Season Opening Fuerth Pirates
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Past events (see also Newsletter/
January 2020 - 50th Anniversary
Last Membership Meeting
GAMC celebrated its 50th anniversary in a final Membership Meeting.
It was founded in 1970 by Germans, Americans and members of the
area's Military Communities. The purpose was bringing together
Germans, Americans and English speaking people of other nations to
promote and foster greater appreciation of both nations traditions,
customs, history and Culture. For 25 years the GAMC
accomplished this very successfully.
the drawdown of the
Nuernberg Military Community the remaining members continued the
activities up to today. As the number of members dropped continuously
over the last two decades the membership decided that the GAMC's
"Mission was completed". The meeting on 20 January 2020 was attended by
26 members, 24 of them voted for closing the club. The Lord Mayor of
Fuerth, Dr. Thomas Jung, thanked the club for its 50 years of
successful activities. (Photo: Gutbier)
chronicle about the GAMC's history was published: "Mission
Completed". As there are still many friendships between the former
members they will meet occasionally in the future (see "Forthcoming
Report "Fürther Nachrichten" from 30 January 2020.
20 November 2019 - Thanksgiving Dinner
At Rainer's Restaurant in Boxdorf we for the very last time enjoyed a delicious turkey, side dishes and cakes. .
14 September 2019 - Family Picnic
the last time Uli and
Norbert invited us to their home in Fürth-Stadeln for the traditional
Picnic”. The first one the GAMC organized took place on 3 September
1972 at Rüttelsdorf. Traditionally we had Hamburgers, corn-on-the cob
and Franconian beer. In commemoration of our former presidet Abbie
Simon Uli hat prepared Chili.
9 July 2019 - Ceremonial Day
The DAI Nürnberg invited us to a ceremonial evening on behalf of the
Independence Day. Prof. Falke (left) and Dr. Fraas said farewell to the
DAI program manager, Kathleen Röber (2nd left), who will leave the DAI.
Guest speaker was Meghan Gregonis, the American consul general from
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - Fuerth Pirates
It was a beautiful
day for a ball game when the Fürth Pirates celebrated their home opener on May
18th. In front of a large crowd, including numerous members of the
German American Men´s Club of Middle Franconia, Mayor Markus Braun performed a
perfect first pitch.
At the end of the
day, the Pirates had added two more wins (11:4 and 7:0) and secured their
leading position in the southern group of the Bayernliga.
28 March 2019 - Ludwig-Erhard Museum Fürth
excellent tour guide, Dr. Reiss, informed us not only about the life of
the former chancellor Ludwig Erhard, who was born in Fuerth. She also
explained the economical and political environment that made Erhard an
expert in the social market economy. After the tour we enjoyed an
excellent dinner in the newly renovated "Grüner Baum".
23 January 2019 - Membership Meeting
we had bad weather with heavy snowfall 25 members attended the
meeting. Our president Marco reviewed the last year's activities and
gave a preview about the plannings for 2019 (details and dates will
follow). After the treasurer's and the auditor's reports the elections
of the Board followed which brought no changes. We enjoyed excellent food and service at the DJK Fürth Gaststätte.
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chaining between the United States of America
has been grown in centuries. It withstood the conflict of the Second
and has increased during the Cold War and the partnership in the NATO
Globalization and shifting alliances, changing ruling parties and their
may threaten the friendship between both nations. So it has to be
and strengthened by perpetual efforts.
German-American Men’s Club of Middle Franconia wants to bring people of
nations together to promote and foster greater appreciation of both
traditions, customs, history and culture. It wants to promote good
neighbours and create improved mutual understanding and
German-American Men’s Club of Middle Franconia was founded in 1970 by
Americans and members of the area’s Military Communities and is one oft
prestigious clubs in Franconia.
has matured over the years, but the overall purposes have remained the
desire to bring together Germans, Americans, and English speaking
other nations for educational, recreational, and social activities
years, the Club has visited museums, churches, palaces and castles, and
wine growing areas of this wonderful region of Northern
Bavaria. The goal of the German-American Men’s Club
is to continue
in this tradition, increasing its membership, and continuing to add
contributions to International understanding. English speaking men and
all nations are invited to join. Club Members may sponsor applicants for membership
applicants may contact the
club secretary directly if they are