GISSV was honored to be part of the German flag raising ceremony commemorating German Unity Day.
On Monday, October 4 staff of the German Consulate General and members of the German community gathered for a festive flag raising ceremony overlooking Civic Center Plaza. Members of GACC West, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, the Kiel-SF Sister City Partnership, GISSV, and others were representing their communities.
German Consul General Oliver Schramm and Mark Chandler, Director of the Mayor's Office of International Trade and Commerce met with key partners that strengthen the German-American partnership, and spoke of the deep roots of the German-American relationship, going back to the early days of San Francisco in the mid 1800s. GISSV is proud to help continue this tradition in the Bay Area.
Photo credit: German Consulate General San Francisco and Michael Nielsen (GISSV)