Culture shock and moving survey
In order to help Icelanders, who may be coming to Chicago or the US, either to move here, or just a visit, could you fill out the survey below? Looking to put together a list of fun things to do while here and also hope to highlight potential culture shocks that newcomers may face and…
Volunteer at the Nordic House for February – April
If you have some time to help keep the Nordic House staffed, please consider volunteering. https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/714725711094288094/false#/invitation
Jólatrésskreytingar 2022 í Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
Members decorated the Icelandic Christmas tree at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, November 2022.
Obituary: Lawrence Owen Shaw
Lawrence Owen Shaw, 87, of Sugar Grove, formerly of Villa Park, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2022. Beloved husband of Joanne née Johnson, loving father of Kathryn (Dr. David, MD) Mehl, the late Martha Shaw, and Dorothy Shaw; devoted grandfather of David Mehl, Dr. Stephanie Mehl/Glod, MD, Madeleine, Lawrence and Audrianna; great-grandfather of David…
The Icelandic Association of Chicago Scholarship Program
During the November, 2021 IAC Annual General Meeting, the AGM approved soliciting applications for IAC Scholarship support to include four eligible categories: Icelandic-language instruction, younger applicants encouraged to apply; Stipends to support enrollment in either SNORRI for North American young adults [18 – 30 years of age] or SNORRI-PLUS for mature North American adults and…
The 2021 Greater Chicago Icelandic Open
A fantastic day, close to 90 degrees in September for our 15th golf tournament. Thanks to everyone who came out to play and help. The Champions 2021 are Kathy and David Mehl, 2nd Place, Max and Paul Henley, 3rd Place, Paul Sorensen and Mike Gallagher.