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THANK YOU to the following businesses for donating to the ASF silent auction at the 2017 Christmas Party (click on name to go to website)

Birkholm's Bakery & Cafe


Gerda's Iron Art Gift Shop

Head West / Stancey Monahan
21 West Victoria Street

Ingeborg's Danish Chocolates

Island Brewing Company

Johnson's Jewel Box
Has in store jewelry repair

Knit Fit 
(Interactive craft store)

Old Danish Fudge Kitchen

Lana Marme

Royal Copenhagen Shop

Santa Barbara Symphony

Solvang Toyland

The Solvang Bakery

Svendgaard's Danish Lodge

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The American Scandinavian Foundation of Santa Barbara (ASFSB) is a non-profit organization which was incorporated March 31, 1983. For 36 years prior to that date, the organization was a chapter of the national Amßerican Scandinavian Foundation with headquarters in New York, which was established in 1910 by Niels Poulsen, a Danish immigrant/ industrialist, to conduct educational exchange between United States and the Scandinavian countries.


Move Over, Marie Kondo: Make Room for the Hygge Hordes

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The American Scandinavian Foundation of Santa Barbara Christmas Dinner & Santa Lucia Pageant
(download pdf to fill out and return)
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Santa Barbara Club
1105 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, California 93101

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Greetings members of the American Scandinavian Foundation of Santa Barbara!

January 30, 2017

On this rather glorious Monday afternoon, I write to you first to say thank you for electing me as your President of our Board of Directors, to update you about our upcoming events and to make a special appeal.

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