Tarbas

About Us

Our Board of Directors is comprised of the
following honorable persons:

President:
  Natasha Pope
Vice-President:
  Caren Maffucci
Treasurer:
  Scott Stewart
Secretary:
  Vicki Lewis
   
Director:
  Alan Mitchell
Director:
  Cindy Chaput
Director:
  David Chaput
Director:
  Eileen Simmons
Director:
  John Lewis
Director:
  Lesley Hammer
Director:
  Mari Jo Imig
Director:
  Sharon Marshall
Director:
  Tanguy Libbrecht
Director:
  Treece Hanley
     
Board Members

MISSION STATEMENT:

  • To create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of 
    the United States of America and Scotland.
  • To promote the principals of good government and good citizenship.
  • To take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social, and moral 
    welfare of the community.
  • To unite the members in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship, 
    and mutual understanding.
  • To provide a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public 
    interest provided, however, that Society members shall not debate 
    partisan politics and sectarian religion.
  • To encourage service-minded men and women to serve their 
    community without personal financial reward, and to encourage 
    efficiency and promote high ethical standards in commerce, industry, 
    professions, public works, and private endeavors.

(Actually taken from our Articles of Incorporation)

 

January 22, 2022

Haggis Basher's Ball and Burns Supper

January 22, 2022 will be the 21st anniversary of the Anchorage Robert Burns Supper in honor of Scotland's greatest poet, Robert Burns.  

This gala event, which has become one of the most popular evenings of the Anchorage social calendar, will include a fabulous four-course meal, Highland Pipers, entertaining speeches, and dancing!

Your company may reserve a corporate table for eight at a cost of $1,500 per table.  Tables are limited.  Your company name, or another name of your choosing, may be displayed at the table purchased.

Single seats are $187.50 each.

Sponsorships are available, please see our sponsor page for more information.

VENUE:   Sheraton Anchorage
DATE:      January 22, 2022

Drinks will be served beginning at 6:00pm.
Festivities will begin at 6:55pm SHARP.

7:30pm:

  • Address to the Haggis: Andrew Buchanan

  • The Immortal Memory: John Lewis

  • Toast to the Lassies: Kevin Meyers

  • Reply from the Lassies: Samantha Shepard

  • Selkirk Grace: Dore Meyers

  • Master of Ceremonies: Treece Hanley
ATTIRE:   Kilt, Black Tie, or Business Suit

Note:  For check-in purposes only, a list of names for each person to be seated at your table is required. Additional pre-registration and COVID safety protocols may be required. Updates will be posted on our website and emailed to our sponsors and table hosts.

Ticket sales end December 31, 2021; tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

Use our Online Reservations Form to reserve your seat or table.

While we are planning for our event to be held in person, our Committee will be actively monitoring the CDC and MOA guidance for COVID mitigation and safety protocols.

Additional 2022 Burns Night COVID related precautions may be forthcoming. Updates will be posted on our website and emailed to our sponsors and table hosts.

We encourage guests to follow all safety protocols. Those feeling symptomatic or who have been exposed must stay home