About Us

We are an active group of Swiss, Swiss descendants and friends of Switzerland. The purposes of our organization are to cultivate friendly Swiss-American relations, to maintain the Swiss heritage and to provide a forum for cultural exchange and social gatherings.

Membership to the club is open to Swiss citizens, their spouses and others who manifest their interest in Switzerland, its heritage and culture.

Please browse our list of events on the right and fill out our membership application form. If you have any questions about our club or need other information, please send us an e-mail.

It would be a pleasure to welcome you as a new member or as a guest at a future event.

Helpful Links

Click here to jump to a web site where you can listen to Swiss radio live over the Internet

“The platform for the Swiss abroad”: www.swisscommunity.org

“Your gateway to Switzerland”: www.swissworld.org

“Switzerland Tourism”: www.myswitzerland.com

 

Facilitated Entry into the United States: Global Entry Program to Begin for Switzerland in February 2017

See this link for more info: swissemb.org/news/archive/facilitated-entry-into-the-united-statesglobal-entry-program-to-begin-for-switzerland-in-february-2017

 

Recent News

The Swiss Music Fest event from 2016 was mentioned in the February issues of the Swiss Review. Click the button below to download the PDF.

Events - 2017

Date Event Location
January 15 Annual Meeting Peridia Golf and Country Club, Bradenton
February 12 Fondue Lunch Saltwater Café, Nokomis (map)
March 5 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
March 16 Dinner Bangkok Thai Restaurant, Sarasota (map)
April 2 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
May 7 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
Aug 1 Swiss National Holiday Dinner Venice Yacht Club (map)
October 1 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
November 5 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
December 3 Picnic Oscar Scherer State Park
December 13 Annual Christmas Party University Park Country Club (map)
January 14, 2018 Annual Meeting Peridia Golf and Country Club, Bradenton

Click the button below to download a PDF version of the event list which is more suitable for printing.

Please note that all picnics will be held at Oscar Scherer Park, Pavilion #2, which is just to the right of the Nature Center. In addition to bratwurst, potato and green salad, the club will be serving some side dish with coffee. Napkins, plastic utensils, plates and cups will be provided. Anything else, please bring on your own.

Note: Dinner, lunch and other social events locations may change due to availability and conditions.