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Gauverband Announcement

Gauverband Announcement

Ruhe in Frieden, Leo Mayer

Leo Mayer, a long-time Gaubeisitzer, passed away October 26, 2018. Leo was a Gauverband judge for more than two decades beginning in 1981. He was elected as a Director, or Gaubeisitzer, at the Delegates Meeting held in Buffalo in 1986 and served in that role until the meeting in Omaha in 2000, a total of 14 years. For his dedicated service to the Gauverband, Leo was named an Ehrenbeisitzer at the Executive Board Meeting in Buffalo in 2003. Leo was amongst only the second class of officers ever to be named to an Ehren position in our Gauverband.

Updated Bylaws, Operating Rules, Preisplatteln Rules, & Guidelines now Available

The Bylaws Committee and the Gau-Ausschuss have finished rolling in the decisions made at the 2018 Delegates Meeting.  The Summary of 2018 Changes, Bylaws, Operating Rules & Procedures and Guidelines, and Preisplatteln Rules & Scoresheets are now available under About Us/Bylaws

Gauzeitung Christmas Greetings - Deadline Oct. 15

The deadline to submit Christmas Greetings for the Gauzeitung is October 15!  In order to get the Christmas issue to you by the beginning of December, the greetings must be sent in/reserved by October 15. Even if you can't get the actual greeting to me by then, please let me know what size ad you or your Verein wants, and then take another week to finish it up and email it. You can send a pdf or jpg (high resolution) of a finished ad or words and pictures/graphics for me to finish the ad for you.  Ads will be in color.

2019 Ulrich Scholarship Application; Dec. 31 Deadline

The Gauverband Nordamerika established the Paul Ulrich Sr. Scholarship Program at the request of and support by the Ulrich Family and other contributions to provide financial assistance through annual scholarships to university, college, trade school, or independent study to students involved in the promotion of Bavarian and Tyrolean cultural heritage.

Survey: Opinion of Nominations Process; Open Til Sept. 7

At the last Delegates Meeting a new process was used for the election of officers. The Nominations Committee would like your thoughts on how well the new process was received by members of the Gauverband.

Book Introduction: Faszination Tracht

The Gau-Ehrenvorstand of the Bayerischer Inngau, Walter Weinzierl, and photographer Rainer Nitzsche collaborated on a fantastic new book called "Faszination Tracht."  The 141-page book has 150 photos, each more beautiful than the last.  The text is informative and clear.  The Tracht is from the Inngau and Chiemgau regions and the photos were taken at various Gau- and Vereinsfeste in the area. A "must-have" for anyone who loves Tracht.

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