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P.O. Box 81, Ellis, KS 67637, USA 
Martha McClelland , President
Bukovina Society Headquarters & Museum, Ellis KS 67637

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Ellis, Kansas July 19 - 22, 1989



WEDNESDAY, July 19  --  7:00 p.m. Ellis High School

  • Welcome/Introductions

  • "Bukovina's Early History," Paul Polansky Schneller, Murcia, Spain

  • "Bukovina: An Historical Overview," Dr. Sophie Welisch, New York

  • "The Bukovina Society of the Americas," Irmgard Hein Ellingson, Ossian, Iowa

  • Canadian Bukovina Settlements - Fr. Alfred Hickey Huebenig, Mexico City Reception


THURSDAY, July 20 - Ellis High School

  • 9:00-11:30 a.m.          Genealogy Workshop/Information Sharing
    1:00-5:00 p.m.             "                     "                     

7 p.m. Program

  • "Multicultural Bukovina," Dr. Sophie Welisch

  • "Bukovina German Emigration," Irmgard Hein Ellingson

  • Local Genealogy: Roy Kerth, Nebraska

  • Panel: Dr. Welisch, Paul Polansky Schneller and Fr. Alfred will respond to audience questions about Bukovina.

  • Reception


FRIDAY, July 21 - Ellis High School

9:00-11:30 a.m. - Genealogy Workshop/Information Sharing

1:00 p.m., Tour of Ellis County History (Bus Courtesy of Hays Club)

7 p.m. Program

  • 40th Annual Convention of the Bukovina Society of Germany Report:  Oren Windholz, Hays and Frau Irma Bornemann, Stuttgart, West Germany

  • Slides and Report: "Bukovina Today," Paul Polansky Schneller

  • Musical Heritage: Lawrence Weigel, Hays

  • Reception


SATURDAY, July 22 - Ellis High School

  • 3:00 p.m. - Bukovina Society of the Americas Meeting

  • 4:00 p.m. - Ecumenical Heritage Service - Father Alfred - Rev. Wayne Ellingson - Father Paulinus Karlin

  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - St. Mary's Gymnasium Social Hour (Beer. pop, and ice provided, BYOB)

  • 6:30 p.m. - German dinner - Darrell Seibel, speaker, St. Mary's Gymnasium

  • 8:30 p.m. - 25th Anniversary Hochzeit: Reinhold and Margaret Boschowitzki, Ellis Braut Lied - Traditional Wedding March

  • 9:00 p.m. - Bukovina German music performances and dance


Please complete and return below by July 15, 1989

TO: Bukovina Society of the Americas, P 0 Box 81, Ellis, KS 67637

Please reserve __________ seats for Saturday evening, enclose $12.00 per adult - $6.00 per. child

Please accept my donation of $____________ to the Bukovina Society of the Americas.



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