Archive for April, 2013


Things to do, April 25

The Taunus town of Idstein features its annual jazz festival June 21-23. Featured performers include the Dirty Boogie Orchestra, Milt Jackson Project, Donovan Aston, JayJayBeCe and the Syncopators. Tickets are €9 per day or €14 for all three days if purchased in advance (€2 more at the event). Visit www.idstein-jazzfestival.de for more information.

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Sports shorts, April 25, 2013

The annual Kaiserslautern American German Business Club Charity Golf Tournament will be held June 7 at the Championship Course of the Ramstein Air Base. Proceeds help fund the club’s scholarship for German and American students pursuing business-related courses at the university level.

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Holocaust education crucial, speaker says

Holocaust education crucial, speaker says

Chaplain (Capt.) Gary Davidson opened his talk at the Holocaust National Days of Remembrance Observance by relaying an anecdote about a master sergeant who did not know the meaning of the word “swastika.”

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Tax credits that can reduce your taxes

Tax credits that can reduce your taxes

A tax credit reduces the amount of tax you must pay. A refundable tax credit not only reduces the federal tax you owe, but also could result in a refund.

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Eco-diversity at the Palmengarten

Eco-diversity at the Palmengarten

German weather has a way of keeping everyone in suspense. But regardless of whether it’s the perfect summer’s day or cold and overcast, Frankfurt’s Palmengarten promises an escape into many different landscapes and climates.

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Earth Day Photo Contest

We had a large turnout for this year’s Earth Day Photo Competition. Thanks to everyone who contributed. Our judges, including members of the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Directorate of Public Works’ Environmental Division and Public Affairs Office, had a hard time choosing the winners as there were so many great entries.

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Five important reasons to vaccinate your child

Five important reasons to vaccinate your child

You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations?

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Parent to Parent helps military children

Although not officially part of the Army’s new Ready and Resilient Campaign, the goals of the Wiesbaden Parent to Parent program are similar.

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