The American-Scottish Foundation® invites you to join them on Friday, November 9, 2018, at the University Club, New York City, for the ASF Wallace Award® Dinner for Heritage, Arts & Culture.
- Sir Moir Lockhead, OBE for a lifetime journey that has taken him from providing transport for people to reach and enjoy Scotland’s beautiful, historic landscapes to leading the independent charity that protects these treasured places. For the love of Scotland he has gifted his time, benevolence and inspired leadership to persuade people to give the millions needed to conserve Scotland’s rich heritage, and especially to help save Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic Hill House.
- Dr. Andy Scott for his outstanding contribution to Scottish Arts, recognized as one of Scotland’s foremost contemporary Scottish sculptors, renowned for his public art. Scott is the creator of the one hundred foot tall equine “KELPIES”Andy found .inspiration for the heads in the hard-working Clydesdale horses.
The Evening is an opportunity for members and friends of the Foundation to celebrate the work of the Foundation, the honorees and Scottish American heritage in true Scottish style.
There will be bagpipes, Whisky Tasting by Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Distillery with Brand Ambassador Greg King, there will be silent and live auctions conducted by Auctioneer George McNeely, with dinner and dancing. Gary Maclean, Scotland’s National Chef and winner of BBC’s 2016 MasterChef The Professionals 2016 will prepare a special Taste of Scotland. Short interlude of music by We are Noise Maker.
The Wallace Award® recognizes the contribution of Scots, those of Scottish descent and Americans and Canadians, for outstanding achievement or significant contribution in their field of endeavor and for their contribution to these countries.
Recent Wallace Recipients include: Sir Ian Wood, Duncan A. Bruce, Dr Alan L Bain, The Rt. Hon. Lord Smith of Kelvin, The Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Sir Thomas M. Devine, Sir Tom Farmer, Kenneth B. Miller, Mr. Claudio Del Vecchio, Euan Baird, The Forbes Family, Sir Sean Connery. For full History of Wallace Award Recipients click HERE.