Prolog 2012-Klausen Race
Swiss Center President Beth Zurbuchen enjoyed the preview of the exciting Klausen Race from Glarus to Altdorf.
Enjoy the pictures of some very old cars.
Cattle Homecoming from Swiss Alps
Fall is time to celebrate the homecoming of the cows. Enjoy these pictures taken near Glarus, Switzerland early October 2012.
They have a level of flower-filled Swiss-ness that would make even the most jaded traveler want to jodel.
Zurich Switzerland's Beautiful Scenery
Visit Zurich with Swiss Center President Beth Zurbuchen who explored late September 2012.
The Beautiy of Lugano Switzerland
Lugano is the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino with parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings.
Wisconsin Fahnenschwinger & Alphornplayers in Washington, D.C.
Ed Brand, a member of the Swiss Center's Board of Directors, helped the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. ensure an appropriate Swiss flavor at the 2012 Prevent Cancer Spring Gala in which Ambassador Manuel Sager and his wife Christine were honorary patrons March 9, 2012.
Ed performs alphorn and is also a member of the Jodel Club New Glarus, and New Glarus Maennerchor.
The Swiss Center of North America
History tells us who we are, who we should be, what we should value. The Swiss Center of North America values heritage. We are the only organization accepting responsibility to promote all things Swiss in the United States.
The Graphic Arts of Hans Erni
Swiss Center CEO Beth Zurbuchen joined several hundred others as Margrit Young-Zellweger, Honorary Consul of Switzerland, opened the exhibit of The Graphic Art of Hans Erni in Houston, Texas February 23, 2012.
The opening was in honor of Erni's 103rd birthday on February 21st. Ernie still works in his Lucerne studio every day.
The show consists of 40 large scale posters dating from WWII to the present, representing the first major retrospective of Erni's work to be presented in the United States.
You can see his work at the Museum of Printing History at 1324 W. Clay Street in Houston.
Each year, in tribute to the traditions brought by Swiss settlers in
1845, New Glarus residents celebrate Swiss Independence Day - the birth
of the Swiss nation on August 1, 1291.
Swiss National Day 2011
Swiss National Day 2011 at Swiss Center of North America.
Detroit Swiss Society
Swiss Center CEO Beth Zurbuchen and Board Chair Tom Kuhne spent a weekend in the Detroit area at the invitation of Honorary Consul Walter Wegmueller and his wife Doreen.
Swiss Center of North America Events
We celebrate all things Swiss at the Swiss Center of North America. Here
are photos from just a few of the events we've held or sponsored.
Visiting the Toggenburg Region of Switzerland.
Switzerland 2011 - Glarus and Elm
Visiting Glarus, Switzerland and Elm, Switzerland.
Switzerland 2011 - Elm and Martinsloch
Visiting Switzerland 2011. Beautiful Elm and Martinsloch.
Switzerland 2011 - Klassen Pass
Visit Switzerland 2011. Photos of Klassen Pass.
Switzerland 2011- Lucerne
Altdorf, to Lucerne we enjoy beautiful weather once more in the first
city to join the Swiss Confederation . Lucerne is a lovely small city
and part of Swiss history and legend as it is the setting for the most
memorable part of the William Tell legend (the bit with the boy and the
Switzerland 2011 - Fronalpstock
The 360-degree panorama takes in far reaching views over ten lakes and numerous picture-postcard peaks.