August 20th was a warm sunny day in Boston and what better location to have our August meeting than at the fantastic Four Seasons Hotel overlooking the Boston Public Gardens.
President Julie welcomed members and guests and introduced our host for the event, Bill Taylor.
General Manager, Bill Taylor gave the Skal Toast. He and his staff prepared a cocktail reception and delicious lunch for everyone to enjoy.
Past President and Scholarship Chairman, Chris Pappas presented this years Keith Staples Scholarship recipient, Samantha Lee with a $2,500 scholarship. Samantha is an outstanding student and Skal Boston was thrilled to award her the scholarship. She expressed her gratitude at being selected for this scholarship and said her hoped to become a Skal member in the future.
John Yonce, Business Development Manager of Tourism Cares was pinned as a new member by Holly Powers.
Monthly raffle tickets were sold out with receipts earning over $1,000.
Thank you to Masterpiece Video for once again taking photos and a video of the event.