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As of August 3, 2012, the tax, payroll and accounting part of Ruth Enterprises has been turned over to Kenneth A. Mackay, CPA, 4764 South 900 East, Suite 3, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117.
Ken's Phone number is 801 261-5464, Fax 801 261-5466, and his email is



Officers of GAS and the Choir are listed below.

The German Chorus Harmonie
is under the direction of STEPHEN SCHWEMMER, Conductor, accompanied by Allyson Crockett
or otherwise announced. Assistant Conductor - tba
Please call Steve Schwemmer at 801-573-6578 for questions.

We are always seeking new talent for our Choir and the Kinder and Youth choirs. If you enjoy singing, please contact us:
Choir: 801-573-6578 or;

Kinder and Youth Choirs: Anne-Marie Dzierzon at 8
01-842-9327, email:

GERMAN GAS and CHORUS HARMONIE ACTIVITIES for 2014 are at the All Saints Church at 1710 Foothill Drive unless otherwise specified: (Check back later for more detailed information.)

Tuesday, September 9: Choir practice begins at All Saints. Weekly rehearsals on Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 18: Farewell to our Honorary Counsel for Germany, Charles Dahlquist. The choir will perform two numbers at the event at 6:00 p.m. in the Founder's Room at Zion's Bank. We will witness the swearing-in ceremony of our new Honorary Counsel for Germany, James Burton. Additional information will be given at choir practice.

Saturday, September 27: Oktoberfest at Snowbird. We will have a table reserved so our members can sit together. Come on up and join us!

Monday, October 6: Brat Fest in recognition of German-American Day, which will coincide with a declaration of the President of the United States, at 6:00 p.m. at All Saints on the patio, outside.

Friday, October 24: The German Ward will hold an Operetten Abend at 6:30 p.m., at 721 South 12th East, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sunday, November 16: Volkstrauertag, 10:00 a.m. at Fort Douglas Cemetery

Saturday, November 29: Adventsfeier, 2:00 p.m. at the German Ward, 721 So. 12th East

Saturday, December 6: Weihnachtsmarkt, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p. m. at our "old location" at the St. John's Lutheran Church, 1030 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. Choir members, please reserve time to help with set-up the day before, Friday, December 5.

Friday, December 19: Weihnachtskonzert, 7:00 p.m. at All Saints - Note: the Christmas concert date was changed from Sunday to Friday due to scheduling conflicts. Dress rehearsal will be on Thursday at All Saints, December 5 from 6-10 p.m.

KULTUR-LITERATUR Abend (share your favorite treat if you attend):
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. For additional Kultur-Literatur Abend Information and addresses, contact Gerlinde at 801 942-7849 or Eva-Maria Bates at 801 467-4889

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. at Eva & Rudy Hegewald
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. at Gerlinde & Kurt Ruth
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. at Eva-Maria Bates

Officers of GAS and the Choir:

Lisa Wood
- President , 801-631-5845;
Annette Babisz - Vice President, 801-694-9929;
Ralph Petty - Vice President, 801-856-8917;
Baerbel Johnson - Secretary, 801-520-7012;
Kurt Ruth, Treasurer, 801-942-7849 Cell 801-201-5680;
Laura Hoffman - Librarian, 801- 484-5742.

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