Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids to celebrate last days before Lent with Fasching Dance

by (Holly)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

The Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids is hosting a Fasching Dance this Saturday, February 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Latvian Hall (504 Grand Avenue NE). “Fasching” a traditional carnival in southern Germany, traditionally...

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Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids to usher in Christmas with German heritage concert

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under NEWS

On Sunday December 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church will host the the annual Edelweiss Choral Concert organized by the Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids. The Christmas themed concert pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of German...

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In my father's footsteps

by (Thomas Hegewald)

Submitted 11-11-2013 under VOICES

When I think of home, I think of Grand Rapids where I’ve lived for my entire life. Growing up, living and working in this city has helped define and shape me. But part of my identity stems from family history that stretches back for decades to...

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Sister Thomasine Bugala OP

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

Sister Thomasine Bugala OP died Tuesday May 11, 2010 at the age of 83 after 58 years as a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sister Thomasine taught the German language at Aquinas College for many years. Each summer for over 20...

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