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Gus Noble receives 2021 National Tartan Day Award

Gus Noble, President of the Chicago Scots, received the 2021 National Tartan Day Award presented by the Scottish Coalition USA. The award was presented April 6, 2021 during the National Tartan Day Commemoration Celebration, hosted virtually by the American Scotland...

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Heroes for Heroes: A Year in Review

One year ago, Chicago Scots began a collaboration with local artist David Lee Csicsko to help support our heroes at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care.  Each month we have celebrated a Scottish or Scottish-American hero featuring them on apparel, mugs and other...

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Ways to Celebrate 2021 Tartan Day Safely

Events and Activities to celebrate 2021 Tartan Day Safely National Tartan Day recognizes the contributions of Scottish Americans to the U.S. and commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath 701 years ago which declared Scottish independence. For 175 years...

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2021 Highland Games Announcement

Last March, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Chicago Scots announced with regret that we would press “pause” on all our in-person events until we were absolutely certain we could host them safely. Unfortunately, that time has not yet come. We...

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Remembering Roberts Burns

Despite lockdowns due to COVID-19, plans are underway to honor Scotland’s ploughman poet Robert Burns’ birthday throughout the world. Here is your resource guide to celebrate Robert Burns safely at home all week long. Be sure to sign up for the global celebration...

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