The Magic Apples

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Announcement #17-4:

Advice on Power Adaptation while Traveling to the United Kingdom.

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Announcement #17-3:

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Clan Henderson (in addition to being the  honored clan) will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGE) is association with Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in Nashville, TN Saturday, Sept 9, 2017.

A block of 10 room is being held at a significantly reduced rated  ($159 for the 8th and 9th) ) at the Marriott.  Reservations can be made before 11 AUG 2017 by calling 1-(800) 228-9290 and citing “Clan Henderson Society Event Meeting group staying at the  Nashville Airport Marriott 600 Marriott Drive – Nashville, TN 37214”

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnatn-nashville-airport-marriott/

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival At Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage,  4580 Rachel’s Lane,  Nashville, TN 37076 Saturday, Sept 9, 2017, 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM, entry fee $13 (two tents reserved  $240).

http://www.midtenngames.com/index.html   Game President (and Clan Henderson Member) is Andrew Ward.   http://thehermitage.com/

Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on the grounds at 2:00 PM

Cèilidh will be celebrated at McNamara’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214 for 25-30 participants in the Jameson Room starting at 6:30 PM (until 8:00PM?)  Fixed menu dinner ~$45.  Homemade haggis will be provided and addressed IAW Robert’s Burns presentation…

http://www.mcnamarasirishpub.com/

Kirkin’ the Tartan at the Hermitage Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) 421 Highland View Dr, Hermitage, TN 37076, Sunday, 10 SEP 2017 at 10:00 AM

http://www.hermitagepc.org/

Executive Committee: The Executive Board Meeting will be held from 2:00 to 4:30 PM on 8 SEP 2017 in a meeting room at the Nashville Airport Marriott 600 Marriott Drive – Nashville, TN 37214, USA

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Announcement #17-2:

Information for those attending any or all HENDERSON events in Scotland, Aug 2017

 

Silver Skye ITINERARY Overview

  • Edinburgh Tattoo, Aug 10th:

Click Here to View the Tattoo Marching List

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Overview of the three (3) Henderson events.  Listing of volunteersClick here

Getting to know your fellow travelers.  Introduce yourself to other travelers by posting a short biography of yourself on a private website.

 Click here for instructions for submitting a bio..

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Dressing for the Weather at the Tattoo.  Click here to View

Queensferry Hotel Buffet and Dinner Choice List. (To be Published after Jul 22)

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Announcement 16-7

 For 2017, the following scholarship awards were approved at the Annual General Meeting (AGM):

Academic Scholarship. Only only one given per year in the amount of $1,000. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or greater for last year of study (College Freshman: use HS grades). High School applicants must have a B average or greater. The application must include a photocopy or PDF to verify academic performance. A person may not receive this award more than once. Scholarship award is not limited to a particular field of study but a preference will be given to academic endeavors that reflect the goals of the Society.

Celtic Arts and Music. An applicant must have an interest in pursuing studies in Celtic Arts. The scholarship should assist the applicant in learning Scottish Country Dancing, Bag Pipes, Celtic Art or design work. Two awards may be given each year in the amount of $300 each. No individual may receive more that two awards in this category

Celtic Arts and Music Beginner Scholarship. This is intended to encourage members of Clan Henderson Society to learn to play the bagpipes or other Celtic related preforming or visual art. It is specifically intended for the younger members ( 17 and younger) of the Clan Henderson Society. No more that three will be awarded each year in the amount of $50 each. An individual may receive this award more than once. All award recipients up to this point must be members of Clan Henderson Society or financially dependent of a member of Clan Henderson.

Performing Group Award. This is a financial award and is not technically a scholarship. It will be given to a Celtic music performing group such as pipe and drum band, choral group, etc. Recipient groups will be identified as containing members of Clan Henderson Society. Applications must include detailed information about the group,including its genre of music, number in the group, where the group performs, any charitable groups they support and the overall age of the group. The amount of the award can be within $500 to $1,000