29th Annual GermanFest Picnic
at Carillon Park
Presented by Dayton Liederkranz-Turner



Event Details
Friday, August 10th - 5pm to 11pm
Saturday, August 11th - 12pm to 11pm
Sunday, August 12th - 12:00pm to 6pm
Public Invited! Admission is FREE!
On-site Parking $2.00

Join the Dayton Liederkranz as they celebrate the 29th Annual GermanFest Picnic at Carillon Park in Dayton! One of the best festivals of the summer with plenty of fun for the whole family.

Attractions:
•Continuous Live Music
•On-Site Parking
•Authentic German Food
•Friday Keg Tapping
•Kidz Zone Games & Rides
•ATM Located in Kettering Building
•German Import Haus
•New Craft Vendors
•Genealogy Support
•Belgian Beer Tasting
•Membership Opportunities
•Raffle Prizes!!
•Bavarian Fashion Show
•5k Race/Walk
•Heritage Booth Featuring: A Toast to Breweries in Dayton


Scholarship Winners!
Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the Dayton Liederkranz Academic Scholarship and Education Grant programs. Our top scholar is Jonathan Meyer, a DLT family member along with his parents Brian and Monica Meyer. Jonathan is a senior at Chaminade-Julienne High School with an outstanding resume of academic achievement, community involvement, and support for German heritage. His $1,500 scholarship will be awarded at the Picnic.

A second place scholarship of $700 is being awarded to Audrey Martin, a senior at Xenia High School. She received all A’s through high school and has been very active with the Liederkranz. She is the Granddaughter of Butch and Betty Lou Martin.

Out Education Grant this year goes to Tara Fugate who plans to study theater at Sinclair Community College. Tara is the daughter of Mike and Debbie Venys.

Awards to our 2012 winners will be made at the GermanFest Picnic opening ceremonies. Competition was especially keen this year and we thank all of the applicants. Special thanks to the Selection Committee of Heidi Gasper, Margie Wirth, and Ed Ruetschle. The DLT scholarship/grant program is one of the benefits of membership.

Cultural Display & Genealogy
Cultural Booth
The 2012 Culture Booth will feature "Ein Prosit der Gemuetlichkeit: A Toast to Breweries in Dayton" If anyone has memorabilia (advertising, posters, bottles, pictures, etc.) connected with Dayton's brewing history that they would allow us to display, please contact Carl and Judy Schneider at 937-433-3451 or email Judy as soon as possible. Stop in and visit!

Genealogy
Interested in your German Heritage? Be sure to stop in and meet some representatives from the DLT Genealogy Group and ask some questions! On-site computers with website genealogy support available. The Geneaology Group meets monthly with guest speakers and group discussions.

Membership
The Dayton Liederkranz is always looking for new members. Ask how YOU can join! Membership applications will be available.


1400 East Fifth Street
Dayton, OH, 45402
(937) 223-9013
Dayton Liederkranz-Turner
 

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