Stadsmission Thanksgiving – November 27, 2008

The American Club of Sweden logo     Stockholms Stadsmission     Ingelsta Kalkon logo

Thanksgiving Dinner for Stadsmissionen

We are pleased to announce that The American Club of Sweden will once again sponsor a Thanksgiving meal at Stadsmission’s Bostället, a transitional shelter for Stockholm’s homeless population.  Learn more about Bostället (in Swedish) here.

This year's meal will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27th, and will feature turkeys from Ingelsta Kalkon, which the company has offered at a generous discount.

We continue to welcome any other offers of cash or in-kind sponsorship donations for the event.  You can also donate during the Club Thanksgiving Dinner on the 22nd to support this important charity event at Stadsmission’s Bostället.  For questions or inquiries email us at sponsorship@americanclub.se or call 08-559 21 709.

If you are interested in volunteering to staff the dinner or prepare a dish, please e-mail us at volunteer@americanclub.se or contact us by phone at 08-559 21 709.

 

Club Update – October 2008

Beridna Högvakten Event Logo

Meet the horses!!!

Beridna Högvakten Event Logo

Come see the horses of the Life Guard(Livgardet) and learn about the history of this renowned unit of the Swedish military, as well as the horses which participate regularly in military and royal parades in Stockholm.  Sunday November 2nd, FREE EVENT!  More details and RSVP information on the Club website here.

 

Election Watch 2008

Democrats Abroad Sweden Vote logo 
Democrats Abroad Sweden invites you to an all-night election-watch dinner event at Hotel Scandic Anglais, Humlegårdsgatan 23, Stockholm, on Tuesday November 4th, 2008. Read more here on the club website.U.S. Elections 2008

AmCham Sweden invites members of the American Club of Sweden to an Election Watch and Breakfast. AmCham Sweden and the U.S. Embassy invite you to an Election Watch and Breakfast on November 5, 2008.  Read more here on the club website.

 

Thanksgiving - Sheraton Stockholm

With

 

Slim's Gospel Train

 

Saturday, November 22, 2008

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Sheraton Hotel Stockholm

Read more here on the club website.

Third Thursday – November 20, 2008

Third Thursday Networking Mixers are held on the third Thursday of each month.*

This month we are at the Clarion Sign Hotel, Östra Järnvägsgatan 35 (T-centralen, directions here).
As a rule, Third Thursdays are informal — in the tried-and-true American fashion — business cards, handshakes and a smile. American Club members and non-members are welcome and everyone is encouraged to bring guests.

Bring your Business Cards!

No reservation necessary, just drop in. Non-members welcome!

Would you like to showcase your company, product or services
at an upcoming Third Thursday?
Let us know!  Sponsorship is affordable and reaches a broad audience in person and online.


Questions? Email 3T@americanclub.se  or call +46 8-559 21 709

*No Third Thursday event in July

Democrats Abroad Election Watch 2008


 
This night to remember will feature a buffet dinner and panel discussions about the
U.S. elections with leading politicians, journalists and other opinion-makers.

Performers include Cyndee Peters, Sarah Dawn Finer, Rennie Mirro, Adam Baptiste, Pigeon, Jessica Folcker and more.

Continuous updates of the U.S.  election results will be provided on wide screens throughout the night.

TIME: 21.00-06.00
An exciting program with entertainment and debate about the election will take place 21.00-23.00. Watch the election on the big screens and mingle with friends while DJs Camille Santana and D-Flex occasionally stir things up with more music.

DATE: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

HOST: Democrats Abroad Sweden

LOCATION: Scandic Hotel Anglais, Humlegårdsgatan 23, Stockholm

TICKETS: Available through TICNET (www.ticnet.se) by searching "election watch." Tickets sold in two categories: A. Entire event
(21.00-06.00) for 370:- incl. buffet dinner, drinks, panel discussions and entertainment; B. Election watch (22.30.-06.00) for SEK 150:-
incl. entertainment and drink. EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Please invite your friends and colleagues to join us for this momentous occasion.
 
Arranged by Zebra Sthlm Communication www.zebrasthlm.se TV4 will broadcast live from the event.
 
For more information about Democrats Abroad Sweden and the Election Watch 2008 event, please visit www.democratsabroad.se
 
 Scandic Hotel Anglais  www.scandichotels.se

 Talarforum  www.talarforum.se

 Showlighters  www.showlighters.se

 Morgankane  www.morgankane.com

Lucia Day Luncheon – December 12, 2008

ACS Lucia Luncheon - December 12th, 2008, event logo header

Just before Christmas, Lucia comes to light up the long Swedish winter nights. Enjoy this bright and beautiful Lucia Day celebration in the elegant setting of the Grand Hotel’s Hall of Mirrors. Following lunch we will have a Lucia performance presented by the Kungliga Musikhögskola choir for a traditional Lucia candlelight ceremony.

11:00 a.m. Registration and Welcome Glögg and pepparkakor
    Registration room: Strömsalongerna,
     Reception room: Vapensalen
 
12:00 p.m. Lucia luncheon in Spegelsalen
    Traditional dishes, sit-down luncheon
    Lottery drawing
    Kungliga Musikhögskolan and candle ceremony
 
2:00 p.m. Luncheon concludes

The lottery will include prizes from donating sponsors. The list of prizes includes airline tickets, wine and food gifts and more. If you or your company are interested in sponsoring please contact us at sponsorship@americanclub.se  or by phone at 08-559 21 709.

DATE: Friday, December 12, 2008
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Grand Hotel Stockholm, Hall of Mirrors
COST: SEK 600:- per American Club member, who may bring one guest at the same price
SEK 700:- per non-member or additional guests
SEK 6500:- per table of 10
DRESS: Business attire
INQUIRIES: Mike Twardy +46 73 714 8789
email: amevents@americanclub.se
RSVP: E-mail with the subject ACS Lucia Luncheon 2008 to amevents@americanclub.se
Or call Mike at 073 714 8789.
Reservations are binding after December 5th.
PAYMENT: Please confirm your reservations by remitting payment to Bankgiro 160-4040. Mark the payment stub “Lucia Luncheon 2008” and in very legible block letters, write your phone number and all the names of the participants included in the payment. Space is limited – please book as soon as possible!

Cancellations must be made no later than 5 p.m. December 5th, 2008. Reservations are binding thereafter.

Thanksgiving Dinner – November 22, 2008

Thanksgiving - Sheraton Stockholm

Thanksgiving is a traditional American celebration of the autumn harvest… this year we will enjoy favorite Thanksgiving dishes at the Sheraton Hotel Stockholm and then be treated for the second year in a row to the sounds of Slim's Gospel Train.

6:00 pm Registration and Welcome Drinks
 
6:45 pm Dinner
    Thanksgiving Buffet
    Thanksgiving Story
    Slim's Gospel Train (Gospel Choir)
 
9:00 pm Coffee and Dessert
 
11:00 pm Evening concludes

We are also pleased to announce that The American Club of Sweden will once again sponsor a Thanksgiving meal at Stadsmission’s Bostället, a transitional shelter for Stockholm’s homeless population.  Learn more about that event and our sponsor Ingelsta Kalkon, here.  Donations will be accepted at the dinner on the 22nd.  You can also email us at sponsorship@americanclub.se or call 08-559 21 709.

DATE: Saturday, November 22, 2008
TIME: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
PLACE: Sheraton Hotel Stockholm, Tegelbacken 6
COST: SEK 550:- for American Club members who may bring one guest at the member price
SEK 650:- per non-member or additional guests
DRESS: Evening wear/business
INQUIRIES: Mike Twardy +46 73 714 8789
email: amevents@americanclub.se
RSVP: E-mail with the subject ACS Thanksgiving Dinner 2008 to amevents@americanclub.se or call Mike at +46 73 714 8789.
PAYMENT: Please confirm your reservations by remitting payment to Bankgiro 160-4040. Mark the payment stub “Thanksgiving 2008” and in very legible block letters, write your phone number and all the names of the participants included in the payment. Space is limited – please book as soon as possible!

Cancellations must be made no later than 5 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2008. Reservations are binding thereafter.

AmCham Election Watch and Breakfast 2008

U.S. Elections 2008

U.S. Elections 2008

AmCham Sweden invites members of the American Club of Sweden to an Election Watch and Breakfast.

AmCham Sweden and the U.S. Embassy invite you to an Election Watch and Breakfast on November 5, 2008.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Time: 04:30-08:00
Location: Hilton Slussen Stockholm, Guldgränd 8

Price: Free of charge – spaces limited

 

Join us for the selection of America's 44th President and follow the results of the voting. Bring a colleague or friend with you! We will have panel discussions, several TV channels available for viewing, American Breakfast and mingle.

For more information see the invitation (PDF).

Please register at amcham@chamber.se. Remember to bring an ID.

Special thanks to Hill & Knowlton and Hilton Slussen.

Meet the horses – Beridna Högvakten – November 2nd, 2008

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Whether you are a history buff, an animal lover, or simply looking for an excursion to fill up your Sunday afternoon, you’ll find something to enjoy during our visit to the Cavalry Barracks, and the chance to enjoy a ‘fika’ with fellow AC S Members.

 

Look for the ACS group just outside the Cavalry Barracks on Lidingövägen around 12:15pm.

 

The doors to the stables open at 12:30, at which point the ACS group will join others for the lecture.

 

After the tour of the stables concludes at 2:30, interested members can take the 15 minute walk over to Foam Cafe at Karlavägen 75 for a ‘fika’.

 

The event is free (except for your coffee!), but we ask that you RSVP by Wednesday, October 29th.

 RSVP via email at: events@americanclub.se  For more information about the cavalry and the barracks visit: 

www.livgardet.mil.se

www.beridnahogvakten.se

www.fomusc.mil

233rd Marine Corps Ball – 15 November 2008

ON SALE FROM 11:00 TO 13:00

BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2008

WHERE: LOBBY OUTSIDE OF CAFETERIA at the US Embassy, Dag Hammarskjölds Väg 31

WHEN: DAILY 1 OCTOBER UNTIL 22 OCTOBER 2008 FROM 1130-1300

After 22 October, tickets may be purchased at the Detachment Office

TICKETS 750 SEK EACH

Ticket includes:

-Ceremonial Marine Corps Ball Glass

-Champagne for cocktail hour

-Marine Corps Birthday Ceremony

-3-Course Dinner

-Complementary Wine for Dinner

-Open Bar *selected liquors*

-Birthday Cake

-D.J., Dancing, Photographer

AT TIME OF PURCHASE:

-DETERMINE TYPE OF MEAL REQUESTED FOR EACH TICKET

(CHICKEN/ BEEF/ FISH or VEGETARIAN)

-REQUEST SPECIFIC SEATING (IF DESIRED)

The Marines would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

On behalf of the Marine Detachment,

Semper Fidelis

Deon A. Wren

Gunnery Sergeant, USMC
Detachment Commander
American Embassy
Stockholm, Sweden
Phone:  +46 8 783 53 10
Cell:  +46 70 783 53 79

Office IVG: 993 5310
Email: 
wrenda@state.gov