Nominations Sought For 2016 Strassenfest Hofmarschall

JASPER (Local Sources) – The Jasper Strassenfest Committee is once again asking for the community’s help in choosing a “Hofmarschall” or “Grand Marshall” for the 2016 Jasper Strassenfest.

For consideration to be chosen as the “Strassenfest Hofmarschall”, the nominee must be someone who has given generously of his or her time to promote the city of Jasper and Jasper’s German heritage. Anyone may nominate an individual to be considered for selection as the Strassenfest Hofmarschall.

To submit a nomination, send a letter listing your nominee’s name along with a brief statement of why you feel this person is deserving of this honor. Letters of nomination may be emailed to the Jasper Chamber of Commerce at with “Hofmarschall Nomination” in the subject line.

You may also mail your letter of nomination via conventional mail to the Jasper Strassenfest Committee, attention Hofmarschall Nomination, P.O. Box 307, Jasper Indiana 47547-0307, or they may be dropped off at the Jasper Chamber of Commerce office at 302 West 6th street in Jasper during regular business hours. Nominations must be received at the Chamber office no later than March 4th, 2016.

The 2016 Jasper Strassenfest Hofmarschall selection will be chosen at the committee’s March meeting and announced shortly thereafter. The 2016 Jasper Strassenfest will be held August 4th through 7th in downtown

Jasper. For more information on Jasper Strassenfest events and activities visit


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