Meetings

Regular meetings of the Society are held in the months of January, March, May, July, and September at 6:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the St. John the Baptist Parish Library, 2920 Highway 51, LaPlace, Louisiana.  Any changes in the meeting date or place are listed in the Schedule of Meetings and Special Events.  The October meeting is our annual Oktoberfest dinner at a location to be announced.  

Schedule of Meetings and Events

September 27, 2022 (Tuesday)

6:00 PM – REGULAR MEETING
LOCATION: DESTREHAN PLANTATION MULE BARN (13034 River Road, DESTREHAN, LA 70047)

(change of location due to unavailability of St. Charles Parish Library)

SPEAKER: KENNETH HOFFMANN
TOPIC: SOUTHERN JEWISH EXPERIENCE

Executive Director Kenneth Hoffmann of Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience will give us an overview of the museum and some interesting connections to the Jewish culture of South Louisiana.

October 22, 2022 (Saturday)

OKTOBERFEST LUNCHEON
LOCATION: ST JAMES PARISH RECEPTION HALL (2455 Highway 18, VACHERIE, LA 70090)

SPEAKER: JAY SCHEXNAYDRE
TOPIC: VISIT TO GERMAN COAST HOMELAND

Our annual luncheon will feature President Jay Schexnaydre’s highlights from the May 2022 trip to Europe where members of the GACHGS toured Germany, Luxembourg, France (Alsace-Lorraine) & Switzerland.

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