Sixth Annual Founders Day Celebration Print
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Written by Ruth Reynolds   
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 08:13

The six German Organizations of the Quad Cities:

  • American Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society

  • German American Family Club

  • German American Heritage Center and Museum

  • German American National Congress

  • German American Pioneer Society

  • Schuetzen Park Guilde

will host their sixth annual Founders Day Celebration at the Walcott Cemetery, Walcott, Ia, on Saturday, May 28, from 9:45-11:00 AM.

The Master of Ceremonies will be former County Recorder Dick Hagen. The Walcott Legion Honor Guard will present the colors followed by Robyn Stender singing the National Anthem. Guest speakers will be State Representative Jeff Kaufmann and Gerald "Butch" Arp. Music will be performed by the ASHHS Choir and poetry read by Dick Stahl.

The area's German organizations invite all to help us pay tribute to those who came before us.

Please bring your own lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.

For further information call (563) 943-2867.


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