Oct. 6, 2017: Historical Marker for the Decline of German-Language Newspapers

On Friday, October 6th, the Indiana German Heritage Society, the Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City Partnership Committee and the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office dedicated a state historical marker examining the demise of German-language newspapers during WWI. The marker is located at 41 S. Delaware St. The Täglicher Telegraph und Tribüne published near here before it was forced to close in 1918.

Apr. 29, 2017: 1. FC Köln Watch Party and Fundraiser

On April 29th, 2017, the Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City Partnership Committee in conjunction with the Indianapolis 1. FC Köln Fan Club hosted a watch party and fundraiser at Union Jack Pub. Even though the game against Borussia Dortmund ended in an unspectacular 0-0 draw, the group raised $244 to help support the Sister City Committee and the School for Community Learning’s 7th/8th grade trip to Bayreuth, Germany.