• General,  Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    January Monthly Meeting Postponed

    Fellow Skalleagues, It is with sadness that I write once again.   Our January monthly meeting, which is the installation of your new officers and board is postponed. After members reached out to me due to the rising COVID numbers, the board decided to postpone the January meeting to February.  Mary Chin, incoming President,  generously offered the February meeting as the location of the installation of the 2022 officers and board.  I want you to know this was a difficult decision to make and one that was made with the safety and well-being of each and every member as well as the team members of The Lenox Hotel where the meeting was scheduled…

  • President's Messages

    IMPORTANT REMINDER – SKÅL Renewal Dues

    Greetings all and Happy New Year!  We hope that you are all staying safe and healthy and know that you join us in hopes for an amazing year ahead! It’s that time of year to put out the annual communication about renewing your membership.  I am following up on a communication sent to you in early December by our Treasurer, Efren Aponte. Thank you to those of you who have renewed.    If you have not done so already, please process your renewal payment.  We have to submit payment to SKAL International in Spain very soon, so your attention to this matter is much appreciated! There are two ways to pay…

  • Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    HOLIDAY LUNCHEON POSTPONED

    IMPORTANT MESSAGE Good afternoon fellow Skalleagues, In the last 24 hours, we have received several inquiries from many of you about the safety protocols at our annual holiday luncheon tomorrow. After several conversations and the continued news of an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, we decided it would be in the best interest of safety and well-being of our members and the staff of the Colonnade Hotel to reschedule our event. Our holiday luncheon will NOT take place on Friday, December 17th. We regret the short notice but hope that you understand that your safety and well-being are our priority. A refund will be applied to your credit card, and we will…

  • General,  Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    International Skål Club of Boston’s Annual Holiday Luncheon and Fundraiser Friday December 17, 2021

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Dear Fellow Skalleagues: It’s time for Boston Skalleagues to come together as we have in December for so many years to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season enjoying friendship, food, drink and some laughter, while making a positive impact on the lives of others. The International Skal Club of Boston will hold its Holiday Luncheon live at The Colonnade Boston on Friday, December 17, 2021. As in the past, we will conduct a raffle along with silent and live auctions to raise money for this year’s worthy recipient, the New England Center & Home for Veterans (NECHV). www.nechv.org NECHV is located in Downtown Boston. Its mission is…

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    Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    June Meeting – SPECIAL DATE – at the Raw Bar at Island Creek Oyster Farm in Duxbury

    Our June meeting date has been changed from Thursday, June 17th  to Thursday, June 24th. The luncheon will take place at The Raw Bar at Island Creek Oyster Farm in Duxbury, MA Register: Please click here to register (members + guests only) If anyone has any questions, please ask. Looking forward to seeing you all on THURSDAY, JUNE 24TH Details: Noon – 2:00pm Free, plentiful parking OUTDOORS Casual Picnic Attire Light fare Can be breezy due to proximity to harbor – bring a light jacket and sunglasses Directions: 401 Washington Street Duxbury, MA 02332 GPS/WAZE to Island Creek Oysters Washington Street Duxbury From the North: 93 South to Rt 3 South Exit…

  • 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!

  • President's Messages

    President’s October Newsletter

    October 2020 Dear Fellow Skalleagues, I hope this finds each of you in good health. It has been a difficult year for many, and I sincerely feel for you; especially those who have experienced a job loss or a reduction in your work schedule due to Covid-19. I have some good news to share with you. The Boston Skål Club is now the SECOND largest club in the WORLD. I cannot tell you the pride this gives me when I sit on national calls with my peers across the United States. Dave Ryan, President of Skål USA (who attends many of our monthly Zoom events) along with fellow Skalleague Holly…

  • Monthly Meeting,  President's Messages

    COVID-19 UPDATE: MARCH MEETING CANCELLATION

    Fellow Skalleaugues, With the recent declaration of a state of emergency by Governor Baker, and in the best interest of continued good health and safety, I am cancelling the March Skål Boston Luncheon.  The luncheon was scheduled to be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge on Thursday, March 19, 2020.  I would like to thank Eduardo Fernandez, General Manager and Jim Anello, Director of Catering Sales for their support and guidance over the past weeks. For those of you who registered for the meeting, the Club will issue a refund to your credit card.  If you paid by check, we will confirm with you directly on the best…

  • President's Messages

    March Newsletter from our President

    Dear Fellow Skalleagues. It is a pleasure to be the 2020 Boston Skål Club President this year, and an honor and a privilege to lead one of the largest clubs in North America.  It is my goal to keep you keep you informed of initiatives within Skål International, grow our club’s membership and continue with our philanthropic efforts. 2020 Skål Boston Board Listed below is the 2020 Skål Boston Board and their email addresses.  Please contact any of us should you have any questions: New Skål International Website Skål International launched a new website in late January.  As with any new websites, there are some areas where the information didn’t…