Deutscherverein seeking nominations for German American Heritage Award

JASPER — The Jasper Deutscherverein are accepting nominations for the annual German American Heritage Award.

The award honors an individual or individuals who have contributed of time, talent or resources to maintain, improve or foster awareness of the German roots here in Dubois County.  The recognition is open to anyone in Dubois County who does what they can in order to make a difference. 

 Nominations for the German Heritage Award can be sent to:

Jasper German Club, P.O. Box 15, Jasper, IN 47547-0015, or via email to info@jaspergermanclub.org.  

Nominations should include the following information: 

  •   A letter of up to one page listing the reason for nomination
  •   A biography of up to two pages, listing the service or contributions of the nominee
  •   The nominee’s name, home address and whether the service is voluntary or paid

The Nominator’s name and address must also be included.  Nomination forms are also available at the Jasper Chamber of Commerce and must be postmarked by September 15, 2020.

The Jasper Deutscherverein, the Jasper Partnership Commission, and Sister Cities of Jasper, Inc. will celebrate German-American Day on Thursday, October 8, 2020 with a presentation of the German Heritage Award.  

German American Day is a national day set aside to honor the contributions made by German immigrants to the life and culture of the United States. The Jasper Deutscherverein, the Jasper Partnership Commission, and Sister Cities of Jasper, Inc. encourages all their members and citizens of Dubois County to observe this day individually, and safely this year during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 




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