Visit at WGCU

Today was a great day for the Swiss American Club of Southwest Florida. Our visit to the studio of WGCU (local NPR and PBS affiliate) on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University was wonderful. Our one-hour tour included visits to the radio and TV studios as well as...

Swiss National Holiday 2021

730 years young and going strong as ever. That is our Switzerland and that is what we celebrated this August 1 at The Commons Club on Bonita Beach. We can all agree that we had a great turnout with 42 members and 7 guests. A special welcome to the seven guests who...

Switzerland vs Spain Watch Party

Oh what a game. If you were watching, you must have been so nervous. Our National Team showed a lot of spirit and resilience. No way was this a red card! Our watch party was great fun. Small but mighty! We sat there and admired our players and we yelled, screamed,...

2021 Annual Picnic at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wow, what a wonderful event today at the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Thank you all for coming and bringing your beautiful smiles and your great stories. It was wonderful to see so many of you. In fact, according to those in the know, today was a record attendance!...

2020 Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting took place on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Magnolia Landing Golf & Country Club in North Fort Myers. President Maria von Atzigen opened the meeting at 5:15pm by welcoming 49 members and 4 guests in the main dining room of the Club which...

Fondue Party 2020

The Fondue Party is traditionally one of our most popular events, hence President Maria von Atzigen could welcome 53 members and guests (from far away as Canada). The beautiful location was very nicely decorated under the leadership of Ursula Nussbaum who was again...