Welcome to the Official Website of
the Saint Andrews Society of Los Angeles
Ceud Mìle Fàilte!
The Saint Andrew’s Society of Los Angeles is the oldest organization in Southern California devoted to the promotion of Scottish culture. This is the only official website for the society.
The purpose of the Society is to promote Scottish history, traditions, and culture by developing educational and charitable undertakings that nurture relations between the Society, the people of Los Angeles and the greater community.
If you are not yet a part of SASLA and are interested in learning more about the society and its activities, take a minute or two to browse this website. If you like what you learn and would like to join us, take the next step and click on the Membership link above. The membership application can be submitted online or downloaded and printed and once completed mailed to the society’s membership chairperson.
For the latest news, views, cultural, and creative connections visit our links page.
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The Vote on Independence for Scotland
President Ian Skone-Rees was recently invited by various radio and TV media to talk about the Scottish Referendum and how it would affect the Scottish community in Southern California. The following is a selection of these interviews:
March 15, 2014
John Lowry (L) presents a framed swatch of the California Tartan to Brien McNally, restaurant manager at The Tam O'Shanter Inn, on Los Feliz Blvd. The tartan will be displayed in the restaurant alongside the many other tartans and Scottish memorabilia.
October 5th, 2014
John Lowry, Seaside Games Chief, and Ian Skone-Rees, President of St. Andrew's Society, Los Angeles, stand before the final framed California Tartan in the Ale & Sandwich Bar of the Tam O' Shanter.
The stated corporate purpose of the Society is educational and charitable. Your donation is tax deductible and a receipt shall be issued by the treasurer for tax reporting purposes.