EVENTS

YOU ARE INVITED: PICNIC - ANNA KIRTAG 2018

Our traditional Picnic will be held on July 15, 2018 at the Evening Bell Park.

Hwy # 9 and Hwy # 50, 7th Concession Rd., Adjala Township.   Look at the map.

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The program: 

10:30  a.m. Holy Mass in front of the chapel on the hill of the park.

Food Service, catered by Vienna Fine Foods, will commence afterwards offering our traditional foods: Schnitzel, Bratwurst, Sauerkraut. As usual, our wonderful pastry chefs will bring their well-known pastries that will be offered for sale, as well as Strudel from Montmartre Bakery. To quench your thirst, the bar will offer both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.  The wine will be imported from Austria.

For years, Roy Perl, has prepared GAMES for young and old, will do so again. And to cool off, the swimming pool is available for use.

THE GOLDEN KEYS have agreed to entertain us and we all love them.

Looking forward to seeing you all on July 15th, 2018.

P.S.  Please, please do not bring any alcoholic beverages of your own! The licence prohibits guests from bringing their own liquor.  The Club could lose its license and be fined up to $25,000.00. Please comply. Thank you very much.

MARTINI DANCE 2017

Saturday, November 11th was the day of our annual event.  We gathered at the JC Banquet Hall to celebrate St. Martin, the patron saint of Burgenland. Coincidentally, his name day is November 11th, and this day is always a holiday in Burgenland. 

The restaurant of the JC Banquet served us a delicious Austrian dinner, specifically adjusted to our taste buds. The GOLDEN KEYS were again hired as our music entertainment, and we all enjoyed listening to songs and dancing to the beat from the fifties, sixties and seventies.  About 150 people attended the event, and the President Mrs. Gabriele Grof, and the entire committee, would like to thank everyone who helped to once again make this celebration a success.  A special THANK YOU to our pastry chefs who provided us with delicious homemade cookies and cakes that were especially enjoyed by everyone.


THE BURGENLAENDER CLUB TORONTO FOUNDED 40 YEARS AGO.
 

The Burgenlaender Club Toronto celebrated its 40th anniversary. It was a celebration unlike any other!
JC Banquet Hall (the former Danube Swabian Club) was the perfect venue , and we were happy to welcome close to 200 guests who shared in our joy.

The highlight of the attendees was without a doubt, a government delegation from Burgenland; headed by Mr. Hans Niessl, the governor of Burgenland,  HR Dr. Walter Dujmovits, the president of the worldwide organization of Burgenländers, the Burgenländische Gemeinschaft. 

14 people travelled from Austria to Canada on May 26th, 2017 and celebrated with us on May 27th, 2017.

We were also honoured to welcome His Excellency, Dr. Stefan Pehringer, the new Austrian ambassador to Canada. He travelled from Ottawa to be with us, and we were thrilled to get to know him  - as he has been at this posting just for 3 months!

At this occasion, governor Mr. Niessl took the opportunity to hand out awards to several members of the community who made significant contributions to the Burgenlaender Club Toronto. Award recipients were:

Gabriele Grof
Bernadette Toner
Roy Perl
Joe Eberhardt
Eva Hergovich

More details of this part of the celebration is to be found under AWARDS of our website.

Mr. Niessl gave an impressive speech (in English!!) and pointed out how important it was to retain the ties to the country of our birth. HR Dr. Walter Dujmovits assured us that we are not forgotten.  He gave an overview of past activities of the Burgenlaender Club Toronto, and recalled many former members that unfortunately are no longer with us. He, as president of the Burgenländische Gemeinschaft, has been instrumental in keeping the ties with Burgenland alive and vibrant. We thank him most sincerely for his devotion to the cause.

Maria-Lucia Hergovich, together with her mother, created a Powerpoint presentation which focused on the Club from its conception. Many picnics, and many dances were recorded.  It was a joy to walk down memory lane.  

JC Banquet Hall served a delicious buffet dinner and we were entertained by the Matt Lebar duo at suppertime. They played tunes from years ago that were most enjoyable to listen to. Afterwards, we were called to dance to the music of the GOLDEN KEYS that never disappoint us.

Thank you, thank you, thank you, to everyone who contributed to the success of the evening. 

Roy Perl was an outstanding MC and carried us through the program. We would like to specifically thank our pastry chefs who year after year,  bake for our events - quietly, without much fanfare, yet their "goodies" are very much appreciated! 

We would like to thank:

Helen Bader
Sylvia Baliko
Emma Buczolits
Helga Graf
Gabriele Grof
Maria Hacker
Paula Heinisch
Eva Hergovich
Mary Kuzmich
Annie Leodolter
Johanna Pauly (and she lives in AJAX!!
Anni Rosner

Apologies if there is anyone that we may have inadvertently overlooked.

A beautiful evening, a gift to us all, that we will remember for years to come.



MARTINI DANCE 2017

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ANNA PICNIC 2017

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40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BURGENLAENDER CLUB TORONTO, May 27, 2017

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Matt Lebar Entertains At Dinner Time
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40 YEARS BURGENLAENDER CLUB Toronto: (from left to right): Joe Eberhardt, Bernadette Toner, Landesrat Alexander Petschnig, in front of him Gabriele Grof, Landesrätin Astrid Eisenkopf, Landeshauptmann Hans Niessl, Eva Hergovich, Roy Perlevents2017-3

It’s so much fun to be together
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 We enjoyed ourselves… with the commemorative glass
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

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