The season of the privileged guardian society of 1533 is drawing to a close. The traditional schutzenfest began with royal splendor. A princely reception with a coarse royal tablet was held at the guardian's house on the neck of the street. For the club's leadership, this is always an opportunity to thank long-serving members for their loyalty to the club and the bavarian association of sportsmen and sportswomen in this festive setting.
On this occasion, klaus gobler, who was awarded honorary membership last year, was presented with the outstanding certificate of honor. After words of praise, oberburgermeister frank rebhan (SPD), gauschutzenmeister klaus jentsch and schutzenmeister lutz wachsmuth honored the jubilarians.
Rising numbers of members, sporting successes and the considerable proportion of young sport shooters reward the commitment of all those responsible under the leadership of the first shooter master wachsmuth. Also in the 485. Since its founding in the first year of its existence, the schutzengesellschaft has been looking to the future and has set the course for it, said wachsmuth. Now the goal is to realize all the projects that have been started. This not only requires "committed members who can get stuck in", but also the association, the city and the public for support. The guardian master was satisfied with his club: "we are on a good path with an increasing number of members." currently, the privileged guardian society pays 208 members, of which one youth with almost 17 percent. And the sporting successes can also be seen: "especially our youth stands out here", the guardian master was pleased.
Wachsmuth wished that everyone would continue to work on making the company secure for the future: "only together can we move our company forward.",
Action at the "day of the franks
The mayor of neustadt, frank rebhan (SPD), was very pleased about the planned cooperation with other guardian clubs: "i am very happy about this." in the future, it will only be possible to be successful in many areas if other forms of cooperation are found. "If neustadt can now work well with sonneberg, then the guards will probably be able to do the same," said the guardian, the city leader was certain.
Next year, neustadt and sonneberg will host the "day of the francs". First of all, he said, it is unique that two cities are doing it together and completely unique that it is transnational. "The truth is: franconia doesn't stop at the bavarian state borders, it goes much further", rebhan explained. This day is intended to reach many people. On this day the clubs will get involved. Rebhan complimented the sg for planning something with the sonneberg schutzen.
Gau-schutzenmeister klaus jentsch reported of currently 64 clubs with about 8000 schutzen in the gau. The lively club life of the "privileged" the gauschutzenmeister said he was impressed: "here, tradition and sport mesh well, everything fits together."