Trump Honors German-American Day

President Trump Honors German-American Day with Presidential Proclamation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

President Donald Trump followed in the footsteps of the presidents before him by paying tribute to the many contributions made by Germans in America, proclaiming October 6, 2017 as German-American Day. It is a tradition that dates back to the first signing by President Reagan in 1987 after being voted in as …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Obama Issues Proclamation for German-American Day

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on Wednesday to recognize the contribution German-Americans have made to the foundation of this country, declaring Thursday, October 6th, as German-American Day. This day marks the 29th anniversary of Congress enacting Public Law 100-104 in 1987, designating October 6th as German-American Day. This was later followed …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Obama Issues German-American Day 2015 Presidential Proclamation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Every year on October 6, the German-American community has celebrated German-American Day to honor not only the anniversary of German immigration to the United States but the influential culture that the Germans brought to this country. It was under President Ronald Reagan, along with the help of various influential German-American organizations …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Barack Obama Issues Presidential Proclamation For German-America Day 2014

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since 1987, the German-American community has celebrated German-American Day every year on October 6, to honor not only the anniversary of German immigration to the United States but the influential culture that the Germans brought to this country. It was under President Ronald Reagan, along with the help of various …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Barack Obama Issues Presidential Proclamation For German-America Day 2013

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since 1987, the German-American community has celebrated German-American Day every year on October 6, to honor not only the anniversary of German immigration to the United States but the influential culture that the Germans brought to this country.  It was under President Ronald Reagan, along with the help of various …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German American Friendship Poster Contest Is Now Accepting Submissions For 2013

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With German-American Day approaching on Saturday, October 6, you may find yourself feeling a little extra German pride.  If you have even the slightest artistic bone in your body, you may want to give the German American Friendship poster contest a shot since the Tricentennial Foundation is now accepting submissions for …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Planning Ahead For the 25th Anniversary of German-American Day

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

Irish-Americans have St. Patrick’s Day, Mexican-Americans have Cinco de Mayo and Italian- Americans have Columbus Day. Not wanting to be left out, German-Americans have an opportunity to celebrate their German-American heritage. October 6th marks the 25th anniversary of German-American Day. This day commemorates the landing of 13 families, led by …

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Ties of Friendship

By Donna Lippert on Email

What do the years 1683 to 1983 mean to you? October 6th, 2011 is the 328th anniversary of which thirteen families from Krefeld, thirty-three people all together of Mennonite and Quaker decent, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after a long sea voyage. Under the leadership of Franz Daniel Pastorius, a legal …

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German American Day

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

German Day was celebrated in the 19th century and revived in 1987 as German-American Day. Most instrumental in establishing German-American Day at the time were President Elsbeth Seewald of the German American National Congress (DANK), Drs. Eberhard and Ruth Reichmann of the German Heritage Society of Indiana, Dr. Don Heinrich …

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