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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.)

Week-end of August 15 - 17, 2014 - Summer Fest at our old party grounds at Bear Lake, starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday. You can either book a hotel or bring a tent and campinig equipment if you plan on staying over, plus your own lanterns and lawn chairs.
Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. enjoy Kaffee und Kuchen (it's Kurt's birthday!)
Saturday from 8-10 a.m. Breakfast provided by GAS; for lunch we suggest you get Bear Lake's famous Raspberry Shake; for early Dinner starting after 5:00 p.m., bring your own meat to grill; share a potluck item; socialize, play games; and join us to sing by the campfire.
Sunday enjoy left-overs and cake before you say your farewells.
Please RSVP Kurt at 801 201-5680 or 801 942-7849 for this event and other detailed information. Email:

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

October 6: Brat Fest in celebration of German-American Day at 6:00 p.m. at All Saints.

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

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

December 6: Weihnachtsmarkt, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p. m. at All Saints

December __: Weihnachtskonzert, 7:00 p.m. - Note: the date, time and location will be announced later

December 16: Christmas Dinner, 7:00 p.m. at All Saints

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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