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Join us for “Season Opener”

On Wednesday October 7, 2015, FAWN invites you to join us for an informal networking season opener at the Skylark, a rooftop bar nestled 30 Floors above the garment district with views over the Hudson, Times Square, Empire State Building. . Meet new and old friends and colleagues.

Sign up by October 1: – no fee but we need your RSVP!

Cash bar – drinks and food available for purchase.

Special fees for new members to join, valid until October 7, see enclosed.

Where: The Skylark Rooftop Bar
When:Wednesday October 7, 2015, 5.00-7.00pm

Please stay tuned for our fall program:
October 4 – FAWN invites members and friends to the Sibelius concert at Carnegie Hall in cooperation with Finlandia Foundation and American Scandinavian Society.
October 7 – FAWN Season Opener (see enclosed)
November 21 – 2-5pm – FAWN New York! New York! At the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Frank Sinatra, we visit the Sinatra exhibit in Hoboken and enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres along the Sinatra Drive with a breath-taking view of Manhattan. This event is remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of the tristate area that offers a lot of culture and memories of the past – Hoboken, NJ.  
December 13 – FAWN Pikku joulu lunch at Battery Gardens Restaurant featuring Finnish Chef Ari Nieminen.




July 9 a New York harbor cruise: “Alive after Five cruise”




Fawn joined the American Scandinavian Society for a concert and reception at Scandinavia House on May 9, 2015.

Esteemed Finnish Sámi joik singer Ulla Pirttijärvi-Länsman and her ensemble Ulda presented a concert of Sámi joik music, expressing the rich traditions of Sámi culture through contemporary folk music.


“Celebrating that Arrival of Spring” on March 18, 2015, FAWN  members and friends joined for a networking event and also to meet Katri Saunders, former longtime FAWN board member and still supporting FAWN regarding website matters, who was visiting from Tampere, Finland.  


Finnish & American Women's Network Annual Meeting:“Valentine Fun with Fashion” February 11, 2015. Presentation by Donna Nelskyla, Managing Partner, Braemer Ventures

Saturday December 13, 2014, FAWN makes an informal visit to IKEA.


Finnish & American Women's Network "Finntown", Brooklyn tour November 8, 2014

On Saturday November 8, 2014, members and friends of the Finnish & American Women’s Network (FAWN), joined in remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of New York City that offers a lot of culture and memories from the past – Sunset Park Brooklyn.
Highlights of the November 8 tour included: the Resurrection Church (formerly Imatra Hall), the co-ops, Sunset Park and the swimming pool, 40 Street/Finlandia Street, the previously Finnish Newspaper New York Uutiset building and the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.


October 27, 2014, Riitta Widen, former President and Co-Founder of FAWN who is visiting from Tampere, Finland, meets friends at Scandinavia House


more past events go to Past Events page