The Chicago Torske Klub
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If you ever find yourself in Chicago the second Saturday of the month, and you have a craving for some Torsk, the solution may be a visit to the Chicago Torske Klub. - Stavanger Aftenblad - 26 May 2006
Welcome to the Chicago Torske Klub Web Site at torskeklub.org! It's good to be in Chicago on the second Saturday of the month. We will update this monthly for current events and dinner meeting news.
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May 9, 2020 - May Luncheon CANCELLED
April 11, 2020 - April Luncheon CANCELLED
March 14, 2020 - Father/Son/Daugher Day with veteran American soccer executive Peter Wilt
Peter Wilt's presentation will be on the history of professional soccer in Chicago covering more than 50 years of the sport predating the Chicago Sting through today's Chicago Fire and Chicago Red Stars. Wilt will talk about the men's and women's World Cup matches played in Chicago, the four pro soccer teams he personally ran in Chicago and the players, coaches and owners who helped grow the game in the city. He'll also highlight some of the great Norwegian players who have made their mark in Europe and one who played professionally right here in Chicago.
February 8, 2020 - Ladies Day with Author Greg Borzo
The February 8th luncheon was our annual ladies day, which means that essentially everyone was invited. We also welcomed noted author and Chicagoan Greg Borzo to discuss his book "Lost Restaurants of Chicago".
January 11, 2020 - Sweater Day - Lane Tech
This day in January has become our annual sweater day. Leave the coat and tie at home and wear your Norwegian Sweater, ugly sweater, or old school sweater. We took an annual photo, as displayed below.
December 14, 2019 - Christmas Celebration
Our annual Christmas Celebration led by David Langseth and accompanied on piano by Kathleen West on piano. A good day to bring friends and relatives to start the Christmas cheer.
November 9, 2019 - Livsreise
Our speaker was Jerry Gryttenhol from Livsreise Heritage Center in Stoughton WI.
October 12, 2019 - Magic with William Pack
We featured the magic of William Pack this meeting.
September 14, 2019 - Kickoff Luncheon for the 2019/2020 Torske Season with Paul Anderson
This is the start of the 60th season of the Chicago Torske Klub, and who better to kickoff the season than our past Honortary Consul General in Chicago, Paul Anderson. Among his numerous achievements, Paul was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight First Class, in March 2005, and promoted to the rank of Commander, Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, in November, 2011. He is also president of the Norwegian American Chamber of COmmerce in CHicago. Many of you know that Paul is retiring this year from his duties and we are pleased to have him join us.
Torske Klub Members - January 2020
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Future Events 2020-2021 Season
Future events are our Saturday luncheons, every 2nd Saturday of every month that contains the letter "R", plus May. Watch our site or Facebook for schedule changes.
By resolution of the Board of Directors, the Torske Klub will provide a
single, free raffle ticket to all members who bring one or more guests to a
meeting, excluding father/son and ladies day.
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By resolution of the Board of Directors, the Torske Klub will provide a single, free raffle ticket to all members who bring one or more guests to a meeting, excluding father/son and ladies day.
Use the menu on the left to navigate the website.
Indicates a PDF file which may be read by the free PDF reader download from Adobe at http://www.adobe.com