Wallace Award for Hewritage, Arts and Culture Friday November 9, 2018 banner

On Friday November 9th The American-Scottish Foundation® held the ASF 2018 Wallace Award® Dinner for Heritage, Arts & Culture, co-chaired by Elizabeth De Forest Scott and Roderick Gow at the University Club, New York City.



The Wallace Award was presented to
Sir Moir Lockhead
National Trust for Scotland, Chairman

Andy Scott, BA
internationally acclaimed sculptor for Arts, Heritage and Culture.




The evening benefitted the ongoing work of the Foundation. A portion of the proceeds will be given to support the £2m Neonatal Unit appeal being undertaken by University of Aberdeen and The ARCHIE Foundation's for cutting edge research in reproductive medicine at The Baird Family Hospital, Aberdeen. The Archie Foundation are a long time project partner of the ASF looking after over 200,000 children annually throughout Scotland.


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The evening was a celebration of Scotland beginning with a whisky tasting from Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Distillery 

Scotland's National Chef and 2017 Winner of Top Chef the Professionals, Gary Maclean, brought  great "touches" to spark the menu.

The award winning team of Claire McKenzie & Scott Gilmour of Noisemaker offered musical nterludes with Mike Ogotree and Shortbread.

Through the  generosity of donations guests enjoyed Silent and Live auctions which offered Golf, fishing, or wine country experiences, throws, jewelleryand whisky - a wide array of items.  The auctions brought opportunity to help support the ongoing work of the ASF and for an ASF Grant to the new Baird Family Hospital in Aberdeen and its Neonatal unit being overseen by the ARCHIE Foundation alongside the University of Aberdeen.

Live Auction lots include:


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The Wallace Award® recognizes the contribution of Scots, those of Scottish descent and Americans and Canadians, for outstanding achievement or significant contribution in their field of endeavor and for their contribution to these countries.

Recent Wallace Recipients include: Sir Ian Wood, Duncan A. Bruce, Dr Alan L Bain, The Rt. Hon. Lord Smith of Kelvin, The Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Sir Thomas M. Devine, Sir Tom Farmer, Kenneth B. Miller, Mr. Claudio Del Vecchio, Euan Baird, The Forbes Family, Sir Sean Connery. For full History of Wallace Award Recipients click HERE.

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