Nominations sought for German Heritage Award

From Local Sources

The Jasper Deutscher Verein, the Jasper Partnership Commission and Sister Cities of Jasper Inc. will celebrate German-American Day on Thursday, Oct. 4, with a dinner at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant in Jasper and the 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 30th annual award will be presented at the dinner to an individual or individuals who have contributed their time, talent or resources to maintain, improve or foster awareness of the German roots 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 17547-0015 or via email to Nominations should include 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 along with 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 Sept. 3.

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