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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
for this year has an interim Conductor, ANNE-MARIE DZIERZON, because STEPHEN SCHWEMMER takes a leave of absence for a year.

We are always seeking new talent . If you enjoy singing, have had previous choir experience, some German language knowledge and can read music, please contact us: Anne-Marie Dzierzon at 801-842-9327, email:

GERMAN GAS and CHORUS HARMONIE ACTIVITIES for 2015 are at the All Saints Episcopal Church at 1710 Foothill Drive unless otherwise specified: (Check back later for more detailed information.)

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 we will begin practice for our Christmas Concert. Come join us if you love to sing! We always welcome the young and old! Practice starts at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints. Please come a little early so we can get our music folders ready! There will be no rehearsal on November 24.

OKTOBERFEST - Come and enjoy good music, food, the beauty of the mountains and other festivities at the Oktoberfest at Snowbird from August 15 to October 11 every Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 6:00 p.m. Call 801-933-2222 for new parking rules and other information!

BRAT-FEST - Tuesday, October 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at All Saints in celebration of German-American Day. A dinner plate costs $7 (brat, roll, potato salad, pickle and drink). Tickets can be bought at the door. Please RSVP Lisa Wood, 801-631-5845

VOLKSTRAUERTAG - Sunday, November 15, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ft. Douglas Cemetery, 32 Potter Street (corner of Wakara & Chipeta, U of U Campus).

ADVENTSFEIER - Saturday, November 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the German Ward, 721 South 1200 East - please RSVP Baerbel Johnson at 801- 520-7012.

WEIHNACHTSMARKT FUNDRAISER - Saturday, December 5 from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. at All Saints.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT- Friday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. at All Saints.

LITERATUR Abend (share your favorite treat if you attend):
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. We are taking a break for the Summer. For additional Kultur-Literatur Abend Information and addresses, contact Gerlinde at 801 942-7849 or Eva-Maria Bates at 801 467-4889. Our get-togethers will again begin in September of 2015. Check back here for details.

GAS and Choir Board
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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