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August 2018

ASF Newsletter - August 30, 2018





Announcing the Scottish NA Leadership Conference
Oct. 19 - 21 Troy, Michigan
Learn More About the Conference Here



Sir Moir Lockhead and Andy Scott Receive Wallace Awards from American Scottish Foundation

Businessman Sir Moir Lockhead and sculptor Andy Scott have become the latest winners of the Wallace Awards from the American Scottish Foundation. READ MORE

June 2018

On June 7, 2018, The American-Scottish Foundation, The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York and The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA , hosted a talk and reception celebrating the 150th birthday of Charles Renie MacKintosh. Here is a video of that presentation:


April 2018

Read about the 20th Anniversary Tartan Day Parade in New York City in the Scottish Banner Here.



Tartan Day on the Fountain Terrace

Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band have the dream of piping up Sixth Avenue as part of the biggest ever 20th Anniversary Tartan Week in New York. Read More here . . .

February 2018

Lisa KowalskiA TEENAGE singer-songwriter from Paisley will make a “life-changing” appearance at New York Tartan Week as a result of her involvement in the town’s UK City of Culture Bid. Lisa Kowalski, who to date has only performed in central Scotland, will sing at a lunchtime concert in Manhattan’s Bryant Park in April. READ MORE...


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Duncan McDonaldA wonderful salute to one of the powerhouses of the Scottish American diaspora - Duncan MacDonald, now 102 years young - and profiled in the The Vineyard Gazette.

An in depth interview with MacDonald touches upon her ground breaking career - from running a radio show for the New York Times to directing the first soap opera on television - to her later introduction to her Scottish routes through volunteering at the American Scottish Foundation.

In 2014 the ASF awarded Ms MacDonald the ASF Wallace Award for her contribution to transatlantic relations.