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Scottish Cultural Society with the people that will become NEW Citizens of the U. S.

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The first meeting of the Scottish Cultural Society was a discussion of the poetry of Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet, and his popularity in Russia through the translations of the Russian poet Samuil Marshak.  Bill Parsons, Professor Emeritus of History at Eckerd College lectured on this topic on September 17, 2022, at the Russian

American Club in Gulfport, and selections of Burns' poetry  were read in English and Russian  by members and friends of the Scottish Cultural Society and the Russian American Club.  Those in attendance were also treated to Scottish music associated with Burns, and Scottish and Russian refreshments.  The next event for the Scottish Cultural Society will be the SPIFFS Folk Fair in Albert Whitted Park on October 20-22.  See page 2 for details.



          Robert Burns


     Samuil Marshak

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SCS 2022 Officers

President: Virginia Thompson

Vice President: Lisa Godfrey

Secretary-Treasurer: Bill Parsons


It is with sadness we report that in October 2022 we lost one of our long-time members of the Scottish Cultural Society of St Petersburg.

On October 6, 2022

Fred Woods DeBussey

passed away.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Sheila and all his family and friends.

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