The Edmond Sun

August 17, 2013

AHSGR plans annual All-State meeting


Special to The Sun

Weatherford — The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) will be having its annual All-State Meeting on Aug. 24 at Zion Lutheran Church, 700 N. Daniel St., in Weatherford. Come early at 9 a.m. for coffee, kuchen and visiting. The meeting is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include a pot luck dinner. The Central Oklahoma Chapter will award the annual scholarship to a descendent of the German Russian heritage.  

Guest speaker will be Karen Suderman Penner from Newton, Kansas. She will trace the history of wheat as she tells the story of the Mennonites of South Russia (Ukraine) who decided to come to Kansas, bringing with them their Turkey red winter wheat seed.

Those interested in a business or a craft booth, may contact Anna Thompson for more information via email at gus.anna@yahoo.com or call 306-4434.