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Martha McClelland , President
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Bukovina Society of the Americas

Sixth Annual Convention
Ellis and Hays, Kansas
July 14 - 17, 1994



Thursday, July 14
VFW Club, Hays (22nd & U.S. 183)
  • 6:00 p.m
Early bird social (Drinks and buffet available)
Friday, July 15  
Bukovina Society Headquarters, Ellis
  • 9:30 a.m.
Registration and coffee
  • 10:00 a.m.
Third annual meeting of the Association of Bukovina German Culture of Brazil. Video of their parade, opening ceremonies, foods, folk dances, songs, games, and religious celebration.
  • 11:00 a.m.
 Prof. Marilyn Coffey "The orphan train children story"
  • 1:30 p.m.
*Steve Parke "Naming and Claiming our Cultural Heritage."
*Irmgard Ellingson "Enroute to Bukovina"
*Paul Massier "The Baptist movement in Bukovina"
*Panel for questions and discussion
*Panel on Family Reunion planning
  Knights of Columbus, Ellis
  • 7:00 p.m.
Fashion show of immigrant dress in 1800's cosponsored by the Ellis County Historical Society
  • 8:00 p.m
German Mixer, social & dance
Saturday, July 16 Bukovina Society Headquarters
  • 9:30 a.m.

Registration and coffee

  • 10:00 a.m.
Aura Lee Furgason, "Bukovina for Beginners"
  • 11:00 a.m.
Demonstration on making Hemetschwangers and pulling dough for strudel
  • 11:30 a.m.

 Deutsch-Boemish federschleisse

  • 1:30 p.m.

Annual business meeting of the Bukovina Society

  • 2:00 p.m.

Historical Tour

  American Legion Hall, Hays
  • 6:00 p.m.

Social Hour

  • 7:00 p.m.
German dinner
  • 8:00 p.m.

Buchenland Singers and Dancers

  • 8:30 p.m
  • Sunday, July 17
Bukovina Society Chapel
  • 9:00 a.m
Ecumenical Service
Jerald Aust will deliver the message.
Bukovina Gospel Band and singers
  • 9:30 a.m.


Coffee and adjournment

Microfilm from records of Fuerstenthal not available from LDS or other sources is to be available for researchers.

Reserve seats for Saturday evening at $13.00 per person for the social, dinner and dance.
seats for children under age 12 at $7.00 each. $5.00 per couple at the door for dance only.



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