News and Notes

Non-Calendar Page related news and updates

PEORIA Shoot and Rooms: In case anyone missed it in their email here is the information, including a link, on room reservations for Peoria:

Hotel Contact Person

Jenna Behnke

Guest Service Supervisor/ Sales Comfort Suites-Peoria, IL 1812 W. War Memorial Dr. Peoria, IL 61614

Phone: 309-688-3800


Wine Tasting!: On 8 July 2023, Rheinischer Verein will be hosting a Wine Tasting at the Forest Civic Center, located at 207 Lee Street in Mount Prospect. Cost is 40.00 per, but includes 8 separate tastings and the option to purchase more. If we have enough interest we will put a group together, spots fill up fast so don’t wait if you are interested

1st Vice Presidency Vacancy Announced: (21-Apr-23) For those unable to attend the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on 19 April 2023, know that our 1st Vice President, Jason Vogler is stepping away from his role as VP at this time. As a result, the Board is seeking candidates and recommendations for his replacement prior to appointing a new VP at the May meeting, to serve out the current term. Please contact any Board Member with ideas and comments. ATTN: Deadline for candidates to come forward has been extended to 27 May, please contact John Fuller if you are interested. Board Members will be meeting the second week of June to select a replacement to be announced at the June meeting

German Cultural Association Workshop-Hosted by the Honorable Wolfgang Moessinger, Counsel General of Germany, on April 22, 2023 at the DANK Haus, Chicago. Meet with your peers to discuss what works, and what does not in keeping your association or club viable in todays world. Details to follow and you can always check the DANK website, or the CG himself at…

The Counsel General of Germany, Wolfgang Moessinger, being introduced at the 2023 BSV Saturday Shoot

Bockfest in Roselle!!! Have some Gemutlichkeit over in Roselle. Thanks for your invitation.

St Hubertus Jager Ball-2023 another great time with good friends, Al Shafer du siehst gut aus!

Putting on our annual Ball involves a lot of work from many members. If you would like to help out and spend sometime with your friends, please let us know and we will be happy to put you to work. It’s also a great way also for newer members to connect with our community.

Jason Vogler showing how to get it done, building the gate for the 2023 Schuetzen Ball

Many thanks to all those who attended and made the BSV Christmas party a success. A lot of hard work went into it, herzlichen Dank!