The Beginnings of Tradition (Part II), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part I), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.

Jugend Einzel in the Mid-Atlantic Region, by Kathi Noel

It was a wonderful day for all who attended, and everyone is looking forward to seeing each other again in July at the 28. Gaufest in Atlantic City, NJ.

100th Anniversary of Original Enzian, by Sasha Malofiy Jr.

This past weekend members of our club travelled to Franklin Square, New York for the 100th anniversary celebration of SVV Original Enzian. 

HK Night: A Review for 2022, by Michael Fricker

I’ve written a piece like this one before, so please forgive me for treading into the same waters. Each event we have is unique, no matter how much of it falls into the same comforts we all enjoy. The people, most of all are what contribute to this. People grow and change and with them our events do.

Cleveland Landestreffen in 3 Perspectives

This year we decided to ask three of our members to write short articles about out trip to Cleveland for the Landestreffen der Donauschwaben. We hope you enjoy reading these three perspectives below from three great writers, Marlene Fricker, Emma Walter, & Betty Wagner.

United in Fun, by Michael Fricker

The German Hungarians have a saying, you make your own fun. It could be extended to read “you make your own fun, despite whatever circumstances might be standing in opposition to what would conventionally be considered ‘fun.’” Recent times have been anything but conventional fun. The thing is, dear friends, if you make your own fun, it does … Continue reading United in Fun, by Michael Fricker