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Update from Ruthie

Ruth Pfefferkorn has been very busy this summer. She has completed 105 flower headbands to be sold at Oktoberfest. She wants to thank everyone that donated the silk flowers for this project. She has also completed two beautiful Afghans to be donated for our Chriskindlmarkt and she is planning more knitting projects. If any of the Germania… Continue Reading

Ladies Auxiliary needs help preparing for Oktoberfest

In the upcoming weeks till Oktoberfest there is much to be done. Gardening, decorating the hall, and food preparation. We always need men’s help as well. We will be making potato salad on August 26th and need many hands. We will be preparing food for volunteers on most Saturdays as well as the whole week prior to the fest. Continue Reading

Karneval Visitors here from Germany

We are fortunate to have 3 members of the Wolfsstecher Carneval Verein from Bad Rapenau, Germany coming to visit Cincinnati. The Wolfsstecher is the sister klub of Germania’s 1. Karneval Gesellschaft. They arrive on July 16th. On July 20th, they will be going with a group of Germania and 1KG members to the Reds game, and… Continue Reading

Ladies Auxiliary Kaffeeklatsch

Camilla and Carol invite everyone, ladies and men, to attend the first Ladies Auxiliary Meeting of the year on Saturday, May 2nd, at 10:00am. In the true German tradition, Kaffee and Kuchen will be served. Come and learn what is going on in the kitchen, what is being planned and how you can participate. The… Continue Reading

Transitioning to the 2016 Boy Scout Requirements

The release of the new requirements in May 2015 is to allow unit leaders adequate time to plan their Scouts’ transition. Beginning work in the new requirements will be determined by the Scout’s joining date or current rank as of January 1, 2016: For 2016: Boys joining on or after Jan. 1, 2016 MUST use… Continue Reading

2014 – On the Road with 1KG Germania Karneval

The 2014-2015 1KG Karneval Campaign takes to the road! We start of with a trip to wild and wacky Las Vegas! There we will join with about 30 other Karneval Clubs from all over the USA and Canada. This is an annual celebration of the German American Mardi Gras Association (G.A.M.G.A.) in mid. January. We… Continue Reading

The 2014-2015 Karneval Season is in Full Swing!

Helau und Alaaf!! Or as we say like to say in 1KG, Helaaf! The Karneval season is sometimes called the Fifth Season, the Karneval Session, and recently I found out that in Germany it is also called the Karneval Campaign! Ours is off to a terrific start as we celebrate the 50th Campaign for Erste… Continue Reading

Karneval “Crazy Hat Night” Nov 7

Let’s have some fun at the November Germania Membership Meeting! If you have been to a Karneval event before or attended a Germania meeting during Karneval season, you have seen the odd looking hats that the men of the 1KG were wearing. Maybe you noticed the similarity to a jesters hat? These jesters caps are… Continue Reading

Register Now for Dixie Double Air Gun Event

The 6th Annual Dixie Double Air Rifle and Pistol Competition will be fired November 21-23 at the world-class CMP South Range in Anniston, Alabama. The match is open to both men and women, as well as junior competitors. With regular participation from the Army Marksmanship Unit, the Dixie Double is an opportunity to stand on… Continue Reading

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