The Board of Directors of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce Southwest along with Danish Consul Anna Thomsen Holliday hosted a New Year’s Reception in the tradition of “official” Denmark on the evening of January 6th 2015 to give all of our members and their spouses along with board members Year. Upwards of a 100 people showed up at this festive event hosted by Consul Thomsen Holliday and her husband Hal Holliday. Danish Chef Soren Pedersen provided a magnificient spread of Danish open faced miniature sandwiches, (dyrlaegens natmad, roaastbeef, spegepoelse med kartofler just to mention a few of the delicacies) along with Danish frikadeller , cheeses and kransekage.
The event was basis for much networking and many of the major Danish firms were represented. During the welcome Steen Pedersen of Biehl and Co. was introduced as the new Chair of the Chamber as Consul Thomsen Holliday stepped down from the post at the end of the year.
In the crowd: Lars Johansen and wife Lone of Hempel, USA, Lars Heisselberg and wife Stine Hollesen of GAC, Lars P. Hansen and Mrs. Karen Froekjaer Hansen, MacCartney ,Thomas Boehme of Falck-Alford and Mrs. Jette NOWACO and many, many more