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We are pleased to invite you to the American-Scandinavian Foundation’s2017 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.  As always, this promises to be a festive and memorable evening. The focus of this year’s event will be a tribute to Finland on the 100thAnniversary of its independence.

Highlights will include presentation of the ASF Gold Award to the Honorable John F. Kerry, United States’ 68th Secretary of State for his work on a wide range of global issues including nuclear proliferation, climate change, and humanitarian crises; the ASF Award for Distinguished Public Service to Finnish Nobel Laureate, Bengt Holmström for his work in Economics; and presentation of the Niels Poulson Award to Linda Nordberg, a dedicated ASF trustee, former Vice Chairman for Finland, and Vice Chairman for the U.S.

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for this important and festive event!

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Later Event: May 11