November: Volunteer pilots completed their training

Walter Beddies, Wolfgang Börner, Sabine Frischkorn, Staatsminister Axel Wintermeyer, Margit Fell, Jürgen Scheller, Albrecht Weisgerber (Photo: Stadt Oberursel)

They are known as “pilots” – Lotsen – because they guide people who want to volunteer towards the organisations that need them, just as a pilot guides a ship.

The photo shows minister Axel Wintermeyer (3rd from left) with the Oberursel “pilots” Walter Beddies, Wolfgang Börner, Sabine Frischkorn, Margit Fell, Jürgen Scheller and Albrecht Weisgerber on completion of their training.


About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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