Victoria Swiss Society or VSS of Victoria, BC, Canada
"The VSS purpose is to promote the culture & heritage of Switzerland, and social & personal contact among members of the Society and welcome anybody who has a connection and/or Swiss roots, and anybody else who is genuinely interested in learning more about Switzerland and Swiss people."
List of our VSS regular meetings & events planned for 2015:
· January 23: VSS - Membership Meeting & Sing-Along
· February 26: VSS - Annual Member Dinner at the 'Bistro Suisse', Sidney
· March 28: Norwegian Society invite to 'Bingo-Night at Norway House'
· April 19: VSS - Annual Nature Hike
· May 20: Joint Swedish/Swiss Folk Music Night with Food
· May 23: Annual ‘Jass’ Tournament
· June 21: Swedes invite to Country BBQ & Bocce Games at Beaver Lake Park
· July 1: VSS - Canada Day Parade participation in Sidney
· July 15: VSS - Annual 'Mini Cruise' with BC-Ferries
· August 8: VSS - 'August 1st' Swiss National Day Celebration
· August 23: Norwegian Society invite to 'Corn Roast at Island View Park'
· September 11-13: VSS - Qualicum Bay Weekend at 'Qualicum Bay Resort'
· September 12: Swedish Society invite to 'Seafood Dinner at Norway House'
· October 3: VSS - 'The Sound of Switzerland' Fundraising Event at 'Alix Goolden Hall & Norway House'
· October 21: Swedish Society invite to 'Pea Soup and Pancake Night at Norway House'
· (October 22): VSS - Annual Swiss Raclette & Dessert Evening at 'Norway House': moved to Feb. 2016
· November 14: Norwegian & Swedish Society invite to 'Scandinavian Craft Fair' at Norway House'
· November 18: VSS & Swedish Society invite to 'Lester B. Pearson Students Performing' at Norway House'
· November 20: VSS - Elections & Games Night
· November 28: Norwegian Society invite to 'Ludefisk Christmas Dinner at Norway House'
· December 5: VSS - 'Swiss Sami-Chlaus' & Christmas Dinner Party
Also regular / ongoing events:
· Monthly: ‘Jass’ Evening (second Thursday of month, not in summer months)
· Monthly: VSS - Ladies Luncheon (every third Wednesday)
· Regular: VSS Hikes & other outings
If you would like to know more about the VSS and/or our events feel free to email Ric (Ulrich) Fischer, VSS-President at:
UlrichFischer@shaw.ca or give him a call at: 250-472-1850