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The Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit event whose purpose is to promote the Scottish culture, to raise funds toward local non-profit organizations
and to award Scottish cultural scholarships for Highland dancing and piping.

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2015 Co-Sponsors

  • Westfield Bank
  • New England Public Radio
  • Burger King of Northampton
  • Bertera Subaru of West Springfield
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette
  • The Valley Advocate/Preview

2015 Recipients

  • Forum House, Westfield, a program of Human Resources Unlimited
  • River Valley Counseling Center, Holyoke
  • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

  • Drummer - Maeghan Bielski, Middleboro, MA
    Piper - Zachary Brown, Westford, MA

    2014 Co-Sponsors

    • Westfield Bank
    • New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
    • Burger King of Northampton

    2014 Recipients

    • Forum House, Westfield, a program of Human Resources Unlimited
    • River Valley Counseling Center, Holyoke
    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

    • Drummer - Ian Bielski, Middleboro, MA
      Highland Dancing - Alison Lyder-Norton, Nashua, NH

      2013 Co-Sponsors

      • New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
      • Burger King of Northampton
      • Daily Hampshire Gazette
      • The Valley Advocate
      • Donations - Trader Joe's, Hadley
        - FieldEddy Insurance

      2013 Recipients

      • Human Resources Unlimited Programs:
        Forum House, Westfield
      • River Valley Counseling Center, Holyoke
      • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

      • Piping Brannagh O'Donnell, Assonet, MA
        Piping Maeghan Bielski, Middleboro, MA

        2012 Co-Sponsors

        • New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
        • Burger King of Northampton
        • Daily Hampshire Gazette
        • The Valley Advocate

        2012 Recipients

        • Human Resources Unlimited Programs:
          Forum House, Westfield
          Starlight Center, Florence
          Tradewinds, Southbridge
          Lighthouse, ETS/Custom Packaging, Pyramid Project, and Workforce Alternatives, Springfield
        • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

        • Piping Evan McManus, Sandwich, MA
          Piping Ian Bielski, Middleboro, MA

          2011 Co-Sponsors

          • 88.5FM-WFCR, WNNZ 640AM, NPR News and Music for Western New England
          • Burger King of Northampton
          • Daily Hampshire Gazette
          • The Valley Advocate
          • Donations - Walkers Shortbread
            - Westfield Bank
            - Field Eddy Insurance

          2011 Recipients

          • Human Resources Unlimited Programs:
            Forum House, Westfield
            Starlight Center, Florence
            Tradewinds, Southbridge
            Lighthouse, ETS/Custom Packaging, Pyramid Project, and Workforce Alternatives, Springfield
          • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

          • Piping Evan McManus, Sandwich, MA
            Piping Kane McManus, Sandwich, MA

            2010 Co-Sponsors

            • 88.5FM-WFCR, WNNZ 640AM, NPR News and Music for Western New England
            • Burger King of Northampton
            • Daily Hampshire Gazette
            • The Valley Advocate

            2010 Recipients

            • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
            • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
            • Historic White Church Endowment Fund, Blandford, MA
            • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

            • Highland Dancing Sarah Flanagan, Leominster MA
              Highland Dancing Keeley Driscoll, Holland, MA

              2009 Co-Sponsors

              • 88.5FM-WFCR, WNNZ 640AM, NPR News and Music for Western New England
              • Burger King of Northampton
              • Daily Hampshire Gazette
              • The Valley Advocate

              2009 Recipients

              • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
              • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
              • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

              • Piping Kirk Brunson, Derry, NH

                2008 Recipients

                • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
                • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
                • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                • Piping Raquel MacFarlane, Marion, MA
                  Highland Dancing Morgan Pell, East Sandwich, MA

                  2007 Recipients

                  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
                  • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
                  • Daly & Halligan Committee, Northampton, Ma
                  • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                  • Piping none submitted
                    Highland Dancing Colleen Kelly, Great Barrington, MA

                    2006 Recipients

                    • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
                    • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                    • Piping Raquel MacFarlane, Marion, MA
                      Highland Dancing Morgan Pell, East Sandwich, MA

                      TROPHY DONATIONS
                    • Grade 4 Piping - The Adams Family in memory of Jack Munro
                    • Grade 3 Piping - Dr. & Mrs. Brian Sutton & Family
                    • Grade 2 Piping - Dr. & Mrs. Paul Gagnon & Family
                    • Piper of the Day - St. Andrews Society of Massachusetts

                      OTHER DONATIONS
                    • Howard Seinkiewicz - loan of walkie-talkies.
                    • Dresser Hull Lumber Co, Lee, MA - Dance stage lumber
                    • Northampton WalMart - money toward tents
                    • Big Y - money toward lunches

                    2005 Recipients

                    • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hampshire County
                    • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                    • Piping none submitted
                      Highland Dancing Fiona Jean Brown, Stockbridge, MA
                      Jennifer Schoonover, Dorchester, MA

                    2004 Recipients

                    • Forum House of Westfield Human Resources Unlimited
                    • The Star Light Center of Northampton Human Resources Unlimited
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                    • Piping none submitted
                      Highland Dancing Victoria MacArthur, Braintree, MA
                      - Colleen Kelly, Great Barrington, MA

                    2003 Recipients

                    • Forum House of Westfield
                    • The Stanley Park of Westfield Education Fund
                    • Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum
                    • Discover Westfield Children's Museum
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                    • Piping Jamie Boulais, Pittsfield, MA
                      Highland Dancing Lauren Boyce, Medway, MA

                    2002 Recipients

                    • Forum House of Westfield
                    • The Stanley Park of Westfield Education Fund
                    • Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum
                    • Discover Westfield Children's Museum
                    • Westfield Vocational Technical High School
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers

                    • Piping Anne Spencer, Williamstown, MA
                      Highland Dancing Fiona Jean Brown, Stockbridge, MA

                    2001 Recipients

                    • Discover Westfield Children's Museum
                    • The Stanley Park of Westfield Education Fund
                    • Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum
                    • Westfield Vocational Technical High School
                    • Scholarship Fund - Pipers and Dancers
                      Piping Steve Turkington, Holland, MA
                      Highland Dancing Julia Wells,Sheffield, MA

                    Committee

                    The Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival Committee members are all volunteers. We meet once a month at Forum House, 55 Broad Street, Westfield, MA. New members are always welcome, and if you have an interest in Scottish Culture, and are willing to serve on the committee or volunteer to work at the Fesitval, please contact one of the Committee members below, e-mail or or call us. (See Festival Information, Contact Information).

                    Marty Baillargeon: Advertising
                    JJ Williams: Vendors
                    Denise Williams: Children's Games
                    Laurie Flechsig: Scholarships, Program, Information Booth
                    Stephen Foy: Treasurer
                    Peter Langmore: Chairman
                    Jonathan Tucker: Clans
                    Julie MacNayr Pike: Secretary, Program
                    Al Wilder: Athletic Competition
                    Neil MacKinnon: Sponsors
                    Tom McAuliffe: Entertainment
                    Suzan O'Neil: Entertainment
                    Janet Foy: Piping and Drumming, Pipe Band Competitions
                    Cathy Gibbs: Dance Competition
                    Cathy MacKinnon: Dance Competition
                    Michael Forest: Volunteers
                    Jeff Lander: Volunteers, Gate
                    Cindy Williamson: Volunteers, Gate
                    Melissa Wilder: Scottish Animals
                    Zander DiMare: Grounds
                    Susan Askin: Celtic Pub
                    Brian Grady: Celtic Pub
                    David Turner: Celtic Pub
                    David Shelton: Celtic Pub
                    Fred MacDonald: Gate

                  Picture Gallery of Past Festivals

                  The Bell Family on stage 2011

                  The Bell Family on stage 2011
                   

                  Nancy Bell spinning wool

                  Nancy Bell spinning wool
                  Photo courtesy Michael Beswick, The Republican, 2011
                   

                  Caber Toss Caber Toss

                  Highland Games: Caber Toss
                  Photo courtesy Michael Beswick, The Republican, 2011
                   

                  2005 Opening Ceremonies 2005 Opening Ceremonies

                  2005 Opening Ceremonies
                   

                  Sheaf Toss

                  Highland Games: Sheaf Toss
                   

                  Charlie Zahm

                  Charlie Zahm
                   

                  Highland cattle

                  Highland Cattle
                   

                  Highland Pipe Band

                  Highland Pipe Band
                   

                  Highland Dance Competition Highland Dance Competition Highland Dance Competition

                  Highland Dance Competition

                   

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