German Society met Aug. 8

 

The Lavaca/DeWitt Chapter of the Texas German Society met Aug. 8 at the Hochheim Prairie Schoolhouse. Thirty members and guests were in attendance. Before the buffet, Gladys Eckhardt offered the grace in English and in German. President Charles Soehnge led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance and then welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. He read a thank you note from Braden Kropp for the financial gift to help in his college expenses. After the minutes were read and approved, the treasurer’s report was read and filed for audit. 
 
The first issue of business was where to celebrate Oktoberfest on Oct. 10. Joyce Manning made the suggestion of Sengelmann Hall. The motion was made and carried. Members will coordinate carpools for transportation and each member will pay for their own meal.
 
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