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

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Bukovina Society of the Americas

Ellis and Hays, Kansas
August 13-16, 1998

BUKOVINAFEST 98

Thursday, August 13 Vagabond (Motel) Restaurant, Hays
6:30 p.m. Early bird social with society guests and speakers (cash bar and buffet)
Friday, August 14 Ellis Society Headquarters
8:30 a.m. Registration and coffee
Computer/Genealogy room, Werner Zoglauer, chair
9:30 Video - Oktoberfest parade 1996 in Munich, Germany
10:30 History of Bukovina - Henry Sinnreich
Noon Lunch on your own
Ellis County Historical Society, Main at Sixth Street, Hays
1:30 p.m. Conversational German - Dr. William Keel
2:30 Limestone and WPA Treasures of Ellis County - Pete Felten
3:30 Tour museum and Volga German settler's house
Knights of Columbus Hall, Ellis (dinner on your own)
6:30 Opening, Werner Zoglauer
"Deitch-Behmisch" - Dr. William Keel
7:30 Bukovina Mixer - music by Joe Erbert and the Honas brothers (cash bar)
Saturday, August 15 Ellis Society Headquarters
8:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
Annual meeting of the Bukovina Society of the Americas
9:30 Quilting blocks, Julie Honas  
10:30 Making Hemetschwangers, Shirley Kroeger,   Irene Zerfas,   Martha Armbrister
11:15 Doctoral Dissertation review - Dr. Gabi Lunte
Noon Special Lunch - Bratwurst, sauerkraut, scalloped potatoes and Hemetschwanger
1:30 The internet and e-mail - Werner Zoglauer (society computer will be on-line)
2:30 Travel in Bukovina - Pictures, memorabilia from recent tours
Knights of Columbus Hall, Ellis
6:00 Social Hour
7:00 Dinner (wedding "Iborts Fleisch" and all the trimmings)
Welcome, Van Massirer
Economic Realities in the Bukovina of our forebears - Dr. Sophie Welisch
Dance - Music by Ed Pfeifer Band
(Featuring reenactment of customs of an early day Bukovina wedding)
Sunday, August 16 Society Chapel
9:00 a.m. Ecumenical Service
9:30 Coffee and rolls courtesy of Golden Belt Bank of Ellis/Hays

BUKOVINAFEST 98 Presenters


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