| Reported by Hans Coaz
The beginning of Wintertime in the "Old Country" always ushered
in mother's cooking of the "Blut und Leberwürste", (the
blood and liver sausages). Old timers, do you remember, coming in from
the cold and snow to the smell of the steaming sausages with the trimmings,
waiting on the kitchen table?
By the time the first guests arrived, Chef Joe Ott and his crew
had the kitchen pots steaming. The festive dinner tables, the beautiful
"Heimatland" decorations - everything was in place and ready
for the diners.
The Tombola Ticket Sale was brisk, the stage rim was lined with over 180 prizes, many of them donated. President Walter Gyger and his helpers deserve a big thank-you, for the Tombola netted over $ 800. There were many lucky winners with smiling faces to be seen.
Later, as café and cake was served, the young and old Swingers could not sit still and were eager to test their dancing skills. The kids, if not yet asleep, tried hard to keep up with the strange tunes and beats from the "Old Country".
I'm always impressed, how all those events, the Metzgete, the Fondue Nights are organized and executed skillfully and with real admiration to our Swiss Homeland. I'm sure, this can be said of all the other events of the Peninsula Swiss Club. All those helpers deserve a big thank-you. Heidy and I enjoyed this Metzgete evening very much and we had a marvelous time.
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