During a recent meeting of the Jasper Strassenfest Committee, the 2013 Jasper Strassenfest Hoffmarschall, or Grand Marshall was selected. After review and discussion of nomination letters submitted by the general public, the committee voted to select Patricia “Patti” Goepfrich as the 2013 Jasper Strassenfest Hoffmarschall. Goepfrich has accepted the appointment.

Goepfrich worked for MasterBrand Incorporated for over 25 years and currently is a member of several community organizations, including the Jasper Deutschverein Club, where she currently serves on the board of directors and also edits the club’s newsletter. She’s also involved with the Jasper High School Student German exchange program and the Dubois County Disabled American Veterans Veterans Auxiliary.

The 35th annual Strassenfest is set for August 1st through the 4th. Last year’s Strassenfest Hoffmarschall was Paul Knies, the president and owner of DCBroadcasting. DCBroadcasting is the parent company for WJTS-TV as well as WBDC-FM, WAXL-FM, and WRZR-FM among other stations.

For more information on this year’s Strassenfest, visit www.jasperstrassenfest.org or like them on Facebook.