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OKTOBERFEST 2017- A GREAT TIME HAD BY ALL!

Another Great Night at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant for Our Oktoberfest Dinner Dance hosted by The Steuben Executive Board; namely Charlie Messemer, John Rohr, Joe Carpenter, John Louthan, Jimmy Hayhurst, Ted Cook, Bill Schillinger and the one and only Dave Schleyer. Of course Siegy Klammer was back in the fold for one night when we presented him with a plaque for his 43 years of service. His whole family was on hand to witness the stories and welcome the well wishers. We even got to see Siegy paste the floor with his fancy footwork. Well he did start the FDNY Soccer Club, so he must of had a few moves to get that going and it is still going strong today.
It was a night of good friends, good food and good German Beer. A top shelf Cocktail Hour with delicious appetizers, followed by an extravagant German Style Buffet ending with Apple Steudel with Coffee and Tea. Entertainment provided by DJ Danny Fanto. You should remember Danny from our Boat Ride where he did a great job. German Dancers came in after everyone sat down with their dinner. They performed some traditional dances and then even got a few of the crowd to participate. Pete Klammer stole the show dressed in his embroidered Lederhosen. It looked as though he knew what he was doing. Nice Job Pete!
After the dancers exited, Maria Meier sang Edelweisse, acapella. She also performed both Anthems at the beginning of the night. She was with us last year and will be with us in the coming years. Thank You, Maria! A beautiful voice!
After Maria, DJ Danny Fanto rocked da'house for the next two hours. Everyone enjoyed themselves. And many of the crowd won the many prizes at the Chinese Auction.18 prizes in all all donated by local merchants. (see the list to follow)
Kevin Dunn, Retired Capt provided 2 framed pictures of a 343 Helmet which were bid on. We also had shot glass dishes at each table some with small bottles of Yaeger. Each dish contained a Genuine German Shot Glass, a piece of candy from Germany and some with that bottle of Yaergermeister, donated by a local Liquor Store. Many Thanks to all of those merchants that contributed to make our Raffle the Best Ever!
Many Thanks to Kathleen Valentine for donating her time as the night's photographer.The pictures are below. 
Our Oktoberfest  was a great success because of you but we need more people to attend this affair. We hope you will go out and tell others about how much fun you had at this affair. We hope we can increase our numbers in the coming years. We thank you for any help.


                         Well that's about it for this year's events.                                   Again Congratulations to Siegried Peter Klammer.
Our next two events for the remaining year are our two monthly meetings; the November Meeting on 11/15/17 and the Christmas Meeting on 12/13/17-the one and only time the meeting is held on the 2nd Wednesday-Our Christmas Party Meeting..
 Come to that Meeting to learn of our calendar of events for 2018 and to  
enjoy some Christmas Cheer. Until next time stay safe....

(check back soon for the donor list to our Oktoberfest)





INDIVIDUAL PICTURES BELOW  AND UNDER THAT A MONTAGE-ENJOY!

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THE FOLLOWING IS THE LIST OF COMPANIES WHO HAVE GRACIOUSLY DONATED ITEMS TO OUR 2017 OKTOBERFEST RAFFLE BEGINNING WITH: (click on each company for the link to it)

THE PLATTDUETSCHE PARK RESTAURANT: (DINNER FOR TWO GIFT CERTIFICATE)

PC RICHARD'S : (REDUCED PRICE FOR 32" LED TV AND MAGIC BULLET PREP SYSTEM) NHP, NY

MODELL'S ($50.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE & 15% OFF COUPONS)

STARBUCK'S (2 GIFT BASKETS WORTH $100.00 EACH) 3 PARTICIPATING STORES IN NASSAU CTY.

THRIFTY BEVERAGE CENTER ($125.00 GIFT BASKET) BELLEROSE, NY

VIM JIM LIQUORS (DISCOUNT PRICES ON YAGERMEISTER AND WINE) 900 JERICHO TPKE NHP, NY

STELLA'S  RISTORANTE ($100.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE) FLORAL PARK, NY

KEVIN DUNN [RETIRED FDNY CAPT] :                                                                                                                   (TWO BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED FRAMES FOR THE 343 HELMET PHOTO)

FDNY BOXING TEAM (2 RINGSIDE TICKETS TO NEXT BOXING MATCH)

FDNY HOCKEY TEAM (2 TICKETS TO THE NEXT NYPD / FDNY HOCKEY GAME AT MSG 3/24/18)

FDNY FOOTBALL TEAM (2 TICKETS TO THE FUN CITY BOWL ON 6/2/18) AT MCU PARK IN BROOKLYN, NY

FDNY BASEBALL TEAM (2 TICKETS TO THE NYPD / FDNY CLASSIC GAME) AT MCU PARK IN AUGUST

FDNY STEUBEN ASSOCIATION (2 TICKETS TO THE BOAT RIDE ON 7/20/18)

FDNY STEUBEN ASSOCIATION ($75.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR GOLF OUTING + $25.00 WORTH OF GIFTS)

HOME DEPOT (BUCKET OF TOOLS WORTH $100.00) ELMONT, NY STORE

ZUM STAMMTISCH (2- $40.00 GIFT CERTIFICATES) GLENDALE, NY

BOURBON STREET OF BAYSIDE ( $75.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE) 

HAND ROLLED BAGELS (5- $15.00 GIFT CARDS) NHP, NY

TRINITY (BRUNCH FOR FOUR-WORTH $60.00) FLORAL PARK, NY

DAS BIERGARTEN OF LONG BEACH ($35.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE & MISC ITEMS WORTH $60.00)

CAROLYN BROWN (1 DOZEN "3" TRUCK BEER STEINS)

FANDANGO MOVIE GIFT CERTIFICATES (2 - $25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATES)

BUNGALOW BAR ($50.00 GIFT CARD) ROCKAWAY PARK, NY

MACY'S ($50.00 GIFT CARD)

MONAHAN'S OF BAYSIDE ($50.00 GIFT CARD)

ONE STATION PLAZA OF BAYSIDE ($50.00 GIFT CARD)

LUIGI'S OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY ($50.00 GIFT CARD)

DONOVAN'S OF BAYSIDE ($35.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE)

HERRILL BOWLING LANES OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY (5 FREE GAMES WORTH $35.00)

PAPA CIRO'S PIZZA OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY ($30.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE)

THE BEACH HOUSE ($30.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE) OF LONG BEACH OR ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY

MAMA SOUP ($25.00 GIFT CARD) 170 OLD COUNTRY ROAD MINEOLA, NY

MAMA THERESA'S OF GARDEN CITY PARK, NY ($25.00 GIFT CARD)

LAKE SUCCESS LIQUOR STORE ($25.00 GIFT BASKET) IN LAKE SUCCESS SHOPPING CENTER

IAVARONE'S OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY ($25.00 GIFT BASKET) 

GARDEN WORLD OF FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY ($25.00 GIFT CARD)

JAMESON'S BAR AND GRILL OF FLORAL PARK, NY ($25.00 GIFT CARD)

YE OLDE TRADING POST BAR AND GRILL OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY ($20.00 GIFT CARD)

ANGOLETTO'S PIZZA OF NEW HYDE PARK, NY (1 FREE PIE WORTH $20.00)

NEW HYDE PARK LIQUOR (WINE WORTH $20.00)

RIESTERER'S BAKERY OF WEST HEMPSTEAD, NY ($20.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE)

NATURE'S PANTRY OF FLORAL PARK, NY (GIFT BASKET WORTH $20.00)

CHRISTMAS TREE SHOP ($20.00 GIFT CARD) TANGER OUTLET DEER PARK, NY

YOUR MOTHER'S HOUSE OF GARDEN CITY PARK ($20.00 GIFT CARD)

STOP AND SHOP OF FRANKLIN SQUARE ($20.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE)


MANY THANKS TO ALL OF OUR LOYAL SPONSORS FOR THEIR GENEROUS DONATIONS.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO THEM RETURNING IN 2018. THE OKTOBERFEST WILL BE HELD ON

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH, 2018 AT THE PLATTDUETSCHE PARK RESTAURANT-DANKE!



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