Robbie Halley
          Thanks for all the cookies at the meetings!  I think we can all agree that they are,
                           "The greatest cookies I've ever Tasted in my entire life!"

                                                                      

St. Andrew's Society of Schenectady
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St. Andrew's Society of Schenectady, NY
A brief History
The society was founded in 1803 by some twenty-four Scotsmen in Reubin Simon's Tavern on the south western corner of Union and Church Streets, and there before a big roaring log fire, and in dim candle light, they founded what is today the oldest benevolent society in our City.

In assuming the name of the apostle Andrew, the Patron Saint of Scotland, no more appropriate title could have been chosen.   In character and make-up, especially of those past generations of Scots, they had much in common with the venerable Andrew, brother of Simon Peter.  He was a fisherman, a wanderer and a preacher ever thoughtful of the oppressed.  Such was the purpose of the Society; to aid and assist fellow Scots in the area.

Today, the Society follows an expanded mission.  The Society supports such local and international charities as City Mission, Salvation Army, Red Cross and the Rachael House in Scotland.  The Society also supports the Schenectady Museum, Proctor's Theater, Braemar Highland Dance School, Capital District Scottish Games, widows of deceased members, as well as awarding youth scholarships to further studies of their Scottish Heritage.
Upcoming Events


Mar 30, 2019(Sat)    Schenectady PB Celtic Pub Crawl 12-6PM
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Apr 6, 2019(Sat)       Celebration of Tartan Day Pinehaven CC 
                                    
Apr 18, 2019(Thur)   Monthly Meeting 7:30pm
                               Board Meeting 7pm.
  Program TBA  

May 5, 2019(Sun)    Kirkin at St. George's in the Stockade.
                              Come at 9:15-9:30am The Mass is at 10am
                              Highland dress appreciated.
  
May 16, 2019(Thur)  Monthly Meeting 7:30pm
                               Board Meeting 7pm.
  Program TBA

Jun 20, 2019(Thur)  Monthly Meeting 7:30pm
                               Board Meeting 7pm.
  Program TBA
                                   
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St Andrews Society of Schenectady
430 New Karner Rd
Colonie, NY 12205