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You are the Swiss Center of North America
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Sunday April 23rd

Polka for the Swiss 

This is our annual fundraiser and we can't wait to see you at the New Glarus Hotel Restaurant beginning at 3 p.m. April 23, 2017.
Come and Polka for the Swiss. Enjoy Polka with the Zweifel Brothers. There will also be Swiss heritage music inclduing alphorns and a few jodels. Enjoy raclette, fondue, and other goodies.
Take part in the Silent Auction and Wine Pull all while raising money for the nonprofit Swiss Center of North America.
Where: New Glarus Hotel Restaurant
100 6th Ave, New Glarus, Wisconsin 53574
When: April 23, 2017 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
$10 entry fee at the door.

Eat. Drink. Polka.

We have the perfect gifts for your Swiss loving family or friends.
Click here to see our books from Diccon Bewes as well as a new Swiss coloring book--for grownups!

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When we say "YOU" are the Swiss Center of North America, we mean it.  The Swiss Center is a mix of your search for Swiss roots, personal stories and our committment to make sure Swiss heritage doesn't disappear in North America.
Our work includes the preserving and the recounting of the unique stories of people who built communities with distinctive history in the United States and Canada.
The Swiss Center of North America celebrates Swiss heritage and culture.  We interpret, collect and promote the Swiss-North American experience through events, social media and our belief that collective pieces of our past truly enriches our understanding of today.
Our Donald G. Tritt Library and Archives holds more than 9,000 books, magazines and other printed materials published in the four national languages of Switzerland and English.
You'll find historic records from organizations and individuals including a nearly complete North American Swiss Singing Alliance Saengerfest collection beginning in 1897.
We welcome guests from around the world and work to promote appreciation for and awareness of Swiss heritage, culture and pride.
You don’t have to be Swiss to enjoy the Swiss Center.
We invite you to explore the Swiss story to learn about people and organizations that helped built North America.

Hours and Location
Normal Hours: Monday - Friday   9 AM to 3 PM  
Please e-mail or call ahead to ensure the Center is open when you would like to visit.
The Swiss Center will be closed March 23 through April 2.
Other hours by appointment:          
To schedule a visit:     
507 Durst Road - New Glarus - WI - 53574

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