Göttingen-Hannover

Welcome to Democrats Abroad Göttingen-Hannover!

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DA Göttingen is a chapter of DA Germany, the official country committee for US Democrats living in Germany. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Göttingen, please contact us.

Christian J. Gross, Chapter Chair
Democrats Abroad Germany - Göttingen Chapter
[email protected]

 

DA Göttingen-Hannover Leadership:

Christian Gross
| Göttingen-Hannover Chapter Chair
Jennifer von Estorff
| Secretary, Germany; Göttingen-Hannover Vice Chair
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  • News

    Chapter Elections on February 7

    The Goettingen-Hannover chapter will be holding officer elections on February 7.   Click here for details.

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    Chapter Welcomes Kassel Precinct and New Leadership!

      The Göttingen-Hannover Chapter is pleased to announce the formation of the Kassel Precinct, with Richard Sentinella taking on the role of Precinct Captain. We are also excited to welcome three more new volunteers to our leadership team, Dr. Katie Von Holzen as our Get Out The Vote Coordinator, Verena Wilkening as our Media Contact and Karla Schmidt organizing our University Outreach. There are more volunteer opportunities if you're interested - please read on for more information.

                                                                               

        Richie Sentinella, Kassel Precinct Captain                                  Katie Von Holzen, GOTV Coordinator 

                                                                           

                Verena Wilkening, Media Contact                                             Karla Schmidt, University Outreach

     

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    Upcoming Events

    Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 04:00 PM Berlin Time
    zoom in Berlin, Germany

    Germany Hispanic Caucus- Hispanic Heritage Month Meet and Greet

    Join us for the launch of the German Hispanic Caucus in partnership with the Global Hispanic Caucus! In observance of Hispanic Heritage month celebrations, we will be talking about what being Hispanic\Latinx can mean to each individual. We will have members of Democrats Abroad join to talk about what their Hispanic\Latinx identity means to them and how they celebrate it. 
    During the last 15 minutes, we will have a segment of Chisme Check In to hang back and interact with the group. 
     
    Looking forward to seeing you there!
    Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 07:00 PM Berlin Time · 10 rsvps
    Zoom - ONLINE

    Oktoberfest Celebration: Online Wine Tasting

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    If beer isn’t really your thing, but you still want to participate in Oktoberfest festivities, Democrats Abroad Germany has just the thing for you: an online wine tasting!

    In celebration of Oktoberfest, DA Germany will gather online on Saturday, September 25 from 7-9pm CEST for a lovely wine tasting night hosted by DA Berlin’s Aimee M. Male. To attend the event, we are requesting a €10 donation.

    In order to participate in the tasting, you will need to bring your own bottle of wine. Any wine will do - so grab your favorite or try something new with some of Aimee’s suggestions:

    • German Riesling (either labeled Trocken, or Kabinett Trocken; or Feinherb)
    • German Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir)
    • German Weißburgunder (Pinot Blanc)
    • California Cabernet Sauvignon
    • California Zinfandel
    • California Chardonnay

    An Oktoberfest Prize Draw will also take place throughout the two Oktoberfest events. Click here for more information.

    About Our Wine Expert

    Originally from San Francisco, Aimee has worked in the wine world for more than 20 years — from selling wines for U.S. retail stores, to making wine in the south of France and scouting new winemaking talents in Europe to bring to consumers in the United States. Currently a marketing manager and buyer for a major U.S. wine importer and a diploma candidate with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust based in London, she has made it her personal and professional goal to help wine drinkers navigate the often unnecessarily complicated world of wine, through better understanding the mechanics of taste. By learning more about how and why we taste what we do in a glass of wine, Aimee believes anyone can be a wine “expert.” She has lived in Berlin with her partner since 2006.

    The tasting will be held on Zoom and we will send participants the meeting log-in information 48 hours before the event.

    In case you’re interested: we’re also hosting an online beer tasting on October 30th from 7-9pm CEST! For more information about the online beer tasting, click here.

     

    **Please remember that Democrats Abroad may only accept donations from U.S. citizens.**