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Colonial Forefathers’ Day Luncheon and Annual Meeting


The Delaware Swedish Colonial Society and The Swedish Colonial Society  

request the pleasure of your company at the Colonial Forefathers’ Day Luncheon and Annual Meetings Commemorating the 382nd Anniversary of the founding of the New Sweden Colony


Saturday April 4, 2020

at the 

University and Whist Club

805 Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806

Speaker:  Christian Roden, whose topic will be "Swedish Taste on the High Seas" 

12:15 PM Cash Bar    

1:00 PM Luncheon 

$50.00 per person 

Meal Includes:  

Salad:  Spinach and Bibb with Mandarin Orange & Almonds, Scarlet Orange Vinaigrette

Choice of Entree: Broiled Salmon w/Pineapple-Chili Glaze, Braised Beef Bourguignon or Vegetarian

Dessert:  Linzer Tart

Rolls, butter, coffee & tea

Make checks payable to “DSCS” and forward to Ms. Janet Anderson 

13 Craig Road, Bear, DE 19701  

To support the educational / cultural programs of the Delaware Swedish Colonial Society and / or The Swedish Colonial Society with a fully tax-deductible optional contribution, please enclose a separate check payable to the Society of your choice (“DSCS” or “SCS”) 

Please RSVP not later than March 23, 2020 

Contact Elsa Orescan (302) 999-0185 with questions 

Also, please mark your Calendars:  

April 26, 2020 - 12:00 - 4:00 PM  

Festival at the Fort with Landing Day Ceremony at Fort Christina