The Jasper DeutscherVerein, Jasper Partnership Commission and Sister Cities of Jasper, Inc. will celebrate German-American Day on Thursday, October 7 with a dinner at Schnitzelbank. The dinner and program will honor the contributions made by German immigrants to the life and culture of the United States. The annual German Heritage Award will be presented to an individual or group who has generously dedicated their time, talents, or resources to maintaining, enhancing, or strengthening German roots in Dubois County. Recognition is open to all individuals who give what they can to make a difference. A nomination will recognize the work of those who generously support our local German heritage. Nominations should be sent to German Heritage AWARD, PO Box 15, Jasper, IN 47547-0015 and should include a letter of up to one page stating the reason for the nomination, a biography, up to two pages, listing the service or the efforts. candidate’s name as well as his or her name, home address and whether the candidate’s service is voluntary or remunerated. The nominator’s name and address must also be included and must be postmarked no later than September 1, 2021.