BSA Bukovina Fest 2000


Bukovina Society of the Americas

Ellis and Hays, Kansas
August 10-13, 2000

Thursday, August 10, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays

6:30 p.m., Early Bird Social cash bar – buffet

Friday, August 11, Bukovina Society Headquarters, Ellis

8:30 a.m.,  Registration/Coffee
8:40 a.m., Displays and Genealogy/Computer room opens – Werner Zoglauer
9:30 a.m., Welcome – Oren Windholz
9:30 a.m., Care and maintenance of tombstones and grave markers – Van Massirer
10:20 a.m., The Galicia Connection to Bukovina – Irmgard Hein Ellingson
11:15 a.m., Lunch on your own

Sternberg Museum meeting room, Hays

1:30 p.m., Welcome – Darrell Seibel
1:40 p.m., Bohemians in the Bukowina – Michael Augustin
2:20 p.m., The German Influence in the Shaping of America – Dr. Sophie Welisch
3:10 p.m., The German Heritage of Kansas – Dr. William Keel
4:00 p.m., Tour world renowned Sternberg Museum, Hays, KS
Dinner on your own

Knights of Columbus Hall, Ellis

6:30 p.m., Social
7:30 p.m., Bukovina Music Heritage – Aura Lee Furguson & Joe Erbert
8:00 p.m., Mixer and dance – Joe Erbert and the Honas family

Saturday, August 12, Bukovina Society Headquarters

8:30 a.m.,Registration/Coffee
9:00 a.m., Annual business meeting of the Bukovina Society
10:00 a.m., Hog butchering/sausage demonstration (video) – Julia and Ralph Honas
11:00 a.m., German naming customs & nicknames – Dr. Sophie Welisch and Joe Erbert
Noon Bukovina sausage lunch
1:30 p.m.

Videos of prior Bukovina Society events – Dennis Massier
Hemetschwenger demonstration

Knights of Columbus Hall

6:00 p.m., Social (cash bar)
7:00 p.m., Dinner

Welcome – Wilf Uhren
Greetings from a Swabian Bukovina Family – Erich Slawski Dance

Sunday, August 13, Bukovina Society Headquarters, Congregational Chapel

9:00 a.m., Ecumenical Service

Farewell reception – coffee and donuts courtesy of Golden Belt Bank