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German Society publishes its Annual Report 2015

In an effort to increase transparency and improve communication with its members, the German Society has for the first time published its Annual Report online. We invite our members, partners and other stakeholders to take a look. The Annual Report 2015 contains three sections, outlining the Society's acheivements, activities and financial performance in the year ended March 31, 2015. Due to the year end of March 31, the financial results of the German Gala Ball 2015 are not included in this result, but will be included in the Annual Report 2016.

Valentine's Promotion: Tickets for the German Gala Ball now on sale!

The German Gala Ball is approaching. With tickets going on sale by end of January 2015, we are offering this year a Valentine’ Special of 450 $ for two regular tickets, a 50$ reduction of the regular price. These tickets need to be ordered by February 14, 2015 through our online reservation system.

Montréal fête la Bavière

Get ready for an exclusive and authentic Bavarian experience. The Festival Montréal fête la Bavière will run from October 3 to 5 at Marché Bonsecours in Old Montreal. The event will feature an extensive lineup of products, beers - including brands like Fürstenberg, Hacker Pschorr, Hofbräu, König Ludwig, Schneider and Warsteiner - and vines (such as Deinhard and Henkell), as well as specialty cheeses for your to sample and enjoy.

German Society on Wikipedia

The German Society of Montreal is currently working on a project to improve and expand the Wikipedia article on the Society. We invite you to take a look at the work in progress on Wikipedia. Writing the article is a lot of work. If you would like to help or could assist us with translating the final version into the German and French versions of Wikipedia, please let us now. Every little bit can help us preserve our history.

German Roots - solid on Canadian soil

Der Montréal-based German-language newspaper "Das Echo" recently published an article about the German community living in Montreal. We would like to thank the paper and its publisher and editor-in-chief Mr. Walter for allowing us to publish the article on the German Society's website.

For more information about the paper please visit its website:

Das Echo (www.dasecho.com)

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Board of Directors 2014-2015

At the Annual Members’ Meeting on June 1, 2014, a new Board of Directors was elected. The Society thanks the two outgoing board members Mr. Fred Leber and Pastor Eric E. Dyck for their long service as members of the Board.

Job Posting / Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

We are happy to share this job posting send to us by our partners at the German Consulate General in Montreal. The German Embassy is currently looking for an employee to work in the Science and Technology Section (Edmunton Office) of the Embassy.

For more details, please find attached the official job posting (in Germany only).

Update of the By-Laws of the German Society of Montreal

Important Information

On January 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the German Society unanimously adopted the newly revised by-laws governing the administration of the Society, presented by the members of the By-Law Review Committee, Me Neville Warren Cloutier and Nico Ahn, Secretary of the Society. The new by-laws ensure the continued improvement of our organization for years to come. The following pages will summarize the key changes made to the by-laws.

Anniversary Ball of the German Society

In order to get started with the preparations for our 180th Anniversary Ball in 2015, we would like to encourage all of you, but especially our younger members, to e-mail us at ball2015@germansociety.ca and let us know if and how you are willing to help prepare, organize, and help run the Ball. We don’t think we can do without you! Debutants and escorts are naturally also always needed. To find out more, please visit the 2015 Ball Committee page!

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Stammtisch Update

Due to the increasing success of the German Montreal Stammtisch since last October, we have deciced that the event is here to stay.

Yesterday, over 20 people came together at the 6à8 Stammtisch at Les 3-Brasseurs on McGill College Avenue and Ste.-Cartherine Street. From now on we will organize the Stammtisch every third Wednesday of the month.

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