Welcome to FFCPC Website, Members and Friends of Finland!

Next Events (more details in Events):

Pianist Ruusamari Teppo concert

Finnish pianist Ruusamari (Rosa)Teppo, great great granddaughter of composer Jean Sibelius, will give a concert as part of the Finland Independence Day celebration on December 6, 2019 from 7-9pm at Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, Oregon. This is a free event, donations are appreciated. Suggested donation is $20

Membership Event, Meet & Greet

Saturday, Nov 9th, 4:00pm

The board of Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific Chapter invites you to a social hour at Ross Fogelquist’s house on the grounds of Nordic Northwest. We will provide hors d’oeuvres and assorted drinks from wine to coffee. The address is: 8740 SW Oleson Road, Portland.

Come and meet members of FFCPC, enjoy the warmth and hospitality of Ross’ lovely home, and share your thoughts about the direction and future of our organization.

Please RSVP to Andrea Tolonen mummu.383@gmail.com by November 2nd. Kiitos.

Greg Jacob, President

Friday Night Lecture – Benefits and Downsides of Scandinavian Health Systems: A Comparative Review

Friday, Oct 11th, 7:30pm at Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223

Come explore the differences between the five Scandinavian Health Systems and the US and their success, challenges, costs, outcomes, and the impact on net happiness.  What can we learn from the Scandinavian experience?

Presented by Joanna M. Cain, MD
World Health Organization consultant and retired Professor and leader in multiple US academic health systems

Lindgren Cabin – Cullaby Lake

Volunteers needed at Lindgren Cabin

Looking for an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and promote Finnish culture? Volunteer to share the history of the cabin with visitors. See more information on the volunteer page.

More details of the scheduled and planned future events are shown on the ‘Events‘ page. Join us and volunteer to help us keep our FFCPC going strong!