published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 22:17
Franz Meisinger, a long-time friend of Gauehrenvorstand Walter Wieand, wrote an article for the Trachtenverband Bayern's newsletter "Heimat- und Trachtenbote" about Gau-NA's participation at the Oktoberfest, complete with a few pictures. Click on the link to read it. And thank you, Franz, for the nice article! Meisinger Article HTB
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:25
All of the changes to the Bylaws, Rules, and Guidelines that were approved at the 2014 Delegates Meetings have been rolled into the official documents of the Gauverband. Go to About Us, then click on Bylaws. Links to the following three documents are available: Summary of Changes; 2014 Bylaws (same as 2012 except for the date on the document; no changes were approved to the Bylaws); and 2014 GauRules, Preisplatteln Rules, and Guidelines. The three documents can be viewed online, printed from online, or downloaded.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sat, 01/24/2015 - 18:48
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Gebirgstrachten Verein “Almrausch” will proudly celebrate its 90th Stiftungsfest. To mark this special event, we will be hosting a banquet at the Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein in Philadelphia, and we invite our friends and fellow Trachtler to help us celebrate! The evening will include a four course dinner with imported beer, wine and soda, and the Kapelle Fellas will play for your dancing and listening pleasure.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sat, 01/24/2015 - 18:33
GTEV D'Lustigen Isartaler Pittsburgh would like to invite everyone to join them at their Wallfahrt (pilgrimage) to Saint Anthony's Chapel in the Troyhill section of Pittsburgh beginning at 3 pm Saturday, May 16, 2015, followed by a Festgottesdienst (church service) at 4 pm. A banquet dinner and Festabend with music and dance will follow at the Teutonia Männerchor Hall. Look for your invitation to join us for all the weekend activities and more details on Facebook. Questions?
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 22:51
Holzhacker Buam Chicago will be hosting the 25. Mittelwest Bezirksfest on March 20-21. The link contains a welcome letter, hotel information, ticket information, and Jugend Einzelplatteln registration forms. If you're not part of the informal Mittelwest Bezirk, you can still attend! Advanced registration is required. It's a great weekend of Trachtenkameradschaft! Link to all Documents
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 01:19
The fall issue of the Gauzeitung, which will have a great pictorial of the Oktoberfest in München, is still in the works. The past couple of months have turned out to be a bit of a challenge for me, and unfortunately I’m far behind on Gau-work. But the issue will be out soon… truly! After that, on to the Christmas issue. Which brings me to asking for your Christmas ads from both individuals and Vereine. This year, the issue will again be in beautiful color. The prices are: 1/8 page $30; ¼ page $60; ½ page $90, & full page $150. The deadline to submit an ad is December 15. Send t