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The club is in the process of moving locations, so there's a lot happening right now. We'll keep all the updates posted here on this page. 

Semi-Annual Membership Meeting

The semi-annual membership meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 10th, 2023, from 2PM - 4PM at the GACC. The address is 40450 Hayes Road, Clinton Township, MI  48038 in the Amore Plaza. Financial review, property options, and upcoming events will be covered. Look here for updates at the meeting approaches. Thank you.

Audience and Lecturer

Verband der Donauschwaben USA (National Meeting)

The annual Landesverband meeting was held April 29th and 30th in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Verband is the association of the Donauschwaben clubs across the United States. Thank you to the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society for hosting our annual national meeting this year. 

Every April, Carpathia Club meets with our fellow clubs to discuss the state of our organizations, how we can improve, and what the future holds in store. The meeting also includes breakout sessions that cover many areas:  Praesidenten, Frauen, Kultur, Kinder, Jugend, Fussball, Literatur und Kunst, and Website/Marketing. Each club came home with good ideas, renewed energy, and much hope for our future.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our board at Thank you!


Generalversamlung (General Meeting)

The annual Generalversamlung (General Membership Meeting) was held on Sunday, February 19, 2023, from 2PM-4PM at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church on Chicago Road in Warren. The meeting reviewed the club's finances in detail including a comparison of 2022 to 2021 line items. The Bier & Brat fest and the Oktoberfest did very well financially but property taxes was one of our biggest expenses in 2022. The board also reviewed the sale , reviewed the status of the move, and elected new board members which are listed on our Club Board and Officers page of this website. The membership renewed the board's ability to bid on new properties for sale or lease. Coffee and cake was served afterwards.

If you have any membership questions, please contact Brigitte, our membership secretary, at Thank you!

Taking Notes

We're Moving Locations!

Carpathia Club has been part of Metro Detroit for over 100 years. That's not changing. But we are changing locations. The club is looking for properties in Macomb County:  2500+ square foot building with land (10 acres) or vacant land. Depending on availability, a building with land is preferred. Click here to see some of the current listings. 

Entrance of Wooden House

Identifying Meeting Rental Space

Until the new location is ready, Carpathia Club is looking into a few options for meeting spaces. Untergruppen have an immediate option with the Fraser Lion's Club for $130 for 2 hours or $160 for 4 hours. Club will pay, up to the dues collected in 2023. 

The GACC will charge us $40/hour with a two-hour minimum. GACC leased space in a strip mall on Hayes and 17 Mile.

Man Carrying a Box

Letters, Notes, and Correspondence

During this moving process, please send correspondence to:

31408 Harper

Ste. #337

St. Clair Shores, MI  48082

Thank you!

Image by Ethan Hoover

Future of the Club Committee

Thank you to our volunteers who are helping move this process forward. If members have questions, ask anyone on the committee or any board members - they're here to support our membership. And as always, feel free to contact the club directly at or 586-978-2242.

Future of the Club Committee Members:

Tony Brandelik

Rob Hanschu
Tammy Kapraun

Nick Kolling

Erwin Rauschendorfer

George Schleis

Kurt Seiberling

Rob Seiberling

Ingrid Stein

Mark Szymanski

Mike Talan
Peter Tittjung

Wooden Ceiling
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