsletter: February 6, 2020 - Spring is on the Horizon

Scotlandshop Tartan Blog
February 2, 2020

Following on from our recent post on the history of the American Scottish Foundation (ASF), and a fabulous evening in New York to celebrate Rabbie Burns, I was lucky enough to interview the current President, Camilla G Hellman, MBE, to gain an insight into their work and mission.

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Scotlandshop Tartan Blog
February 2, 2020

On Friday the 17th of January, The American Scottish Foundation will celebrate its 25th Burns Night Gala Celebration. In this post we discuss the history and story behind the foundation and its founders Lord and Lady Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton.

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ASF Newsletter: January 15, 2020 - ASF Burns Season and February Events

ASF Newsletter: January 4, 2020 - ASF Sends New Year Greetings and News of Upcoming Events