Welcome! Välkommen!

The Swedish American Heritage Society of West Michigan was founded to preserve, foster and perpetuate traditional customs and culture of our Swedish heritage, as well as that of other Scandinavians.

If you are of Swedish heritage, or the spouse of same… or if you simply have a sincere interest in Swedish or Scandinavian heritage, you are invited to join us!

Make a donation to SAHS!
Note: PayPal accepts all major credit cards, debit cards, money from a PayPal balance, and PayPal Credit. You can also send a check to us at 29 Pearl St. NW, Suite 127, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. SAHS is a 501(c)3 organization, so your donations are tax deductible.


SAHS Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Join us on September 24 for our Annual Meeting at the Sunnybrook Country Club in Grandville. Our guest speaker will be Mika Roinila, speaking about Finland-Swedes in Michigan.

The event will feature a buffet dinner and a silent auction.

Learn more and find the registration link on the Upcoming Events page.

Anxious PeopleSwedish Reading Club (on Zoom)

On October 19, the Swedish Reading Club will be discussing Anxious People (Folk med ångest) by Fredrik Backman. Our meeting will be held online using the videoconferencing app Zoom.

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller, the new novel from the author of A Man Called Ove is a “quirky, big-hearted novel… Wry, wise and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure” (People).

Visit the Upcoming Events page to find out how to attend.