Support fireworks for September

To the editor:

Remember the Fantastic Fireworks over the Hermann Monument in 2009? We’ve heard your requests. We’re trying to do it AGAIN! The Hermann Monument Society and NU Battery are running concurrent events for the 125th Hermann Cornerstone and NU Battery 150th Anniversary celebration on Sept. 7, 2013.

Bring on the friends and relatives! Tour the Hermann Monument! Double Anniversary celebration plans include performances in Hermann Heights by: The Original German Band, Concord Singers, and Schell’s Hobo Band. At 6 p.m., bring a blanket or lawn chairs to Harman Park for “Thunder in the Valley” – the 1812 Overture featuring 11 cannons brought to you by The NU Battery, The New Ulm Municipal Band and MLC students. Fantastic fireworks over the Hermann Monument begins at 8:30 p.m. sharp, followed by Twin Cities band, Jonah & the Whales playing until 11:45 p.m. Visit for updates and details.

How can you help? Mail a check or bring a donation to the Battery-Monument Fund at Frandsen Bank, New Ulm. Buy a button at the Chamber of Commerce. Or fire a cannon! Once in a lifetime Opportunity! For a $100 fireworks fund donation, YOU may fire a New Ulm Battery cannon! Donors will be given a certificate and photo. Contact: Joel Albrecht (507)-354-6783 for information, application and schedule.

Fun, food and gemtlighkeit! Let’s celebrate with Schell’s Beer & beverages, brats, kraut, german potato salad and hot dogs!

Wendy Enter

Hermann Monument Society

Executive Director

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