Special Dinner with Ladies Invited, May 17, 2022

Frank Steensnæs talked about Norwegian Shipping on April 12, 2022

Pastor Richard Vevia with Skipper Jim on February 15, 2022

Our Gala Dinner on December 7, 2021.

Meal on November 16, 2021.

We had our first post-pandemic meal on October 26, 2021.

We had a virtual meeting during the coronavirus pandemic on September 18, 2020.

We had Ladies’ Night on Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2020.

We had visitors from the Swedish-American and Finnish-American Chambers of Commerce San Diego on January 10, 2020.

We had Ladies’ Night at our Christmas Dinner on December 13, 2019.

Frank Steensnæs told us about the Norwegian who is the Grandfather of the Russian Navy on November 8, 2019.

Carl Larsen described his trip to Seattle to visit the Nordic Museum in Ballard on October 11, 2019.

Various people described their trips to Norway during the previous summer on September 13, 2019.

Dean Nelson, PhD told us how to ask better questions, get better answers, and interview anyone like a pro. Oddvar Hoidal gave a brief talk about the WWII occupation of Norway by Germany. May 10, 2019

Erik Steigen, President of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles, spoke about the services and activities of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce in Southern California on April 12, 2019.

Dr. Danny Keiller spoke about fine wineries, restaurants, and hotels in Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California on March 8, 2019.

Bjørn Endresen described his boat trip along canals in France at our dinner on February 8, 2019.

Bjørn Svinterud explained the upcoming improvements to the E39 in Western Norway, replacing ferry service on fjords with tunnels and bridges at our dinner on January 11, 2019.

We had a most enjoyable Christmas dinner on December 14, 2018. The San Diego Mannskor sang Christmas Carols.

Jo Sletbak, Norwegian Consul General of San Francisco, attended our dinner of November 9, 2018.

Carl Larsen shared the fun of his trip from Norway to Montreal on October 12, 2018.

September 14, 2018

Political Scientist Kaare W. Strøm explained what is new in Norwegian politics in 2018 on May 11, 2018. Frank Stensnæss graciously filled in for the Skipper to host the meeting.

Walter Redman, who was in charge of DOS Civilian Security and managed 1000 agents, receives a token of gratitude from the Skipper after speaking to the club on short notice on April 13, 2018. He flew in, did the presentation, and flew out. He is a real friend.

We remembered our friend Kjell Holmes and celebrated his life with his son and daughter on March 9, 2018.

Musicologist and Violinist Victoria Martino presented a talk on Edvard Grieg on February 9, 2018.

Christmas Party on December 8, 2017, including singing by the Mannskor.

Presentation by John A. Garzon, Deputy Field Office Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations, San Diego Field Office on October 13, 2017.

Presentation by Wendy Hovland-Henry and Arne Sandvik on September 8, 2017. They spoke about reclaiming water in East San Diego County.

In Memoriam

Charles F. “Chuck” Gorder, Sr. RIP