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Finlandia’s annual Phoenix President’s Reception

March 25, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Alumni and friends of the university are asked to make their calendar for a special event being planned for Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Finlandia University, together with Finns and Friends of Phoenix and the Honorary Consul of Finland to Arizona and New Mexico, Gary Waissi, are joining hands to celebrate Finland’s 100th year of independence.  Special guests for this year’s annual reception include:

  • Honorable Stefan Lindström, Consul General of Finland, Los Angeles
  • Jim Kurtti, Honorary Consul of Finland to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Director of Finlandia’s Finnish American Heritage Center, and Editor of the Finnish American Reporter
  • The Olli Hirvonen Quartet from New York City

Event Details

  • Saturday, March 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
  • Acacia Restaurant at the Camelback Golf Club
  • 7847 N. Mockingbird Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
  • Dress for the President’s Formal Reception is black-tie optional or business attire.

Please RSVP by March 17 to: doreen.korpela@finlandia.edu or (906) 487-7201.


March 25, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Doreen Korpela
(906) 487-7201


Acacia Restaurant at the Camelback Golf Club
7847 N. Mockingbird Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 United States
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