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November 2005 23/11/2005

Another regular regional get-together of the Rhein-Ruhr Chapter at the end of 2005 is planned for the end of November and Detlef Rahmann invites all interested Cornellians to meet at 19:00 at the "Zicke" tavern, Bäckerstraße 5a, 40213 Düsseldorf, Tel. 0211/324056.

You find the tavern across the "Stadtmuseum" at the southern end of the "Altstadt" not far away from the Rhine River. Nearby you may find the "Parkhaus am Carlsplatz" for leaving your vehicle.

For reservations please call (0211) 55 94 312 or mail Detlef and also, if you require further information.

October 2005 20/10/2005

The international "Spirit of Zinck's Night" is coming up again, the big annual Cornell event celebrated around the world on the third Thursday in October.

Klaus and Deloyce Conrad (M.S.'60) of the Munich Chapter cordially invite all interested Cornellians to meet again at the traditional Munich tavern "Zum Straubinger" at Blumenstr. 5 (near the Viktualien Markt). anytime after 6:30 p.m.," depending on when you can make it!

There will be no fixed program, but, as during the previous get-togethers, perhaps we can arrange to move around a bit, from one place to another, in order to get in (better) exchange with as many our fellow Cornellians possible.

If you have any questions, please contact the Conrads under (08152) 79674 or mail Deloyce.

July 2005 21/07/2005 Its time again for the traditional(!) summer beer-garden-get-together of the the Munich sub-chapter for Cornell Alumni and Friends. It will take place again at the Hirschgarten Beergarten (within easy walking distance of the S Bahn Station Laim -- yes, this is your chance again to leave your car at home and drink as much good Bavarian beer as you like!!!). As last year Klaus and Deloyce Conrad plan to hold down a table or two. Starting time is around 6:00 p.m. so just come and join, depending on when you get off from work, or off the plane, or whatever. As the weather is so unpredictable this summer tables are reserved indoors. But we just might be able to sit outside.
May 2005 06/05/2005

The 14th annual Cornell Weekend of the Cornell Club of Germany is taking place in the Munich area. Please find here the invitation.

The meeting will convene at "Schloss Elmau" in the German Alps near Garmisch, about an hour south of Munich.

It is already a tradition that each years weekend will be different. That is also true when we look at the theme this year "Der blaue Reiter im Spannungsfeld von Malerei, Musik und Natur", and we all are sure that it will match those previous annual meetings.

1. Application and Fees for Participants

For particpation in this years program a fee of EUR 165,-- per person with rebates for spouses and children s raised which will cover all meals, bus tours, guide and entry fees. More details please find in the application form, which you may download here, fill out and send to Wolfgang Fritzemeyer, president of the Cornell Club of Germany.

2. Hotel

For Lodging at Schloss Elmau a block of Rooms has been reserved, Price: EUR 90,-- for a single and EUR 70,-- to EUR 112,-- for a double (Price per person and night inclusive breakfast buffet).

Please also check the webpage of Schloss Elmau for orientation, location and also way of traveling there.

For reservations the participants are asked to directly contact the Hotel, Fax:
0049-8823-3719, Telefon: 0049-8823-18-0, using the code word "Cornell Club". The hotel's offer for the blocked rooms run's out after April 11, 2005 prior to the event. Payment will be individual by the participants. Please make reservations soon (first come, first serve) due to the limited number of rooms

3. The Programme

3.1 Friday, May 6th, 2005

We will start this years official program (download here) at Schloss Elmau at 19:30.

After the opening an evening dinner will bring new and old Cornellians back togehter again. A major part of the evening program will be perfomed by Mr. Fritz-Walter Schmidt from Murnau, who will speak about "Wandern auf den Spuren des 'Blauen Reiters' - Leben und künstlerische Entwicklung mit Blick auf die Originalschauplätze".

3.2 Saturday, May 7th, 2005

The morning will be spend with breackfast and our annual membership meeting will start early this year at 8:30 at Schloss Elmau lasting until about 9:30. The agenda you may find here.

At 9:45 am we will board a bus for a tour to Murnau, where we will be visiting the 'Schloss-Museum' and the exhibits about the "Blaue Reiter", expressionist art of the early 20th century.

At 11:45 we will walk to Murnau Lake and start a boat tour across this serene lake including a lunch on board the boat.

Around 13:30 the walking tour around Murnau continues while visiting some of the original places related to the "Blaue Reiter" and ending at ca. 14:00 at the Münter-House.

Approaching 14:45 we will continue our "Blaue Reiter" tour by bus to the village of Kochel for a guided tour through the 'Franz Marc Museum', after which we will return to Schloss Elmau, where listening to a live concert of the 'Vogler-Quartett' will await us.

For the evening event will start at 19:00 at Schloss Elmau. After aperitif, greetings by the Schloss-Elmau's managing director Dietmar Mueller-Elmau, a Co-Alumnus, and following the annual formal dinner, the evenings speaker will be Dr. Annegret Hoberg, Curator of the Lenbach House Museum, Munich, about "Wassiliy Kandinskiy und Arnold Schönberg - Der 'blaue Reiter' und seine Beziehung zur zeitgenössischen Musik"

3.3 Sunday, May 8th, 2005

At 9:30 am we will start our traditional "Big Red Brunch" at Schloss Elmau. The official end of the weekend will be around 11:00 am. For a "cultural" closing of this years Cornell Weekend there will be the opportunity for a trip to the upper Bavarian Royal Castles, a trip to the summit of Germanys highest mountain, the Zugspitze or for a tour to the center of Munich with a visit of the Lenbach House museum in the afternoon.

Wolfgang, and the preparation team have completed the final touches of the program and you can download it here. Invitations have been sent now (4/07/2005) by mail.

April 2005 21/04/2005

The second quarterly Meeting of the Munich Chapter is called by Klaus (M.S.'60) and Deloyce Conrad, inviting you to paritcipate in a relaxed get-together at "Wirtshaus zum Straubinger", Blumenstr. 5 80331 München. You can easily reach it from Marienplatz in the center of Munich (5 min. walk)

You may also check the "Straubinger" website for directions. In addition Deloyce Conrad (B.S.'59) may again try to reach all Cornellians and Friends in the greater Munich area by e-mail to see who will be coming.

January 2005 20/01/2005

Klaus (M.S.'60) and Deloyce Conrad of the Munich Chapter are calling you to paritcipate in a first quarterly Meeting of the new year at the "Franziskaner", near Max-Joseph-Platz in the center of München, across from the opera. You can easily reach it from Marienplatz in the center of Munich (5 min. walk)

This meeting will be special because it is coordinated jointly with Thomas Tritschler, the newly elected president of the German Chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society.

In addition Deloyce Conrad (B.S.'59) may try to reach all Cornellians and Friends in the greater Munich area by e-mail to see who will be coming.