Events in February

Saturday, February 13, 2010
Fasching: "Prunksitzung"
Karneval Society Möbelwagen

Saturday, February 27, 2010
Annual General Meeting,
Hotel Pullman-Fontana, Stuttgart-Vaihingen

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Kessler Sekt Cellars, Tour and Tasting,
Esslingen

Saturday, April 17, 2010
Kaspar Kristallglaswerk ,
Neckarzimmern

Saturday, June 19, 2010
Historic Cable Car Ride and
Tour of Waldfriedhof Cemetery

ADDITIONAL FEBRUARY FASCHING EVENT
on Saturday, February 13, 2010

Dear members and friends,

The "Gesellschaft Möbelwagen 1897 e.V.", the first Stuttgarter Karneval Society, will celebrate their traditional Fasching highlight, the Fasching "Große-Prunksitzung", on

Saturday, February 13, 2010
19.11 hours

Haus der Wirtschaft, im König Karl Saal
Willi Bleicher Strasse 19
70174 Stuttgart


www.gesellschaft-moebelwagen.de

For those not familiar with this type of event, it is not a Fasching party with a dance band.
Rather, the Karneval Society holds a "meeting", presided over by the president, who introduces the various entertainment groups who perform on the stage. These include music groups, dance groups, comics, and a series of "speakers" who make humorous speeches lampooning politicians especially, and any other persons or events they feel worthy of mention. It is always interesting, and can be quite fun, and they will certainly pull out all the stops.The event will be conducted entirely in German.
Like last year's event, the Karneval Society has offered us tickets at a reduced rate: Euro 25 per person. This is the entrance fee. Food and drink are extra. If enough persons from our club show an interest, they will form a table for our group.

Kurt Döhrbeck has special forms for our members and guests to use to reserve tickets. If you are interested, contact him by the end of January (contact info below), and he will send you an order form, which you should fill out and send directly to the Karneval Society. They should receive your order form No Later Than February 5, 2010. Be sure to add "Member, German-American Club 1948 Stuttgart" on the order form to get the reduced rate. If you went last year, want to go again and received a reservation form directly in the mail, add the above statement and send the form to the Karneval Society.

We are honored that the "Gesellschaft Möbelwagen e.V." has invited us to participate in their special event. This is a good opportunity to experience this particular part of German culture and tradition, and to continue our friendly relations with this German club.

For further information, and to request ticket order forms, please contact:

Kurt Döhrbeck k.doehrbeck@gac1948.de


Sincerely,
Scott Beard, Vice-President

Reservations not kept will require reimbursement for costs incurred by the club.

Annual General Business meeting
on Saturday, February 27, 2010

Dear members and friends,

We would like to invite you to join us for our Annual General Business meeting, the Jahreshauptversammlung. We will meet on:

Saturday, Febuary 27, 2010
17:30 hours

at the Hotel Pullman Stuttgart Fontana in Vaihingen
Vollmoellerstrasse 5, 70563 Stuttgart-Vaihingen
Located next to the train station. By car, take Robert- Koch- Strasse from the Hauptstrasse.

One of the ways in which German-American Clubs help to foster understanding and friendship between our peoples is by supporting the Student Exchange Program sponsored by the Federation of German-American Clubs. Trami Christina Kraft and Ute delaChaux, who work with this program, will make a short presentation explaining what is involved, and then introduce some present and former exchange students, both German and American, who will tell us a little about themselves and their experiences in Germany and the United States.
Don't miss this chance to meet some really interesting young people who represent the next generation working to bring Germans and Americans together in an ever changing world.

Dinner: Euro 23,- with drinks extra, dessert (optional) Euro 6.50 . See details in the printed newsletter.

Please make reservations by Monday, February 22, 2010 with:

Kurt Döhrbeck: Tel. 0711-3452190 email k.doehrbeck@gac1948.de cell 0151-16763465
Scott Beard: Tel. 07181-46594, email:s.beard@gac1948.de

Reservations not kept will require reimbursement for costs incurred by the club.



Best regards,