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November 4, 2018

Oktoberfest Volunteers 2018

Oktoberfest volunteers 2018 - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Oktoberfest Volunteers are the hardest working members of the German American Friendship Society of Pinellas County. Without them, it would not be possible to run an event like this. And since Oktoberfest is also the biggest fundraiser for the Club, without all the volunteers, Society would no longer exist. I wish I had an exact number […]

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November 3, 2018

SPIFFS 2018 – German American Society at the Folk Fair

SPIFFS 2018 - Photo © 2018 Sebastian Hamann

SPIFFS 2018 – Saint Petersburg 44th Annual International Folk Fair happened on October 28 – 29 in Vinoy Park. The fair is devoted to celebrating a diversity of all the different nationalities that live together in the Tampa Bay area. Once again German American Friendship Society of Pinellas County participated with its own booth.  Offering a few […]

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November 2, 2018

Mini Oktoberfest 2018

Mini Oktoberfest 2018 - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Mini Oktoberfest 2018 was a Thank You In Advance Party for volunteers who would have to work very hard for the next three weekends. It happened on September 22, 2018.  This was the first time we had an event like that – thanks to our thoughtful and creative president, Jay Salamon. It was all his idea […]

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November 1, 2018

October and November 2018 Newsletter

October and November events at the German American Friendship Society of Pinellas Park

October and November 2018 Newsletter is an expanded issue of the usual monthly official newsletter of the German American Friendship Society of Pinellas County, with more content and photos than usually. I hope you enjoy it in its online or printed version. Click on the button below to view the PDF version. October/November 2018 Newsletter About […]

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October 16, 2018

2018 Oktoberfest Chronicles – Part 1

2018 Oktoberfest - Photo © 2018 Daria Perse

Getting ReadyPreparations for 2018 Oktoberfest at German American Friendship Society of Pinellas County (or German Club Pinellas Park for short) started at the beginning of August. Getting everything ready keeps more than a handful people very busy. After all, this is our biggest event of the year. And, the most important fundraiser. One of the many […]

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April 1, 2017

Baby doves survive after the storm destroys their nest

Florida Mourning Dove

Dove homeless after the stormOn one rather windy and cold morning in March of 2017 I opened the thermal curtains over the sliding door at the back of my residence. The small patio is usually quiet and empty. There are only my flowers around it, with their never-ending blooms that make my heart soar first […]

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March 7, 2016

Reflections in the water

Brilliant blue of the sky in the water, by Daria Perse

Reflections in the clear freshwater bodies of water are what I’m most attracted to nowadays. Mother Nature’s own mirror has a way of reflecting – and at the same time pointing at the new horizons, revealing new perspectives. To me, that is beyond description inspiring!Reflections of Modern WorldAlthough, I still clearly remember times when I […]

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