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Desert Highlander

The Desert Highlander
Newsletter for

AUGUST 2019
is now on-line

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Newsletter Editor
Iain Lundy



Scots Hotline

480-788-6694

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The Caledonian Society
of Arizona

P.O. Box 50092
Phoenix, AZ 85076

Public Relations
Don Finch
480-252-0152

 
          

Upcoming Society Events for 2019

Mark your calendar for these events still to come in 2019. Watch for more information soon!:

September 21 - We have been invited again to Lochiel Brewing in Mesa for a fun afternoon at Brews & Bagpipes

October 10 - Our Annual Scotstoberfest returns to Haus Murphy's in Glendale

November 23 - The Society plans to host a St. Andrew's celebration at the ICC in Phoenix

December 14 - For the Hildays, please attend the Celtic Christmas at the Castle (ICC)


President's Letter
David McBee

As hot as it is and so many have fled the valley, we decided to just have a casual get together at Caskwerks Distillery on 8/8.  No program, just time together with a dram or two….

The Flagstaff Games were great and one of the best attended that I have been to.  The new location is a hit.  Good music, good friends, and a few new members that want to get actively involved.  A good weekend until someone let a campfire get out of hand.

David McBeeThe Prescott Games are on September 28th but I will be at a wedding in Maryland.  Make a good showing for us up there in the high valley.

Enjoy the new rains.  It almost feels like Scotland.  Well, maybe not…

The next cycle of events will be starting soon.  Games planning, Scotstoberfest, St Andrews dinner, Christmas at the castle, Burns Dinner…..  Pitch in, let’s have some fun.

David


Society Membership

Attention Caledonian Society of Arizona Members and Friends.
It's now time to renew, or to sign up for your annual membership.
Enjoy the many Benefits:
- help preserve Scottish culture in the Valley
- fun & camaraderie with fellow Scots (multi-generational)
- free admission to CSA Gatherings
- free monthly Desert Highlander newsletter
- free annual consultation session with Our Genealogist
- free name/clan badge
- volunteer opportunities galore!

Renew or join now - 2019 prices
- - $30.00 single and $50 Family (at the same address)
It's easy - just jump to the Membership Page for the form.


COMING EVENTS : Valley, State, Nearby


August 28 MCPB Fundraiser
BJ's Brewhouse, Mesa AZ

September 21 Brews & Bagpipes
Lochiel Brewing, Mesa AZ

September 28-29 Prescott Highland Games
Prescott AZ

October 10 ScotsToberfest
Haus Murphy, Glendale

November 1-3 Tucson Highland Games
Tucson AZ

November 23 St. Andrew's Soiree
ICC

December 14 Christmas at the Castle
Irish Cultural Center

March 7-8, 2020 56th Annual Phoenix Scottish Games
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix


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