The police forces in Sweden and the United States are a part of the legal institutional frameworks which are thought to protect society and to underpin the overall trend of decreased violence in our modern democracies over time. The ability of the forces to contribute to this continued trend depends on their quality, competence and values, and, many would argue, on our continued possibility to scrutinize them at the same time as appreciating the extremely difficult job they do every day.
At 8pm on Monday, April 3rd, 1905, at the Continental Hotel, now being rebuilt (across from the Central Station in Stockholm) for the second time since the building that stood then, a meeting was held to form the Swedish-American Society (Svensk-Amerikanska Sällskapet). The meeting had been advertised in the newspapers of the day by editor Carl Friberg, chief district judge Gustaf Fahlcrantz and editor Gustaf Gullberg.
NOW WITH FREE ENTRANCE FOR MEMBERS!
Our monthly mixing, mingling and networking event, Third Thursday (or "3T" as regulars call it) is open to anyone with an interest in The American Club of Sweden. It's even a great opportunity for those considering membership to get to know our Members and learn more about our club.
The Third Thursday of each month at Hilton Stockholm (Slussen) from 17:30-19:30.
The American Club's 55th Annual Gunnar V.H. Rasmussen Golf Challenge, Sweden's second longest-running golf tournament, will be played this year. One possibility is on Memorial Day (May 25th) again this year, or a date in August or September. Please let us know what you think would be best! The competition is geared for everybody and we typically have a wide range of talent and experience.
The tournament is sponsored by:
Prizes are also donated by numerous supporters of the American Club.
Don't play golf? In keeping with tradition, we hope for an active day at the "19th hole" open to all Members and their guests, as we end the round with drinks, a prize ceremony and a meal. Come out and enjoy the day at the course.