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Meet New Commissioners To South Florida – Scott and Gina McFarland

We are happy to announce the appointment of Scott and Gina McFarland as the new International Clan MacFarlane Society Commissioners to South Florida. Scott and Gina have been a delightful addition to our annual Clan gatherings and have volunteered to represent our Society in their home state. Their passion and fun-loving spirit is much appreciated and we cannot wait to see what they accomplish. We asked Scott and Gina to tell us a wee bit about themselves, their personal MacFarlane story and what they have planned for the future of clan work in their area.
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Meet New Commissioner to New York Hamilton Galloway

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Hamilton Galloway as the new International Clan MacFarlane Society Commissioner to New York state. Hamilton has been a dedicated representative for Clan MacFarlane in the annual New York City Tartan Day Parade.  He has faithfully led the Clan MacFarlane contingent in the famous event for the past few years. In the following interview, we sit down with Hamilton as he shares his journey, aspirations, and the significance of his role in connecting and celebrating our heritage in the vibrant state of New York.
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Announcing MacFarlane.org Changes: Elevating Connection and Heritage

Get ready for a stronger Clan MacFarlane experience! Beginning September 1st, annual membership dues will adjust. But that's not all – an exciting transformation is coming to MacFarlane.org with an all-new Members Area! Connect globally, access tailored content, and engage with fellow MacFarlanes like never before - JUST for members of Clan MacFarlane!
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Meet New Clan MacFarlane Executive Director Diana MacFarlane

We are thrilled to officially announce Diana MacFarlane as the new Executive Director of the International Clan MacFarlane Society! Diana's journey with us began as the Director of Media and Member Services, where her exceptional contributions were instrumental in our success.
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Meet New Clan MacFarlane Treasurer John Manchester

We are pleased to announce the installation of John Manchester as the new International Clan MacFarlane Society Treasurer. John has been a dedicated member of our community for many years and has served with distinction in various roles. Many of you may know Melisa and her husband Bill Bermudez from their time as Commissioners to Northern California, USA. During their tenure, they work tirelessly to promote our Clan's history and culture, organise events and gatherings, and connect members from all around the region.
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Meet New Clan MacFarlane Secretary Melisa Bermudez

It is with great pleasure that we announce the installation of Melisa Bermudez as the new International Clan MacFarlane Society Secretary. Melisa has been an invaluable member of our community for years and has served with dedication and passion. Many of you may know Melisa and her husband Bill Bermudez from their time as Commissioners to Northern California, USA. During their tenure, they work tirelessly to promote our Clan's history and culture, organise events and gatherings, and connect members from all around the region.
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Meet New Clan MacFarlane Vice President – Jack Knox

We are thrilled to announce the installation of our new International Clan MacFarlane Society Vice President, Jack Knox.  Jack has shown immense dedication to Clan MacFarlane and our Society for over 20 years. His passion and commitment to our cause has been truly inspiring, and we are honored to have him in our ranks. He has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of our organization, and we know that he will continue to make invaluable contributions in his new role as Vice President.
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A Brief History of Burns Night: How a Scottish Poet’s Birthday Became a Global Celebration

Learn about the origins of this time-honoured tradition and discover how Robert Burns' poetry and songs continue to capture the hearts of the Scottish people.
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John Knox | The Thundering Scot

We look back at the life of religious reformer John Knox, one of Scotland's most divisive figures, 450 years after his death. A Scottish reformer whose pervasive influence is still felt, there is no doubting John Knox was the dominant figure in the Church of Scotland's establishment, but little is known of his early life.