Past events (see also Newsletter/
1 May 2022 - Fürth Pirates - Season Opening
We were cordially invited by Ingrid and Georg Barth to the start of the Baseball season of the Fürth Pirates. Two tables of former Members and friends enjoyed excellent. Thank you, Ingrid and Georg.
19 December 2020
25 Years Drawdown Darby Kaserne,
Closure Nurnberg Military Community
Unfortunately we had to cancel this event because of Covid19-lockdown. So I tried to hold up the flag.
January 2020 - 50th Anniversary
Last Membership Meeting
GAMC celebrated its 50th anniversary in a final Membership Meeting.
It was founded in 1970 by Germans, Americans and members of the
area's Military Communities. The purpose was bringing together
Germans, Americans and English speaking people of other nations to
promote and foster greater appreciation of both nations traditions,
customs, history and Culture. For 25 years the GAMC
accomplished this very successfully.
the drawdown of the
Nuernberg Military Community the remaining members continued the
activities up to today. As the number of members dropped continuously
over the last two decades the membership decided that the GAMC's
"Mission was completed". The meeting on 20 January 2020 was attended by
26 members, 24 of them voted for closing the club. The Lord Mayor of
Fuerth, Dr. Thomas Jung, thanked the club for its 50 years of
successful activities. (Photo: Gutbier)
chronicle about the GAMC's history was published: "Mission
Completed". As there are still many friendships between the former
members they will meet occasionally in the future (see "Forthcoming
Report "Fürther Nachrichten" from 30 January 2020.
20 November 2019 - Thanksgiving Dinner
At Rainer's Restaurant in Boxdorf we for the very last time enjoyed a delicious turkey, side dishes and cakes.
9 July 2019 - Ceremonial Day
The DAI Nürnberg invited us to a ceremonial evening on behalf of the
Independence Day. Prof. Falke (left) and Dr. Fraas said farewell to the
DAI program manager, Kathleen Röber (2nd left), who will leave the DAI.
Guest speaker was Meghan Gregonis, the American consul general from
The GAMC celebrated its 50th
anniversary in a final Membership Meeting and is now dissolved. After the
drawdown of the Nuernberg Military Community the remaining members continued the
activities up to 2020. As the number of members dropped continuously over the
last two decades the membership decided that the GAMC's "Mission was
completed". The meeting on 20 January 2020 was attended by 26 members, 24
of them voted for closing the club. The Lord Mayor of Fuerth, Dr. Thomas Jung,
thanked the club for its 50 years of successful activities.
of the GAMC|
chaining between the United States of America
has been grown in centuries. It withstood the conflict of the Second
and has increased during the Cold War and the partnership in the NATO
Globalization and shifting alliances, changing ruling parties and their
may threaten the friendship between both nations. So it has to be
and strengthened by perpetual efforts.
German-American Men’s Club of Middle Franconia wants to bring people of
nations together to promote and foster greater appreciation of both
traditions, customs, history and culture. It wants to promote good
neighbours and create improved mutual understanding and
German-American Men’s Club of Middle Franconia was founded in 1970 by
Americans and members of the area’s Military Communities and is one oft
prestigious clubs in Franconia.
has matured over the years, but the overall purposes have remained the
desire to bring together Germans, Americans, and English speaking
other nations for educational, recreational, and social activities
years, the Club has visited museums, churches, palaces and castles, and
wine growing areas of this wonderful region of Northern
Bavaria. The goal of the German-American Men’s Club
is to continue
in this tradition, increasing its membership, and continuing to add
contributions to International understanding. English speaking men and
all nations are invited to join. Club Members may sponsor applicants for membership
applicants may contact the
club secretary directly if they are