The vdk windheim celebrated its 70th anniversary. On 1. December 1947 the first chairman josef martin founded the vdk windheim under conditions with an exceptional permission of the american occupation forces.
To the 70. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary, chairman joe trebes was able to bury mayor thomas loffler and district chairman heinz hausmann, in addition to many members, friends and guests of the vdk. The girl band vanessa, hannah and annika framed with their music pieces "deep in the frankenwald or the "oberfrankenlied the successful event.
Chairman trebes looks back on 70 years of service. Through intensive research, supported above all by secretary antonie schneider and the support of the kronach district association, it was possible to reconstruct the chairmanships of the last seven decades.
In the chairman's presentation, not only were d his predecessors remembered, but also the 2. Chairwoman, the treasurer and secretary. Similarly, from 1947 until the end of the 1970s, there was a brain injury caregiver. The position of survivors' counselor, which also belonged to the board, was no longer filled as of 1993. But in the same year, the women's advisor joined the board of directors.
Chairman joe trebes thanked for the good cooperation in the now complete board with second chairman karoline loffler, treasurer diana stein, secretary antonie schneider and also the women's representative ursula trebes.
The spirit of the times is also evident here. In the first executive committee in 1947, only members were active as volunteers. Agnes trebes joined the board as treasurer for the first time in 1964. Today there are four women on the board, in addition to a single man.
In his laudatory speech, district chairman heinz hausmann spoke about the origins and the social idea behind the founding of the vdk. In the aftermath of "hour 0, when millions of germans were on the run, missing or still in captivity, courageous men founded the vdk, the association for war victims.
This is also how the regional association was founded in 1946 and the district association of kronach in 1947. However, the windheimer ortsverband was one of the first to come to life.
Thanks to the more than 70 years of peace, the vdk then became unmanned in the 90s in social association vdk. This still helps.
More than eight percent of the bavarian population is organized in the vdk. Due to its strength, the vdk is also able to have an important say in politics.
Hausmann thanked for the loyalty to the association and wished the entire board team windheim continued success in its active club life.
The mayor praised above all the social component of the vdk. Most people living today know only the state of peace. Thanks to far-sighted and prudent decisions – especially those of the post-war governments – there has been peace in this country for over 70 years. A state of affairs that has not existed in germany for centuries. He commended the vdk for the association's importance to the community. The volunteers provided an indispensable benefit and social commitment for the general public.
The well-attended anniversary celebration ended with coffee and cake, which – once again – was baked and donated by the women of the vdk.