red, red paprika by Michael N. Fricker

An ‘Ode’ to Paprika, by Michael Fricker

You might just say we can't get enough of the stuff. I used to say, “Paprika makes everything better.” It was mostly tongue in cheek but when I really contemplate the idea there isn’t much, I can think of that it would not improve.

Hugs & Handshakes at the AGM of the Landesverband der Donauschwaben, by Werner Fricker III

Hugs and handshakes, beers and brats, and maybe of schnapps or two, were easy to find as we re-acquainted with our friends from across the country.

German Hungarians Honored by SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame, by Werner Fricker Jr.

Dave Jones inducted into the 2021 Class of the SEPA Hall of Fame, Jeff Maierhofer honored with the Service to Soccer award. Werner Fricker Jr., recaps the evening.

Theresa and Frank Kirsch at the Ground Breaking 1965

German-Hungarians: UNITED as one Club, by Michael Fricker

For our club, being a dedicated part of the whole is not only freeing, but it has allowed continuity to flourish all together as one. There is a beauty in that particular kind of order.

An Jolly Affair in Delaware

A small but jolly group of our members attended the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe 53rd Stiftungsfest on Saturday, September 11th at the Delaware Saengerbund in Newark, DE.

Map: Homeland

This shared map was created by Werner Fricker Jr., as a way to mark the areas of Europe where our members and friends hail from. This is a work in progress. Please feel free to reach out to us with any corrections or additions.

A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.

by Werner Fricker Jr. The United German Hungarians were founded in Philadelphia in 1910. The Club originally founded as the Banater Männerchor by Germans from the Banat Region grew swiftly and many smaller clubs began to form associations of families from individual towns and villages in Banat. Associations from the Batschka, Srem, and the Carpathian … Continue reading A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.

A Letter from Werner Fricker Jr., Past President

To the Editor and Members: I wish to congratulate you as well as your assistant and all of the writers and contributors of the Monthly Progress. The “Progress” newsletter is an important part of our club. The articles reporting on the events and happenings in our club as well as the historical pieces have been … Continue reading A Letter from Werner Fricker Jr., Past President

The Name’s the Same by Emily Fricker

Many of our members are fathers and sons and have been such over the years.   According to our past presidents list in our 100th Anniversary Book, our sixth president was Michael J. Stumpf. He was president from 1934 to 1936. I do not really know much about him, but he was alive when I was a young girl and … Continue reading The Name’s the Same by Emily Fricker

German Hungarians named to Halls of Fame, By Michael Fricker

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Certain phrases are in use in our club community. They seem to always be floating around my head. (I don’t know if that happens to you or if it’s just my strange mind.) For example when I was organizing the pieces of this article together in my head, the phrase that … Continue reading German Hungarians named to Halls of Fame, By Michael Fricker