Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt
The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt
Welcome to Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt was founded in 1978 to preserve
our Pomeranian heritage through the study
of its history, genealogy, culture and language.
 
Meetings are held at the historical Lindenwood Community Center building at:
12351 N. Granville Road 111 W
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097
The Lindenwood Community Center is a former schoolhouse and is located near the original 
Pomeranian Lutheran settlement village of Freistadt in southeastern Wisconsin.
 
Monthly meetings are held the second Friday of the month,
usually at 7:00 p.m.
Beginning September 2018, the PVF meetings will change
to the second SATURDAY of the month, beginning at 1:00 p.m. 
Check "Events" for more details.
No meetings in months beginning with "A."
All are welcome to attend.
 
 
     PVF offers members: 
  •     Membership year runs Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  •     Surname pedigree database with over 172,000 names submitted.
  •     Surname research area for submitting of Pomeranian ancestors.
  •     Pomeranian tours in Germany in odd numbered years.
  •     Pommerntag, a large ethnic festival, held the last Sunday in June.
  •     Erntedankfest, a harvest festival, and Weihnachtsfest, a Christmas celebration, both in the Pomeranian tradition.   
  •     Quarterly newsletter, Rundschreiben, which can be received via email or U.S. mail. 
  •     Monthly meetings with a variety of presentations related to the group's mission.
  •     Library with genealogy and history books plus other reference materials.
  •     Assistance with genealogical problems.
  •     Online store offering a members' discount on books, maps, clothing, memorabilia and music.

      Questions regarding our organization?   
      Email Pommerscher Verein Freistadt:   information@pommerscher.org
      Or write
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt                               
P. O. Box 204                               
Germantown, WI 53022                             
           Please enclose a business-sized SASE.
 
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt is a member of the Freistadt Heritage Foundation,
which operates the Lindenwood Community Center. 
To find out more about the Foundation and Center, select "Links to Related Groups" at left.


Operating Year: January - December 2018


Board of Directors (Term Ends)
President (2020): Tim Schoessow
Vice President (2019): Dale Herrick
Secretary (2019): Barbara Vaitl
Treasurer (2020): William Vaitl
Director (2018): Duane Kuehl
Director (2019): Anne Bridges
Director (2019): Jean Klug
 
Committee Chairpeople
Anniversary Pins: Delores Weiss
Culture: Irmgard Meyer
Folk Fair: Jean Klug
Folk Fair: Elroy Klug
Genealogy: Linda Herrick
German Fest Culture Display: Elroy Klug
German Fest Culture Display: Jean Klug
German Society Representative: Tim Schoessow
Librarian: Elaine Kraft
Membership: Terry Schoessow
Newsletter Editor: Terry Schoessow
Newsletter Editor: Linda Herrick
Programs: Terry Schoessow
Programs: William Vaitl
Store: Leon Raether
Sunshine: Louise Knoke
TNG Administrator: Gary Preston
Website: Linda Herrick
Website: Terry Schoessow
 

Lindenwood Community Center