The PRG meets the first Saturday of each month at
1185 Concord Street North, South Saint Paul, MN 55075
from 1:30 to 4:00pm
The Purpose of the PRG is to:
* stimulate interest in the genealogy and history of Pommern
* collect, preserve and publish genealogical and historical information
* collect materials about Pommern
* provide a forum to share research methods and information
* to further the research of our Pommern ancestors
PROPOSED MEETINGS IN 2015 (all meetings are at the Minnesota Genealogical Society in South Saint Paul, unless stated otherwise).
Social time 1 pm. Meeting at 1:30 pm. Visitors are always welcome.
Jan 3 - This is a time to bring your research and books along and share with others from your Kreis.
Feb 7 - Blanche Krbechek will talk about Kashubia then and now and Stanley will be there and talk also about being a tour guide.
March 7 - Speakers: Tim & Terry Schoessow
Tim Schoessow is Pommerscher Verein Freistadt, Wisconsin President.
Tim will present a few short stories of his Pommeranian forefathers, the life of the early Pomeranian Freistadt settlers, based on information from their local historical site's newly published book, "The Hidden Treasures of Trinity-Freistadt Lutheran Church." It was published in conjunction with the 175th anniversary of the arrival of Pomeranian immigrants to Wisconsin. He will also talk about the Tanzdeel Dance Group, show a brief Powerpoint (10 minute) slide show of their small community center (which includes the Pomeranian research library), and Pommerntag, their ethnic event and more..
April 4 - No meeting this month due to Easter weekend.
May 2 - Author Wolfgang Samuel will speak to us about Coming to Colorado after WWII and opportunities found in America.
June - No regular meeting this month as our group will be at GAI
(St. Paul) on June 13th and 14th co-sponsoring the Pommern Dancers. We will be also have a tent at the German Fest at the Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul the following weekend.
July 4 - No meeting this month due to Fourth of July.
August 1 - Gary Brueggemann will talk about "German Proud," the accomplishments of famous German inventors, musicians and scientists.
Sept 5 - Mark Dillan will talk about WWI in Poland.
Oct 3 - Ruby Koelln will talk about "Our German Trip, more than we bargained for."
Nov 7 - Paul will about West Prussian history, territory and counties. This is first time this topic has been presented to our group.
Dec 5 - Christmas Celebration topic open
MGS Library 1185 Concord Street N. Room 218, South St. Paul 55075
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