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Thanks to all the GRSS members who came out to help man the table at the Holland Celtic Festival on Saturday, June 22nd.

The monthly meeting happened to fall on May Day this year! The GRSS membership gathered to celebrate with a potluck, raffle, and participate in the annual Board Elections.

As part of the meeting, the GRSS membership thanked Treasurer Debbie Christy for 17 years of faithful service on the GRSS Board. She was given a card, gifts, and flowers. 

On April 13th the Kalamazoo Valley and Grand Rapids Scottish Societies met for a fun and informal luncheon at Salvino's in Wayland.  Our two groups enjoyed mingling and had a nice afternoon together celebrating Tartan Day.

On Saturday April 6th members of the GRSS attended the 2nd annual Tartan Day Festival at River Saint Joe Farm and Brewery. Thanks to all the GRSS members who participated and to those who drove the 90 minutes south to come out and enjoy an afternoon celebrating all things Scottish!

February 18, 2024

Everyone had fun at the February monthly dinner! The food was delicious at Smokey Bones in Grand Rapids, MI.

January 20, 2024: Burns Supper 2024 was a success! Thank you to both GRSS members and Doric Lodge members for their contributions to the event and for all those who attended! 

More photos from the Burns Supper 2024!

On Friday, November 17th, several members gathered for our annual St. Andrew's Day dinner at Keisers Kitchen in Lowell, MI.

For over a decade the GRSS has participated in the annual Cultural Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Thank you to all the GRSS members who came out to man the table and also to Robert and Cammi Adams who played Scottish Traditional music on the Galleria Stage.

A heartfelt thank you to Dee Albin from Pour-d Teas in Rockford, MI. She gave the special presentation at the GRSS November 1st meeting. We learned about all of the different kinds of teas, how it is grown and processed, and a bit of tea history. Everyone enjoyed sipping all those delicious samples too!


Saturday, September 9th was a beautiful day to attend the Kalamazoo Scottish Festival and Highland Games. The GRSS once again manned a tent. 

We had front row viewing to the athletics field where we all cheered on GRSS athletes Pat and his daughter Maggie!

Saturday, August 12th was a lovely day for the GRSS to man a table at the Sparta Celtic Festival. We have participated in this fantastic local festival for years.

Thank you to all the GRSS members who came out to man the table at the Sparta Celtic Festival! It was a beautiful day and we had many visitors stop by the table and most signed up for more information about our Society too!

Sunday afternoon, July 23rd, members gathered for the annual GRSS summer picnic held at the Adams family home. It was a lovely afternoon, the food was great, and the fellowship even better! Enjoy these photos from the picnic.

On May 6th members of the GRSS gathered to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla.