REUNIONS


OLD SETTLERS ANNUAL REUNIONS
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REUNIONS ORIGINATED  July 4th, 1924

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Old Settlers Reunions  were restarted in June 2008.

HELD AT THE FLYING A  LODGE, HWY 173 SOUTH, BANDERA COUNTY
ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD OF POLISH SETTLER, JAN DLUGOSZ
JUNE,  2008

Theme for 2008 Reunion - Polish Culture
















Bread was made in Strzelce, Opolskie Poland.  Bread is an 
important part of Polish traditions and culture.























Home made Polish Costume 
 Replica of the Kadlub, Poland folk costume.
Modeled by Samantha Biasiolli, 8th generation Polish Descendant.

























2008 Old Settlers Group Photo at the Flying A  Lodge
Photo by Goldbeck Panoramic Photography, San Antonio, Texas.



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SECOND ANNUAL REUNION

Flying A  Lodge, HWY 173 South, Bandera County, Texas
June 27, 2009
Hosted by the Jan Dugosh Family

Theme for the 2009 Reunion -  Family  History

















Old Settlers Reunion Cake - donated by Betty Currie



















2009 - Old Settlers Group Photo - Flying A  Lodge


















Silent Auction - Fundraiser for Lodge Fees




















Polish Descendant, Charlie Dugosh - 87 years young.
Charlie was a prisoner of war during WW II.
He was held in the Stalag 17B Camp near Krems, Austria.
Charlie was wounded and received the Purple Heart - 5th generation Polish descendant.



























Richard Dugosh - 6th generation Polish descendant.
Setting up tables and preparing for Reunion.





















Sitting on the porch of the Flying A Lodge you can see the native Deer
that live in the area south of the San Juliana Creek.  The San Juliana Creek is only about 
100 feet  south of  the lodge.



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THIRD ANNUAL REUNION

 Flying A. Lodge, HWY 173 South, Bandera County, Texas  
  June 26, 2010
Hosted by Roy Dugosh and Elenora Dugosh Goodley

Theme for the 2010 Reunion -  Ancestral Costumes






















2010 -  Flying A. Lodge on San Juliana Creek 





























Old Settlers Cake - Donated by Betty Currie





























2010 - Old Settlers Group Photo - Flying A. Lodge




Best Original Costume - Was a Tie























 
                   


                         
                    Sophie( Laskowski Mazurek                                       Rose Mary (Mazurek) Clark






























     Lucille (Dugosh) Bigley - 92 Years Young                              Baby Simpson - 11 Months
                  Oldest Descendant at Reunion                                 Youngest Descendant at Reunion




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  World War II Veteran, Charlie Dugosh 
  Received Special Recognition for his service during the War.  
Charlie had to bail out of a plane on his first mission over Europe . 
He was captured by the Germans and sent to Stalag 17 in Krems, Austria where he spent eleven months in prison until the war ended in 1945.  (Picture on right is Stalag Dog Tags)


















  Old Settler Descendants enjoy delicious Food        Annette (Kalka) Schulte, Betty Currie
                                                                               Jean (Kalka)





















                     George and Patricia Canellis                          Chester Dugosh and Martha Weynard























                       Roy and Debra Dugosh                        Bruce Eliker, David J., and Elenora D. Goodley
























  Jerry Kalka, Polish Descendant                                       The Simpson Family  - Dugosh Descendants          























                Mel Dugosh and Debra Dugosh                       Richard Dugosh, Michael and Lori Pierce




                                                                                                                              


















   John Goodley, & granddaughter Jennifer Pierce        Margaret (Mazurek) Murrell and Mother, Sophie
               Richard and Roy Dugosh - Brothers






















Bandera County Commissioner Bruce Eliker, & Bandera County Constable, Phillip Tobin





















The 2011 Old Settlers Reunion has been canceled.
Go to “News” Page for more details.




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