Weihnachtsgala! Cocktail Reception, Formal Dinner & Moonlight Reception

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Our grandest event of the year took place at the Taj Boston.  NEW THIS YEAR — a Moonlight Reception with music after the Main Event to extend the evening well past bedtime. The evening included 1) Networking Cocktail Reception  2) Main dinner program  3) Moonlight reception

The Weihnachtsgala Silent Auction:
Bid early and bid often on the fantastic items included in the Gala Silent Auction.  Bid on a chance to win a Porsche rental for a weekend, two business class tickets on Lufthansa,  yachting on Boston Harbor, orchestra tickets, restaurant certificates,  family portrait sessions, and more!  The auction runs now until Sunday, December 10.   You  do not need to be a member to bid on most items.

The Auction is online at

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Contact us at to order your corporate table for NEXT year!


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Welcome remarks provided by German Consul General Dr. Ralf Horlemann

The corporate table for CollegeFindMe, hosted by Christina Bai (in blue) with guests including Setti Warren, Mayor of Newton and democratic candidate for governor (seated center) and also (retired) German Consul General Friedrich Loehr (far right).


Ann Boykin of Lufthansa and GABC President Bodo Liesenfeld

GABC President Emeritus Erik Dilger and guest Bodrick Winston, Deputy Finance Director for Team Setti

Guests from the German International School Boston, including Head of School Dr. Jochen Schnack (seated, far right)

Small thoughtful gifts for all guests at corporate tables generously provided by Karl’s Sausage Kitchen of Peabody, MA. If you haven’t visited this premier market for all things German and delicious, you should go!

Incredible dessert buffet generously provided by Konditor Meister of Braintree, MA

Guests from Deutsches Altenheim

Guests from the law firm of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynols including GABC Board Member Susan G.L. Glovsky (standing, 3rd from right)

GABC Board President Bodo Liesenfeld with Board Members Dr. Cornelia Kroeger and Michael Haueisen

GABC Members from Deutsches Altenheim with GABC Executive Director Marian LeMay

You've arrived! The lobby at the Taj

You’ve arrived! The lobby at the Taj

Cocktails in the French Room before dinner

Cocktails in the French Room before dinner


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Ann Boykin of Lufthansa welcomes the gala guests

Ann Boykin of Lufthansa welcomes the gala guests


Moonlight Reception after-party