2015 AGM of the SSV

Dear Members of the Swiss Society of Vancouver

In the name of the Board of Director’s, we would like to extend this invitation to all members for the Society’s 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

When: Monday, March 16 at 7 pm
Where: Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby

Some refreshments will be served. Please find the minutes from the 2014 AGM attached to the email for your review.

We look forward to seeing you all in great numbers at the AGM!

2015 AGM of the Outdoors Club

January 28, 2015 at 7 pm

Location: Edmonds Community Center
7433, Edmonds Street, BURNABY, BC.
Underground parking entrance is off of Fulton Ave or Humphries Ave, take elevator to 2nd floor.

See map: Map Edmonds Community Center Burnaby


We will review the year 2014 and propose activities for 2015/16.

Refreshments: Coffee, tea and Nussgipfels will be served.

We would appreciate if participants bring some sandwiches and your favorite cake or cookies for all to enjoy.

Note: we will have paper plates available.

Urs Boxler will present a visual show of his Gulf Island sailing trips and anchorage points.


Thank you for supporting your club,

Jacques Goldschmidt

Swiss Outdoors Club

Waldweihnacht 2014 coming up

The “Waldweihnacht” is a fun and popular family event close to the year end to celebrate the Christmas season. The event is happening on14 December 2014 this year, for a detailed program and photos from last year’s events, follow this link here.

VSS Mailing Address Change

Please note that the mailing address of the Vancouver Swiss Society has changed. The new address to submit membership forms or other mail correspondence is the following:


Swiss Society of Vancouver
PO Box 32021 Walnut Grove
Langley, BC
V1M 2M3

Swiss Herald – November/December issue now online

Thank you very much to editor Christina Lips for the great work! If you would like to contribute to the next Herald with a story, announcement or article, please send an email to Christina at swissherald@swiss-society.org

Please visit http://www.swiss-society.org/swiss-herald to download your copy, or click here.

Jass Tournament

Jassen aus Freude am Spielen

Sunday, 2 November 2014

The Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association and the Swiss Outdoors Club invite everyone to a Jass-Tournament

 Sunday, 2 November at the SCMRA Chalet in Coquitlam.

Sign-in is at 12:00pm and the games begin at 1:00pm sharp.

Donations for prices are welcome.

 Costs are first round Handjass $5 and second round Schieber $5.

Kitchen & Bar will be open at the Chalet and the dinner can be purchased for $12.-

Please make your reservation with Irma Bieri 604-738-8553 (mmueller1@shaw.ca) or Joe Morach 604-581-7065

 Help us to purchase the right amount of Food by making dinner reservation!

Hike to Eagle Bluffs, October 11, 2014

Hike to Eagle Bluffs  (above West Vancouver)

Date:  Saturday, 11. October,  2014

We meet 10 am  at the far north parking lot of Cypress  Bowl (near ski lift),  hike up to Black  Mountain (an aerobic exercise !) and then amble westwards along forest trails  to Eagle Bluffs. Enjoy the panoramic view!

Bring lunch (and rain gear if necessary).

Trip duration: 5 – 6 hours

Distance: 10 km

Difficulty: medium

Reserve with your trip leader, Joe Mueller, at Tel # 604-732-6213