The meeting theme will be family, food and faith in celebration of the 250th anniversary of Catherine the Great's manifesto that invited the Germans to Russia in 1792. Members will tell and show how their lives were impacted by this event.
Attendees also should bring a favorite food to share and items that came from Russia to display, including photographs of forefathers. For more information, call Lil Larwig at 525-3218.
A scholarship was established by the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia in memory of Glow Austin and Bruce Harms, charter members and past presidents of the Chapter.
The deadline to submit the application is July 1. Applicants must be a descendant of a German from Russia. For more information and to request an application, contact the scholarship chair Freddie Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 433-2778.
If you have a question, event, idea or an experience you wish to share, email Sharon Burns at email@example.com.