The Bayern-Verein Alpengrün was founded in 1932 by Bavarian immigrants with the purpose of carrying on the customs and costumes and traditional folk dancing of Bavaria.
The Evangelischer St. Lukas Kreis is an informal fellowship of believers that meets every week after the German service at Reformation Lutheran Church in downtown Rochester, New York.
The Kolping Society of America has over 2200 members in 13 branches. We belong to the International Kolping Society with over 3000 groups in 25 countries. We participate in a unique family-like community.
This chorus is comprised of men and women, inspired to perpetuate their love for German and American choral singing. The singers are dedicated primarily to preservation of the German folk song.
Our society, the Greater Beneficial Union (GBU) was founded as an ethnic German fraternal organization on April 13, 1892 by German immigrants who had settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The purpose of the Rochester Sänger Chor is to expand the understanding and appreciation of German music and tradition throughout our community. The group meets socially once a month and celebrated its 135th anniversary in 2015.
The Rochester Schwaben Verein, Inc. was organized on October 17, 1875. The original purpose of the Verein was to create an association of good fellowship and bring together all the people of Schwäbisch heritage in the Rochester area
The RTV was founded in 1929, primarily by German immigrants who wanted to share their thoughts and companionship. Today’s members enjoy the same activities as did the founders.
The Schuplattler Verein Heidengold was founded in1979 by local Germans and those of German heritage who wished to keep alive the traditional customs, costumes, and culture of German folk dancing.