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    General,  Monthly Meeting

    March 2021 Recordning

    What a meeting! From traditional Irish ballads sung by our amazing Skål USA President Jim Dwyer, to a whiskey tasting from expert Grace Bennet from YAY Concierge – this meeting was CRAIC! Happy St. Patrick’s Day… …and Happy St. Joseph’s too for those who made sure we didn’t forget! Watch the full meeting here on our YouTube channel:

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    Monthly Meeting

    March 2021 Meeting

    Skål Boston Welcomes Whiskey Expert Grace Bennett Courtesy of YAY Concierge for our March Meeting Join us for our March meeting on the 18th at 12pm as we learn about Irish Whiskey and learn to make a true classic cocktail – the Irish Coffee. Click below to view the PDF with all of the details about the event and some background on our presenter Grace. Shopping List for the meeting: Jameson Irish Whiskey Freshly Brewed Coffee Heavy Whipping Cream Cinnamon or Nutmeg Chocolate Shavings (Optional) Sugar (for simple syrup) Bar Kit with Jigger Coffee Pot Bar spoon / or stirring spoon Handheld Mixer or Shaker for Cream Mug / Georgian…

  • Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    Songwriters Hall of Famer Steve Dorff Dazzles Skål Boston with Stories and Songs during January Meeting

    If you were able to join us for our January meeting you too must have been pleasantly surprised by the incredible show that Songwriter Hall of Famer Steve Dorff put on for us. Thanks to Chris Pappas, and her friend Dan Spears from BMI for creating such a special program for us to enjoy! Read more from BMI here. Missed it? Want to see it again? Please enjoy our full meeting below! Many thanks too to Jim Dwyer, President of Skål USA for joining us and leading our toast. Here’s to a safe, prosperous, and friend-filled 2021. Skål!

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    Skål Boston 2020 Holiday Party

    Skålleagues we are grateful to have had the opportunity to toast together on December 17, 2020. It has certainly been an unexpected year, but the fellowship of this group has been a light. Our President, Beth Stehley, welcomed us all to the event and acted as event emcee taking us through a terrific program. Everyone who pre-registered for the meeting was surprised by the Skål elves with a holiday surprise to make your toast a little sweeter. We toasted with outgoing Skål USA President Dave Ryan, who’s been a regular with us this year, and with incoming President Jim Dwyer. Carrie Campbell announced our 2020 charity and David Colella introduced…

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    October 2020 Meeting

    Hello Skalleagues! Thank you for joining us for our October meeting! We’ve started a YouTube channel to keep our videos on so you can always reference back to them. This month was a terrific meeting with Dave Ryan, President of Skal USA joining the call to give us an update on dues, a SPOOKTACULAR video put together by Beth’s team of past Halloween fun with our Skalleagues and our update from Sebastian Colella from Pinnacle Advisors. Please see our last post for Sebastian’s deck. Without further a-BOO, here’s your October meeting…

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    October Monthly Meeting (Pinnacle Notes)

    Thanks to everyone who joined us at this month’s virtual meeting! We had a terrific group! Stay tuned for our next post with Witches Brew recipes from our Skalleagues at the Seaport Hotel. We were lucky to be joined by Sebastian J. Colella, Vice President of the Pinnacle Advisory Group. He created the following deck that we wanted to post here as a resource for our membership. Thank you Sebastian! More info about Sebastian and his team here: https://pinnacle-advisory.com/about/the-team/#

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    April Updates & Newsletter

    Dear Fellow Skalleagues, I start this newsletter with wishes of continued good health to each of you and your families. We are living in turbulent times where our need to connect with family and friends has never been more important. In place of our April 16th meeting, the Club hosted our first ever Zoom Skal Toast and Conversation. Approximately 50 members attended along with Skal USA President David Ryan. It was great to finally “see” so many of you and hear from President Ryan. He gave an update on the results of the survey that was sent to members. Skalleagues Dan Donahue and David Colella shared some Boston hospitality insights.…

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    COVID-19 UPDATE: APRIL MEETING

    Good afternoon fellow Boston Skalleagues, I start this communication with a heavy heart as I have heard some of you have been furloughed until we can get ahead of this pandemic.  I am truly sorry because if there was a time when we need to gather and be among friends, this would be that time. I must once again deliver unfortunate news.  Honoring the Governor’s decision to ban gatherings of more than 25 people, our April meeting at the Hampshire House has been cancelled.  I know you share my disappointment as we were preparing to celebrate our Past Presidents.  I want to thank both Tom Kershaw and Michele Giacomozzi for…