Donation Drive

Steuben Day Observance Association
of Philadelphia and Vicinity

2018 Donation Drive

May 2018
My fellow German – Americans and Friends:
The United States of America is a great nation comprised of settlers from around the world and their descendants. Our nation is often called a melting pot. One of those immigrant groups that assimilated their traditions and culture are the countless Americans of German heritage.
German – Americans have been part of this great nation from the very beginning and down through the generations have worked together to help build the United States of America. For example, General Washington's chief of staff General von Steuben, a Revolutionary War hero who transformed the Revolutionary Army into a fighting force that lead to our nation’s freedom.

Donation Letter
Donation Letter

Thus to commemorate our heritage, on September 30th we young and old, in our ethnic costumes and with our club crests, will march down Huntingdon Pike to celebrate with pride and joy the collective contributions of German - Americans along with their traditions and culture in the German – American Steuben Day Parade!
We need your help! Please consider making a tax-deductible donation in support of our annual Parade, the refurbishing of our unique Tri-centennial Tricycle, and/or funding scholarships for members of our Cornflower Court.
Please join our celebrations!

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 – Sommerfest Philadelphia; Cannstatter Volksfest Verein
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018 – Gala Banquet; Cannstatter Volksfest Verein
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018 – German – American Parade Philadelphia;
    Huntingdon Pike in Rockledge / Philadelphia from Huntingdon Pike and South Penn Street to Oxford Avenue and Loney Street via Church Road; starting at 1:00 PM!


Werner Fricker Jr.
President and General Chairman

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